Norbert Schmitz

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The SF-36 summary scores and their relation to mental disorders: physical functioning may affect performance of the summary scores
    Norbert Schmitz
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Clinical Research Division, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, 6875 LaSalle Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec H4H 1R3, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:163-70. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Should psychological distress screening in the community account for self-perceived health status?
    Norbert Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 54:526-33. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking and its association with disability in chronic conditions: results from the Canadian Community and Health Survey 2.1
    Norbert Schmitz
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:959-64. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders and hypertension: factors associated with awareness and treatment of hypertension in the general population of Germany
    Norbert Schmitz
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Clinical Research Division, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychosom Med 68:246-52. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Factors associated with disability and depressive symptoms among individuals with diabetes: a community study in Quebec
    Norbert Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychosomatics 52:167-77. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The incidence of major depression in Canada: the National Population Health Survey
    Jianli Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada
    J Affect Disord 123:158-63. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The pattern of depressive symptoms in people with type 2 diabetes: a prospective community study
    Norbert Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 74:128-34. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Association of trait-defined, eating-disorder sub-phenotypes with (biallelic and triallelic) 5HTTLPR variations
    Howard Steiger
    Eating Disorders Program, Douglas University Institute in Mental Health, Quebec, Canada
    J Psychiatr Res 43:1086-94. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiology of antidepressant medication use in the Canadian diabetes population
    Anna Ivanova
    Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University, 6875 LaSalle Boulevard, Montreal, QC H4H 1R3, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:911-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The longitudinal association from obesity to depression: results from the 12-year National Population Health Survey
    Genevieve Gariepy
    Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1033-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications86

  1. ncbi request reprint The SF-36 summary scores and their relation to mental disorders: physical functioning may affect performance of the summary scores
    Norbert Schmitz
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Clinical Research Division, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, 6875 LaSalle Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec H4H 1R3, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:163-70. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to compare and evaluate different scoring algorithms for the summary scores...
  2. ncbi request reprint Should psychological distress screening in the community account for self-perceived health status?
    Norbert Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 54:526-33. 2009
    ..Poor physical health may affect the screening properties of a questionnaire. We evaluate the effect of self-perceived health status on the screening performance of the Kessler K10 and K6 scales in a community sample...
  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking and its association with disability in chronic conditions: results from the Canadian Community and Health Survey 2.1
    Norbert Schmitz
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:959-64. 2007
    ..2% and 20.5%, respectively). Our results suggest that smoking is associated with short-term disability in subjects with chronic health problems...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mental disorders and hypertension: factors associated with awareness and treatment of hypertension in the general population of Germany
    Norbert Schmitz
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Clinical Research Division, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychosom Med 68:246-52. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify the association between mental disorders and awareness and treatment of hypertension in a large representative community sample...
  5. doi request reprint Factors associated with disability and depressive symptoms among individuals with diabetes: a community study in Quebec
    Norbert Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychosomatics 52:167-77. 2011
    ..The prevalence of diabetes in Canada is increasing. Multiple factors have been identified in the development of disability in diabetic patients, but the interaction of those risk factors is not clear...
  6. doi request reprint The incidence of major depression in Canada: the National Population Health Survey
    Jianli Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada
    J Affect Disord 123:158-63. 2010
    ..To estimate the cumulative incidence of major depressive episode (MDE) over 6 years and the associations between demographic and socioeconomic variables and MDE in a sample of the Canadian national population...
  7. doi request reprint The pattern of depressive symptoms in people with type 2 diabetes: a prospective community study
    Norbert Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 74:128-34. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify and describe longitudinal patterns of depression in a community sample of people with type 2 diabetes in Quebec, Canada...
  8. doi request reprint Association of trait-defined, eating-disorder sub-phenotypes with (biallelic and triallelic) 5HTTLPR variations
    Howard Steiger
    Eating Disorders Program, Douglas University Institute in Mental Health, Quebec, Canada
    J Psychiatr Res 43:1086-94. 2009
    ..We explored the extent to which an empirical, trait-defined typology of eating-disordered individuals coincided systematically with variations in 5HTTLPR, assayed using biallelic and triallelic models...
