Jill M. Cyranowski, Ph.D.

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Education & Training

  • PhD, The Ohio State University

Research Interests

Identifying mechanisms impacting depression treatment outcome; improving treatments for comorbid depression and anxiety; elucidating physiologic pathways underlying stress-depression relationships, particularly in women.

Representative Publications

Levenson, J., Frank, E., Cheng, Y., Rucci, P., Janney, C., Forgione, R.N., Swartz, H., Cyranowski, J., & Fagiolini, A. (In press). Comparative outcomes among the problem areas of interpersonal psychotherapy for depression. Depression and Anxiety, 27, 434-440.

Cyranowski JM, Frank E, Young E, Shear MK. Adolescent onset of the gender difference in lifetime rates of major depression: A theoretical model. Archives of General Psychiatry 57:21-27, 2000.

Cyranowski JM, Marsland AL, Bromberger JT, Whiteside TL, Chang Y, Matthews KA. Depressive symptoms and production of proinflammatory cytokines by peripheral blood mononuclear cells stimulated in vitro. Brain, Behavior and Immunity 21:229-237, 2007.

Swartz HA, Frank E, Zuckoff A, Cyranowski JM, Houck PR, Cheng Y, Fleming MA, Grote NK, Brent D, Shear MK: Brief interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed mothers whose children are receiving psychiatric treatment. American Journal of Psychiatry 165:1155-1162, 2008.

Swartz, H.A., Frank, E., Zuckoff, A., Cyranowski, J.M., Houck, P.R., Cheng, Y., Fleming, M.A., Grote, N.K., Brent, D.A., & Shear, M.K. (2008). Brief interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed mothers whose children are receiving psychiatric treatment. American Journal of Psychiatry, 165, 1155-1162.

Cyranowski JM, Hofkens TL, Swartz HA, Gianaros PJ. Thinking about a close relationship differentially impacts cardiovascular stress responses among depressed and nondepressed women. Health Psychology 30:276-284, 2011.

Cyranowski JM, Hofkens TL, Swartz HA, Salomon K, Gianaros PJ. Cardiac vagal control in depressed women and nondepressed controls: Impact of depression status, lifetime trauma history, and respiratory factors. Psychosomatic Medicine 73:336-343, 2011.

Fournier, J.C., Cyranowski, J.M., Rucci, P., Cassano, G.B. and Frank, E. The multiple dimensions of the social anxiety spectrum in mood disorders. Journal of Psychiatric Research (in press).

Cyranowski JM, Hofkens TL, Frank E., Seltman H, Cai H, Amico J. Evidence of dysregulated peripheral oxytocin release among depressed women. Psychosomatic Medicine 70:967-975, 2008.

Lenze S, Cyranowski JM, Thompson W, Anderson B, Frank E. The cumulative impact of nonsevere life events predicts depression recurrence during maintenance treatment with interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT-M). Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 76:979-987, 2008.

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