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Controlled trial of the impact of a BC adult mental health practice support program (AMHPSP) on primary health care professionals’ management of depression

Depression affects over 400 million people globally. The majority are seen in primary care. Barriers in providing adequate care are not solely related to physicians’ knowledge/skills deficits, but also time constraints, lack of confidence/avoidance, which need to be addressed in mental health-care redesign. We hypothesized that family physician (FP) training in the Adult Mental...

Validation of a case definition for depression in administrative data against primary chart data as a reference standard

Because the collection of mental health information through interviews is expensive and time consuming, interest in using population-based administrative health data to conduct research on depression has increased. However, there is concern that misclassification of disease diagnosis in the underlying data might bias the results. Our objective was to determine the validity of...

The impact of depression and antidepressant usage on primary biliary cholangitis clinical outcomes

, Wagdi Almishri, Isabelle Vallerand, Alexandra D. Frolkis, Scott Patten, Mark G. Swain. Formal analysis: Abdel-Aziz Shaheen, Gilaad G. Kaplan, Isabelle Vallerand, Alexandra D. Frolkis. Funding ... acquisition: Mark G. Swain. Investigation: Abdel-Aziz Shaheen. Methodology: Abdel-Aziz Shaheen, Gilaad G. Kaplan, Isabelle Vallerand, Alexandra D. Frolkis, Scott Patten, Mark G. Swain. 10 / 13 Project

Screening for depression in women during pregnancy or the first year postpartum and in the general adult population: a protocol for two systematic reviews to update a guideline of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

In 2018, the World Health Organization reported that depression is the most common cause of disability worldwide, with over 300 million people currently living with depression. Depression affects an individual’s physical health and well-being, impacts psychosocial functioning, and has specific negative short- and long-term effects on maternal health, child health, developmental...

Guidelines for dementia or Parkinson’s disease with depression or anxiety: a systematic review

Background Depression and anxiety remain under-diagnosed and under-treated in those with neurologic diseases such as dementia or Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Our objectives were to first, to provide a synthesis of high quality guidelines available for the identification and management of depression or anxiety in those with dementia or PD. Second, to identify areas for improvement...

Beyond silence: protocol for a randomized parallel-group trial comparing two approaches to workplace mental health education for healthcare employees

Background Mental illness is a significant and growing problem in Canadian healthcare organizations, leading to tremendous personal, social and financial costs for individuals, their colleagues, their employers and their patients. Early and appropriate intervention is needed, but unfortunately, few workers get the help that they need in a timely way due to barriers related to...

Depressive symptoms and functional decline following coronary interventions in older patients with coronary artery disease: a prospective cohort study

Background Depressive symptoms are prevalent in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). It is unclear, however, how depressive symptoms change over time and the impact of these changes on long-term functional outcomes. We examined the association between different trajectories of depressive symptoms over 1 year and change in functional status over 30 months among patients...

Reducing the stigma of mental illness in undergraduate medical education: a randomized controlled trial

Background The stigma of mental illness among medical students is a prevalent concern that has far reaching negative consequences. Attempts to combat this stigma through educational initiatives have had mixed results. This study examined the impact of a one-time contact-based educational intervention on the stigma of mental illness among medical students and compared this with a...

The development and psychometric properties of a new scale to measure mental illness related stigma by health care providers: The opening minds scale for Health Care Providers (OMS-HC)

BackgroundResearch on the attitudes of health care providers towards people with mental illness has repeatedly shown that they may be stigmatizing. Many scales used to measure attitudes towards people with mental illness that exist today are not adequate because they do not have items that relate specifically to the role of the health care provider.MethodsWe developed and tested...

The Association of Smoking and Surgery in Inflammatory Bowel Disease is Modified by Age at Diagnosis

, William Ghali, Isabelle Vallerand, Scott Patten, Cheryl Barnabe, Samuel Wiebe & Gilaad G KaplanDepartment of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaJennifer de BruynDepartment of ... Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaNathalie Jette, Mark Lowerison, Jordan Engbers, Isabelle Vallerand, Scott Patten & Samuel WiebeCenter for Clinical Epidemiology and

Prevalence of neurological conditions across the continuum of care based on interRAI assessments

Patten Tamara Pringsheim Nathalie Jett 0 School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo , Waterloo , Canada Database and National Ambulatory Care Reporting System data sets to develop

Diagnostic data for neurological conditions in interRAI assessments in home care, nursing home and mental health care settings: a validity study

Background The interRAI suite of assessment instruments can provide valuable information to support person-specific care planning across the continuum of care. Comprehensive clinical information is collected with these instruments, including disease diagnoses. In Canada, interRAI data holdings represent some of the largest repositories of clinical information in the country for...

Diagnostic data for neurological conditions in interRAI assessments in home care, nursing home and mental health care settings: a validity study

The interRAI suite of assessment instruments can provide valuable information to support person-specific care planning across the continuum of care. Comprehensive clinical information is collected with these instruments, including disease diagnoses. In Canada, interRAI data holdings represent some of the largest repositories of clinical information in the country for persons with...

Well-being in residency training: a survey examining resident physician satisfaction both within and outside of residency training and mental health in Alberta

Background Despite the critical importance of well-being during residency training, only a few Canadian studies have examined stress in residency and none have examined well-being resources. No recent studies have reported any significant concerns with respect to perceived stress levels in residency. We investigated the level of perceived stress, mental health and understanding...

The happy docs study: a Canadian Association of Internes and Residents well-being survey examining resident physician health and satisfaction within and outside of residency training in Canada

BackgroundFew Canadian studies have examined stress in residency and none have included a large sample of resident physicians. Previous studies have also not examined well-being resources nor found significant concerns with perceived stress levels in residency. The goal of "The Happy Docs Study" was to increase knowledge of current stressors affecting the health of residents and...