Michel Bedard

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi The impact of cannabis on driving
    Michel Bedard
    Public Health Program, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:6-11. 2007
  2. doi Predicting driving performance in older adults: we are not there yet!
    Michel Bedard
    Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:336-41. 2008
  3. doi The combination of two training approaches to improve older adults' driving safety
    Michel Bedard
    Public Health Program, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:70-6. 2008
  4. doi The influence of stimulants on truck driver crash responsibility in fatal crashes
    Justin Gates
    Centre for Research on Safe Driving, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada P7B 5E1
    Forensic Sci Int 228:15-20. 2013
  5. ncbi Associations between psychotic symptoms and dependence in activities of daily living among older adults with Alzheimer's disease
    Mun Tran
    Department of Psychology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 15:171-9. 2003
  6. doi Aggressive driving behaviour in young drivers (aged 16 through 25) involved in fatal crashes
    Anik Lambert-Bélanger
    Public Health Program, Department of Health Sciences, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1, Canada
    J Safety Res 43:333-8. 2012
  7. ncbi Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: benefits in reducing depression following a traumatic brain injury
    Michel Bedard
    St Joseph s Care Group, Thunder Bay, Ontario Centre for Research on Safe Driving at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Northern Ontatio School of Medicine, Lakehead University
    Adv Mind Body Med 26:14-20. 2012
  8. doi Roadwise Review has limited congruence with actual driving performance of aging drivers
    Michel Bedard
    Centre for Research on Safe Driving, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 43:2209-14. 2011
  9. doi Using the Attention Network Test to predict driving test scores
    Bruce Weaver
    Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 41:76-83. 2009
  10. ncbi Visual attention and older drivers: the contribution of inhibition of return to safe driving
    Michel Bedard
    Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Exp Aging Res 32:119-35. 2006

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  1. ncbi The impact of cannabis on driving
    Michel Bedard
    Public Health Program, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:6-11. 2007
    ..However, studies designed to examine this issue have provided equivocal findings. We set up this study to further determine the effect of cannabis on driving...
  2. doi Predicting driving performance in older adults: we are not there yet!
    Michel Bedard
    Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:336-41. 2008
    ..We set up this study to determine the predictive value of approaches for which a statistical association with driving performance has been documented...
  3. doi The combination of two training approaches to improve older adults' driving safety
    Michel Bedard
    Public Health Program, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:70-6. 2008
    ..We examined if the combination of an in-class education program with on-road education would lead to improvements in older drivers' knowledge of safe driving practices and on-road driving evaluations...
  4. doi The influence of stimulants on truck driver crash responsibility in fatal crashes
    Justin Gates
    Centre for Research on Safe Driving, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada P7B 5E1
    Forensic Sci Int 228:15-20. 2013
    ..The present study investigated the influence of stimulants on unsafe driving actions (UDAs) in fatal crashes contained in the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) database...
  5. ncbi Associations between psychotic symptoms and dependence in activities of daily living among older adults with Alzheimer's disease
    Mun Tran
    Department of Psychology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 15:171-9. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to quantify the additional contribution of psychotic symptoms to dependence in ADL...
  6. doi Aggressive driving behaviour in young drivers (aged 16 through 25) involved in fatal crashes
    Anik Lambert-Bélanger
    Public Health Program, Department of Health Sciences, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1, Canada
    J Safety Res 43:333-8. 2012
    ..We wished to determine the extent to which number of passengers, driver age, and sex were associated with aggressive driving actions (ADAs) in young drivers involved in a fatal crash...
  7. ncbi Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: benefits in reducing depression following a traumatic brain injury
    Michel Bedard
    St Joseph s Care Group, Thunder Bay, Ontario Centre for Research on Safe Driving at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Northern Ontatio School of Medicine, Lakehead University
    Adv Mind Body Med 26:14-20. 2012
    ..Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) may offer new rehabilitation opportunities for individuals with TBI...
  8. doi Roadwise Review has limited congruence with actual driving performance of aging drivers
    Michel Bedard
    Centre for Research on Safe Driving, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 43:2209-14. 2011
    ..Such results emphasize the importance of developing a rigorous data synthesis process before attempting knowledge translation of material aimed at older drivers...
  9. doi Using the Attention Network Test to predict driving test scores
    Bruce Weaver
    Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 41:76-83. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that further investigation of the usefulness of the ANT as a tool for driving researchers and clinicians is merited...
  10. ncbi Visual attention and older drivers: the contribution of inhibition of return to safe driving
    Michel Bedard
    Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Exp Aging Res 32:119-35. 2006
    ..To the authors' knowledge these findings represent the first documentation of a relationship between IOR and driving. The results are informative regarding the importance of reflexive visual attention mechanisms towards safe driving...