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiology of antidepressant medication use in the Canadian diabetes population
    Anna Ivanova
    Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University, 6875 LaSalle Boulevard, Montreal, QC H4H 1R3, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:911-9. 2010
    ..The objective of the present study was to provide demographic and clinical information about the use of antidepressant medication in a representative community sample of people with diabetes...
  10. doi request reprint The longitudinal association from obesity to depression: results from the 12-year National Population Health Survey
    Genevieve Gariepy
    Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:1033-8. 2010
    ..In summary, our findings suggest that obesity is a significant (negative) predictor of depression in adult men but not in women. These results moderate prior evidence supporting a positive link from obesity to depression...
  11. ncbi request reprint The influence of perceived social support on medication adherence in first-episode psychosis
    Mark Rabinovitch
    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 58:59-65. 2013
    ..Our study examines the unique influence of social and family support on adherence to medication in a sample of patients treated for first-episode psychosis (FEP)...
  12. doi request reprint Obesity and the risk of disability in a 12-year cohort study: the role of psychological distress
    Genevieve Gariepy
    Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University, 6875, LaSalle Boulevard, Montreal, QC, H4H 1R3, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1173-9. 2011
    ..Recent cross-sectional findings suggest that co-occurring obesity and psychological problems amplify the risk of disability, but longitudinal evidence is lacking. We assessed this effect in a longitudinal cohort of adults...
  13. pmc Testing definitions of symptom remission in first-episode psychosis for prediction of functional outcome at 2 years
    Clifford M Cassidy
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Schizophr Bull 36:1001-8. 2010
    ..To determine the clinical relevance of different definitions of symptom remission for prediction of functional outcome in first-episode psychosis (FEP)...
  14. pmc Association between neighborhood-level deprivation and disability in a community sample of people with diabetes
    Norbert Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Diabetes Care 32:1998-2004. 2009
    ..The objective of the present study was to analyze the association between neighborhood deprivation and self-reported disability in a community sample of people with type 2 diabetes...
  15. pmc Body weight and ADHD: examining the role of self-regulation
    Zia Choudhry
    Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e55351. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to investigate the relation between body weight/BMI and cognitive, emotional and motor characteristics in children with ADHD...
  16. doi request reprint Maternal smoking during pregnancy and ADHD: a comprehensive clinical and neurocognitive characterization
    Geeta A Thakur
    Integrated Program in Neuroscience, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:149-57. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to test the hypothesis that children with ADHD exposed to MSDP show a distinctive clinical and neurocognitive profile when compared with unexposed children...
  17. doi request reprint Association of diabetes with anxiety: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Kimberley J Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 74:89-99. 2013
    ..The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to determine whether people with diabetes are more likely to have anxiety disorders or elevated anxiety symptoms than people who do not have diabetes...
  18. doi request reprint Self-rated health: a predictor for the three year incidence of major depression in individuals with Type II diabetes
    Ghislaine Badawi
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Affect Disord 145:100-5. 2013
    ..To determine whether self-rated health was a predictor for the three year incidence of major depression in people with Type II diabetes...
  19. doi request reprint Three job-related stress models and depression: a population-based study
    Jianli Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Room 4D69, TRW Building, 3280 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4Z6, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:185-93. 2012
    ..To estimate the current prevalence of major depression in a sample of working population, and to examine the associations between job strain, effort-reward imbalance and family-work conflicts and major depression...
  20. pmc The 5-HTTLPR polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene and short term behavioral response to methylphenidate in children with ADHD
    Geeta A Thakur
    Integrated Program in Neuroscience, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, H3A 2B4, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 10:50. 2010
    ..In this study, we have investigated the relationship between the 5-HTTLPR polymorphism in the serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) and the response of ADHD relevant behaviors with methylphenidate treatment...
  21. doi request reprint The interaction of obesity and psychological distress on disability
    Genevieve Gariepy
    Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University, 6875, LaSalle Boulevard, Rm F 2115 1, Montreal, QC, H4H 1R3, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:531-40. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the synergistic interaction of psychological distress and obesity on functional disability in an adult community sample...
  22. doi request reprint Determinants of negative pathways to care and their impact on service disengagement in first-episode psychosis
    Kelly K Anderson
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A2, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:125-36. 2013
    ..Although there have been numerous studies on pathways to care in first-episode psychosis (FEP), few have examined the determinants of the pathway to care and its impact on subsequent engagement with mental health services...
