Leah H Rubin

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Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prefrontal cortical volume loss is associated with stress-related deficits in verbal learning and memory in HIV-infected women
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States Electronic address
    Neurobiol Dis 92:166-74. 2016
  2. pmc Post-traumatic stress is associated with verbal learning, memory, and psychomotor speed in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry MC 913, University of Illinois at Chicago, 912 S Wood St, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    J Neurovirol 22:159-69. 2016
  3. pmc Effects of sex, menstrual cycle phase, and endogenous hormones on cognition in schizophrenia
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, Women s Mental Health Research Program, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 166:269-75. 2015
  4. pmc Reduced levels of vasopressin and reduced behavioral modulation of oxytocin in psychotic disorders
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Schizophr Bull 40:1374-84. 2014
  5. pmc Peripheral vasopressin but not oxytocin relates to severity of acute psychosis in women with acutely-ill untreated first-episode psychosis
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Schizophr Res 146:138-43. 2013
  6. pmc Peripheral oxytocin is associated with reduced symptom severity in schizophrenia
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Cognitive Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Schizophr Res 124:13-21. 2010
  7. pmc Sex-specific associations between peripheral oxytocin and emotion perception in schizophrenia
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Cognitive Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Schizophr Res 130:266-70. 2011
  8. pmc Perinatal depressive symptoms in HIV-infected versus HIV-uninfected women: a prospective study from preconception to postpartum
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1287-95. 2011
  9. pmc HIV and recent illicit drug use interact to affect verbal memory in women
    Vanessa J Meyer
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:67-76. 2013
  10. pmc Objective cognitive performance is related to subjective memory complaints in midlife women with moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms
    Lauren L Drogos
    From the Departments of 1Psychology, 2Psychiatry, and 3Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL and 4Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and 5Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    Menopause 20:1236-42. 2013

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Publications41

  1. pmc Prefrontal cortical volume loss is associated with stress-related deficits in verbal learning and memory in HIV-infected women
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States Electronic address
    Neurobiol Dis 92:166-74. 2016
    ....
  2. pmc Post-traumatic stress is associated with verbal learning, memory, and psychomotor speed in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry MC 913, University of Illinois at Chicago, 912 S Wood St, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    J Neurovirol 22:159-69. 2016
    ..59). These findings underscore the importance of considering mental health factors as correlates to cognitive deficits in women with HIV...
  3. pmc Effects of sex, menstrual cycle phase, and endogenous hormones on cognition in schizophrenia
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, Women s Mental Health Research Program, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 166:269-75. 2015
    ....
  4. pmc Reduced levels of vasopressin and reduced behavioral modulation of oxytocin in psychotic disorders
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Schizophr Bull 40:1374-84. 2014
    ..Decreased AVP levels may be a marker of biological vulnerability in schizophrenia because alterations were seen in probands and relatives, and familiality was high...
  5. pmc Peripheral vasopressin but not oxytocin relates to severity of acute psychosis in women with acutely-ill untreated first-episode psychosis
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Schizophr Res 146:138-43. 2013
    ..Sex-specific associations between endogenous levels of oxytocin (OT) and arginine vasopressin (AVP) with clinical symptoms and cognition in untreated early course patients have not been examined...
  6. pmc Peripheral oxytocin is associated with reduced symptom severity in schizophrenia
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Cognitive Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Schizophr Res 124:13-21. 2010
    ..We investigated the effects of menstrual cycle phase and related fluctuations in peripheral hormone levels on clinical symptoms in women with chronic schizophrenia...
  7. pmc Sex-specific associations between peripheral oxytocin and emotion perception in schizophrenia
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Cognitive Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Schizophr Res 130:266-70. 2011
    ..Here we investigate the influence of sex, sex steroid hormone fluctuations, and peripheral oxytocin levels on emotional processing in men and women with schizophrenia...
  8. pmc Perinatal depressive symptoms in HIV-infected versus HIV-uninfected women: a prospective study from preconception to postpartum
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1287-95. 2011
    ..We report findings from a study evaluating preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum depressive symptoms in HIV-infected vs. at-risk, HIV-uninfected women...
