Kimberly J. Hart, PhD

Portrait
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Education

MA, University of Iowa
BS, Psychology, University of Iowa
PhD, University of Iowa
Internship, University of Wisconsin
Fellow, University of Michigan

Publications

Laplante, D. P., Hart, K. J., O'Hara, M. W., Brunet, A. & King, S. (2017). Prenatal maternal stress is associated with toddler cognitive functioning: The Iowa Flood Study. Early human development, 116, 84-92. PMID: 29253828.

Kroska, E. B., O'Hara, M. W., Elgbeili, G., Hart, K. J., Laplante, D. P., Dancause, K. N. & King, S. (2017). The impact of maternal flood-related stress and social support on offspring weight in early childhood. Archives of women's mental health. PMID: 29080991.

Brock, R. L., O’Hara, M. W., Hart, K. J., McCabe-Beane, J. E., Williamson, J. E., Brunet, A., Laplante, D. P., Yu, C. & King, S. (2015). Peritraumatic distress mediates the effect of severity of disaster exposure on perinatal depression: The Iowa Flood Study. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 28(6), 515-522.

Williamson, J. A., O'Hara, M. W., Stuart, S., Hart, K. J. & Watson, D. (2015). Assessment of postpartum depressive symptoms: the importance of somatic symptoms and irritability. Assessment, 22(3), 309-18. PMID: 25059681.

Dancause, K. N., Laplante, D. P., Hart, K. J., O'Hara, M. W., Elgbeili, G., Brunet, A. & King, S. (2015). Prenatal stress due to a natural disaster predicts adiposity in childhood: the Iowa Flood Study. Journal of obesity, 2015, 570541. PMID: 25874124.

Brock, R. L., O'Hara, M. W., Hart, K. J., McCabe, J. E., Williamson, J. A., Laplante, D. P., Yu, C. & King, S. (2014). Partner support and maternal depression in the context of the Iowa floods. Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association (Division 43), 28(6), 832-43. PMID: 25243576.

Williamson, J. A., McCabe, J. E., O'Hara, M. W., Hart, K. J., Laplante, D. P. & King, S. (2013). Parenting stress in early motherhood: Stress spillover and social support. Comprehensive Psychology, 2(11).

Nylen, K. J., O'Hara, M. W. & Engeldinger, J. (2013). Perceived social support interacts with prenatal depression to predict birth outcomes. Journal of Behavioral Medicine,(36), 427-40.

Nylen, K. J., Williamson, J. A., O'Hara, M. W., Watson, D. & Engeldinger, J. (2013). Validity of somatic symptoms as indicators of depression in pregnancy. Archives of Women's Mental Health,(16), 203-10.

Nylen, K. J., O'Hara, M. W., Brock, R., Moel, J., Gorman, L. & Stuart, S. (2010). Predictors of the longitudinal course of postpartum depression following Interpersonal Psychotherapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology,(78), 757-63.

Lawrence, E., Nylen, K. J. & Cobb, R. J. (2007). Prenatal expectations and marital satisfaction over the transition to parenthood. Journal of Family Psychology,(21), 155-64.

Nylen, K. J., Moran, T. E., Franklin, C. L. & O'Hara, M. W. (2006). Maternal depression: A review of relevant treatment approaches for mothers and infants. Infant Mental Health Journal,(27), 327-43.

Nylen, K. J., Segre, L. S. & O'Hara, M. W. (2005). Public health implications of postpartum depression. Psychiatric Annals,(35), 599-609.