  23. doi request reprint Perceived needs for and use of workplace accommodations by individuals with a depressive and/or anxiety disorder
    Jianli Wang
    Departments of Psychiatry and of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary and Mental Health Information and Evaluation Program, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 53:1268-72. 2011
    ..To estimate the percentages of need for and use of workplace mental health accommodations, and to identify factors related to the use of accommodations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Joint effect of depression and chronic conditions on disability: results from a population-based study
    Norbert Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Montreal Canada
    Psychosom Med 69:332-8. 2007
    ..Evidence exists that major depression interacts with physical illness to amplify the functional disability associated with many medical conditions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Early predictors of nonadherence to antipsychotic therapy in first-episode psychosis
    Mark Rabinovitch
    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 54:28-35. 2009
    ....
  26. doi request reprint The impact of psychological distress on functional disability in asthma: results from the Canadian community health survey
    Norbert Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, 6875 LaSalle Blvd, Montreal, Quebec, H4H 1R3 Canada
    Psychosomatics 50:42-9. 2009
    ..Asthma is associated with decreased health-related quality of life and increased physical comorbidity and mortality, high rates of clinic visits and hospitalizations, and loss of productivity in the workplace...
  27. doi request reprint Psychological distress and short-term disability in people with diabetes: results from the Canadian Community Health Survey
    Norbert Schmitz
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Douglas Hospital Research Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 65:165-72. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the interaction between psychological distress and activity limitations in daily life, in relation to self-reported disability days in a community sample of people with diabetes...
  28. doi request reprint Prenatal exposure to a natural disaster increases risk for obesity in 5½-year-old children
    Kelsey Needham Dancause
    Psychosocial Research Division, Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Res 71:126-31. 2012
    ..Our objective was to determine whether PNMS resulting from a natural disaster influenced risk of childhood obesity...
  29. doi request reprint A comparison study of multiple measures of adherence to antipsychotic medication in first-episode psychosis
    Clifford M Cassidy
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:64-7. 2010
    ..05). Patient or clinician reports provide a reasonable estimate of medication adherence in FEP, but introducing pill counting or a derived measure of adherence may allow more accurate measurement...
  30. doi request reprint Determinants of participation in leisure activities among adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Keiko Shikako-Thomas
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Canada
    Res Dev Disabil 34:2621-34. 2013
    ..Health care professionals should consider adolescents' and families' characteristics to promote participation in leisure activities. ..
  31. doi request reprint The relationship between manual ability and ambulation in adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Annette Majnemer
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 33:243-52. 2013
    ..Manual ability may not be congruent with mobility in adolescents with CP and should be specifically evaluated given its importance to daily life functioning...
  32. doi request reprint Self-rated health in diabetes: should the question be the first administered?
    Ghislaine Badawi
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 97:e27-30. 2012
    ..85% of individuals had stable ratings providing support for comparisons across studies using the measure in this population...
  33. doi request reprint Case manager- and patient-rated alliance as a predictor of medication adherence in first-episode psychosis
    Tina C Montreuil
    Prevention and Early Intervention Program for Psychoses PEPP Montréal, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 32:465-9. 2012
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Validation of the alcohol use disorders identification test and the drug abuse screening test in first episode psychosis
    Clifford M Cassidy
    McGill University, Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 53:26-33. 2008
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Changes in perceived job strain and the risk of major depression: results from a population-based longitudinal study
    Jianli Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1085-91. 2009
    ..Reducing job strain may have positive impacts on the risk of depression. Self-rated health is a strong predictor of depression and plays an important role in the relation between job strain and depression...
  36. doi request reprint Trait-defined eating-disorder subtypes and history of childhood abuse
    Howard Steiger
    Eating Disorders Program, Douglas University Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Eat Disord 43:428-32. 2010
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Workplace characteristics, depression, and health-related presenteeism in a general population sample
    Jianli Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 52:836-42. 2010
    ..To investigate the relationships between workplace psychosocial factors, work/family conflicts, depression, and health-related presenteeism in a sample of employees who were randomly selected from the communities...
