Cindy-Lee Dennis, PhD

 

Publications


Publications

  1. Metcalfe, K., Dennis, C-L., Poll, A., Armel, S., Demsky, R., Carlsson, L., Nanda, S., Kiss, A., & Narod, S. (in press). Effect of decision air for breast cancer prevention on decisional conflict in women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation: a multisite randomized controlled trial. Genetics in Medicine. [CA; contribution: design, data analysis, data interpretation and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 7.3]
  2. Vigod, S. Rochon-Terry, G., Fung, K., Gruneir, A., Dennis, C-L., Grigoriadis, S., Kurdyak, P., Ray, J., Rochon, P., Seeman, M. (in press) Factors associated with postpartum psychiatric admission in a population-based cohort of women with schizophrenia. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. [MA; contribution: data interpretation and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 6.1]
  3. Jackson, K., McGillion, M., & Dennis, C-L. (in press).A randomized controlled trial evaluating Lanolin for the treatment of nipple pain among breastfeeding women. Maternal & Child Nutrition. [SA; contribution: conceptualization, design, data analysis, data interpretation and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 3.5]
  4. Dennis, C-L, Brown, H., & Morrell, J. (2016) Interventions (other than psychosocial, psychological, and pharmacological) for preventing postpartum depression: Protocol. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
  5. Abbass-Dick, J., & Dennis, C-L. (in press). Breastfeeding co-parenting: A new framework to improve breastfeeding duration and exclusivity. Family & Community Health. [SA; contribution: conceptualization and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 1.0]
  6. Dennis-C-L. (in press). “Time for self” as a proactive strategy for the prevention of postpartum depression. Evidence-Based Nursing.
  7. Dennis, C-L., Stewart, D., Merry, L., & Gagnon, A. (2016). Prevalence, continuation, and identification of postpartum depression among migrant and Canadian-born women: Results from a multi-centre study. Archives of Women’s Mental Health. May 16 [Epub ahead of print] [SA; contribution: conceptualization, design, data analysis, data interpretation, and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 2.50]
  8. Morrell, CJ, Sutcliffe, P., Booth, A., Stevens, J., Scope, A., Stevenson, M., Harvey, R., Bessey, A.,  Cantrell, A.,  Dennis, C-L., Ren, S., Ragonesi, M., Barkham, M., Churchill, D., Henshaw, C.,  Newstead, J., Slade, P., Spiby, H., Stewart-Brown, S. (2016) A systematic review, evidence synthesis and meta-analysis of quantitative and qualitative studies evaluating the clinical effectiveness, the cost-effectiveness, safety and acceptability of interventions to prevent postnatal depression. Health Technology Assessment, volume 20, number 37 [CA; contribution: conceptualization, design, data analysis, data interpretation, and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 5.03]
  9. Stewart, M.J., Makwarimba, E., Kushner, K.E., Letourneau, N.L., Dennis, C-L., & Shihza, E. (in press). Social support needs and preferences of Sudanese and Zimbabwean refugee new parents in Canada. International Journal of Migration, Health, and Social Care.
