Francois Lesperance

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Five-year risk of cardiac mortality in relation to initial severity and one-year changes in depression symptoms after myocardial infarction
    Francois Lesperance
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Montreal and McGill University, Canada
    Circulation 105:1049-53. 2002
  2. doi request reprint The efficacy of omega-3 supplementation for major depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Francois Lesperance
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, 1560 Sherbrooke E, Montreal, Quebec H2L 4M1, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:1054-62. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of citalopram and interpersonal psychotherapy on depression in patients with coronary artery disease: the Canadian Cardiac Randomized Evaluation of Antidepressant and Psychotherapy Efficacy (CREATE) trial
    Francois Lesperance
    Department of Psychiatry, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 297:367-79. 2007
  4. pmc Depression and coronary artery disease: time to move from observation to trials
    Francois Lesperance
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, QC
    CMAJ 168:570-1. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression and heart disease
    Francois Lesperance
    Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cleve Clin J Med 74:S63-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint An open-label study of nefazodone treatment of major depression in patients with congestive heart failure
    Francois Lesperance
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier, l Université de Montréal, 3850 St Urbain, Montreal, QC H2W 1T8
    Can J Psychiatry 48:695-701. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The association between major depression and levels of soluble intercellular adhesion molecule 1, interleukin-6, and C-reactive protein in patients with recent acute coronary syndromes
    Francois Lesperance
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 161:271-7. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity moderates prognostic importance of rhythm-control versus rate-control strategies in patients with atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure: insights from the Atrial Fibrillation and Congestive Heart Failure Trial
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Heart Institute Research Centre, 5000 Belanger, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H1T 1C8
    Circ Heart Fail 5:322-30. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Platelet and endothelial activity in comorbid major depression and coronary artery disease patients treated with citalopram: the Canadian Cardiac Randomized Evaluation of Antidepressant and Psychotherapy Efficacy Trial (CREATE) biomarker sub-study
    Louis T Van Zyl
    Department of Psychiatry, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 27:48-56. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The relationships among heart rate variability, inflammatory markers and depression in coronary heart disease patients
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Brain Behav Immun 23:1140-7. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Five-year risk of cardiac mortality in relation to initial severity and one-year changes in depression symptoms after myocardial infarction
    Francois Lesperance
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Montreal and McGill University, Canada
    Circulation 105:1049-53. 2002
    ..Although previous research demonstrated an independent link between depression symptoms and cardiac mortality after myocardial infarction (MI), depression was assessed only once, and a dose-response relationship was not evaluated...
  2. doi request reprint The efficacy of omega-3 supplementation for major depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Francois Lesperance
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, 1560 Sherbrooke E, Montreal, Quebec H2L 4M1, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:1054-62. 2011
    ..To document the short-term efficacy of omega-3 supplementation in reducing depressive symptoms in patients experiencing a major depressive episode (MDE)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of citalopram and interpersonal psychotherapy on depression in patients with coronary artery disease: the Canadian Cardiac Randomized Evaluation of Antidepressant and Psychotherapy Efficacy (CREATE) trial
    Francois Lesperance
    Department of Psychiatry, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 297:367-79. 2007
    ..Few randomized controlled trials have evaluated the efficacy of treatments for major depression in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). None have simultaneously evaluated an antidepressant and short-term psychotherapy...
  4. pmc Depression and coronary artery disease: time to move from observation to trials
    Francois Lesperance
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, QC
    CMAJ 168:570-1. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression and heart disease
    Francois Lesperance
    Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cleve Clin J Med 74:S63-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint An open-label study of nefazodone treatment of major depression in patients with congestive heart failure
    Francois Lesperance
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier, l Université de Montréal, 3850 St Urbain, Montreal, QC H2W 1T8
    Can J Psychiatry 48:695-701. 2003
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  7. ncbi request reprint The association between major depression and levels of soluble intercellular adhesion molecule 1, interleukin-6, and C-reactive protein in patients with recent acute coronary syndromes
    Francois Lesperance
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 161:271-7. 2004
    ..This study was conducted to determine whether or not depression is associated with higher levels of inflammatory markers in patients recovering from acute coronary syndromes...
  8. doi request reprint Anxiety sensitivity moderates prognostic importance of rhythm-control versus rate-control strategies in patients with atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure: insights from the Atrial Fibrillation and Congestive Heart Failure Trial
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Heart Institute Research Centre, 5000 Belanger, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H1T 1C8
    Circ Heart Fail 5:322-30. 2012
    ..We assessed whether AS is associated with outcomes of rhythm-control versus rate-control in congestive heart failure (CHF) patients with AF...
  9. doi request reprint Platelet and endothelial activity in comorbid major depression and coronary artery disease patients treated with citalopram: the Canadian Cardiac Randomized Evaluation of Antidepressant and Psychotherapy Efficacy Trial (CREATE) biomarker sub-study
    Louis T Van Zyl
    Department of Psychiatry, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 27:48-56. 2009
    ..We assessed whether treatment of depressed CAD patients with citalopram alters platelet/endothelial biomarkers. The study was performed within the framework of the CREATE trial...