  38. doi request reprint Does job strain interact with psychosocial factors outside of the workplace in relation to the risk of major depression? The Canadian National Population Health Survey
    Jianli Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Room 127, Heritage Medical Research Building, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:577-84. 2011
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint A multisite Canadian study of outcome of first-episode psychosis treated in publicly funded early intervention services
    Ashok Malla
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 52:563-71. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine 1-year symptomatic outcome and its predictors in patients with FEP treated at 3 different publicly funded sites...
  40. ncbi request reprint Determinants of help-seeking and system related components of delay in the treatment of first-episode psychosis
    Laura Bechard-Evans
    McGill University, PEPP Montreal, Douglas Hospital Research Centre, 6875 LaSalle Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4H 1R3
    Schizophr Res 96:206-14. 2007
    ..Knowledge about factors that influence different components of duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) is important for designing interventions to reduce DUP...
  41. pmc COMT Val108/158Met polymorphism and the modulation of task-oriented behavior in children with ADHD
    Sarojini Sengupta
    Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:3069-77. 2008
    ..However, no genotype by treatment interaction was observed. These results suggest that the COMT Val(108/158)Met polymorphism modulates task-oriented behavior, but it does not modulate the response of this behavior with MPH treatment...
  42. ncbi request reprint Relevance of the 5-HTTLPR polymorphism and childhood abuse to increased psychiatric comorbidity in women with bulimia-spectrum disorders
    Jodie Richardson
    Eating Disorders Program, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:981-90. 2008
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Predictors of rate and time to remission in first-episode psychosis: a two-year outcome study
    Ashok Malla
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychol Med 36:649-58. 2006
    ..The goal of the current study was to examine the role of predictors for rate and time to remission in first-episode psychosis (FEP)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Dopamine transporter 3'-UTR VNTR genotype and ADHD: a pharmaco-behavioural genetic study with methylphenidate
    Ridha Joober
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Neuropsychopharmacology 32:1370-6. 2007
    ..They also suggest the presence of genetic heterogeneity that could be indexed by the quality of behavioral response to MPH...
  45. doi request reprint Exploring the association of psychological status with self-rated diabetes control: results from the Montreal evaluation of diabetes treatment study
    Kimberley J Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychosomatics 54:35-43. 2013
    ..However, self-rated measures can be associated with indicators of psychological status. The aim of this paper is to explore the association of anxiety, depression, and diabetes distress with self-rated diabetes control...
  46. doi request reprint Self-rated diabetes control in a Canadian population with type 2 diabetes: associations with health behaviours and outcomes
    Kimberley J Smith
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 95:162-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to ascertain the construct validity of self-reported diabetes control in a population-based survey...
  47. doi request reprint Project Ice Storm: prenatal maternal stress affects cognitive and linguistic functioning in 5 1/2-year-old children
    David P Laplante
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, 6875 LaSalle Boulevard, Verdun, QC, Canada
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:1063-72. 2008
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Picture me playing-a portrait of participation and enjoyment of leisure activities in adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Keiko Shikako-Thomas
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Res Dev Disabil 34:1001-10. 2013
    ..Understanding the leisure patterns and preferences of this population, in addition to the contextual factors, may help in the elaboration of interventions and programs to promote a healthy development for this population...
  49. doi request reprint Diabetes distress and neighborhood characteristics in people with type 2 diabetes
    Genevieve Gariepy
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 75:147-52. 2013
    ..The neighborhood environment has the potential to be an important factor for diabetes distress. This study investigates the associations between neighborhood characteristics and diabetes distress in adults with type 2 diabetes...
  50. pmc Maternal Stress during Pregnancy, ADHD Symptomatology in Children and Genotype: Gene-Environment Interaction
    Natalie Grizenko
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 21:9-15. 2012
    ..Our objective was to control for these factors by using an intra-familial design, and investigate gene-environment interactions...
  51. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder and treatment seeking in a nationally representative Canadian military sample
    Deniz Fikretoglu
    Department of Psychiatry, Douglas Hospital Research Centre and McGill University, Montreal, and St Anne s Hospital, Veterans Affairs Canada, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
    J Trauma Stress 19:847-58. 2006
    ..Interventions aimed at increasing treatment-seeking behaviors should be tailored to the specific needs of various subgroups of nontreatment seekers...