  10. Brown, HK., Cobigo, V., Lunsky, Y., Dennis, C-L., & Vigod, SN. (2016). Perinatal health of women with intellectual and developmental disabilities and comorbid mental illness. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. May 5 [Epub ahead of print] [MA; contribution: data interpretation and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 2.55]
  11. Brown, HK., Hussain-Shamsy, N., Lunsky, Y., Dennis, C-L., & Vigod, SN. (in press). Antenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and autism: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. [MA; contribution: data interpretation and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 5.5]
  12. Rochon-Terry, G., Gruneir, A., Seeman, M., Ray, G., Rochon, P., Dennis, C-L., Grigoriadis, S., Fung, K., Kurdyak, P., & Vigod, S. (2016). Hospitalizations and emergency department visits for psychiatric illness during and after pregnancy among women with schizophrenia. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 77, 541-547. [MA; contribution: conceptualization drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 5.5]
  13. Vigod, S., Sultana, A., Fung, K., & Dennis, C-L. (2016). A population-based survey of postpartum mental health service utilization by immigrant women in Ontario. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. April 15 [Epub ahead of print] [SA; contribution: conceptualization, data interpretation and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 2.55]
  14. Falah-Hassani, K., Shiri, R., & Dennis, C-L. (2016). Prevalence and risk factors for co-morbid postpartum depression symptomatology and anxiety. Journal of Affective Disorders, 198, 142-146. [SA; contribution: conceptualization, data collection, data analysis, data interpretation, and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 3.4]
  15. Vigod, S., Hussain-Shamsy, S., Grigoriadis, S., Howard, LM., Metcalf, K., Oberlander, T., Schram, C., Stewart, D., Taylor, V., Dennis, C-L. (2016). Study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial of a patient decision aid for antidepressant use in pregnancy. Trials. 17:110. DOI: 10.1186/s13063-016-1233-4 [CA; contribution: conceptualization, design, data analysis, data interpretation, and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 1.73]
  16. Stewart, M., Dennis, C-L., Kariwo, M., Kushner, K., Letourneau, N., Makumbe, M., Makwarimba, E., & Shizha, E. (2015). Support Intervention Impacts for Zimbabwe and Sudanese Refugee Parents: “I am not alone. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 47, 113-140. [MA; contribution: conceptualization and drafting of manuscript; impact factor =1.1]
  17. Falah-Hassani, K., Shiri, R., Vigod, S., & Dennis, C-L. (2015). Prevalence of postpartum depression among immigrant women. A systematic review and meta-analyses. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 70, 67-82. [SA; contribution: conceptualization, data analysis, data interpretation, and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 4.0]
  18. Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos, P., Giesbrecht, G. Dennis, C-L., Bhogal, S., & Watson, B. (2015). Narrative and meta-analytic review of interventions aiming to improve maternal-child attachment security. Infant Mental Health Journal, 36, 366-87. [MA; contribution: conceptualization and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 1.1]
  19. Stewart, M., Dennis, C-L., Kariwo, M., Kushner, K., Letourneau, N., Makumbe, M., Makwarimba, E., & Shizha, E. (2015). Challenges faced by refugee new parents from Africa in Canada. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 17, 1146-56. [MA; contribution: conceptualization and drafting of manuscript; impact factor =1.48]
  20. Dennis, C-L., Jackson, K., & Watson, J. (2015). Interventions for treating painful nipples among breastfeeding women. Cochrane Database Systematic Review, Dec 15; 12:CD007366 [PA; contribution: conceptualization, design, data analysis, data interpretation, and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 6.2]
  21. Letourneau, N., Secco, Colpitts, J., Aldous, S., Stewart, M., Dennis, C-L., (2015). Quasi-experimental evaluation of a telephone-based peer support intervention for maternal depression. Journal of Advanced Nursing, [Epud ahead of print] [CA; contribution: conceptualization, design, data analysis, data interpretation, and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 1.7].
  22. McQueen, K., Sieswerda, L., Montelpare, W., Dennis, C-L. (2015). Prevalence and factors affecting breastfeeding among Aboriginal women in Northwestern Ontario. Journal of  Obstetrics, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN), 44, 51-68.
  23. Abbass-Dick, J., Stern, S., Nelson, L., Watson, W., & Dennis, C-L. (2014). Coparenting Breastfeeding Support and Exclusive Breastfeeding: a Randomized Controlled Trial. Pediatrics, Dec 1 doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-1416 [Epub ahead of print].[SA; contribution: conceptualization, design, data analysis, data interpretation, and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 5.3]
  24. Howard, L., Molyneaux, E., Dennis, C-L., Rochat, T., Stein, A., & Milgrom, J. (2014). Perinatal mental health: Non-psychotic mental disorders in the perinatal period. Lancet, 384, 1775-2778. [CA; contribution: drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 39.2]
  25. Dennis, C-L. (2014). Health professionals need to target exclusive breastfeeding. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG). Aug 5 doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12934. [Epub ahead of print]
  26. Walton, G., Ross, L., Stewart, D., Grigoriadis, S., Dennis, C-L., & Vigod, S. (2014). Decisional conflict among women considering antidepressant medication use in pregnancy. Archives of Women’s Mental Health. Aug 9 [Epub ahead of print]
  27. Vigod SN, Dennis C-L, Daskalakis ZJ, Murphy K, Ray JG, Oberlander T, Somerton S, Hussain-Shamsy N and Blumberger D. (2014) Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for treatment of major depression during pregnancy: protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial. Trials [CA; contribution: trial design and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 2.12]
  28. McGregor, M., Coghlan, M., & Dennis, C-L. (2014). The effect of physician-based cognitive behavioural therapy among pregnant women with depressive symptomatology: A pilot quasi-experimental study. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 8, 348-357. [SA; contribution: conceptualization, design, data analysis, data interpretation, and drafting of manuscript; impact factor = 1.17]
  29. Dennis, C-L, (2014). The process of developing and implementing a telephone based peer support program for postpartum depression: Results from a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 15:131. DOI:10.1186/1745-6215-15-131. [impact factor = 2.21]
  30. Vigod, S., Dennis, C-L., Kurdyak, P., Cairney, J., Guttman, A., & Taylor, V. (2014). Fertility rate trends among adolescent girls with major mental illness: a population-based study. Pediatrics. 133, e585-91.
