KIMBERLY A contact YONKERS

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Special issues related to the treatment of depression in women
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:8-13. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Symptom-onset treatment for women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:198-202. 2006
  3. doi request reprint A pilot study to compare fluoxetine, calcium, and placebo in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome
    Kimberly Ann Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 33:614-20. 2013
  4. pmc Motivational enhancement therapy coupled with cognitive behavioral therapy versus brief advice: a randomized trial for treatment of hazardous substance use in pregnancy and after delivery
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, the School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:439-49. 2012
  5. 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
  6. pmc Prenatal hazardous substance use and adverse birth outcomes
    Odayme Quesada
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:1222-7. 2012
  7. pmc Premenstrual syndrome
    Kimberly Ann Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, CT 06510, USA
    Lancet 371:1200-10. 2008
  8. 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
  9. pmc A treatment for substance abusing pregnant women
    Kimberly Ann Yonkers
    Perinatal Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 142 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:221-7. 2009
  10. 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

Research Grants

  1. ANXIETY, DISINHIBITION, AND RISK FOR DRUG ABUSE
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. Symptom-Onset Antidepressant Treatment for PMDD
    Kimberly A Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. Symptom-Onset Antidepressant Treatment for PMDD
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Psychosocial Res. to Improve Drug Treatment in Pregnancy
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Effects of Perinatal Depression on PTD and LBW
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Symptom-Onset Antidepressant Treatment for PMDD
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. Treating PMS/PMDD--Research versus Clinical Reality
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2003
  8. DETECTION AND TREATMENT OF POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2003
  9. Project START: Screening to Augment Referral to Treatment
    KIMBERLY A contact YONKERS; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Special issues related to the treatment of depression in women
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:8-13. 2003
    ..More research is needed, however, that examines how the balance between estrogen, progesterone, and other hormones affects neurotransmitter function...
  2. ncbi request reprint Symptom-onset treatment for women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:198-202. 2006
    ..Many women have less than a week of symptoms, and shorter treatment intervals would further reduce medication exposure and costs...
  3. doi request reprint A pilot study to compare fluoxetine, calcium, and placebo in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome
    Kimberly Ann Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 33:614-20. 2013
    ..10 and 0.44.Fluoxetine had clear therapeutic benefit for premenstrual syndrome, whereas the effect of calcium was much smaller. Results of this pilot do not support the need for a larger study that would compare these compounds. ..
  4. pmc Motivational enhancement therapy coupled with cognitive behavioral therapy versus brief advice: a randomized trial for treatment of hazardous substance use in pregnancy and after delivery
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, the School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 34:439-49. 2012
    ..The objective was to compare the efficacy of motivational enhancement therapy coupled with cognitive behavioral therapy (MET-CBT) to brief advice for treatment of substance use in pregnancy...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Prenatal hazardous substance use and adverse birth outcomes
    Odayme Quesada
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:1222-7. 2012
    ..Assess the relative effects of a variety of illicit and licit drugs on risk for adverse birth outcomes...
  7. pmc Premenstrual syndrome
    Kimberly Ann Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, CT 06510, USA
    Lancet 371:1200-10. 2008
    ..The effectiveness of serotonin reuptake inhibitors, taken throughout the cycle or during luteal phases only, is also well established...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc A treatment for substance abusing pregnant women
    Kimberly Ann Yonkers
    Perinatal Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 142 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:221-7. 2009
    ..Treatment fidelity was assessed using the Yale Adherence and Competence System. Behavioral treatment delivery in this setting is feasible and is being evaluated in a randomized, controlled, clinical trial...
  10. 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)...
  11. pmc The management of depression during pregnancy: a report from the American Psychiatric Association and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:703-13. 2009
    ..To address the maternal and neonatal risks of both depression and antidepressant exposure and develop algorithms for periconceptional and antenatal management...
  12. pmc The management of depression during pregnancy: a report from the American Psychiatric Association and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:403-13. 2009
    ..To address the maternal and neonatal risks of both depression and antidepressant exposure and develop algorithms for periconceptional and antenatal management...
  13. pmc Screening for prenatal substance use: development of the Substance Use Risk Profile-Pregnancy scale
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:827-33. 2010
    ..To report on the development of a questionnaire to screen for hazardous substance use in pregnant women and to compare the performance of the questionnaire with other drug and alcohol measures...
  14. doi request reprint Diagnosis, pathophysiology, and management of mood disorders in pregnant and postpartum women
    Kimberly Ann Yonkers
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:961-77. 2011
    ..Comanagement of their care with psychiatrists will increase their chances of avoiding a recurrence of illness...
  15. 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...
  16. pmc Pharmacologic treatment of postpartum women with new-onset major depressive disorder: a randomized controlled trial with paroxetine
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:659-65. 2008
    ..The current study determined the relative efficacy of paroxetine compared to placebo in the treatment of acute postpartum MDD...
  17. ncbi request reprint An eight-year longitudinal comparison of clinical course and characteristics of social phobia among men and women
    K A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 142 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 52:637-43. 2001
    ..Data from an eight-year longitudinal study were analyzed to investigate the course of social phobia and to explore potential sex differences in the course and characteristics of the illness...
  18. ncbi request reprint Onset and persistence of postpartum depression in an inner-city maternal health clinic system
    K A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1856-63. 2001
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  19. ncbi request reprint The pharmacologic treatment of depression: is gender a critical factor?
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:610-5. 2002
    ..In this article, current information regarding potential sex differences in the pharmacotherapy of major depressive disorder is reviewed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Chronicity, relapse, and illness--course of panic disorder, social phobia, and generalized anxiety disorder: findings in men and women from 8 years of follow-up
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Depress Anxiety 17:173-9. 2003
    ..It may be that sex differences in the clinical course of anxiety disorders hold prognostic implications for patients with these illnesses...
  21. ncbi request reprint Paroxetine treatment of mood disorders in women: premenstrual dysphoric disorder and hot flashes
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Psychopharmacol Bull 37:135-47. 2003
    ..The clinical trials experience with paroxetine and the controlled-release (CR) formulation of paroxetine is reviewed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Premenstrual disorders: bridging research and clinical reality
    K A Yonkers
    Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and School of Public Health, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:287-92. 2003
    ..These requirements likely influence critical patient characteristics rendering trial participants and typical patients seeking treatment, very different...
  23. ncbi request reprint Management of bipolar disorder during pregnancy and the postpartum period
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:608-20. 2004
    ..The authors summarize knowledge regarding the management of bipolar disorder during pregnancy and the postpartum period, with a focus on managing mania, hypomania, and the psychotic components of the illness...
  24. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a new low-dose oral contraceptive with drospirenone in premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:492-501. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy of a new low-dose oral contraceptive pill (OCP) formulation with placebo in reducing symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder...
  25. ncbi request reprint Luteal phase treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder improves symptoms that continue into the postmenstrual phase
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    J Affect Disord 85:317-21. 2005
    ..Furthermore, no previous study has explored whether abruptly stopping medication after 2 weeks of treatment is associated with discontinuation symptoms...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of fluoxetine for acute treatment of minor depressive disorder
    Lewis L Judd
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0603, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1864-71. 2004
    ..Minor depressive disorder is both common and associated with significant psychosocial impairment. This study examined antidepressant treatment efficacy in a large group of patients with minor depressive disorder...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Management strategies for PMS/PMDD
    Kimberly A Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Fam Pract . 2004
  33. ncbi request reprint Are there differential symptom profiles that improve in response to different pharmacological treatments of premenstrual syndrome/premenstrual dysphoric disorder?
    Uriel Halbreich
    Biobehavior Program, Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    CNS Drugs 20:523-47. 2006
    ..Such information would also improve understanding of the putative pathophysiological mechanisms underlying PMS and PMDD, and may point to a more specific diagnosis of these conditions...
  34. doi request reprint Integration of medical and psychological treatment within the primary health care setting
    Cristine E Hine
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 142 Temple St, Suite 301, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 47:122-34. 2008
    ..It is hypothesized that integration will improve patient access to health care, increase the rate of evidence based practice, improve patient health and satisfaction, and reduce long-term costs...
  35. ncbi request reprint A descriptive analysis of minor depression
    Mark Hyman Rapaport
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, 92037, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:637-43. 2002
    ..The authors provide a detailed clinical description of minor depression: its symptoms, level of disability, stability, and relationship to patient and family history of major depressive disorder...

