John Cairney

Summary

Affiliation: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of social phobia in later life
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:224-33. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of 2 measures of psychological distress as screeners for depression in the general population
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 52:111-20. 2007
  3. pmc Evaluating the CSAPPA subscales as potential screening instruments for developmental coordination disorder
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Arch Dis Child 92:987-91. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Generalized self-efficacy and performance on the 20-metre shuttle run in children
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Hum Biol 20:132-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The social distribution of psychological distress and depression in older adults
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, 3rd Floor Tower T320, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, ON Canada
    J Aging Health 17:807-35. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Comorbid depression and anxiety in later life: patterns of association, subjective well-being, and impairment
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:201-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Developmental coordination disorder, generalized self-efficacy toward physical activity, and participation in organized and free play activities
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 147:515-20. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Developmental coordination disorder and overweight and obesity in children aged 9-14 y
    J Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:369-72. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The social epidemiology of affective and anxiety disorders in later life in Canada
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 53:104-11. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Negative life events and age-related decline in mastery: are older adults more vulnerable to the control-eroding effect of stress?
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S162-70. 2008

Detail Information

Publications91

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of social phobia in later life
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:224-33. 2007
    ..Although anxiety disorders, including social phobia (SP), are common among older adults, very little is known about the epidemiology of SP in later life...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of 2 measures of psychological distress as screeners for depression in the general population
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 52:111-20. 2007
    ..In this paper, we evaluate 2 measures of psychological distress (the Kessler 6- and 10-Item Psychological Distress Scales [K6 and K10]) as potential screening instruments for depression...
  3. pmc Evaluating the CSAPPA subscales as potential screening instruments for developmental coordination disorder
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Arch Dis Child 92:987-91. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Generalized self-efficacy and performance on the 20-metre shuttle run in children
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Hum Biol 20:132-8. 2008
    ..These results illustrate the importance of considering psychological factors when interpreting physiologic assessments in children...
  5. ncbi request reprint The social distribution of psychological distress and depression in older adults
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, 3rd Floor Tower T320, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, ON Canada
    J Aging Health 17:807-35. 2005
    ..We extend previous work by including an ethnocultural measure alongside more traditional measures of social position...
  6. doi request reprint Comorbid depression and anxiety in later life: patterns of association, subjective well-being, and impairment
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:201-8. 2008
    ..In this study, the authors examine psychiatric comorbidity and associated impairment of four disorders (major depression, panic disorder, social phobia, and agoraphobia) in a community-based sample of adults aged 55 and older...
  7. ncbi request reprint Developmental coordination disorder, generalized self-efficacy toward physical activity, and participation in organized and free play activities
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 147:515-20. 2005
    ..To test a theoretical model linking developmental coordination disorder (DCD) to reduced physical activity (PA) through the mediating influence of generalized self-efficacy regarding PA...
  8. ncbi request reprint Developmental coordination disorder and overweight and obesity in children aged 9-14 y
    J Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:369-72. 2005
    ..Our results show that for boys, DCD may be a risk factor for overweight/obesity in childhood and early adolescence. For girls, there is no difference in the prevalence of overweight/obesity between children with and without the disorder...
  9. ncbi request reprint The social epidemiology of affective and anxiety disorders in later life in Canada
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 53:104-11. 2008
    ..To examine the association between markers of social position and psychiatric disorder among older adults, and test whether social support mediates the association between social position and psychiatric disorder in this population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Negative life events and age-related decline in mastery: are older adults more vulnerable to the control-eroding effect of stress?
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S162-70. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to see if exposure to life events influences age-related decline in control...
  11. ncbi request reprint Stress, social support and depression in single and married mothers
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Dept of Psychiatry University of Toronto, 33 Russell Street, 3rd Floor Tower, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2S1, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:442-9. 2003
    ..This study examined the effect of stress and social support on the relationship between single-parent status and depression...
  12. doi request reprint Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the developmental coordination disorder questionnaire for parents (DCD-Q): results from a community based study of school-aged children
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russel Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 2S1
    Hum Mov Sci 27:932-40. 2008
    ..Implications for screening and further research are discussed in relation to both instruments...
  13. ncbi request reprint Single mothers and the use of professionals for mental health care reasons
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, 3rd Floor Tower, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ont, M5S 2S1 Canada
    Soc Sci Med 59:2535-46. 2004
    ..Further work should examine differences in pathways into formal care between single and married mothers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Twelve-month psychiatric disorder among single and married mothers: the role of marital history
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 51:671-6. 2006
    ..To examine differences between single and married mothers in the 12-month prevalence of psychiatric disorders...