  9. pmc HIV and recent illicit drug use interact to affect verbal memory in women
    Vanessa J Meyer
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:67-76. 2013
    ..This study examined the separate and interactive effects of HIV and recent illicit drug use on verbal memory, processing speed, and executive function in the multicenter Women's Interagency HIV Study...
  10. pmc Objective cognitive performance is related to subjective memory complaints in midlife women with moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms
    Lauren L Drogos
    From the Departments of 1Psychology, 2Psychiatry, and 3Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL and 4Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and 5Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    Menopause 20:1236-42. 2013
    ..We predicted that subjective memory complaints would be related to affective symptoms and lower performance on tests of memory and attention...
  11. pmc Working memory impairment in probands with schizoaffective disorder and first degree relatives of schizophrenia probands extend beyond deficits predicted by generalized neuropsychological impairment
    S Kristian Hill
    Department of Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL, United States Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 166:310-5. 2015
    ..However, the relative magnitude, diagnostic specificity, familiality pattern, and degree of independence from generalized cognitive deficits across psychotic disorders remain unclear...
  12. pmc The association of perceived stress and verbal memory is greater in HIV-infected versus HIV-uninfected women
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 912 S Wood St, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    J Neurovirol 21:422-32. 2015
    ..001). That association was driven by the delayed verbal memory measure in particular. These findings suggest that high levels of perceived stress contribute to the deficits in verbal memory observed in WIHS women...
  13. pmc Depressive symptoms are increased in the early perimenopausal stage in ethnically diverse human immunodeficiency virus-infected and human immunodeficiency virus-uninfected women
    Pauline M Maki
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Menopause 19:1215-23. 2012
    ..In a cross-sectional analysis, we evaluated the association of menopausal stage and vasomotor symptoms with depressive symptoms in an ethnically diverse cohort of women with a high prevalence of HIV...
  14. pmc Effects of botanicals and combined hormone therapy on cognition in postmenopausal women
    Pauline M Maki
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Menopause 16:1167-77. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the effects of red clover, black cohosh, and combined hormone therapy on cognitive function in comparison to placebo in women with moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms...
  15. pmc Sex differences in associations of arginine vasopressin and oxytocin with resting-state functional brain connectivity
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    J Neurosci Res 95:576-586. 2017
    ..Hormone associations with STG and pars triangularis in men and parietal cortex in women may account for well-established sex differences in verbal and visuospatial abilities, respectively. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
  16. pmc Elevated stress is associated with prefrontal cortex dysfunction during a verbal memory task in women with HIV
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry MC 913, University of Illinois at Chicago, 912 S Wood St, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    J Neurovirol 22:840-851. 2016
    ..Similar results were found in analyses focusing on PTSD symptoms. Results suggest that stress might alter the function of the medial PFC in HIV-infected women resulting in less efficient strategic retrieval and deficits in verbal memory...
  17. pmc Investigation of menopausal stage and symptoms on cognition in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women
    Leah H Rubin
    From the 1Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 2Department of Psychiatry, Rush University, Chicago, IL 3Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 4The Core Center, Cook County Health and Hospital System and Hektoen Institute of Medicine, Chicago, IL 5Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital and Rush University, Chicago, IL 6Department of Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 7School of Social Work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 8Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 9Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 10Departments of Clinical Pharmacy, Medicine, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA and 11Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Menopause 21:997-1006. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that HIV-infected perimenopausal women would show the greatest cognitive difficulties and that menopausal symptoms would be inversely associated with cognition...
  18. pmc Objective hot flashes are negatively related to verbal memory performance in midlife women
    Pauline M Maki
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Menopause 15:848-56. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that hot flashes specifically relate to verbal memory performance by examining the relationship between objective hot flashes and cognitive test performance in women with moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms...
