Soham Rej

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Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint What Makes Residents Interested in Geriatric Psychiatry? A Pan-Canadian Online Survey of Psychiatry Residents
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:735-43. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Medical comorbidity, acute medical care use in late-life bipolar disorder: a comparison of lithium, valproate, and other pharmacotherapies
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N 3M5 Geri PARTy Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, 3755 chemin de la Cote Sainte Catherine, Montreal, QC, Canada H3T 1E2 Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 37:528-32. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Lithium dosing and serum concentrations across the age spectrum: from early adulthood to the tenth decade of life
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Irving Ludmer Research and Training Building, 1033 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A1, Canada
    Drugs Aging 31:911-6. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of renal disease in older lithium users: a population-based study
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1075-82. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease in lithium-treated older adults: a review of epidemiology, mechanisms, and implications for the treatment of late-life mood disorders
    Soham Rej
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Drugs Aging 32:31-42. 2015
  6. pmc Do Antidepressants Lower the Prevalence of Lithium-associated Hypernatremia in the Elderly? A Retrospective Study
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal
    Can Geriatr J 16:38-42. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Chronic renal failure in lithium-using geriatric patients: effects of lithium continuation versus discontinuation--a 60-month retrospective study
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:450-3. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The effect of serum lithium levels on renal function in geriatric outpatients: a retrospective longitudinal study
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Irving Ludmer Research and Training Building, 1033 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, H3A 1A1, Canada
    Drugs Aging 30:409-15. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Using hypernatraemic events to predict reduced renal function in elderly lithium patients: a brief report
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychogeriatrics 13:25-8. 2013
  10. pmc The McGill Geriatric Lithium-Induced Diabetes Insipidus Clinical Study (McGLIDICS)
    Soham Rej
    Resident, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 59:327-34. 2014

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  1. doi request reprint What Makes Residents Interested in Geriatric Psychiatry? A Pan-Canadian Online Survey of Psychiatry Residents
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:735-43. 2015
    ..The factors associated with psychiatric residents' interest in geriatric psychiatry have not yet been examined in a nationally representative sample...
  2. doi request reprint Medical comorbidity, acute medical care use in late-life bipolar disorder: a comparison of lithium, valproate, and other pharmacotherapies
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N 3M5 Geri PARTy Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, 3755 chemin de la Cote Sainte Catherine, Montreal, QC, Canada H3T 1E2 Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 37:528-32. 2015
    ..Little is known about medical health service utilization and potential effects of bipolar pharmacotherapy. We hypothesized that lithium use would not be associated with higher rates of medical hospitalization...
  3. doi request reprint Lithium dosing and serum concentrations across the age spectrum: from early adulthood to the tenth decade of life
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Irving Ludmer Research and Training Building, 1033 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A1, Canada
    Drugs Aging 31:911-6. 2014
    ..Little is known about how lithium should be dosed to achieve therapeutic but safe serum concentrations in older adults. In this paper, we investigate how the lithium dose-concentration ratio changes across the lifespan...
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of renal disease in older lithium users: a population-based study
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1075-82. 2014
    ..Because high-quality evidence examining renal disease in this population is lacking, this study aims to quantify the prevalence and identify clinical correlates of renal disease in geriatric lithium users...
  5. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease in lithium-treated older adults: a review of epidemiology, mechanisms, and implications for the treatment of late-life mood disorders
    Soham Rej
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Drugs Aging 32:31-42. 2015
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  6. pmc Do Antidepressants Lower the Prevalence of Lithium-associated Hypernatremia in the Elderly? A Retrospective Study
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal
    Can Geriatr J 16:38-42. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that antidepressant use, which has been associated with the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion, has a protective effect against lithium-associated hypernatremia in the elderly...