  15. ncbi request reprint Panic disorder in later life: results from a national survey of Canadians
    Laurie M Corna
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:1084-96. 2007
    ..To address this gap, we examined the prevalence, risk markers, and comorbidity of panic disorder defined using DSM-IV criteria among older adults...
  16. doi request reprint Bipolar disorder among adolescents and young adults: results from an epidemiological sample
    Nicole Kozloff
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Affect Disord 125:350-4. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to measure the lifetime prevalence of BD, and to describe the socio-demographics, comorbidities, and use of mental health services among 15-24-year-olds with BD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Differences in prevalence and treatment of bipolar disorder among immigrants: results from an epidemiologic survey
    Ayal Schaffer
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 54:734-42. 2009
    ..To add to the limited data on the prevalence, clinical characteristics, and treatment of bipolar disorder (BD) among immigrants...
  18. doi request reprint Cohort profile: the Ontario HIV Treatment Network Cohort Study (OCS)
    Sean B Rourke
    Ontario HIV Treatment Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 42:402-11. 2013
    ..Interested collaborators are encouraged to submit analysis project proposals as instructed on the study website (www.ohtncohortstudy.ca)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparison of antidepressant use between subjects with bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder with or without comorbid anxiety
    Ayal Schaffer
    Mood Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1785-92. 2007
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  20. doi request reprint A population-based analysis of distinguishers of bipolar disorder from major depressive disorder
    Ayal Schaffer
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Room FG 29 Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    J Affect Disord 125:103-10. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to identify distinguishers of BD from MDD in a population-based sample...
  21. doi request reprint The association between baroreflex sensitivity and blood pressure in children
    Laura K Fitzgibbon
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:301-7. 2012
    ..As well, the LF/HF systolic BP variability ratio was higher in the HBP than in the NBP group (p = 0.03). Despite their young age, these children with high, yet not clinically hypertensive BP, display reduced autonomic regulation...
  22. doi request reprint Suicide ideation in older adults: relationship to mental health problems and service use
    Laurie M Corna
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College St, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 3M7
    Gerontologist 50:785-97. 2010
    ..to assess the prevalence of suicide ideation among community-dwelling older adults and the relationship between suicide ideation, major psychiatric disorder, and mental health service use...
  23. doi request reprint Developmental Coordination Disorder, gender, and body weight: examining the impact of participation in active play
    John Cairney
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Res Dev Disabil 33:1566-73. 2012
    ..To examine whether differences in participation in active play (PAP) can account for gender differences in the relationship between Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) and body weight/fat (BMI and percentage fat) in youth...
  24. doi request reprint A prospective cohort study comparing workload in children with and without developmental coordination disorder
    Irina Rivilis
    Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada
    Res Dev Disabil 33:442-8. 2012
    ..This adds to the argument suggesting that interventions intended to improve CRF may be appropriate and necessary for children with motor difficulties...
  25. doi request reprint Physical activity and other health-risk behaviors during the transition into early adulthood: a longitudinal cohort study
    Matthew Y Kwan
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 42:14-20. 2012
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  26. ncbi request reprint Transitions in hearing impairment and psychological distress in older adults
    Laurie M Corna
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 54:518-25. 2009
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Comparison of VO2 maximum obtained from 20 m shuttle run and cycle ergometer in children with and without developmental coordination disorder
    John Cairney
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Res Dev Disabil 31:1332-9. 2010
    ..Moderate to good correlations, at the 15th percentile cut-point, between tests suggests that the shuttle run test is a reliable substitute in this population when lab based assessments of VO(2) maximum are not feasible...
  28. ncbi request reprint Step count targets corresponding to new physical activity guidelines for the early years
    Leigh Gabel
    Child Health and Exercise Medicine Program, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:314-8. 2013
    ..Step count targets corresponding to these recommendations will help practitioners and researchers monitor physical activity...
  29. doi request reprint Trajectories of cardiorespiratory fitness in children with and without developmental coordination disorder: a longitudinal analysis
    John Cairney
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 45:1196-201. 2011
    ..To compare the longitudinal trajectories of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) in children with probable developmental coordination disorder (DCD) with those of typically developing children...
  30. doi request reprint Rural residence and risk for perinatal depression: a Canadian pilot study
    Lori E Ross
    Social Equity and Health Research Section, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 455 Spadina Ave Suite 300, Toronto, ON, M5S 2G8, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 14:175-85. 2011
    ..Further studies examining potential relationships between indicators of social connectedness and perinatal mental health may be warranted...
