Brett D Thombs

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi From survival to socialization: a longitudinal study of body image in survivors of severe burn injury
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Psychosom Res 64:205-12. 2008
  2. ncbi Suicidal ideation and attempt among adolescents reporting "unsure" sexual identity or heterosexual identity plus same-sex attraction or behavior: forgotten groups?
    Yue Zhao
    aMcGill University bJewish General Hospital cMcGill University Sexual Identity Centre of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:104-13. 2010
  3. ncbi Depression screening and patient outcomes in pregnancy or postpartum: a systematic review
    Brett D Thombs
    Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 76:433-46. 2014
  4. pmc Sociodemographic and disease correlates of body image distress among patients with systemic sclerosis
    Lisa R Jewett
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e33281. 2012
  5. pmc Reporting of conflicts of interest from drug trials in Cochrane reviews: cross sectional study
    Michelle Roseman
    Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3T 1E4
    BMJ 345:e5155. 2012
  6. pmc Revisiting gender differences in somatic symptoms of depression: much ado about nothing?
    Vanessa C Delisle
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e32490. 2012
  7. pmc Depression screening and patient outcomes in cancer: a systematic review
    Anna Meijer
    Interdisciplinary Center for Psychiatric Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e27181. 2011
  8. pmc Prevalence of antidepressant prescription or use in patients with acute coronary syndrome: a systematic review
    Matthew J Czarny
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27671. 2011
  9. pmc Sexual activity and impairment in women with systemic sclerosis compared to women from a general population sample
    Brooke Levis
    Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e52129. 2012
  10. pmc Are scores on English and French versions of the PHQ-9 comparable? An assessment of differential item functioning
    Erin Arthurs
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e52028. 2012

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Publications107 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi From survival to socialization: a longitudinal study of body image in survivors of severe burn injury
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Psychosom Res 64:205-12. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi Suicidal ideation and attempt among adolescents reporting "unsure" sexual identity or heterosexual identity plus same-sex attraction or behavior: forgotten groups?
    Yue Zhao
    aMcGill University bJewish General Hospital cMcGill University Sexual Identity Centre of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:104-13. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi Depression screening and patient outcomes in pregnancy or postpartum: a systematic review
    Brett D Thombs
    Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Electronic address
    J Psychosom Res 76:433-46. 2014
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to determine whether depression screening improves depression outcomes among women during pregnancy or the postpartum period...
  4. pmc Sociodemographic and disease correlates of body image distress among patients with systemic sclerosis
    Lisa R Jewett
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e33281. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to identify sociodemographic and disease-related correlates of dissatisfaction with appearance and social discomfort among people with SSc...
  5. pmc Reporting of conflicts of interest from drug trials in Cochrane reviews: cross sectional study
    Michelle Roseman
    Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3T 1E4
    BMJ 345:e5155. 2012
    ..To investigate the degree to which Cochrane reviews of drug interventions published in 2010 reported conflicts of interest from included trials and, among reviews that reported this information, where it was located in the review documents...
  6. pmc Revisiting gender differences in somatic symptoms of depression: much ado about nothing?
    Vanessa C Delisle
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e32490. 2012
    ..Those studies, however, have not controlled or matched for non-somatic symptoms. The objective of this study was to examine if women report relatively more somatic symptoms than men matched on cognitive/affective symptoms...
  7. pmc Depression screening and patient outcomes in cancer: a systematic review
    Anna Meijer
    Interdisciplinary Center for Psychiatric Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e27181. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Prevalence of antidepressant prescription or use in patients with acute coronary syndrome: a systematic review
    Matthew J Czarny
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27671. 2011
    ..The objective was to assess rates of antidepressant use or prescription to patients within a year of an ACS...
  9. pmc Sexual activity and impairment in women with systemic sclerosis compared to women from a general population sample
    Brooke Levis
    Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e52129. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to compare sexual activity and impairment rates of women with systemic sclerosis (SSc) to general population data and to identify domains of sexual function driving impairment in SSc...
