Karl J Looper

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms in relation to physical functioning in pulmonary hypertension
    Karl J Looper
    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1E2
    J Psychosom Res 66:221-5. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Work instability and financial loss in early inflammatory arthritis
    Karl J Looper
    Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Rheum Dis 15:546-53. 2012
  3. pmc Role overload, pain and physical dysfunction in early rheumatoid or undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis in Canada
    Sally Sabry Mustafa
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Biopsychosoc Med 6:13. 2012
  4. doi request reprint History of depressive episodes as a risk factor for illness severity in early inflammatory arthritis
    Karl Looper
    Department of Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 71:28-31. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Behavioral medicine approaches to somatoform disorders
    Karl J Looper
    Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:810-27. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential medical and surgical complications of serotonergic antidepressant medications
    Karl J Looper
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Psychosomatics 48:1-9. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Managing menopausal symptoms and depression in tamoxifen users: implications of drug and medicinal interactions
    Julie Eve Desmarais
    Allan Memorial Institute, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Maturitas 67:296-308. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Perfectionism dimensions and dependency in relation to personality vulnerability and psychosocial adjustment in patients with coronary artery disease
    David M Dunkley
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, Lady Davis Institute, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, H3T 1E4, Canada
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 19:211-23. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Caregiving appraisal and disease activity in early inflammatory arthritis
    Margaret Purden
    Department of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Scand J Caring Sci 27:156-64. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Perceived stigma in functional somatic syndromes and comparable medical conditions
    Karl J Looper
    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Chemin de la Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 57:373-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms in relation to physical functioning in pulmonary hypertension
    Karl J Looper
    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1E2
    J Psychosom Res 66:221-5. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between depressive symptoms and physical functioning in pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients...
  2. doi request reprint Work instability and financial loss in early inflammatory arthritis
    Karl J Looper
    Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Rheum Dis 15:546-53. 2012
    ..In this study, we examine the extent of work instability and financial loss as well as their association with disease characteristics during the first 18 months of inflammatory arthritis...
  3. pmc Role overload, pain and physical dysfunction in early rheumatoid or undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis in Canada
    Sally Sabry Mustafa
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Biopsychosoc Med 6:13. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint History of depressive episodes as a risk factor for illness severity in early inflammatory arthritis
    Karl Looper
    Department of Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 71:28-31. 2011
    ..In this study, we examine how a history of clinical depression identified through diagnostic interviews influences disease outcome measures in patients with early inflammatory arthritis (EIA) in the absence of current depression...
  5. ncbi request reprint Behavioral medicine approaches to somatoform disorders
    Karl J Looper
    Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:810-27. 2002
    ..On the basis of this review of the existing research and a theoretical model of the processes involved in somatoform disorders, the authors offer suggestions for future research and effective treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential medical and surgical complications of serotonergic antidepressant medications
    Karl J Looper
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Psychosomatics 48:1-9. 2007
    ..Physicians need to remain aware of these potential medical complications and integrate this information into their clinical decision-making, informed-consent process, baseline assessment, and follow-up monitoring...
  7. doi request reprint Managing menopausal symptoms and depression in tamoxifen users: implications of drug and medicinal interactions
    Julie Eve Desmarais
    Allan Memorial Institute, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Maturitas 67:296-308. 2010
    ..This paper reviews potentially problematic interactions and offers treatment recommendations...
  8. doi request reprint Perfectionism dimensions and dependency in relation to personality vulnerability and psychosocial adjustment in patients with coronary artery disease
    David M Dunkley
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, Lady Davis Institute, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, H3T 1E4, Canada
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 19:211-23. 2012
    ..Continued efforts to understand the role of perfectionism dimensions and dependency in CAD appear warranted...
  9. doi request reprint Caregiving appraisal and disease activity in early inflammatory arthritis
    Margaret Purden
    Department of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Scand J Caring Sci 27:156-64. 2013
    ..In this study, we examined how caregiving involvement and caregiving appraisal as perceived by both patients and their caregiving spouses relate to disease activity and mental health of patients in early inflammatory arthritis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Perceived stigma in functional somatic syndromes and comparable medical conditions
    Karl J Looper
    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Chemin de la Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 57:373-8. 2004
    ..To determine if patients with functional somatic syndromes (FSS) perceive greater levels of stigma than patients with comparable medical conditions that have a clear medical pathology...
  11. doi request reprint Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: a current overview
    Philip Dickinson
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Epilepsia 53:1679-89. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint Abnormal illness behaviour: physiological, psychological and social dimensions of coping with distress
    Laurence J Kirmayer
    Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University, and Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:54-60. 2006
    ..This review summarizes recent work from sociology, health psychology and psychiatry that contributes to an understanding of the processes that may underlie abnormal illness behaviour...
  13. ncbi request reprint Explaining medically unexplained symptoms
    Laurence J Kirmayer
    Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 49:663-72. 2004
    ..This provides an entree to applying the symptom-focused strategies of behavioural medicine to address the psychosocial factors that contribute to chronicity and disability...
  14. doi request reprint Interactions between tamoxifen and antidepressants via cytochrome P450 2D6
    Julie Eve Desmarais
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:1688-97. 2009
    ..This article reviews the literature on the interactions between newer antidepressants and tamoxifen via CYP2D6 and offers treatment recommendations...
  15. doi request reprint Patients diagnosed with nonepileptic seizures: their perspectives and experiences
    Philip Dickinson
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 20:454-61. 2011
    ..Emergent themes included accounts of adverse and positively perceived life events coinciding with illness onset, head injury, presence of caregivers during events, comorbid illness, and previously witnessing epilepsy in others...