Ellen L. Poleshuck, Ph.D.

Ellen L. Poleshuck, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box PSYCH
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-3138
Fax: (585) 273-1093

Journal Articles

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2016 Aug
Damush TM, Kroenke K, Bair MJ, Wu J, Tu W, Krebs EE, Poleshuck E. "Pain self-management training increases self-efficacy, self-management behaviours and pain and depression outcomes." European journal of pain : EJP. 2016 Aug; 20(7):1070-8. Epub 2016 Feb 05.
2016 Feb 12
Poleshuck E, Mazzotta C, Resch K, Rogachefsky A, Bellenger K, Raimondi C, Thompson Stone J, Cerulli C. "Development of an Innovative Treatment Paradigm for Intimate Partner Violence Victims With Depression and Pain Using Community-Based Participatory Research." Journal of interpersonal violence. 2016 Feb 12; Epub 2016 Feb 12.
2015 Aug 5
Katz J, Poleshuck EL, Beach B, Olin R. "Reproductive Coercion by Male Sexual Partners: Associations With Partner Violence and College Women's Sexual Health." Journal of interpersonal violence. 2015 Aug 5; Epub 2015 Aug 05.
Poleshuck E; Wittink M; Crean H; Gellasch T; Sandler M; Bell E; Juskiewicz I; Cerulli C. "Using patient engagement in the design and rationale of a trial for women with depression in obstetrics and gynecology practices." Contemporary Clinical Trials." 2015; 43(): 83-92.
Poleshuck EL; Gamble SA; Bellenger K; Lu N; Tu X; Sörensen S; Giles DE; Talbot NL. "Randomized controlled trial of interpersonal psychotherapy versus enhanced treatment as usual for women with co-occurring depression and pelvic pain."". Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 2014; 77(4): 264-72.
Poleshuck EL; Woods J. "Psychologists partnering with obstetricians and gynecologists: Meeting the need for patient-centered models of women's health care delivery."". The American Psychologist. 2014; 69(4): 344-54.
Poleshuck EL; Talbot NL; Moynihan JA; Chapman BP; Heffner KL. "Depressive symptoms, pain, chronic medical morbidity, and interleukin-6 among primary care patients."". Pain Medicine. 2013; 14(5): 686-91.
Poleshuck EL; Cerrito B; Leshoure N; Finocan-Kaag G; Kearney MH. "Underserved women in a women's health clinic describe their experiences of depressive symptoms and why they have low uptake of psychotherapy."". Journal of Community Mental Health. 2013; 49(1): 50-60.
Bair MJ; Poleshuck EL; Wu J; Krebs EK; Damush TM; Tu W; Kroenke K. "Anxiety but not social stressors predict 12-month depression and pain severity."". The Clinical Journal of Pain. 2013; 29(2): 95-101.
Gamble SA; Talbot NL; Cashman-Brown SM; He H; Poleshuck EL; Connors GJ; Conner KR. "A pilot study of interpersonal psychotherapy for alcohol-dependent women with co-occurring major depression."". Substance Abuse. 2013; 34(3): 233-41.
Cerulli C; Poleshuck E; Raimondi C; Veale S; Chin N. "What Fresh Hell Is This?" Victims of Intimate Partner Violence Describe Their Experiences of Abuse, Pain, and Depression." Journal of Family Violence. 2012; 27(8): 773-781. Link
Gamble SA; Smith PN; Poleshuck EL; He H; Talbot NL. "Domain-specific social functioning improvements during treatment of depressed women with histories of childhood sexual abuse."". Journal of Affective Disorders. 2011; 130(3): 478-82.
Poleshuck, E.L.; Bair, M.J.; Kroenke, K.; Damush, T.; Krebs, E.; & Giles, D.E. "Musculoskeletal Pain and Measures of Depression:". Response to Comment on the article by Poleshuck et al. General Hospital Psychiatry. 2010; 32(1): 114-115.