  10. pmc Are scores on English and French versions of the PHQ-9 comparable? An assessment of differential item functioning
    Erin Arthurs
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e52028. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the cross-language measurement equivalence of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) between English- and French-speaking Canadian patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  11. pmc There are no randomized controlled trials that support the United States Preventive Services Task Force guideline on screening for depression in primary care: a systematic review
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Med 12:13. 2014
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to evaluate whether there is evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that depression screening benefits patients in primary care, using an explicit definition of screening...
  12. doi Prevalence and clinical correlates of pruritus in patients with systemic sclerosis: an updated analysis of 959 patients
    Ilya Razykov
    Jewish General Hospital, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, Canada H3T 1E4
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:2056-61. 2013
    ..The objectives were to (i) document the proportion of patients who experience pruritus on most days overall and by disease duration and (ii) identify clinical correlates of pruritus...
  13. pmc Barriers and facilitators of adherence to medical advice on skin self-examination during melanoma follow-up care
    Annett Körner
    Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, 3700, rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, Canada
    BMC Dermatol 13:3. 2013
    ..The main objective of the current project is to examine psychosocial predictors of skin self-examination using on a rigorous and clinically sound methodology...
  14. doi A depression screening tool finds that 54% of acute cardiac patients are at risk of depression; use of the tool improves documentation and referral
    Brett Thombs
    Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Evid Based Nurs 16:47-8. 2013
    ..Evidence of benefits in excess of harms, established by well-conducted randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of depression screening interventions, is needed before depression screening is implemented in cardiovascular care settings...
  15. pmc Depression screening and mental health outcomes in children and adolescents: a systematic review protocol
    Brett D Thombs
    Jewish General Hospital, Institute for Community and Family Psychiatry, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, H3T 1E4, Canada
    Syst Rev 1:58. 2012
    ....
  16. pmc Does evidence support the American Heart Association's recommendation to screen patients for depression in cardiovascular care? An updated systematic review
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e52654. 2013
    ..To systematically review evidence on depression screening in coronary heart disease (CHD) by assessing the (1) accuracy of screening tools; (2) effectiveness of treatment; and (3) effect of screening on depression outcomes...
  17. pmc New directions for patient-centred care in scleroderma: the Scleroderma Patient-centred Intervention Network (SPIN)
    Brett D Thombs
    Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:S23-9. 2012
    ..The goal of SPIN, as described in this article, is to develop, test, and disseminate a set of accessible interventions designed to complement standard care in order to improve HRQoL outcomes in SSc...
  18. doi Sociodemographic, disease, and symptom correlates of fatigue in systemic sclerosis: evidence from a sample of 659 Canadian Scleroderma Research Group Registry patients
    Brett D Thombs
    McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:966-73. 2009
    ..To assess fatigue levels and demographic, socioeconomic, disease, and psychosocial correlates of fatigue in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  19. doi Physical health status assessed during hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome predicts mortality 12 months later
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 65:587-93. 2008
    ....
  20. doi [Is there evidence that depression screening benefits patients with medical illness?: not yet]
    B D Thombs
    Departments of Psychiatry Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Kanada
    Nervenarzt 82:1469-72, 1474. 2011
    ....
  21. doi 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...
  22. doi Reliability and validity of the center for epidemiologic studies depression scale in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Brett D Thombs
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:438-43. 2008
    ..Our objective was to assess the internal consistency reliability, convergent validity, and structural/construct validity of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) in patients with SSc...
  23. doi High rates of depressive symptoms among patients with systemic sclerosis are not explained by differential reporting of somatic symptoms
    Brett D Thombs
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:431-7. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess whether these high rates result from differential reporting of somatic symptoms related to the high physical burden of SSc...
  24. pmc Optimizing detection of major depression among patients with coronary artery disease using the patient health questionnaire: data from the heart and soul study
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2014-7. 2008
    ..Clinical guidelines recommend depression screening in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), but how to accomplish this is unclear...
  25. doi Probit structural equation regression model: general depressive symptoms predicted post-myocardial infarction mortality after controlling for somatic symptoms of depression
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E4, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:832-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the relationship between depressive symptoms and 12-month post-AMI mortality after removing potential bias from somatic symptoms of depression...