  31. Grigoriadis, S., VonderPorten, E.H., Mamisashvili, L., Eady, A., Tomlinson, G., Dennis, C-L., Koren, G., Steiner, M., Mousmanis, P., Cheung, A., & Ross, L.E. (2014). Prenatal exposure to antidepressants and persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn: systematic review and meta-analysis. British Medical Journal, 348, f6932.
  32. Vigod, S., Kurdyak, P., Dennis, C-L., Gruneir, A., Newman, A., Seeman, M., Rochon, P., Anderson, G., Grigoriadis, S., & Ray, J. (2014). Maternal and newborn outcomes among women with schizophrenia: a retrospective population-based cohort study. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
  33. Dennis, C-L. (2014). Psychosocial interventions for the treatment of perinatal depression. Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology. 28, 97-111. Epub 2013. Aug 28. [Epub ahead of print]
  34. Thorton, C., Schmied, V., Dennis, C-L., Bennett, B., & Dahlen, H., (2013). Maternal deaths in New South Wales Australia (2000-2006) from non-medical causes (suicide and trauma) in the first year following birth. BioMed Research International, 2013, Epub Aug 19.
  35. Dennis, C-L., & Dowswell, T. (2013). Interventions (other than pharmacological, psychosocial, or psychological) for treating antenatal depression. Cochrane Database Systematic Review, Jul 31; 7: CD006795.
  36. Vigod, S., Tarasoff, L., Bryja, B., Dennis, C-L., Yudin, M., & Ross, L. (2013). Relation between place of residence and postpartum depression. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 185, 1129-1135.
  37. Dahlen, H., Schmied, V., Dennis, C-L., & Thorton, C. (2013). Rates of obstetric intervention during birth and selected maternal and neonatal outcomes for low risk women born in Australia compared to those born overseas. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 13, 100. [Epub ahead of print]
  38. Dennis, C-L., Vigod, S., & Coghlan, M. (2013). Can we identify mothers at-risk for postpartum anxiety in the immediate postpartum period using the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory? Journal of Affective Disorders, 150, 1217-1220.
  39. McQueen, K., Montelpare, W., & Dennis, C-L. (2013). Breastfeeding and Aboriginal women: Validation of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale – Short Form. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 45, 58-75.
  40. McGregor, M., Coghlan, M., & Dennis, C-L. (2013). The effect of physician-based cognitive behavioural therapy among pregnant women with depressive symptomatology: A pilot quasi-experimental study. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, Epub July 15.
  41. Grigoriadis, S., VonderPorten, E.H., Mamisashvili, L., Eady, A., Tomlinson, G., Dennis, C-L., Koren, G., Steiner, M., Mousmanis, P., Cheung, A., & Ross, L.E. (2013). The effect of prenatal antidepressant exposure on neonatal adaptation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry,74, e309-320.
  42. Grigoriadis, S., VonderPorten, E.H., Mamisashvili, L., Tomlinson, G., Dennis, C-L., Koren, G., Steiner, M., Mousmanis, P., Cheung, A., Radford, K., Martinovic, J., & Ross, L.E. (2013). The impact of maternal depression during pregnancy on perinatal outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 74, e321-341.
  43. Grigoriadis, S., VonderPorten, E.H., Mamisashvili, L., Roerecke, M., Rehm, J., Dennis, C-L., Koren, G., Steiner, M., Mousmanis, P., Cheung, A., & Ross, L.E. (2013). Antidepressant exposure during pregnancy and congenital malformations: Is there an association?  A meta-analysis of the best evidence. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 74, e293-308.