Poleshuck, E.L.; Gamble, S.A.; Cort, N.; Hoffman-King, D.;Cerrito, B.; Rosario-McCabe, L.; Giles, D.E. "Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Co-occurring Depression and Chronic Pain." Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 2010; 41(4): 312-318.
Poleshuck, E.L.; Talbot, N.E.; Zlotnick, C.; Gamble, S.A.; Liu, X.; Tu, X.; Giles, D.E. "Interpersonal Psychotherapy for women with comorbid depression and chronic pain." The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 2010; 198(8): 597-600.
Foster, D.; Kotok, M.; Huang L.; Watts A.; Oakes, D.; Howard, F.; Poleshuck, E.; Stodgell, C.; Dworkin, R. "Oral Desipramine and Topical Lidocaine for Vulvodynia: A Randomized Controlled Trial." Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2010; 116(3): 583-593.
Poleshuck, E.L.; Bair, M.J.; Kroenke, K.; Watts, A.; Tu, X.; & Giles, D.E. "Pain and Depression in Gynecology Patients". Psychosomatics. 2009; 50: 270-276.
Poleshuck, E.L.; Talbot, N.E.; Su, H.; Tu, X.; Chaudron, L.; Gamble, S.; & Giles, D.E. "Pain as a predictor of depression treatment outcomes in women with childhood sexual abuse." Comprehensive Psychiatry. 2009; 50: 215-220.
Poleshuck EL, Bair MJ, Kroenke K, Damush TM, Tu W, Wu J, Krebs EE, Giles DE. "Psychosocial stress and anxiety in musculoskeletal pain patients with and without depression." General hospital psychiatry. 2009 31(2):116-22. Epub 2008 Nov 22.
Poleshuck, E.L.; & Green, C. "Socioeconomic disadvantage and pain". Pain. 2008; 3: 235-238.
2006 Sep
Poleshuck EL, Katz J, Andrus CH, Hogan LA, Jung BF, Kulick DI, Dworkin RH. "Risk factors for chronic pain following breast cancer surgery: a prospective study." The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society. 2006 Sep; 7(9):626-34.
2006 Mar
Poleshuck EL, Giles DE, Tu X. "Pain and depressive symptoms among financially disadvantaged women's health patients." Journal of women's health. 2006 Mar; 15(2):182-93.
2005 Dec 15
Katz J, Poleshuck EL, Andrus CH, Hogan LA, Jung BF, Kulick DI, Dworkin RH. "Risk factors for acute pain and its persistence following breast cancer surgery." Pain. 2005 Dec 15; 119(1-3):16-25. Epub 2005 Nov 17.
2005 Feb
Poleshuck EL, Dworkin RH, Howard FM, Foster DC, Shields CG, Giles DE, Tu X. "Contributions of physical and sexual abuse to women's experiences with chronic pelvic pain." The Journal of reproductive medicine. 2005 Feb; 50(2):91-100.
Katz, J.; Poleshuck, E.L.; Beach, B.; Olin, R. "Reproductive Coercion by Male Sexual Partners: Associations with Partner Violence and College Women's Sexual Health." Journal of Interpersonal Violence (in press). .
Cort, N.L.; Cerulli, C.; Poleshuck, E.L; Bellenger, K.M.;Tu, X.,;Xia, Y.; Mazzotta, C.M.;Talbot, N.L. "Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence." Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy (in press). .
Damush TM, Kroenke K, Bair MJ, Wu J, Tu W, Krebs EE, Poleshuck E. "Pain self-management training increases self-efficacy, self-management behaviors, and pain and depression outcomes." European Journal of Pain.


Poleshuck, E.L.. "Women's health and the role of primary care psychology". The primary care consultant: The next frontier for psychologists in hospital. L.C. James & R.A. Folen. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association., 2005. 217-241
Poleshuck, E.L., & Dworkin, R.H.. "Risk factors for chronic pain and their implications for prevention". Psychosocial and psychiatric aspects of pain: Handbook for health care providers. R.H. Dworkin & W.S. Breitbart. Seattle, WA: International Association for the Study of Pain Press, 2004. pg. 589-606