  10. doi request reprint The relationships among heart rate variability, inflammatory markers and depression in coronary heart disease patients
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Brain Behav Immun 23:1140-7. 2009
    ..Interventions targeting regulation of both autonomic control and inflammation may be of particular importance...
  11. doi request reprint Quality of life and functional capacity in patients with atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure
    Irina Suman-Horduna
    Montreal Heart Institute and Montreal Heart Institute Coordinating Center, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:455-60. 2013
    ..This study sought to assess the impact of rhythm- versus rate-control treatment strategies and of underlying rhythm on quality of life and functional capacity in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Myocardial perfusion study of panic attacks in patients with coronary artery disease
    Richard Fleet
    Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 96:1064-8. 2005
    ..Thus, despite being on their cardiac medications, panic attacks preferentially induced significant perfusion defects in patients who had CAD and PD. In conclusion, panic attacks in patients who have CAD appear to be bad for the heart...
  13. ncbi request reprint Depression, C-reactive protein and two-year major adverse cardiac events in men after acute coronary syndromes
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Biol Psychiatry 62:302-8. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint Depression and anxiety as predictors of 2-year cardiac events in patients with stable coronary artery disease
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:62-71. 2008
    ..Anxiety and depression are associated with mechanisms that promote atherosclerosis. Most recent studies of emotional disturbances in coronary artery disease (CAD) have focused on depression only...
  15. doi request reprint Elevated depression symptoms predict long-term cardiovascular mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation and heart failure
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Montreal Heart Institute Research Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Circulation 120:134-40, 3p following 140. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Additive effects of obesity and TCF7L2 variants on risk for type 2 diabetes among cardiac patients
    Qing Ling Duan
    Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal and Centre Hospitalier de l Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Diabetes Care 30:1621-3. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint Depression and coronary artery disease
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Hopital Notre Dame, Recherche Psychiatrie, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Herz 31:64-8. 2006
    ..Additional clinical trials to assess the impact of omega-3 supplements on depression are clearly warranted both in CAD patients and in individuals free of heart disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Major depression is associated with lower omega-3 fatty acid levels in patients with recent acute coronary syndromes
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Biol Psychiatry 55:891-6. 2004
    ..We sought to examine relationships between depression and serum levels of omega-3 and omega-6 PUFAs in patients recovering from acute coronary syndromes (ACS)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival differences among low-anxious, high-anxious and repressive copers enrolled in the Montreal heart attack readjustment trial
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Research Center, Montreal Heart Institute, QC, Canada
    Psychosom Med 64:571-9. 2002
    ..The potential mediating roles of medications, medical care utilization, and changes in negative emotions over the program are also explored...
  20. ncbi request reprint Depression and other psychological risks following myocardial infarction
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and the School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:627-36. 2003
    ..There is consistent evidence that depression symptoms predict long-term mortality following a myocardial infarction, and recent results show a dose-related gradient. The importance of other psychological variables remains unclear...
  21. ncbi request reprint Are exercise stress tests appropriate for assessing myocardial ischemia in patients with major depressive disorder?
    Kim L Lavoie
    Research Center, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 148:621-7. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of depression in patients with cardiovascular disease: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute working group report
    Karina W Davidson
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA, and Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal Research Center, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Behav Med 32:121-6. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint Recent evidence linking coronary heart disease and depression
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Department of Psychiatry and School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 51:730-7. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Reflections on depression as a cardiac risk factor
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Psychosom Med 67:S19-25. 2005
    ..We wondered what was missing from the available data...
  25. ncbi request reprint Nursing approaches to reducing psychological distress in men and women recovering from myocardial infarction
    Sylvie Cossette
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Montreal, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:479-94. 2002
    ..There were also gender differences in the way directive and collaborative intervention approaches were related to changes in distress...
  26. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety and outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery
    Virginie Pignay-Demaria
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:314-21. 2003
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  27. doi request reprint Treatment preferences in patients with first episode depression
    Janie Houle
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, PO Box 8888, Centre ville Branch, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Affect Disord 147:94-100. 2013
    ..This study examines associations between patients' treatment preferences, their characteristics and illness representations of depression...
  28. doi request reprint Inequities in medical follow-up for depression: a population-based study in Montreal
    Janie Houle
    Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Case Postale 8888, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3P8, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 61:258-63. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the quality of medical follow-up of depression in a universal-access health care system and identify its main correlates...
  29. doi request reprint Spiritual reconfigurations of self after a myocardial infarction: Influence of culture and place
    Danielle Groleau
    Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Health Place 16:853-60. 2010
    ..Results illustrate how place and culture interact to shape illness experience and recovery trajectories after a life-threatening health event...