  44. Dennis, C-L., & Vigod, S. (2013). The relationship between postpartum depression, domestic violence, childhood violence, and substance use: Epidemiologic study of a large community sample. Violence Against Women, 19, 503-517.
  45. Otsuka, K., Taguri, M., Dennis, C-L., Wakutani, K., Awano, M., Yamaguchi, T., & Jimba, M. (2013). Effectiveness of a breastfeeding self-efficacy intervention: Do hospital practices make a difference? Maternal and Child Health Journal, April 18 [Epub ahead of print]
  46. Dennis, C-L., & Dowswell, T. (2013). Psychosocial and psychological interventions for preventing postpartum depression. Cochrane Database Systematic Review, February 28, 2:CD0001134.
  47. Ross, L.E., Grigoriadis, S., Mamisashvili, L., VonderPorten, E., Roerecke, M., Rehm, J., Dennis, C-L., Koren, G., Steiner, M., Mousmanis, P., & Cheung, A. (2013). Selected pregnancy and delivery outcomes after exposure to antidepressant medication: A systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry, 70, 436-443.
  48. Wheeler, B., & Dennis, C-L. (2013). Psychometric testing of the modified Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale (Short Form) among mothers of ill or preterm infants. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 42, 70-80.
  49. Gagnon, A.J., Dougherty, G., Wahoush, O., Saucier, J.F., Dennis, C-L., Stanger, E., Palmer, B., Merry, L., & Stewart, D.E. (2013). International migration to Canada: The post-birth health of mothers and infants by immigration class. Social Science & Medicine, 76, 197-207.
  50. Vigod, S.N., Kurdyak, P.A., Dennis, C-L., Leszcz, T., Taylor, V.H., Blumberger, D.M., & Seitz, D.P. (2013). Transitional interventions to reduce early psychiatric readmissions in adults: Systematic review. British Journal of Psychiatry, 202, 187-194.
  51. Dukhovny, D., Dennis, C-L., Hodnett, E., Weston, J., Stewart, D., Mao, W., & Zupancic, J.A. (2013). Prospective economic evaluation of a peer support intervention for prevention of postpartum depression among high-risk women in Ontario, Canada. American Journal of Perinatology, 30, 631-642.
  52. Dennis, C-L., Gagnon, A., Van Hulst, A., Dougherty, G., & Wahoush, O. (2013). Prediction of duration of breastfeeding among Migrant and Canadian-Born Women: Results from a Multi-Center Study. Journal of Pediatrics, August 17 [Epub ahead of print]
  53. Schmied, V., Olley, H., Burns, E., Duff, M., Dennis, C-L., & Dahlen, H.G. (2012). Contradictions and conflict: A meta-ethnographic study of migrant women’s experiences of breastfeeding in a new country. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 12, 163 (doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-163)
  54. Dennis, C-L., Heaman, M., & Vigod, S. (2012). Epidemiology of postpartum depressive symptoms among Canadian women: Regional and national results from a cross-sectional survey. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 57, 537-546.
  55. Dennis, C-L., Gagnon, A., Van Hulst, A., & Dougherty, G. (2012). Predictors of breastfeeding exclusivity among migrant and Canadian-born women: Results from a multi-centre study. Maternal & Child Nutrition. September 13 [Epub ahead of print]
  56. Pavicic Bosnjak, A., Rumboldt, M., Stanojevic, M., & Dennis, C-L. (2012). Psychometric assessment of the Croatian version of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale-Short Form. Journal of Human Lactation, 28, 565-569.
  57. Stewart, D., Gagnon, A., Merry, L., & Dennis, C-L. (2012). Risk factors and health profiles of recent migrant women who experienced violence associated with pregnancy. Journal of Women’s Health, 21, 1100-1106.
  58. Ip, W., Yeung, L., Chow, C., Chair, S., & Dennis, C-L. (2012). Translation and validation of the Hong Kong Chinese version of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale –Short Form. Research in Nursing & Health, 35, 450-459.
  59. Logsdon, C., Eckert, D., Tomasulo, R., Beck, C. & Dennis, C-L. (2012). Identification of mothers at risk for postpartum depression by hospital-based perinatal nurses. MCN: American Journal of Maternal-Child Nursing, 37, 218-225.
