Publications

Selected Publications

  • Le, H. N., Perry, D. F., Mendelson, T., Tandon, S. D., & Muñoz, R. F. (2015). Preventing perinatal depression in high risk women: Moving the Mothers and Babies Course from clinical trials to community implementation.  Maternal and Child Health Journal, 19, 2102-2110.
  • Perry, D. F., Le, H. N., Villamil, C., Yengo, J., & Boateng, A. O. (2015).  Policy and practice: integrating perinatal depression screening into WIC at federally qualified health center.  Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 9(2), 253-259.
  • Lara, M. A., Navarrete, L., Nieto, L., & Le, H. N. (2015 online).  Experiences of sexual, physical and verbal abuse and depressive and anxiety symptoms and history of suicide behavior in pregnant women in Mexico. Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria.  
  • Lieberman, K., Le, H. N., & Perry, D. F. (2014). A systematic review of perinatal depression interventions for adolescent mothers.  Journal of Adolescence, 37, 1227-1235.
  • Gonzales, F. A., Le, H. N., & Perry, D. F. (2014).  Using an optimality index to understand perinatal health disparities: A pilot study with Latina immigrants.  Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 25(3), 265-272.
  • Alexander, L. A., Rodriguez, M. F., Perry, D. F., & Le, H. N. (2013 epub).  The latent symptom structure of the Beck Depression Inventory: Second edition in Latina pregnant women.  Maternal and Child Health Journal. DOI: 10.1007/s10995-013-1343-5
  • Le, H. N., Perry, D. F., Genovez, M., & Cardeli, E. (2013). In their own voices: Latinas’ experiences with a randomized controlled trial to prevent perinatal depression. Qualitative Health Research, 23(6), 834-846.

Selected Presentations

  • Le, H. N. (November, 2014).  Prevention of perinatal depression in low-income Latinas in the United States. Paper presented at the symposium (chair) on the Prevention of perinatal depression: International perspectives. 3rd Iberoamerican Congress of Health Psychology.  Seville, Spain.  
  • Catanzarite, Z., Lyons, S., & Le, H. N. (March, 2015).  Postpartum depression mediates the impact of social support on father-child engagemetn for at risk Latino fathers.  Paper presented as part of a symposium (Le, chair) on the psychological well-being of fathers, at the annual meeting of the International Conference on Men and Masculinities.  New York, NY.
  • Lyons, S., Waters, D., & Le, H. N. (March, 2015).  Stress and resilience in low-income African-American and Latino adolescent fathers.  Paper presented as part of a symposium (Le, chair) on the psychological well-being of fathers, at the annual meeting of the International Conference on Men and Masculinities.  New York, NY.
  • Ortiz-Hernandez, S., & Le, H. N. (March, 2015).  Transition to parenthood: Mental health and masculinity among Latino men.  Paper presented as part of a symposium (Le, chair) on the psychological well-being of fathers, at the annual meeting of the International Conference on Men and Masculinities.  New York, NY.
  • Genovez, M., Le, H. N., & Zea, M. C. (September, 2014).  Sources of social support and prenatal depression in Salvadoran women in the United States and in El Salvador. Poster presented at the First Annual Latino Health Disparities Conference. Washington, DC.
  • Le, H. N., Perry, D. F., & Yengo, J. (September, 2014).  Preventing perinatal depression in low-income Latinas: Lessons learned from a decade of academic and community partnerships.  Symposium presented at the Avance Center's FIrst Annual Latino Health Disparities Conference. Washington, DC.
  • Lyons, S. H., Le, H. N., & Catanzarite, Z. (August, 2014). The relationship between postpartum depressive symptoms and family outcomes in Latino families. Poster presented at the 122nd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  • Perry, D. F., & Le, H. N. (June, 2014).  Preventing perinatal depression: The Mothers and Babies Course.  Paper presented at the World Association of Infant Mental Health Association, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Aurora, M., Lieberman, K., & Le, H. N. (April, 2014).  A systematic literature review of cognitive-behavioral therapy group prevention interventions for depression in adolescence. Poster presented at the annual GWU Undergraduate Research Conference, Washington DC.
  • Lyons, S., Waters, D., & Le, H. N. (April, 2014). The psychological well-being of African American and Latino adolescent fathers.  Poster presented at the annual GWU Undergraduate Research Conference, Washington DC
  • Le, H. N., Perry, D. F., & Villamil, C. (May, 2013).  Embedding perinatal depression screening and prevention services for Latina immigrants into WIC.  Paper presented as part of a symposium at the annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Prevention Research, San Francisco, CA.
  • Perry, D. F., Le, H. N., Yengo, J., & Lieberman, K. (2012, October).  Integrating screening of perinatal depression into the Women, Infants, and Children’s (WIC) Program: Lessons learned from a Federally Qualified Health Center. Paper presented as part of a symposium at the bi-annual meeting of the Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health, Paris, France.
  • Perry, D. F., Le, H. N., Alexander, L., Borowski, S., & Bertucci, A. (2012, May).  Barriers to integrating perinatal depression screening and referrals into the Women, Infants, and Children’s program.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC.

