Nancy Frasure-Smith

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Depression screening and patient outcomes in cardiovascular care: a systematic review
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 300:2161-71. 2008
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Design and rationale for a randomized, controlled trial of interpersonal psychotherapy and citalopram for depression in coronary artery disease (CREATE)
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal Canada
    Psychosom Med 68:87-93. 2006
  7. 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
  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. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. 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...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Depression screening and patient outcomes in cardiovascular care: a systematic review
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 300:2161-71. 2008
    ..Several practice guidelines recommend that depression be evaluated and treated in patients with cardiovascular disease, but the potential benefits of this are unclear...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Design and rationale for a randomized, controlled trial of interpersonal psychotherapy and citalopram for depression in coronary artery disease (CREATE)
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal Canada
    Psychosom Med 68:87-93. 2006
    ....
  7. 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
    ....
  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. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
    ....
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with heart failure and a QRS complex <120 milliseconds: the Evaluation of Resynchronization Therapy for Heart Failure (LESSER-EARTH) trial
    Bernard Thibault
    Montreal Heart Institute, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QB, Canada
    Circulation 127:873-81. 2013
    ..Although the benefits of cardiac resynchronization therapy are well established in selected patients with heart failure and a prolonged QRS duration, salutary effects in patients with narrow QRS complexes remain to be demonstrated...
  15. 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)...
  16. 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
    ....
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Evaluation of resynchronization therapy for heart failure in patients with a QRS duration greater than 120 ms (GREATER-EARTH) trial: rationale, design, and baseline characteristics
    Bernard Thibault
    Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:779-86. 2011
    ..Despite its demonstrated salutary effects on clinical evolution, left ventricular (LV) function, and overall survival, at least 30% of patients fail to respond to CRT...
  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. 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
    ....
  21. 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...
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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...
  25. 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
  26. 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)...
  27. 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
    ....
  28. 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)...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sertraline for treatment of depression in acute coronary syndromes
    Francois Lesperance
    JAMA 288:2403; author reply 2403-4. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint The INTERHEART study: intersection between behavioral and general medicine
    David S Sheps
    Psychosom Med 66:797-8. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint An open-label trial of interpersonal psychotherapy in depressed patients with coronary disease
    Diana Koszycki
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute and the Institute of Mental Health Research, Royal Ottawa Hospital, ONT Canada
    Psychosomatics 45:319-24. 2004
    ..The therapy was well tolerated and accepted by patients, with a high proportion achieving remission. Future randomized clinical trials are needed to establish its efficacy...
  33. doi request reprint Depression and coronary heart disease: recommendations for screening, referral, and treatment: a science advisory from the American Heart Association Prevention Committee of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing, Council on Clinical Cardiology, Council on
    Judith H Lichtman
    Circulation 118:1768-75. 2008
    ..This multispecialty consensus document reviews the evidence linking depression with CHD and provides recommendations for healthcare providers for the assessment, referral, and treatment of depression...
  34. ncbi request reprint Depression--a cardiac risk factor in search of a treatment
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    JAMA 289:3171-3. 2003
  35. 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
  36. 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, 622 W 168th St, PH9 Center, Room 941, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:645-50. 2006
    ..The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute convened an interdisciplinary working group of experts to develop recommendations for the assessment and treatment of depression in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease and depression: the next steps
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Can J Psychiatry 51:727-9. 2006
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Antiplatelet properties of escitalopram in patients with the metabolic syndrome: a dose-ranging in vitro study
    Dan Atar
    Division of Cardiology, Aker University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Neuropsychopharmacology 32:2369-74. 2007
    ..These data justify prospective ex vivo studies with the highest therapeutic dose to determine the potential clinical advantage of ESC in high-risk patients with vascular disease...
  40. ncbi request reprint Common genetic vulnerability to depressive symptoms and coronary artery disease: a review and development of candidate genes related to inflammation and serotonin
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:187-200. 2006
    ..We conclude with an overview of select candidate genes within these pathways...
  41. ncbi request reprint Probable need for psychiatric treatment is not the same as depression
    Nancy Frasure-Smith
    Eur Heart J 25:994-5; author reply 995-6. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint Mood disorders in the medically ill: scientific review and recommendations
    Dwight L Evans
    School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 58:175-89. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Depression as a risk factor for post-MI mortality
    Robert M Carney
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:472; author reply 473-4. 2004