  60. Letourneau, N., Dennis, C-L., Benzies, K., Bader, E., & Este, D. (2012). Postpartum depression is a family affair: Addressing the impact on mothers, fathers, and children. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 33, 445-457.
  61. Vigod, S., Seeman, M., Ray, J., Anderson, G., Dennis, C-L., Grigoriadis, S., Gruneir, A., Kurdyak, P., & Rochon, P. (2012). Temporal trends in general and age-specific fertility rates among women with schizophrenia (1996-2009): A population-based study in Ontario, Canada. Schizophrenia Research June 1. [Epub ahead of print]
  62. Dennis, C-L. (2012). Peer support for postpartum depression: volunteers’ perceptions, recruitment strategies and training from a randomized controlled trial. Health Promotion International, published on-line March 1
  63. Dennis, C-L., Ravitz, P., Grigoriadis, S., Jovellanos, M., Hodnett, E., Ross, L., Zupancic, J. & Kiss, A. (2012). The effectiveness of telephone-based interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of postpartum depression: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials.
  64. Dennis, C-L., Schottle, N., Hodnett, E. & McQueen, K. (2012). An All-Purpose Nipple Ointment Versus Lanolin in Treating Painful Damaged Nipples in Breastfeeding Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Breastfeeding Medicine. Published online, March 19, 2012.
  65. Letourneau, N., Tryphonopoulos, P., Duffett-Leger, L., Stewart, M., Benzies, K., Dennis, C-L., & Joschko, J (2012). Support intervention needs and preferences of fathers affected by postpartum depression. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 26, 69-80.
  66. Oria, M., Dodt, R., Ximenes, L., Cesar de Almeida, P., & Dennis, C-L. (2012). Psychometric and maternal sociodemographic assessment of the Breastfeeding Self-efficacy Sscale – short form in a Brazilian sample. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 2, 66-73.
  67. Oliver-Roig, A., d’Anglade-González, M.L., García-García, B., Silva-Tubio, J.R., Richart-Martínez, M., & Dennis, C-L. (2011). The Spanish version of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale-Short Form: Reliability and validity assessment. International Journal of Nursing Studies,  ePub ahead of print 2011 Sep 17
  68. Villegas, L., McKay, K., Dennis, C-L., & Ross, L.E. (2011). Postpartum depression among rural women from developed and developing countries: A systematic review. Journal of Rural Health, 27,278-88.
  69. Ross, L., Grigoriadis, S., Mamisashvili, L., Koren, G., Steiner, M., Dennis, C-L., Cheung, A., & Mousmanis, P. (2011). Quality assessment of observational studies in psychiatry: An example from perinatal psychiatric research. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 20, 224-234.
  70. Jolly, K., Ingram, L., Freemantle, N., Khan, K., Chambers, J., Hamburger, R., Brown, J., Dennis, C-L., & MacArthur, C. (2011). Effect of a peer support service on breastfeeding continuation in the UK: A randomized controlled trial. Midwifery
  71. Dennis, C-L., Heaman, M., & Mossman, M. (2011). Psychometric testing of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale-Short Form among adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 49, 265-71.
  72. Ross, L., Villegas, L., Dennis, C-L., Bourgeault, I., Cairney, J., Grigoriadis, S., Steele, L., & Yudin, M. (2011). Rural residence and risk for perinatal depression: A Canadian pilot study. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 14, 175-85.
  73. McQueen, K., Dennis, C-L., Stremler, R., & Norman, C. (2011). Improving breastfeeding outcomes: A pilot randomized controlled trial of a self-efficacy intervention with primiparous mothers. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 40, 35-46.
  74. Letourneau, N., Stewart, M., Dennis, C-L., Hegadoren, K., & Watson, B. (2011The effect of home-based peer support on maternal-infant interactions among women with postpartum depression: A randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 20, 345-57.
  75. Letourneau, N., Duffett-Leger, L., Dennis, C-L., Stewart, M., & Tryphanopoulos, P. (2011). Identifying the support needs of fathers affected by postpartum depression: A pilot study. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 18, 41-47.
  76. Ross, L., McQueen, K., Vigod, S., & Dennis, C-L. (2011). Risk for postpartum depression associated with assisted reproductive technologies and multiple births: A systematic review. Human Reproduction Update, 17, 96-106.
