Megan V Smith

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Depression screening of perinatal women: an evaluation of the healthy start depression initiative
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:322-8. 2009
  2. pmc Diaper need and its impact on child health
    Megan V Smith
    DRPH, Yale School of Medicine, 142 Temple St, Suite 301, New Haven, CT 06511
    Pediatrics 132:253-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Neurobehavioral assessment of infants born at term and in utero exposure to serotonin reuptake inhibitors
    Megan V Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Early Hum Dev 89:81-6. 2013
  4. pmc Integrating social epidemiology into public health research and practice for maternal depression
    Megan V Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and the Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:990-4. 2011
  5. pmc Do the PHQ-8 and the PHQ-2 accurately screen for depressive disorders in a sample of pregnant women?
    Megan V Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:544-8. 2010
  6. pmc Perinatal depression and birth outcomes in a Healthy Start project
    Megan V Smith
    Departments of Psychiatry and Child Study, Yale University School of Medicine, 142 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:401-9. 2011
  7. pmc Success of mental health referral among pregnant and postpartum women with psychiatric distress
    Megan V Smith
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:155-62. 2009
  8. pmc Depression and serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment as risk factors for preterm birth
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Epidemiology 23:677-85. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in a community sample of low-income pregnant women
    Megan V Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, 142 Temple St, Suite 301, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:881-4. 2006
  10. pmc Does antidepressant use attenuate the risk of a major depressive episode in pregnancy?
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Epidemiology 22:848-54. 2011

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Depression screening of perinatal women: an evaluation of the healthy start depression initiative
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:322-8. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the Healthy Start depression initiative to assess whether it resulted in diminished rates of depressive symptoms and increased rates of detection, referral, and treatment among pregnant and postpartum women...
  2. pmc Diaper need and its impact on child health
    Megan V Smith
    DRPH, Yale School of Medicine, 142 Temple St, Suite 301, New Haven, CT 06511
    Pediatrics 132:253-9. 2013
    ..This is the first peer-reviewed study to quantify diaper need, propose a method to measure diaper need, and explore psychosocial variables associated with diaper need in a large sample of urban, low-income families...
  3. doi request reprint Neurobehavioral assessment of infants born at term and in utero exposure to serotonin reuptake inhibitors
    Megan V Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Early Hum Dev 89:81-6. 2013
    ..However, maternal psychiatric illness during the last trimester of pregnancy, as a confounding factor, has not always been assessed...
  4. pmc Integrating social epidemiology into public health research and practice for maternal depression
    Megan V Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and the Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:990-4. 2011
    ..We describe the relevance of this ecosocial perspective for mental health promotion programs for mothers...
  5. pmc Do the PHQ-8 and the PHQ-2 accurately screen for depressive disorders in a sample of pregnant women?
    Megan V Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:544-8. 2010
    ..Based upon studies documenting high sensitivity and specificity on the PHQ-8 and PHQ-2 in the general adult population, we hypothesized that both instruments would be effective in this population...
  6. pmc Perinatal depression and birth outcomes in a Healthy Start project
    Megan V Smith
    Departments of Psychiatry and Child Study, Yale University School of Medicine, 142 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:401-9. 2011
    ..We cannot exclude the possibility that the community activities of the Healthy Start program promoted increased attention to health issues among depressed women and hence enhance birth outcomes...
  7. pmc Success of mental health referral among pregnant and postpartum women with psychiatric distress
    Megan V Smith
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:155-62. 2009
    ..This study measured rates of and determined factors associated with mental health service use among a cohort of 465 pregnant and postpartum women receiving care from publicly funded obstetric clinics...
  8. pmc Depression and serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment as risk factors for preterm birth
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Epidemiology 23:677-85. 2012
    ..Studies that have attempted to separate effects of illness from treatment have been inconclusive. We sought to explore the separate effects of SRI use and major depressive episodes in pregnancy on risk of preterm birth...
  9. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in a community sample of low-income pregnant women
    Megan V Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, 142 Temple St, Suite 301, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:881-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a community sample of low-income pregnant women who met the DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for the disorder...
  10. pmc Does antidepressant use attenuate the risk of a major depressive episode in pregnancy?
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Epidemiology 22:848-54. 2011
    ..We sought to estimate differences in the risk of developing a new major depressive episode among pregnant and postpartum women with recurrent illness who either did or did not use antidepressants...
  11. pmc Typical somatic symptoms of pregnancy and their impact on a diagnosis of major depressive disorder
    Kimberly Ann Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:327-33. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether trimester of pregnancy influences the ability to diagnose major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Screening for and detection of depression, panic disorder, and PTSD in public-sector obstetric clinics
    Megan V Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:407-14. 2004
    ..This study assessed rates of detection and treatment of minor and major depressive disorder, panic disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder among pregnant women receiving prenatal care at public-sector obstetric clinics...