  52. ncbi request reprint Inconsistency in the relationship between duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) and negative symptoms: sorting out the problem of heterogeneity
    Norbert Schmitz
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, 6875 LaSalle Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4H 1R3
    Schizophr Res 93:152-9. 2007
    ..However, there is inconsistency concerning the association between outcome on negative symptoms and DUP with some studies having found a correlation between DUP and negative symptoms, while other studies did not find such an association...
  53. ncbi request reprint Impact of a specialized early intervention service for psychotic disorders on patient characteristics, service use, and hospital costs in a defined catchment area
    Karen Goldberg
    Prevention and Early Intervention Program for Psychoses Montreal, Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 51:895-903. 2006
    ..To evaluate the impact of a new early intervention service for first-episode psychosis on patient characteristics, service use, and hospital costs...
  54. ncbi request reprint COMT Val108/158Met gene variant, birth weight, and conduct disorder in children with ADHD
    Sarojini M Sengupta
    Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, and Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1363-9. 2006
    ..We have attempted to replicate these findings in a group of ADHD children using a similar research design...
  55. ncbi request reprint Myeloablative radiochemotherapy followed by autologous stem cell transplantation in first remission prolongs progression-free survival in follicular lymphoma: results of a prospective, randomized trial of the German Low-Grade Lymphoma Study Group
    Georg Lenz
    Department of Internal Medicine III, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Blood 104:2667-74. 2004
    ..Longer follow-up is necessary to determine the effect of ASCT on overall survival...
  56. ncbi request reprint Promoting measured genes and measured environments: on the importance of careful statistical analyses and biological relevance
    Ridha Joober
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:377-8; author reply 378-9. 2007
  57. ncbi request reprint On the association between diabetes and mental disorders in a community sample: results from the German National Health Interview and Examination Survey
    Johannes Kruse
    Department of Psychotherapeutic Medicine, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Diabetes Care 26:1841-6. 2003
    ..To determine the relationship between mental disorders and diabetes in a representative community sample...
  58. ncbi request reprint On the relation between neuroticism, self-esteem, and depression: results from the National Comorbidity Survey
    Norbert Schmitz
    Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Compr Psychiatry 44:169-76. 2003
    ..The assessment of both personality constructs may contribute to further understanding of personality-depression correlation. Such knowledge might prove valuable in designing early interventions and treatment...
  59. ncbi request reprint The relationship between mental disorders and medical service utilization in a representative community sample
    Norbert Schmitz
    Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Heinrich Heine University, Bergische Landstr 2, H19, 40605 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:380-6. 2002
    ..The present study aimed to determine how mental disorders affect the likelihood of using health services in a nationally representative sample...
  60. doi request reprint High-dose therapy and autologous stem-cell transplantation in angioimmunoblastic lymphoma: complete remission at transplantation is the major determinant of Outcome-Lymphoma Working Party of the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
    Charalampia Kyriakou
    University College London, 4 Sentis Court, 8 Carew Rd, Northwood, Middlesex, United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 26:218-24. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of high-dose therapy (HDT) followed by autologous stem-cell transplantation (ASCT) on patients with AITL...
  61. ncbi request reprint Validation of the English and French versions of the Community Assessment of Psychic Experiences (CAPE) with a Montreal community sample
    Karene Brenner
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Canada
    Schizophr Res 95:86-95. 2007
    ..We analyzed the internal consistency of the CAPE to determine whether the 3-factor structure (positive, negative and depressive symptoms) found by the CAPE authors would also be found in our sample...
  62. ncbi request reprint Disabilities, quality of life, and mental disorders associated with smoking and nicotine dependence
    Norbert Schmitz
    Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Heinrich Heine University, Bergisch Landstrasse 2, H19, D 40605 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1670-6. 2003
    ..Epidemiological studies have reported an association between smoking and mental disorders. However, little is known about the impairment associated with nicotine dependence...
  63. ncbi request reprint The association between physical exercises and health-related quality of life in subjects with mental disorders: results from a cross-sectional survey
    Norbert Schmitz
    Research Unit for Public Mental Health, Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Prev Med 39:1200-7. 2004
    ..The present study examines the relationship between health-related quality of life and physical activity among adults with affective, anxiety, and substance dependence disorders...