  77. Doucet, S., Jones, I., Letourneau, N., Dennis, C-L., & Robertson-Blackmore, E. (in press). Interventions for the prevention and treatment of postpartum psychosis: A systematic review. Archives of Women’s Mental Health.
  78. Pollock, W., Rose, L., & Dennis, C-L. (2010). Pregnant and postpartum admissions to the intensive care unit: A systematic review. Intensive Care Medicine, 36, 1465-74.
  79. Fung, K., & Dennis, C-L. (2010). Postpartum depression among immigrant women. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 23, 342-348.
  80. Zubaran, C. Foresti, K., Schumacher, M., Rossi Thorell, M., Amoretti, A., Müller, L., & .Dennis, C-L. (2010). The Portuguese version of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale-short form. Journal of Human Lactation, 26, 297-303.
  81. Parry, M., Watt-Watson, J., Hodnett, E., Tramner, J., Dennis, C-L., & Brooks, D. (2010). Pain experiences of men and women after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 25, E9-E15.
  82. McCarter-Spaulding, D., & Dennis, C-L. (2010). Psychometric testing of the Breastfeeding Self-efficacy Scale-Short Form in a sample of Black women in the United States. Research in Nursing & Health, 33, 111-119.
  83. Dennis, C-L. (2010). Postpartum depression peer support: Maternal perceptions from a randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 47, 560-568.
  84. Vigod, S., Villegas, L., Dennis, C-L., & Ross, L. (2010). Prevalence and risk factors for postpartum depression among women with preterm and low birth weight infants: A systematic review. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 117, 540-550.
  85. Alus Tokat, M., Okumuş, H., & Dennis, C-L. (2010). Translation and psychometric assessment of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale – Short Form among pregnant and postnatal women in Turkey. Midwifery, 26, 101-108.
  86. Grigoriadis, S., Robertson, G., Fung, K., Ross, L., Chee, C., Dennis, C-L., & Romans, S. (2009). Traditional postpartum practices and rituals: Clinical implications. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 54:834-840.
  87. Oria, M., Ximenes, L., Cesar de Almeida, P., Glick, D., & Dennis, C-L. (2009). Psychometric assessment of the Brazilian version of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale. Public Health Nursing, 26, 574-583.
  88. Parry, M., Watt-Watson, J., Hodnett, E., Tramner, J., Dennis, C-L., & Brooks, D. (2009). Cardiac Home Education and Support Trial (CHEST):  A Pilot Study. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 25, e393-e398.
  89. Nichols, J., Schutte, N., Brown, R., Dennis, C-L., & Price, I. (2009). The impact of a self-efficacy intervention on short-term breastfeeding outcomes. Health Education & Behavior, 36, 250-258.
  90. Doucet, S., Dennis, C-L., Letourneau, N., & Robertson-Blackmore, E. (2009). Differentiation and clinical implications of postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 38, 269-279.
  91. Dennis, C-L., & McQueen, K. (2009). The relationship between infant feeding outcomes and postpartum depression: A qualitative systematic review. Pediatrics, 123: e736-e751.
  92. Ross, L., & Dennis, C-L. (2009). The prevalence of postpartum depression among women with substance use, an abuse history, or chronic illness: A systematic review. Journal of Women’s Health, 18, 475-486.
  93. MacArthur, C., Jolly, K., Ingram, L., Freemantle, N., Dennis, C-L., Hamburger, R., Brown, J., Chambers,J., &  Khan, K. (2009). Antenatal peer support workers and initiation of breastfeeding: a cluster randomized controlled trial. British Medical Journal, 338:b131, doi: 10.1136/bmj.b131 (Published January 30)
  94. Dennis, C-L., Hodnett, E., Kenton, L., Weston, J., Zupancic, J., Stewart, D., & Kiss, A. (2009). Effect of peer support on prevention of postnatal depression among high-risk women: Multi-site randomized controlled trial. British Medical Journal, 338:a3064. doi: 10.1136/bmj.a3064(Published 15 January)
  95. Otsuka, K. & Dennis, C-L., Tatsuoka, H., & Jimba, M. (2008). The relationship between breastfeeding self-efficacy and perceived insufficient milk among Japanese mothers. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 37, 546-555.
  96. Harvey, J., & Dennis, C-L. (2008). Hygiene interventions for prevention of cytomegalovirus infection among childbearing women: A systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 63, 440-450.