  31. doi request reprint A staged approach for identifying children with developmental coordination disorder from the population
    Cheryl Missiuna
    CanChild, Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, 1400 Main Street West, IAHS 408, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 1C7, Canada
    Res Dev Disabil 32:549-59. 2011
    ..This study differs from others with regard to the additional screening for children with ADHD/ADD. The second stage assessment notably increased the number of children identified with both ADHD and DCD...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of agoraphobia in older adults
    Laura McCabe
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto Ontario, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:515-22. 2006
    ..However, little is known about the nature of this disorder in the elderly population. The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors, illness characteristics, and comorbidity of agoraphobia in the elderly...
  33. ncbi request reprint Use of treatment services and pharmacotherapy for bipolar disorder in a general population-based mental health survey
    Ayal Schaffer
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:386-93. 2006
    ..This study examined characteristics of treatment utilization in a large general population-based sample of bipolar subjects...
  34. ncbi request reprint Developmental coordination disorder and cardiorespiratory fitness in children
    John Cairney
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 19:20-8. 2007
    ..Moreover, 70% of boys with DCD scored at or below the 20th percentile in peak VO2. Further research in a laboratory setting should be conducted to confirm these findings...
  35. ncbi request reprint Understanding physical activity and motivations for children with developmental coordination disorder: an investigation using the theory of planned behavior
    Matthew Y W Kwan
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Departments of Kinesiology, Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, and Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 34:3691-8. 2013
    ....
  36. doi request reprint The effect of adiposity on the relationship between indicators of maturity in peri-pubertal children
    Izabella A Ludwa
    Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Hum Biol 40:70-4. 2013
    ..Although the relation between body fatness and maturation has been the subject of much research, somatic maturity as assessed by sex-specific regression equations, has yet to be investigated in a population of overweight and obese children...
  37. doi request reprint Association between body composition and conformity to the recommendations of Canada's Food Guide and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet in peri-adolescence
    Samantha Hajna
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health Nutr 15:1890-6. 2012
    ..The present study assessed how conformity to the recommendations of these diets was associated with BMI, waist-to-height ratio (WHtR), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), waist girth (WG), hip girth (HG) and risk of overweight in peri-adolescents...
  38. doi request reprint Use of leg length to height ratio to assess the risk of childhood overweight and obesity: results from a longitudinal cohort study
    Jian Liu
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 22:120-5. 2012
    ..To determine whether leg-length to height ratio (LLHR) measured in children can be used to assess overweight and obese status 3 years later...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of psychiatric disorder in lone fathers and mothers: examining the intersection of gender and family structure on mental health
    Terrance J Wade
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, St Catherines, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 56:567-73. 2011
    ..In this analysis, we disaggregate the unique and combined effects of gender and family structure on the mental health of fathers and mothers...
  40. ncbi request reprint Community survey of bipolar disorder in Canada: lifetime prevalence and illness characteristics
    Ayal Schaffer
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontatrio
    Can J Psychiatry 51:9-16. 2006
    ..This study reports on the lifetime prevalence and illness characteristics of bipolar disorder (BD) in a large, representative sample of Canadians...
  41. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with use of mental health services for depressed and/or suicidal youth aged 15-24
    Amy Cheung
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Ment Health J 45:300-6. 2009
    ..77, 95% CI 1.14, 2.76), and low income (OR 1.89, 95% CI 1.11, 3.23). The findings suggest differences in the factors associated with mental health service use between youth aged 15-18 and 19-24 with depression and/or suicidality...
  42. ncbi request reprint Corrected and uncorrected hearing impairment in older Canadians
    Laurie M Corna
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gerontology 55:468-76. 2009
    ..Hearing impairment (HI) is a common chronic condition in later life, but one that can often be improved with the use of a hearing aid. However, a distinction is not often made between corrected and uncorrected HI in the literature...
  43. ncbi request reprint Developmental coordination disorder, sex, and activity deficit over time: a longitudinal analysis of participation trajectories in children with and without coordination difficulties
    John Cairney
    Departments of Family Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:e67-72. 2010
    ..However, it is not known whether the activity deficit between children with and without DCD widens or diminishes over time...
  44. doi request reprint Has 'lifetime prevalence' reached the end of its life? An examination of the concept
    David L Streiner
    Baycrest Centre and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 18:221-8. 2009
    ..Further, because lifetime prevalence is insensitive to changes in treatment effectiveness or demand for services, it is a parameter that should be dropped from the lexicon of psychiatric epidemiology...
