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Ellen W. Freeman

Research Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
Dept Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Pennsylvania
3701 Market Street, Suite 820 (Mudd)
Philadelphia, PA 19104-5509
Office: (215) 662-3329
Fax: (215) 349-5521
A.B. (History)
Smith College, 1957.
M.S.S. (Social Work)
Bryn Mawr College, 1973.
Ph.D. (Social research)
Bryn Mawr College, 1976.
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Selected Publications

Freeman EW, Sammel MD, Boorman DW: The longitudinal pattern of depressive symptoms around natural menopause. JAMA Arch Psych [Epub ahead of print, 2013]

Freeman EW, Sammel MD, Lin H, Gracia CR: Anti-mullerian hormone as a predictor of time to menopause in late reproductive age women. J Clin Endo Metab 97(5):1673-80, May 2012.

Freeman EW, Guthrie KA, Caan B, Sternfeld B, Cohen LS, Joffe H, Carpenter JS, Anderson GL, Larson JC, Ensrud KE, Reed SD, Newton KM, Sherman S, Sammel MD, LaCroix AZ: Efficacy of escitalopram for hot flashes in healthy menopausal women: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA 305(3):267-74, Jan 2011.

Freeman EW, Sammel MD, Lin H, Liu Z, Gracia CR: Duration of menopausal hot flushes and associated risk factors. Obstet Gynecol 117(5):1095-104, May 2011.

Freeman Ellen W, Sammel Mary D, Lin Hui: Temporal associations of hot flashes and depression in the transition to menopause. Menopause (New York, N.Y.) 16(4): 728-34, Jul-Aug 2009.

Freeman Ellen W, Rickels Karl, Sammel Mary D, Lin Hui, Sondheimer Steven J: Time to relapse after short- or long-term treatment of severe premenstrual syndrome with sertraline. Archives of general psychiatry 66(5): 537-44, May 2009.

Freeman EW, Sammel MD, Lin H, Gracia CR, Pien GW, Nelson DB: Symptoms associated with menopausal transition and reproductive hormones in midlife women. Obstet Gynecol 110(2): 230-240, Aug 2007.

Freeman EW, Sammel MD, Lin H, Nelson DB: Associations of Hormones and Menopausal Status With Depressed Mood in Women With no History of Depression. Arch Gen Psychiatry 63(4): 376-382, Apr 2006.

Freeman EW, Sammel MD, Liu L, Gracia CR, Nelson DB, Hollander L: Hormones and Menopausal Status as Predictors of Depression in Women in Transition to Menopause. Arch Gen Psychiatry 6: 62-70, Jan 2004.

Freeman, E.W., Rickels, K., Sondheimer, S.J., Polansky M.: A Double-Blind Trial of Oral Progesterone, Alprazolam and Placebo in Treatment of Severe Premenstrual Syndrome. JAMA 274(1): 51-57, Jul 1995.

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