  97. Dennis, C-L., & Kingston, D. (2008). A systematic review of telephone support for women during pregnancy and the early postpartum period. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 37, 301-314
  98. Dennis. C-L., Allen, K., McCormick, FM., & Renfrew, MJ. (2008) Interventions for treating painful nipples among breastfeeding women. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews[protocol].
  99. Gregory, A., Morrison, C., Penrose, K., Dennis, C-L., & MacArthur, C. (2008). Psychometric properties of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale in an ethnically diverse UK sample. Public Health Nursing, 25, 278-284.
  100. Mossman, M., Heaman, M., & Dennis, C-L, & Morris, M. (2008). The influence of adolescent mothers’ breastfeeding confidence and attitudes on breastfeeding initiation and duration. Journal of Human Lactation, 24, 268-277.
  101. Letourneau, N, Duffett-Leger, L., Stewart, M., Hegadoren, K., Dennis, C-L., Rinaldi, C., & Stoppard, J. (2007). Canadian mothers’ perceived support needs during postpartum depression. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 36, 441-449.
  102. Wutke, K, & Dennis, C-L. (2007). The reliability and validity the Polish version of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale: Translation and psychometric assessment. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 44, 1439-1446.
  103. Dennis, C-L., Fung, K., Grigoriadis, S., Robertson, G., Romans, S., & Ross, L. (2007). Traditional postpartum practices and rituals: A qualitative systematic review. Women’s Health, 3, 487-502.
  104. Kingston, D., Dennis, C-L., & Sword, W. (2007). Exploring breastfeeding self-efficacy. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 21, 207-215.
  105. Dennis, C-L., &. Allen, K. (2007). Interventions (other than pharmacological, psychosocial, and psychological) for treating antenatal depression. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 4.
  106. Dennis, C-L., & Hodnett, E. (2007). Psychosocial and psychological interventions for treating postpartum depression: The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (4):CD006116.
  107. McQueen, K. & Dennis, C-L. (2007). Development of a postpartum depression best practice guideline: A review of the systematic process. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 22, 199-204.
  108. Dennis, C-L., Ross, L., & Grigoriadis, S. (2007). Psychosocial and psychological interventions for treating antenatal depression. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (3):CD006309
  109. Dennis, C-L., & Letourneau, N. (2007). Global and relationship-specific perceptions of support and the development of postpartum depressive symptomatology. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 42, 389-395.
  110. Dennis, C-L., & McQueen, K. (2007). Does maternal postpartum depressive symptomatology influence infant feeding outcomes? Acta Pediatrica, 96, 590-594.
  111. Dennis, C-L., & Ross, L. (2006). Women’s perceptions of partner support and conflict in the development of postpartum depressive symptoms. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 56, 588-599.
  112. Gagnon, A., Wahoush, O., Dougherty, G., Saucier, J. F., Dennis, C-L., Merry, L., Stranger, E., & Stewart, D. (2006). The childbearing health and related service needs of newcomers (CHARSNN) study protocol. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 6:31
  113. Ross, L., Campbell, V., Dennis, C-L., & Robertson, E. (2006). Demographic characteristics of participants in studies of risk factors, prevention, and treatment of postpartum depression. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 51, 704-710.
  114. Dennis, C-L., & Chung-Lee, L. (2006). Postpartum depression help-seeking barriers and maternal treatment preferences: A qualitative systematic review. Birth, 33, 323-331.
  115. Dennis, C-L., & Ross, L. (2006). The clinical utility of maternal self-reported personal and familial psychiatric history in identifying women at risk for postpartum depression. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 85, 1179-1185.
  116. Dennis, C-L. (2006). Identifying predictors of breastfeeding self-efficacy in the immediate postpartum period. Research in Nursing & Health, 29, 256-268.
  117. Dennis, C-L., & Ross, L. (2006). Depressive symptomatology in the immediate postnatal period: Identifying maternal characteristics related to true- and false-positive screening scores. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 51, 265-273.
  118. Janssen, P, Dennis, C-L., & Reime, B. (2006). Development and psychometric testing of the care in obstetrics: measure for testing satisfaction (COMFORTS) scale. Research in Nursing & Health, 29, 51-60.