  45. ncbi request reprint Does greater frequency of contact with general physicians reduce feelings of mastery in older adults?
    John Cairney
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P226-9. 2007
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  46. ncbi request reprint The burden of mental illness and addiction in ontario
    Sujitha Ratnasingham
    Epidemiologist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 58:529-37. 2013
    ..Public Health Ontario and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences have collaborated to estimate the burden of illness attributable to mental disorder and addictions in Ontario...
  47. doi request reprint Perceived unmet need for mental health care for Canadians with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health T306, 33 Russell St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    Psychiatr Serv 59:283-9. 2008
    ..This study built on previous work to examine these associations and underlying reasons in more detail...
  48. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption among Canadians taking benzodiazepines and related drugs
    Scott Veldhuizen
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:203-10. 2009
    ..The combination of BZDs with alcohol increases risk for oversedation, abuse, dependence and accidents. This study examines drinking behaviour among Canadians taking BZDs...
  49. doi request reprint Comparison of abacavir/lamivudine and tenofovir/emtricitabine among treatment-naive HIV-infected patients initiating therapy
    Darrell H S Tan
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:38-46. 2011
    ..Controversy about the relative performance of abacavir (ABC)/lamivudine (3TC) and tenofovir (TDF)/emtricitabine (FTC) in initial combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) exists...
  50. ncbi request reprint Geographical variation in the prevalence of problematic substance use in Canada
    Scott Veldhuizen
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 52:426-33. 2007
    ..In this study, we modelled these differences, using methods of spatial analysis, and attempted to determine whether they are explained by known risk factors...
  51. ncbi request reprint Developmental coordination disorder and aerobic fitness: is it all in their heads or is measurement still the problem?
    John Cairney
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Hum Biol 18:66-70. 2006
    ..The implications of this for further research are discussed...
  52. ncbi request reprint Increased risk for coronary vascular disease in children with developmental coordination disorder
    Brent E Faught
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, St Catherines, Ontario, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 37:376-80. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Associations between family eating behaviours and body composition measures in peri-adolescents: results from a community-based study of school-aged children
    Samantha Hajna
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Public Health 105:e15-21. 2014
    ..To identify key eating behaviours in children and their parents and to determine the associations between these behaviours and measures of body composition in children...
  54. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress in children with developmental coordination disorder and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Cheryl Missiuna
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada CanChild, Centre for Childhood Disability Research, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 35:1198-207. 2014
    ..Children who have both DCD and ADHD are particularly at heightened risk of psychological distress. ..
  55. doi request reprint Is developmental coordination disorder a fundamental cause of inactivity and poor health-related fitness in children?
    John Cairney
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 55:55-8. 2013
    ..To address this question, we apply Hill's criteria for causation. We conclude that the evidence is consistent with, and reasonably supportive of, this proposition, but does not exclude alternative explanations. ..
  56. pmc The health outcomes and physical activity in preschoolers (HOPP) study: rationale and design
    Brian W Timmons
    Child Health and Exercise Medicine Program, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:284. 2012
    ..The goal of the Health Outcomes and Physical activity in Preschoolers (HOPP) study is to describe how the prevalence and patterns of physical activity in preschoolers are associated with indices of health...
  57. doi request reprint Left ventricular structure and function in children with and without developmental coordination disorder
    Daniele Chirico
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Av, St Catharines, ON, Canada
    Res Dev Disabil 32:115-23. 2011
    ..These differences indicate obesity related changes in the left ventricle and may represent the early stages of developing left ventricle hypertrophy...
  58. doi request reprint Assessment of body composition using whole body air-displacement plethysmography in children with and without developmental coordination disorder
    John Cairney
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Res Dev Disabil 32:830-5. 2011
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint The sensitivity of the K6 as a screen for any disorder in community mental health surveys: a cautionary note
    Scott Veldhuizen
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 52:256-9. 2007
    ..However, performance of the K6 may vary for individual disorders or combinations of disorders. In this report, we examine the ability of the K6 to detect disorders among respondents in different diagnostic categories...
  60. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of psychological problems in the elderly
    David L Streiner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 51:185-91. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of mood, anxiety, and other disorders in the population of Canadians aged 55 years and over...