  64. ncbi request reprint Serotonin transporter, stressful life events, and depression severity
    Ridha Joober
    Am J Psychiatry 164:829-30; author reply 830-1. 2007
  65. ncbi request reprint Unrelated stem cell transplantation in multiple myeloma after a reduced-intensity conditioning with pretransplantation antithymocyte globulin is highly effective with low transplantation-related mortality
    Nicolaus Kroger
    Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    Blood 100:3919-24. 2002
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Chemoresistant or aggressive lymphoma predicts for a poor outcome following reduced-intensity allogeneic progenitor cell transplantation: an analysis from the Lymphoma Working Party of the European Group for Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation
    Stephen P Robinson
    Lymphoma Working Party of the European Group for Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation, London, United Kingdom
    Blood 100:4310-6. 2002
    ..A longer period of follow-up is required to determine the benefit of DLI and the graft-versus-lymphoma effect...
  67. ncbi request reprint Treatment results of aggressive B non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in advanced age considering comorbidity
    Ruth Sonnen
    Department of Haematology, Allgemeines Krankenhaus St Georg, Hamburg, Germany
    Br J Haematol 119:634-9. 2002
    ..Advanced disease increased the risk for treatment-related complications and efficacy of treatment seemed limited...
  68. ncbi request reprint Is olanzapine a brain-sparing medication?
    Ridha Joober
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1292. 2006
  69. ncbi request reprint Randomized study to evaluate the use of high-dose therapy as part of primary treatment for "aggressive" lymphoma
    Ulrich Kaiser
    Department of Hematology, Universitätsklinikum Marburg, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 20:4413-9. 2002
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Properties of the Symptom Check List (SCL-90-R) in a psychosomatic consultation-liaison setting
    Norbert Schmitz
    Clinic and Institute for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Psychol Rep 90:1201-7. 2002
    ..The questionnaire can serve as a useful tool for understanding patients' current status regarding mental health problems...
  71. ncbi request reprint Outcome of autologous transplantation for mantle cell lymphoma: a study by the European Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant and Autologous Blood and Marrow Transplant Registries
    Elisabeth Vandenberghe
    Department of Haematology, St James Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Br J Haematol 120:793-800. 2003
    ..99 times (95% CI: 1.66-5.38, P < 0.001) more likely to die than patients transplanted in CR1. Autologous transplantation probably improves survival in patients with MCL especially if performed in first CR...
  72. pmc Long-term outcome of patients given transplants of mobilized blood or bone marrow: A report from the International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry and the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
    Norbert Schmitz
    Department of Hematology, Asklepios Klinik St Georg, Hamburg, Germany
    Blood 108:4288-90. 2006
    ..These data represent the early experience with PBSC grafts. Long-term outcomes in recipients of more recent transplants are required to better evaluate the role of PBSC grafts relative to BM transplantation...
  73. ncbi request reprint Autologous stem cell transplantation in lymphoma
    Norbert Schmitz
    Department of Hematology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Asklepios Klinik St Georg, Hamburg, Germany
    Semin Hematol 44:234-45. 2007
    ..Because data on patients with less frequent entities like mantle cell lymphoma, T-cell lymphoma, Burkitt's lymphoma, or lymphoblastic lymphoma are insufficient, the role of HDT/ASCT needs further study...
  74. ncbi request reprint Reduced-intensity conditioning compared with conventional allogeneic stem-cell transplantation in relapsed or refractory Hodgkin's lymphoma: an analysis from the Lymphoma Working Party of the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
    Anna Sureda
    Clinical Hematology Division, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Antoni Maria i Claret, 167, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Oncol 26:455-62. 2008
    ....
  75. doi request reprint ALK- anaplastic large-cell lymphoma is clinically and immunophenotypically different from both ALK+ ALCL and peripheral T-cell lymphoma, not otherwise specified: report from the International Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma Project
    Kerry J Savage
    Department of Medical Oncology, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Blood 111:5496-504. 2008
    ..Although the prognosis of ALK(-) ALCL appears to be better than that for PTCL-NOS, it is still unsatisfactory and better therapies are needed. Primary cutaneous ALCL is associated with an indolent course...
