Foundational work:

  • Barkin, J. L., Wisner, K. L., Bromberger, J. T., Beach, S. R., Terry, M. A., & Wisniewski, S. R. (2010). Development of the Barkin index of Maternal Functioning. Journal of Women’s Health19(12), 2239-2246.
  • Barkin, J. L., Wisner, K. L., Bromberger, J. T., Beach, S. R., & Wisniewski, S. R. (2010). Assessment of functioning in new mothers. Journal of Women’s Health19(8), 1493-1499.
  • Barkin, J. L., Wisner, K. L., & Wisniewski, S. R. (2014). The psychometric properties of the Barkin index of maternal functioning. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing43(6), 792-802.
  • Barkin, J. L., Willis, G. B., Hawkins, K. C., Stanfill‐Thomas, T., Beals, L., & Bloch, J. R. (2017). Semantic Assessment of the Barkin Index of Maternal Functioning in a Medically Underserved Obstetric Population. Perspectives in psychiatric care53(2), 95-103.
  • Barkin, J. L., Stausmire, J. M., Te, M. N., Pazik-Huckaby, A., Serati, M., Buoli, M., … & Stausmire, K. L. (2019). Evaluation of Maternal Functioning in Mothers of Infants Admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Women’s Health.

Other related references:

  • Heberlein, E. C., Picklesimer, A. H., Billings, D. L., Covington-Kolb, S., Farber, N., & Frongillo, E. A. (2016). The comparative effects of group prenatal care on psychosocial outcomes. Archives of women’s mental health19(2), 259-269.
  • Heberlein, E. C., Frongillo, E. A., Picklesimer, A. H., & Covington-Kolb, S. (2016). Effects of group prenatal care on food insecurity during late pregnancy and early postpartum. Maternal and child health journal20(5), 1014-1024.
  • Barkin, J. L., McKeever, A., Lian, B., & Wisniewski, S. R. (2017). Correlates of postpartum maternal functioning in a low-income obstetric population. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association23(2), 149-158.
  • Geller, P. A., Posmontier, B., Horowitz, J. A., Bonacquisti, A., & Chiarello, L. A. (2018). Introducing Mother Baby Connections: a model of intensive perinatal mental health outpatient programming. Journal of behavioral medicine41(5), 600-613.
  • Aydın, R., & Kukulu, K. (2018). Adaptation of the Barkin scale of maternal functioning and examination of the psychometric properties. Health care for women international39(1), 50-64.
  • Aydın, R., Barkin, J. L., & Kukulu, K. (2016). Attempts to strengthen maternal functioning in the postpartum period: A literature review. Journal of Human Sciences13(3), 5751-5759.
  • Barkin, J. L., & Wisner, K. L. (2013). The role of maternal self-care in new motherhood. Midwifery29(9), 1050-1055.
  • Perrelli, J. G. A., Zambaldi, C. F., Cantilino, A., & Sougey, E. B. (2014). Mother-child bonding assessment tools. Revista Paulista de Pediatria (English Edition)32(3), 257-265.
  • Barkin, J. L., Bloch, J. R., Hawkins, K. C., & Thomas, T. S. (2014). Barriers to optimal social support in the postpartum period. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing43(4), 445-454.
  • Barkin, J. L., Wisner, K. L., Bromberger, J. T., Beach, S. R., & Wisniewski, S. R. (2016). Factors associated with postpartum maternal functioning in women with positive screens for depression. Journal of Women’s Health25(7), 707-713.
  • Myors, K. A., Johnson, M., Cleary, M., & Schmied, V. (2015). Engaging women at risk for poor perinatal mental health outcomes: A mixed‐methods study. International journal of mental health nursing24(3), 241-252.
  • Wisner, K. L., Austin, M. P., Bowen, A., Cantwell, R., & Glangeaud-Freudenthal, N. M. C. (2015). International approaches to perinatal mental health screening as a public health priority. Identifying perinatal depression and anxiety: evidence-based practice in screening, psychosocial assessment and management. Hoboken: Wiley, 193-209.
  • Williams, K., Patel, K., Stausmire, J., Bridges, C., Mathis, M., & Barkin, J. (2018). The neonatal intensive care unit: Environmental stressors and supports. International journal of environmental research and public health15(1), 60.
  • Barkin, J. L., & Jani, S. (2016). Information management in new motherhood: does the internet help or hinder? Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association22(6), 475-482.
  • Rhoades, K., Telliard, S., Thomas, T. S., & Barkin, J. L. (2016). Applications of and barriers to holistic self-care in a low-income, high-risk obstetric population. Women’s Health Issues26(6), 634-641.
  • Raynor, P., & Pope, C. (2016). The role of self-care for parents in recovery from substance use disorders: An integrative review of parental self-care. Journal of addictions nursing27(3), 180-189.
  • Verbiest, S., Tully, K., Simpson, M., & Stuebe, A. (2018). Elevating mothers’ voices: recommendations for improved patient-centered postpartum. Journal of behavioral medicine41(5), 577-590.
  • Barkin, J. L., Hawkins, K. C., Thomas, T. S., & Parish, D. C. (2015). Feeling around in the dark. SM J Depress Res Treat1(1), 1003.
  • Mirghafourvand, M., & Bagherinia, M. (2018). Relationship between maternal self-efficacy and functional status four months after delivery in Iranian primiparous women. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology39(4), 321-328.
  • Heydarpour, S., Keshavarz, Z., Bakhtiari, M., & Zayeri, F. (2017). Maternal Role Adaptation Scale in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (MRAS: NICU): Development, Validation and Psychometric Tests. Global Journal of Health Science9(4), 2010.
  • Bloch, J. R., Cordivano, S., Gardner, M., & Barkin, J. (2018). Beyond bus fare: deconstructing prenatal care travel among low-income urban mothers through a mix methods GIS study. Contemporary nurse54(3), 233-245.
  • Mirghafourvand, M., Barkin, J. L., Jafarabadi, M. A., Karami, F., & Ghanbari-Homayi, S. (2019). The psychometric properties of the Barkin index of maternal functioning (BIMF) for the Iranian population. BMC Women’s Health19(1), 166.