  11. ncbi Health impact on caregivers of providing informal care to a cognitively impaired older adult: rural versus urban settings
    Michel Bedard
    Department of Psychology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ont
    Can J Rural Med 9:15-23. 2004
    ..We investigated potential differences between rural and urban caregivers in the health impact on these caregivers of caring for cognitively impaired individuals...
  12. ncbi Driving performance and susceptibility to simulator sickness: are they related?
    Nadia W Mullen
    Centre for Research on Safe Driving, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario
    Am J Occup Ther 64:288-95. 2010
    ..e., those with the poorest on-road driving performance) and that cognitive differences are not associated with dropping out because of simulator sickness...
  13. doi Fifteen-passenger vans and other transportation options: a comparison of driver, vehicle, and crash characteristics
    Tom Potter
    School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Traffic Inj Prev 14:706-11. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to examine driver, vehicle, and crash characteristics of fatal 15-PV collisions over the past 2 decades in comparison to 3 other common vehicle classes...
  14. ncbi Incidents in a psychiatric forensic setting: association with patient and staff characteristics
    Michael W Decaire
    Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 38:68-80. 2006
    ..These results highlight the need for further research into the incidents that occur in situations where patient attributes, nurse attributes, and environmental factors produce complex interactions...
  15. doi It is premature to test older drivers with the SIMARD-MD
    Michel Bedard
    Centre for Research on Safe Driving, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada St Joseph s Care Group, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 61:317-21. 2013
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  16. ncbi The needs of rural and urban young, middle-aged and older adults with a serious mental illness
    Michel Bedard
    Public Health Program, Lakehead University, St Joseph s Care Group, Division of Human Sciences, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Rural Med 12:167-75. 2007
    ..Young and older adults with a severe mental illness (SMI) have different needs; this study was designed to identify important differences...
  17. ncbi The additive effects of alcohol and benzodiazepines on driving
    Hillary G Maxwell
    St Joseph s Care Group, Research Department, Thunder Bay, ON
    Can J Public Health 101:353-7. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between the combination of alcohol and benzodiazepines and the risk of committing an unsafe driver action...
  18. ncbi Sleep disturbances in spousal caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease
    Joy Creese
    Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:149-61. 2008
    ..Although sleep problems are commonly reported among dementia caregivers, the nature and frequency of caregiver sleep disruptions, and their relationship to health status, has received little empirical attention to date...
  19. doi Evaluation of a 10-minute Version of the Attention Network Test
    Bruce Weaver
    a Centre for Research on Safe Driving, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
    Clin Neuropsychol 27:1281-99. 2013
    ..This is not surprising, given that the network scores are difference scores. Further research is needed to determine whether adequate reliability can be achieved for the network scores without unduly increasing the length of the task. ..
  20. ncbi Evaluation of a re-training program for older drivers
    Michel Bedard
    Department of Psychology, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
    Can J Public Health 95:295-8. 2004
    ..Specifically, we examined if older drivers who received the training would have better scores on a driving evaluation than drivers who did not receive the training...
  21. doi Examining the impact of opioid analgesics on crash responsibility in truck drivers involved in fatal crashes
    Paula Reguly
    Department of Health Sciences, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1, Canada Centre for Research on Safe Driving, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1, Canada Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 234:154-61. 2014
    ..The objectives of this study were to examine the role of OA use in CMV truck drivers involved in fatal crashes by: (a) generating prevalence estimates of OA use; (b) documenting the relationship between OA use and crash responsibility...
  22. doi The SIMARD Screening Tool to Identify Unfit Drivers: Are We There Now?
    Michel Bedard
    Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Canada
    J Prim Care Community Health 2:133-5. 2011
    ..72, respectively). Taken together, the results of the two analytic approaches suggest that other tools currently in use by physicians perform at least as well as the SIMARD-MD, and that it does not represent a significant breakthrough. ..
  23. ncbi Understanding burden differences between men and women caregivers: the contribution of care-recipient problem behaviors
    Michel Bedard
    Department of Psychology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:99-118. 2005
    ..This study was carried out to determine why women caring for men report more burden than other caregivers, and to further examine the role of care-recipient problem behaviors as determinants of burden...
  24. ncbi The influence of passengers on older drivers involved in fatal crashes
    Michel Bedard
    Department of Psychology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Exp Aging Res 30:205-15. 2004
    ..30, 0.46]) but a higher risk of other actions (e.g., ignoring signs/warnings/right of way, OR = 1.18 [95% CI = 1.15, 1.22]). These findings are discussed in the context of strategies to maximize safe driving in older adults...