  19. pmc Sex and diagnosis specific associations between DNA methylation of the oxytocin receptor gene with emotion processing and temporal-limbic and prefrontal brain volumes in psychotic disorders
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging 1:141-151. 2016
    ..Whether OT receptor (OXTR) epigenetic alterations occur across psychotic disorders in relation to illness-related disturbances in social cognition and brain anatomy is unknown...
  20. pmc Stellate ganglion blockade and verbal memory in midlife women: Evidence from a randomized trial
    Pauline M Maki
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Neuropsychiatric Institute, MC 913, 912 S Wood St, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1007 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL, 60607, USA Electronic address
    Maturitas 92:123-9. 2016
    ..Here we examine secondary effects of SGB on verbal learning and memory...
  21. pmc HIV serostatus differs by catechol-O-methyltransferase Val158Met genotype
    Erin E Sundermann
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    AIDS 27:1779-82. 2013
    ..Therefore, we examined whether or not the distribution of the Val158Met genotype differed between HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women...
  22. pmc Cognitive function in women with HIV: findings from the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Pauline M Maki
    From the Departments of Psychiatry P M M, L H R and Psychology P M M, University of Illinois at Chicago the Department of Neurology V V, University of California, San Francisco the Department of Psychiatry E M, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL the Department of Neurology H C, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, New York, NY Georgetown University School of Medicine M Y, Washington, DC The Core Center K M W, Bureau of Health Services of Cook County, Chicago, IL the Department of Neurology J M, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY the Department of Preventative Medicine J R, University of Southern California, Los Angeles the Department of Epidemiology C A, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD and the Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Population Health K A, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY
    Neurology 84:231-40. 2015
    ....
  23. pmc Crack cocaine use impairs anterior cingulate and prefrontal cortex function in women with HIV infection
    Vanessa J Meyer
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Neurovirol 20:352-61. 2014
    ..05. The verbal learning and memory deficits associated with cocaine use in women with HIV may be partially accounted for by alterations in ACC and PFC function...
  24. doi request reprint Effects of menstrual cycle phase and oral contraceptive use on verbal memory
    Kristen L Mordecai
    Department of Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL, USA
    Horm Behav 54:286-93. 2008
    ..Overall, these results suggest that verbal memory performance in premenopausal women varies across the cycle with OC use, but does not vary systematically with changes in endogenous estradiol...
  25. ncbi request reprint Verbal learning strategy following mild traumatic brain injury
    Elizabeth K Geary
    Department of Neurology, The University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:709-19. 2011
    ....
  26. pmc Sex difference in cognitive response to antipsychotic treatment in first episode schizophrenia
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Center for Cognitive Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:290-7. 2008
    ..Future studies of the neurocognitive effects of antipsychotic treatment may need to take potential sex differences in cognitive response into account...
  27. pmc Emotion recognition deficits in schizophrenia-spectrum disorders and psychotic bipolar disorder: Findings from the Bipolar-Schizophrenia Network on Intermediate Phenotypes (B-SNIP) study
    Anthony C Ruocco
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA Electronic address
    Schizophr Res 158:105-12. 2014
    ..Difficulty recognizing facial emotions is an important social-cognitive deficit associated with psychotic disorders. It also may reflect a familial risk for psychosis in schizophrenia-spectrum disorders and bipolar disorder...
  28. pmc Liver Fibrosis Linked to Cognitive Performance in HIV and Hepatitis C
    Victor G Valcour
    Department of Neurology, Memory and Aging Center, Sandler Neurosciences Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA Departments of Psychiatry Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, The University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Women s Interagency HIV Study, Bronx, NY Department of Neurology, SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital and Rush Medical Center, Chicago, IL Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Medicine, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA and Department of Veterans Affairs, Medical Center, Infectious Disease Section, San Francisco
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 72:266-73. 2016
    ..Because HIV impairs gut barriers to pathogens, HIV-infected adults may be vulnerable to minimal hepatic encephalopathy in the absence of cirrhosis...
  29. pmc Lateralized response timing deficits in autism
    Anna Maria D'Cruz
    Center for Cognitive Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:393-7. 2009
    ..Evaluating performance on procedural learning tasks can provide unique information about neurodevelopmental disorders in which frontostriatal disturbances have been reported, such as autism...
