Alyssa O'Brien

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Phone: (603) 862-2260
Office: Nursing, Hewitt Hall Rm 220, Durham, NH 03824
Alyssa J. O'Brien, Assistant Professor, Nursing

2015 Dissertation Published on Pro-Quest: Coming Through it Together: Narratives on the Relational Aspects of Maternal Postpartum Depression and Parenting Practices; 2014 Research Poster Presentation Sutter East Bay: Maternal Postpartum Depression, Parenting and the Partner Relationship; 2013 Research Poster Presentation Western Institute of Nursing Annual Convention: Maternal Postpartum Depression, Parenting and the Partner Relationship; 2012 Research Poster Presentation Samuel Merritt University: Maternal Postpartum Depression and the Couple Relationship; 2011-present University of California San Francisco Dissertation Study: The Partner Relationship During the Transition to Parenthood within the Context of Maternal Postpartum Depression: CHR is Active; 2011 Research Poster Presentation CA AWHONN Chapter Annual Convention: The Experiences of Fathers with a Partner Diagnosed with Postpartum Depression

Education

  • Ph.D., Nursing, University of California
  • M.S., Nursing, University of New Hampshire
  • B.S., Nursing, University of New Hampshire

Research Interests

  • Family
  • Nursing
  • Stress processes and mental health

Courses Taught

  • NURS 506: Hum Dev Inter & Learn Lifespan
  • NURS 621: Maternal and Newborn Nurs Lab
  • NURS 621C: Maternal Newborn Nurs Clin
  • NURS 702C: Child Hlth in Comm Clinical
  • NURS 704P: Public Health Nursing Project
  • WS 796: Adv Top/Capstone Experiences

Selected Publications

O’Brien, A. J., Chesla, C. A., & Humphreys, J. C. (2019). Couples’ Experiences of Maternal Postpartum Depression. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 48(3), 341-350. doi:10.1016/j.jogn.2019.04.284

Most Cited Publications