  7. doi request reprint Chronic renal failure in lithium-using geriatric patients: effects of lithium continuation versus discontinuation--a 60-month retrospective study
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:450-3. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that in geriatric patients with chronic renal failure (CRF), who have a high burden of medical illness, lithium continuation does not significantly impact renal function (glomerular filtration rate (eGFR))...
  8. doi request reprint The effect of serum lithium levels on renal function in geriatric outpatients: a retrospective longitudinal study
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Irving Ludmer Research and Training Building, 1033 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, H3A 1A1, Canada
    Drugs Aging 30:409-15. 2013
    ..Previous consensus opinion was that levels should be kept below 0.6 mmol/L in geriatric patients to minimize renal toxicity...
  9. doi request reprint Using hypernatraemic events to predict reduced renal function in elderly lithium patients: a brief report
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychogeriatrics 13:25-8. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that hypernatraemic events that occur in DI predict decreased renal function in elderly patients on lithium...
  10. pmc The McGill Geriatric Lithium-Induced Diabetes Insipidus Clinical Study (McGLIDICS)
    Soham Rej
    Resident, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 59:327-34. 2014
    ..We also assessed NDI symptoms, serum sodium (Na+), and urine specific gravity (USG) as possible surrogate measures of decreased UOsm, and ascertained whether potential etiologic factors independently correlated with decreased UOsm...
  11. doi request reprint Health Canada Warning on Citalopram and Escitalopram-Its Effects on Prescribing in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
    André Do
    Geri PARTy Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Psychosomatics 57:57-63. 2016
    ..The main objective of our study is to examine the effect of the Health Canada warning on citalopram/escitalopram prescribing patterns in the consultation-liaison (C-L) psychiatry setting...
  12. doi request reprint Is environmental temperature related to renal symptoms, serum lithium levels, and other laboratory test results in current lithium users?
    Soham Rej
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Hum Psychopharmacol 29:392-6. 2014
    ..In addition, no study has assessed the association between temperature and other renal laboratory tests and symptoms in lithium users...
  13. doi request reprint The effects of lithium on renal function in older adults--a systematic review
    Soham Rej
    Psychiatry Resident, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 25:51-61. 2012
    ..Currently, there is no compelling evidence to suggest that lithium should be avoided in elderly patients for fear of renal side effects...
  14. doi request reprint Predictors of psychiatric re-hospitalization in older adults with severe mental illness
    Ching Yu
    Geri PARTy Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 30:1114-9. 2015
    ..Many patients with severe recurrent mental illness are approaching late life; however, little is known about psychiatric re-hospitalization in this population. Our objective was to identify predictors of psychiatric re-hospitalization...
  15. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus onset in geriatric patients: does long-term atypical antipsychotic exposure increase risk?
    Roza Abitbol
    Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Psychogeriatrics 15:43-50. 2015
    ..However, it remains largely unknown whether there is an additional risk of diabetes mellitus (DM) in elderly psychiatric outpatients, particularly those with long-term exposure to atypical antipsychotics (AP)...
  16. doi request reprint Renal function in geriatric psychiatry patients compared to non-psychiatric older adults: effects of lithium use and other factors
    Soham Rej
    a Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Aging Ment Health 18:847-53. 2014
    ..We wished to verify whether geriatric psychiatry patients are at increased risk of renal dysfunction compared to elderly controls, as well as whether lithium exposure and other factors are important predictors of risk...
  17. doi request reprint Development of central diabetes insipidus following electroconvulsive therapy: results of a prospective pilot study
    Soumia Imène Senouci
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J ECT 29:e29-30. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the occurrence of laboratory abnormalities and symptoms of central diabetes insipidus (CDI) in patients receiving acute electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) series...
  18. doi request reprint Serotonergic antidepressants and perioperative bleeding risk: a systematic review
    Artin A Mahdanian
    McGill University, Jewish General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Montreal, Canada
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 13:695-704. 2014
    ..Our main objective was to synthesize the current evidence to evaluate the clinical importance of SAd-related bleeding risk in the perioperative period...