  30. pmc Menstrual cycle effects on cortisol responsivity and emotional retrieval following a psychosocial stressor
    Pauline M Maki
    University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, 912 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology, 1007 West Harrison Street M C 285, Chicago, IL 60607 7137, USA Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, College of Health Professions, Clinical Psychology, 3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064 3095, USA Electronic address
    Horm Behav 74:201-8. 2015
    ..The present findings indicate that cortisol responsivity and the impairing effects of cortisol on emotional memory are lower when levels of estradiol and progesterone are high compared to when levels are low...
  31. pmc Effects of stellate ganglion block on vasomotor symptoms: findings from a randomized controlled clinical trial in postmenopausal women
    David R Walega
    From the 1Department of Anesthesiology, The Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 2Department of Psychiatry, The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL and 4Department of Psychology, The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Menopause 21:807-14. 2014
    ..This study presents the first randomized sham-controlled trial of SGB for the treatment of VMS...
  32. doi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity following electrical injury and its effects on cognitive functioning
    Alona Ramati
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:360-6. 2009
    ..This study examines the prevalence of psychiatric morbidity in a large sample of electrical injury (EI) patients in three phases of recovery and its effects on cognitive functioning...
  33. pmc Sex differences in HIV effects on visual memory among substance-dependent individuals
    Michael K Keutmann
    a Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol . 2016
    ..This effect was most prominent among cocaine-dependent HIV+ women. Our findings are consistent with recent speculation that memory impairment may be more common among HIV+ women, particularly those with a history of cocaine dependence...
  34. doi request reprint Does the Female Advantage in Verbal Memory Contribute to Underestimating Alzheimer's Disease Pathology in Women versus Men?
    Erin E Sundermann
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis . 2017
    ..Although this advantage may benefit women by delaying verbal memory impairment until more advanced pathology, it may also delay diagnosis of aMCI and treatment intervention...
  35. doi request reprint Low dose hydrocortisone has acute enhancing effects on verbal learning in HIV-infected men
    Leah H Rubin
    1Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 2Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 3Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, CA 4CORE Center, Cook County Health and Hospitals System and Hektoen Institute of Medicine, Chicago, IL 5Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr . 2017
    ..We examine the time-dependent effects of glucocorticoids on cognition in HIV-infected men...
  36. pmc Escitalopram pharmacogenetics: CYP2C19 relationships with dosing and clinical outcomes in autism spectrum disorder
    Jeffrey R Bishop
    aDepartment of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy bDepartment of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota College of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota cDepartment of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois dDepartments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 25:548-54. 2015
    ..CYP2C19 encodes the primary enzyme responsible for escitalopram metabolism and we investigated whether polymorphisms in CYP2C19 were related to symptoms and dosing in a pharmacogenetic study of ASD...
  37. doi request reprint Neuropsychological features of indigent murder defendants and death row inmates in relation to homicidal aspects of their crimes
    Robert E Hanlon
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 25:1-13. 2010
    ..The collective neuropsychological profile of the sample revealed that executive functions were significantly decreased, relative to memory functions, with over half of the sample (55%) demonstrating executive dysfunction...
  38. pmc Cognition in perimenopause: the effect of transition stage
    MIRIAM T WEBER
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Menopause 20:511-7. 2013
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Association between altered somatosensation, pain, and knee stability in patients with severe knee osteoarthrosis
    Alicia J Emerson Kavchak
    Departments of Physical Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60304, USA
    Clin J Pain 28:589-94. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between knee pain, altered somatosensation, and self-reported instability in individuals with knee osteoarthrosis (OA) during a step-up-and-over task...
  40. pmc Now what? Effects of on-site assessment on treatment entry after perinatal depression screening
    Laura J Miller
    Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:1046-52. 2012
    ..This study addresses the feasibility of incorporating diagnostic assessment for depression directly into perinatal care visits and the influence of doing so on entry into mental health treatment...