  119. Dennis, C-L., & Ross, L. (2005). Relationships among infant sleep patterns, maternal fatigue, and the development of depressive sympotomatology. Birth. 32, 187-193.
  120. Dennis, C-L. (2005). Psychosocial and psychological interventions for prevention of postnatal depression: A systematic review. British Medical Journal, 331, Jul 2;331(7507):15.
  121. Dennis, C-L., & Boyce, P. (2005). Further psychometric testing of a brief personality scale to measure vulnerability to postpartum depression. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 25, 305-311.
  122. Dennis, C-L., Ross, L., & Herxheimer, A. (2004). Oestrogens and progestins for preventing and treating postpartum depression. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 5.
  123. Dennis, C-L., & Creedy, D. (2004). Psychosocial and psychological interventions for preventing postpartum depression. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (4):CD001134.
  124. Dennis, C-L., Janssen, P., & Singer, J. (2004). Identifying women at-risk for postpartum depression in the immediate postpartum period. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 110, 338-346.
  125. Dennis, C-L., & Stewart, D. (2004). Treatment of postpartum depression part 1: A critical review of biological interventions. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 65, 1242-1251.
  126. Dennis, C-L. (2004). Treatment of postpartum depression part 2: A critical review of non-biological interventions. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 65, 1252-1265.
  127. Dennis, C-L. (2004). Preventing postpartum depression Part I: A review of biological interventions. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 49, 467-475.
  128. Dennis, C-L. (2004). Preventing of postpartum depression Part II: A critical review of non-biological interventions. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 49, 526-538.
  129. Dennis, C-L. (2004). Influence of depressive symptomatology on maternal health service utilization and general health. Archive of Women’s Mental Health, 7, 183-191.
  130. Dennis, C-L. (2004). Can we identify mothers at-risk for postpartum depression in the immediate postpartum period using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale? Journal of Affective Disorders, 78, 163-169.
  131. Dai, X., & Dennis, C-L. (2004). Application of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale into nursing practice. Journal of Chinese Nursing, 39 (6), 407-409. (Number 1 ranked Chinese nursing journal –published in Chinese)
  132. Blyth, R., Creedy, D., Dennis, C-L., Moyle, W., Pratt, J., De Vries, S. & Healy, G. (2004). Breastfeeding duration in an Australian population: The influence of modifiable antenatal factors. Journal of Human Lactation, 20, 30-38.
  133. Dennis, C-L. (2003). The Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale: Psychometric assessment of the short form. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 32, 734-744.
  134. Dai, X., & Dennis, C-L. (2003). Translation and validation of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale into Chinese. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 48, 350-356.
  135. Dennis, C-L. (2003). Effect of peer support on postpartum depression: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 48, 115-124.
  136. Dennis, C-L. (2003). Peer support within a health care context: A concept analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 40, 321-332.
  137. Molina Torres, M., Dávila Torres, R., Parrilla Rodríguez, A., & Dennis, C-L. (2003). Translation and validation of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale into Spanish: Data from a Puerto Rican population. Journal of Human Lactation, 19, 35-42.
  138. Creedy, D., Dennis, C-L., Blyth, R., Moyle, W., Pratt, J., & De Vries, S. (2003). Psychometric characteristics of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale: Data from an Australian sample. Research in Nursing & Health, 26, 143-152.
  139. Dennis, C-L, Hodnett, E., Gallop, R., & Chalmers, B. (2002). The effect of peer support on breastfeeding duration among primiparous women: A randomized controlled trial. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 166, 21-28.
  140. Dennis, C-L. (2002). Breastfeeding peer support: Maternal and peer volunteer perceptions from a randomized controlled trial. Birth, 29, 169-176.
  141. Dennis, C-L. (2002). Breastfeeding initiation and duration: 1990-2000 literature review. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 31, 12-32.
  142. Blyth, R., Creedy, D., Dennis, C-L., Moyle, W., Pratt, J., & De Vries, S. (2002). Effect of maternal confidence on breastfeeding duration: An application of breastfeeding self-efficacy theory. Birth, 29, 278-284.
  143. Dennis, C-L., & Faux, S. (1999). Development and psychometric testing of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale. Research in Nursing & Health, 22, 399-409.
  144. Dennis, C-L. (1999). Theoretical underpinnings of breastfeeding confidence: A self-efficacy framework. Journal of Human Lactation, 15, 195-201.