Research Grants18

  1. ANXIETY, DISINHIBITION, AND RISK FOR DRUG ABUSE
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..phenotypic indices of vulnerability using combinations of clinical and psychophysiological measures. ..
  2. Symptom-Onset Antidepressant Treatment for PMDD
    Kimberly A Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings of this study, designed to reflect real-life implementation (i.e., symptom onset), will assist in developing practical treatment guidelines for women with PMDD. ..
  3. Symptom-Onset Antidepressant Treatment for PMDD
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings of this study, designed to reflect real-life implementation (i.e., symptom onset), will assist in developing practical treatment guidelines for women with PMDD. ..
  4. Psychosocial Res. to Improve Drug Treatment in Pregnancy
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Outcomes for this study are the percentage of days the mother used any substances (primary), reduction in the HIV risk behaviors, (secondary) and assessment of fetal outcomes (secondary). ..
  5. Effects of Perinatal Depression on PTD and LBW
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Further, if we determine antidepressants increase the risk of adverse perinatal outcomes, treatment with psychotherapy rather than antidepressants should be considered when recommending therapeutic options. ..
  6. Symptom-Onset Antidepressant Treatment for PMDD
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings of this study, designed to reflect real-life implementation (i.e., symptom onset), will assist in developing practical treatment guidelines for women with PMDD. ..
  7. Treating PMS/PMDD--Research versus Clinical Reality
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  8. DETECTION AND TREATMENT OF POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  9. Project START: Screening to Augment Referral to Treatment
    KIMBERLY A contact YONKERS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Costs of the conditions would be estimated to provide models of cost effectiveness. ..