Selected Invited Special Issue, Applied Developmental Science

  • Pinderhughes, E.E., & Le, H.N., Guest Editors
  • Le, H. N. & Pinderhughes, E. E. (2008).  Introduction to Excavating Culture, Special issue of Applied Developmental Science.  Applied Developmental Science, 12(4), 161-162.
  • Le, H. N., Ceballo, R., Chao, R., Hill, N. E., Murry, V. M., & Pinderhughes, E. E.  Excavating culture: Disentangling ethnic differences from contextual influences in parenting.  Applied Developmental Science, 12(4),163-175.
  • Le, H. N., & Lambert, S. Culture, context, and maternal efficacy in Latina mothers.  Applied Developmental Science, 12(4), 198-201.
  • Ceballo, R., Chao, R., Hill, N. E., Le, H. N., Murry, V. M., & Pinderhughes, E. E.   Excavating culture: Summary of results. Applied Developmental Science, 12(4), 220-226.

Selected Published Book Chapters/Articles

  • Muñoz, R.F., Le, H.N., Clarke, G.N., Barrera, A.Z., & Torres, L.D. (2009). Preventing first onset and recurrence of major depressive episodes. In I.H. Gotlib and C.L. Hammen (Eds.). Handbook of Depression – Second Edition (pp. 533-553). New York: Guilford.

Selected Partner Publications

  • Tandon, D. S., Perry, D. F., Mendelson, T., Kemp, K., Leis, J. A. (2011). Preventing perinatal depression in low-income home visiting clients: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79(5), 707-712. http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/ccp/79/5/707/
  • Leis, J. A., Mendelson, T., Perry, D. F, Tandon, D. S. (2011) Perceptions of Mental Health Services among Low-Income, Perinatal African-American Women. Women's Health Issues, 21(4), 314-319.

Selected Student Presentations

  • Joseph, H. L., Le, H. N., & Perry, D. F. (April 2015).  The relationship between maternal weight pre-pregnancy, weight gain during pregnancy and risk for early childhood obesity in Latina immigrant women. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Women's Health Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • Genovez, M. G., Le, H. N. & Zea, M. C. (September, 2014). Sources of social support and prenatal depression in Salvadoran women in the United States and in El Salvador.  Poster presented at the meeting of the First Annual Latino Health Disparities Conference, Washington, DC.
  • Genovez, M. G. & Le, H. N. (November, 2013). Prenatal depression in Salvadoran women in the United States and in El Salvador.  Paper presented at the First Perinatal Mental Health Conference, Chicago, IL.  
  • Ortiz-Hernandez, S., Pérez, C., Perry, D. F., & Le, H. N. (November, 2013).  Latina mothers’ perspectives about their partners’ emotional experiences during the perinatal period.  Poster presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health, Chicago, IL.
  • Snyder, H., Lorente Molina, M. T., Perry, D. F., & Le, H. N. (November, 2013).  Fidelity evaluation of a cognitive-behavioral based course preventing perinatal depression.  Poster presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health, Chicago, IL.
  • Alexander, L. A., Rodríguez, M. F., Perry, D. F., & Le, H. N.  (March, 2013).  Evaluating the symptom structure of the BDI-II among pregnant Latinas.  Paper presented at the Eastern Psychological Association, New York, N.Y.
  • Lieberman, K., Le, H. N., & Perry, D. F. (2012, October).  Systematic review of perinatal depression interventions for teen mothers. Poster presented at the bi-annual meeting of the Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health, Paris, France.