  61. doi request reprint Baroreflex sensitivity is associated with sleep-related breathing problems in adolescents
    Nicole S Coverdale
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 160:610-614.e2. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between sleep-related breathing problems (SRBPs) and baroreflex sensitivity (BRS) among adolescents and assesses whether body mass influences this relationship...
  62. doi request reprint Mastery moderates the negative effect of stigma on depressive symptoms in people living with HIV
    Sergio Rueda
    The Ontario HIV Treatment Network OHTN, 1300 Yonge Street, Suite 600, Toronto, ON, M4T 1X3, Canada
    AIDS Behav 16:690-9. 2012
    ..Interventions targeting the mental health concerns of people with HIV should increase their focus on improving people' sense of personal control...
  63. doi request reprint Predictors of emergency department visits by persons with intellectual disability experiencing a psychiatric crisis
    Yona Lunsky
    Dual Diagnosis Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, 501 Queen St West, Toronto, Ontario M5V2B4, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 63:287-90. 2012
    ..This study identified predictors of emergency department use by persons with intellectual disability during psychiatric crises...
  64. doi request reprint Baroreflex sensitivity is reduced in adolescents with probable developmental coordination disorder
    Nicole S Coverdale
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON, Canada
    Res Dev Disabil 33:251-7. 2012
    ..32, p=0.056). Therefore, in this sample, BRS was reduced in adolescents with pDCD principally due to increased PBF...
  65. pmc Characteristics of physically active smokers and implications for harm reduction
    Wayne K Deruiter
    Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 2W6
    Am J Public Health 98:925-31. 2008
    ..We sought to establish the prevalence of physical activity among smokers, whether or not physically active smokers were more likely to attempt cessation, and who these physically active smokers were...
  66. ncbi request reprint The role of social support in the relationship between urinary incontinence and psychological distress in older adults
    Laurie M Corna
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, 6th Floor, Health Sciences Building, 155 College Street, Toronto, ON, M5T 3M7, Canada
    Can J Aging 24:285-94. 2005
    ..A buffering effect of tangible support is evident for continent - but not incontinent - respondents. These findings emphasize the need to assess the types of social support and the context in which they operate...
  67. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in children with and without developmental coordination disorder
    Gita Wahi
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Res Dev Disabil 32:2785-9. 2011
    ..The higher prevalence of abdominal obesity and elevated triglycerides and blood pressure in children with pDCD may put them at risk of meeting all criteria of MetS earlier then their peers...
  68. ncbi request reprint The impact of a smoking cessation policy on visits to a psychiatric emergency department
    Paul Kurdyak
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 53:779-82. 2008
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  69. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and quality of life among severely mentally ill consumers: a longitudinal modelling analysis
    Karen A Urbanoski
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:810-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to test a conceptual model linking these factors together...
  70. ncbi request reprint A CD4+ cell count <200 cells per cubic millimeter at 2 years after initiation of combination antiretroviral therapy is associated with increased mortality in HIV-infected individuals with viral suppression
    Mona R Loutfy
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:451-9. 2010
    ..To determine the long-term impact of immunologic discordance (viral load <50 copies/mL and CD4+ count <=200 cells/mm3) in antiretroviral-naive patients initiating combination antiretroviral therapy (cART)...
  71. doi request reprint Use of the Medical Research Council Framework to develop a complex intervention in pediatric occupational therapy: Assessing feasibility
    Cheryl Missiuna
    CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, 1400 Main Street West, IAHS 408 Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 1C7
    Res Dev Disabil 33:1443-52. 2012
    ..Results from questionnaires and individual interviews indicated that this model was highly successful in increasing knowledge and capacity. P4C intervention holds promise for transforming service delivery in schools...
  72. ncbi request reprint What's under the ROC? An introduction to receiver operating characteristics curves
    David L Streiner
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 52:121-8. 2007
    ..We discuss how to calculate and compareROC curves and the factors that must be considered in choosing an optimal cut point...
  73. doi request reprint What should we do to help children with DCD
    John Cairney
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:566. 2008
  74. doi request reprint Using relative improvement over chance (RIOC) to examine agreement between tests: three case examples using studies of developmental coordination disorder (DCD) in children
    John Cairney
    Department of Family Medicine, Offord Centre for Child Studies and the CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Res Dev Disabil 32:87-92. 2011
    ..The introduction of this statistic in the area of developmental disabilities research is encouraged...
  75. doi request reprint Defining adverse events in manual therapy: an exploratory qualitative analysis of the patient perspective
    Lisa C Carlesso
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Man Ther 16:440-6. 2011
    ..Future processes to create standard definitions or measures should include the patient viewpoint to provide a broader, client-centred foundation...
