Publications

 

Selected Publications

  • Tandon, S. D., Leis, J., Ward, E., *Snyder, H., Mendelson, T.,  Perry, D. F., Carter, M. M., Hamil, J. L., & Le, H.N. (2018). Adaptation of an evidence-based postpartum depression intervention: Feasibility and acceptability of Mothers and Babies 1-on-1. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 18,93-.  https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-018-1726-0
  • Soto-Balbuena, C., Rodríguez-Muñoz, M. F., Escudero Gomis, A. I., Ferrer Barriendos, F. J.,  & Le, H. N. (2018).  The incidence, prevalence, and risk factors of anxiety symptoms during pregnancy.  Psicothema, 30(3), 257-263.
  • Nájera, R. M., Le, H. N., Rodríguez-Muñoz, M. F., Olivares Crespo, M. E., & Izquierdo, N. M.  (2018). The structure of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 in pregnant women in Spain. Midwifery, 62, 36-41.doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2018.03.011. 
  • Rodríguez-Muñoz, M.F., Le, H. N., Vargas de la Cruz, I., Crespo, M. E. O., & Méndez, N. I. (2017).  Feasibility of screening and prevalence of prenatal depression in an obstetric setting in Spain. European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 105,101-105.
  • Le, H. N., Hipolito, M. M. S., Lambert, S., Terrell-Hamilton, F., Rai, N., McLean, C. K., Kapetanovic, S., & Nwulia, E. A.(2016). Culturally sensitive approaches to identification and treatment of depression among HIV infected African American adults: A qualitative study of primary care providers’ perspectives. Journal of Depression and Anxiety, 5(2), 1-7. doi.org/10.4200/2167-1044.1000223.
  • 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.
  • 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., Hembling, J., Kapiyo, M., McEwan, E., Nyanza, E., Jahanpour, O., & Senefeld, S. (2018, October).  Preventing Maternal Depression and Promoting Early Childhood Development in Tanzania. Presentation at the biannual Global Consortium for Depression Prevention.  Mallorca, Spain.
  • Le, H. N., Hembling, J., McEwan, E., & Kapiyo, M. (2018, June). Addressing Maternal Mental Health to Promote Early Childhood Development in Kenya and Tanzania.  Paper presented at the Global Health Practitioner Conference. Bethesda, MD.
  • Le, H. N., Danielson, A., Dhaliwal, S. S., Robertson, H. A., Arbit, R., & Scott, R. K. (2017, November).  Assessing the feasibility of integrating mental health care in an obstetrics setting.  In S. S. Dhaliwal and H. N. Le (Chairs), Increasing early identification of and access to perinatal behavioral health care in Washington DC.  Symposium presented at the Perinatal Mental Health Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Le, H. N., Marcos, R., Rodríguez-Muñoz, M.F., Lara, M. A., & Navarette, L. (2017, November).  A cross-cultural analysis of the prevalence and risk factors in prenatal depression in Mexico and Spain.  Poster presented at the biannual meeting of the Perinatal Mental Health Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Le, H. N., Rodríguez-Muñoz, M.F., Crespo, M.E., & Soto, C. (October, 2016).  Preventing perinatal depression in Spain: Lessons learned from an international US-Spain collaboration. In L. M. Edwards (Chair), Emerging Topics in Research about Perinatal Mental Health among Latinas. Symposium presented at the 7th biannual meeting of the National Latina/o Psychological Association, Orlando, FL. 
  • 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.

Selected Student Presentations

  • Julian. M., Irwin. J.L., Le, H.N., C.J., Coussons-Read, M.E., & Dunkel Schetter, C. (2019, October) Resilience Resources are Associated with Fewer Symptoms of Postpartum Depression. Poster presented at the Marcé of North America Perinatal Mental Health (MONA) Conference, Chapel Hill, NC. 
  • Julian. M., Irwin. J.L., Le, H.N., C.J., Coussons-Read, M.E., & Dunkel Schetter, C. (2019, May) Resilience Resources are Associated with Lower Levels of Depressive and Anxiety Symptoms Throughout Pregnancy and Postpartum. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington, DC. 
  • Chen, S., Le, H. N., & Dhaliwal, S. (April, 2018). Effects of breastfeeding on postpartum depression and Anxiety. Poster presented at the annual GWU Undergraduate Research Conference, Washington, DC. 
  • Campos, P. C., Toaff, M., Barr, A., Hernandez, M., Keller, J., & Le, H. N. (April, 2018). Perinatal depression screening rates at an urban OBGYN clinic. Poster presented at the annual GWU Undergraduate Research Conference, Washington, DC.
  • Dhaliwal, S. S., Keller, J., Mandell, J., & Le, H. N. (2017, November).  Screening for and determining postpartum depression risk: The role of race and socioeconomic status.  In S. S. Dhaliwal and H. N. Le (Chairs), Increasing early identification of and access to perinatal behavioral health care in Washington DC.  Symposium presented at the Perinatal Mental Health Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • 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.
  • 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.