  76. ncbi request reprint The best treatment for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a German perspective
    Rudolf Schmits
    German High Grade Non Hodgkin s Lymphoma Study Group DSHNHL, Homburg Saar Germany
    Oncology (Williston Park) 19:16-25. 2005
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint The International Prognostic Index determines the outcome of patients with nodal mature T-cell lymphomas
    Ruth Sonnen
    Department of Haematology, Allgemeines Krankenhaus St Georg, 20099 Hamburg, Germany
    Br J Haematol 129:366-72. 2005
    ..The IPI may therefore be used for risk stratification in clinical trials to identify patients who would benefit most from new treatment strategies, such as high-dose chemotherapy followed by stem cell or bone marrow transplantation...
  78. ncbi request reprint Myeloablative radiochemotherapy followed by autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation as first-line therapy in peripheral T-cell lymphomas: first results of a prospective multicenter study
    Peter Reimer
    Medizinische Poliklinik, University of Wuerzburg, Klinikstr 6 8, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Hematol J 5:304-11. 2004
    ..Our data suggest a substantial impact on outcome, however, longer follow-up is necessary to confirm survival benefit...
  79. ncbi request reprint Filgrastim-mobilized peripheral blood progenitor cells versus bone marrow transplantation for treating leukemia: 3-year results from the EBMT randomized trial
    Norbert Schmitz
    Department of Hematology, AK St Georg, Lohmuehlenstrasse 5, 20099 Hamburg, Germany
    Haematologica 90:643-8. 2005
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint [Why does the general practitioner overlooks psychological disorders in his patient?]
    Johannes Kruse
    Klinik für Psychotherapeutische Medizin der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 54:45-51. 2004
    ..The study shows that the interactional process during primary care consultation is associated with physicians' identification of psychological disorders...
  81. ncbi request reprint Allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation following fludarabine-based conditioning in six children with advanced Hodgkin's disease
    Alexander Claviez
    Department of Pediatrics and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, University of Kiel, Schwanenweg 20, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Ann Hematol 83:237-41. 2004
    ..Allogeneic PBSCT, with reduced intensity conditioning, may be beneficial for selected patients with refractory HD...
  82. ncbi request reprint [Effects of a psychosocial education programme to improve doctor-patient interaction with cancer patients]
    Johannes Kruse
    Klinik für Psychotherapeutische Medizin der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Bergische Landstr 2, 40629 Düsseldorf, Germany
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 49:232-45. 2003
    ..This study therefore investigates the effects of a teaching and training programme on interactional skills of experienced physicians in dealing with cancer patients...
  83. ncbi request reprint Syngeneic hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a comparison with allogeneic and autologous transplantation--The Lymphoma Working Committee of the International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry and the European Group for Blood
    Philip J Bierman
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 7680, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:3744-53. 2003
    ..To compare results of syngeneic, allogeneic, and autologous hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)...
  84. ncbi request reprint Induction of antitumour immunity using survivin peptide-pulsed dendritic cells in a murine lymphoma model
    Sandra Siegel
    Department of Haematology, General Hospital St Georg, Hamburg, and Institute of Immunology, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Br J Haematol 122:911-4. 2003
    ..For the first time, these data provide evidence for the use of survivin peptide epitopes in T cell-based immunotherapeutic concepts against a B-cell lymphoma in vivo...
  85. ncbi request reprint Myeloablative intensified conditioning regimen with in vivo T-cell depletion (ATG) followed by allografting in patients with advanced multiple myeloma. A phase I/II study of the German Study-group Multiple Myeloma (DSMM)
    Nicolaus Kroger
    Bone Marrow Transplantation, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    Bone Marrow Transplant 31:973-9. 2003
    ..In vivo T-cell depletion with ATG resulted in a low rate of severe GvHD with low treatment-related mortality, and a substantial number of long-term survivors...
  86. ncbi request reprint Rituximab-augmented myeloablation for first-line autologous stem cell transplantation for mantle cell lymphoma: effects on molecular response and clinical outcome
    Peter Dreger
    Department of Medicine V, University of Heidelberg, INF 410, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Haematologica 92:42-9. 2007
    ..Autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) is effective in mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). We investigated whether incorporation of rituximab into the high-dose regimen might further improve the results of ASCT in patients with MCL...