  76. doi request reprint Long-term neurodevelopment of children exposed in utero to ciclosporin after maternal renal transplant
    Irena Nulman
    The Motherisk Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    Paediatr Drugs 12:113-22. 2010
    ..Immunosuppressant therapy is essential in the prevention of organ transplant rejection...
  77. pmc Regional differences in rates of HIV-1 viral load monitoring in Canada: Insights and implications for antiretroviral care in high income countries
    Janet M Raboud
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 10:40. 2010
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Differential-maternal parenting behavior: estimating within- and between-family effects on children
    Michael H Boyle
    Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Child Dev 75:1457-76. 2004
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological evidence associating secondhand smoke exposure with cardiovascular disease
    Brent E Faught
    Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University, Ontario, L2S 3A1, Canada
    Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 8:321-7. 2009
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Concurrent and construct validation of the short form of the Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency and the Movement-ABC when administered under field conditions: implications for screening
    C Spironello
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Child Care Health Dev 36:499-507. 2010
    ..However, there is little research on agreement between these tests, when administered to children in field-based settings by trained non-clinicians...
  81. ncbi request reprint The influence of age on gender differences in depression: further population-based evidence on the relationship between menopause and the sex difference in depression
    John Cairney
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, McMaster University, Patterson Building Chedoke Site, 1200 Main St West, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Z5 Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:401-8. 2002
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Comparison of anthropometry and parent-reported height and weight among nine year olds
    Alayna Banach
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:251-3. 2007
    ..measured BMI overweight and obesity prevalence estimates among 9 year olds using the 1996 NLSCY reports published by Willms et al. (2003) and anthropometric measurements from a regional population of public school children...
  83. ncbi request reprint A descriptive epidemiology of lifetime trauma and the physical health status of older adults
    Neal Krause
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health and Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Psychol Aging 19:637-48. 2004
    ..Moreover, the young-old appear to be at greatest risk. Finally, data suggest that trauma arising between the ages of 18 and 30 years, as well as ages 31 to 64 years, has the strongest relationship with current health...
  84. ncbi request reprint Smoking on campus. An examination of smoking behaviours among post-secondary students in Canada
    John Cairney
    Canadian Centre for Studies of Children at Risk, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 93:313-6. 2002
    ..Much of the literature on smoking behaviours has focused on adult populations and, more recently, on children and adolescents. A very small body of work has begun to emerge on smoking behaviours among post-secondary students...
  85. doi request reprint Screening for motor coordination challenges in children using teacher ratings of physical ability and activity
    Brent E Faught
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St Catharines, ON, Canada L2S 3A1
    Hum Mov Sci 27:177-89. 2008
    ..Considering the brevity of the TEAF and the discriminative power of individual items, this instrument would be effective in an abbreviated version...
  86. ncbi request reprint Single parent mothers and mental health care service use
    John Cairney
    Canadian Centre for Studies of Children at Risk, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:236-42. 2002
    ..This paper examines the use of mental health care services by single mothers and married mothers in Canada...
  87. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric epidemiology in Canada and the CCHS study
    David L Streiner
    Can J Psychiatry 50:571-2. 2005
  88. ncbi request reprint Emergence of gender differences in depression during adolescence: national panel results from three countries
    Terrance J Wade
    Institute for Health Policy and Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, OH 45267, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:190-8. 2002
    ..To address this, the authors present a cross-national examination of the emergence of the gender gap in depression during adolescence using national longitudinal panel data from Canada, Great Britain, and the United States...
  89. ncbi request reprint Youth at risk of homelessness in an affluent Toronto suburb
    Kelly N Cameron
    Pathways for Children, Youth, and Families of York Region, Markham, ON
    Can J Public Health 95:352-6. 2004
    ..This study examines the characteristics and needs of 69 youth who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness at Pathway's Home Base Youth Drop-In Centre in the affluent suburb of Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada...
  90. ncbi request reprint Re: The social causes of psychosis in North American psychiatry: a review of a disappearing literature
    John Cairney
    Can J Psychiatry 53:74; author reply 74. 2008
  91. ncbi request reprint The interaction of birth order and parental age on sexual orientation: an examination in two samples
    Anthony F Bogaert
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Brock University, St Catharines, Canalda L2S 3A1
    J Biosoc Sci 36:19-37. 2004
    ..No significant effects were observed for women. The results are discussed in relation to recent theories of the birth order/sexual orientation relationship...