  26. doi Patient and injury characteristics, mortality risk, and length of stay related to child abuse by burning: evidence from a national sample of 15,802 pediatric admissions
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1E4
    Ann Surg 247:519-23. 2008
    ..To report demographic and injury characteristics of children admitted to burn centers with injuries from suspected child abuse and to assess mortality risk and length of stay compared with patients whose injuries were labeled accidental...
  27. pmc A systematic comparison of fatigue levels in systemic sclerosis with general population, cancer and rheumatic disease samples
    B D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1559-63. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare fatigue in SSc to general population samples and patients with rheumatic diseases and cancer, where fatigue has been researched extensively...
  28. doi Prevalence and clinical correlates of symptoms of depression in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Brett D Thombs
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:504-9. 2008
    ..To assess the prevalence and predictors of symptoms of depression in a large sample of patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  29. ncbi Usefulness of a single-item general self-rated health question to predict mortality 12 months after an acute coronary syndrome
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:479-81. 2008
    ..We investigated whether a single-item GSRH question predicted mortality 12 months post-discharge in 800 ACS patients...
  30. doi Is there room for criticism of studies of psychodynamic psychotherapy?
    Brett D Thombs
    McGill University, Jewish General Hospital, Canada
    Am Psychol 66:148-9; discussion 152-4. 2011
    ..Many meta-analyses, however, are not performed rigorously, which can result in treatment efficacy estimates that obscure important intertrial differences and that are unlikely to be replicated in clinical practice...
  31. ncbi A general factor model for the Beck Depression Inventory-II: validation in a sample of patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 65:115-21. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to validate a factor model for the Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) that would allow for modeling of depressive symptoms after explicitly removing bias related to somatic symptom overlap...
  32. pmc Somatic symptom overlap in Beck Depression Inventory-II scores following myocardial infarction
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, and Department of Psychiatry and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 197:61-6. 2010
    ..Depression measures that include somatic symptoms may inflate severity estimates among medically ill patients, including those with cardiovascular disease...
  33. ncbi A brief scale to assess hospital doctors' attitudes toward collaborative care for mental health
    Brett D Thombs
    Department Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 55:264-7. 2010
    ..Our objective was to develop and assess the reliability and validity of the Doctors' Attitudes Toward Collaborative Care for Mental Health (DACC-MH) Scale...
  34. pmc Risk of bias from inclusion of patients who already have diagnosis of or are undergoing treatment for depression in diagnostic accuracy studies of screening tools for depression: systematic review
    Brett D Thombs
    Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMJ 343:d4825. 2011
    ....
  35. ncbi Children under 4 years are at greater risk of mortality following acute burn injury: evidence from a national sample of 12,902 pediatric admissions
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Shock 26:348-52. 2006
    ..This study provides strong evidence that when comparing children based on burn injuries of similar size and etiology, children younger than 4 years are at substantial risk for death as compared with older children...
  36. ncbi An evaluation of screening questions for childhood abuse in 2 community samples: implications for clinical practice
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2020-6. 2006
    ....
  37. ncbi Depression in survivors of burn injury: a systematic review
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Burn Center, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:494-502. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to systematically review the prevalence, persistence, and risk factors for depression postburn injury...
  38. ncbi A brief two-item screener for detecting a history of physical or sexual abuse in childhood
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1E4
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:8-13. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the accuracy of a two-item screener for physical or sexual abuse in childhood...
  39. ncbi Depression in burn reconstruction patients: symptom prevalence and association with body image dissatisfaction and physical function
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:14-20. 2007
    ..This study investigated the prevalence and the clinical correlates of symptoms of depression among burn reconstruction patients...
  40. pmc Cultural sensitivity in screening adults for a history of childhood abuse: evidence from a community sample
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:368-73. 2007
    ..A number of practice guidelines and recommendations call for the assessment of childhood abuse history among adult medical patients. The cultural sensitivity of screening questions, however, has not been examined...
  41. ncbi Symptoms of depression predict change in physical health after burn injury
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Burns 33:292-8. 2007
    ..02), controlling for patient demographics, burn severity, and symptoms of PTSD. These results suggest that patients should be screened for depression, both in-hospital and during rehabilitation after discharge...
  42. ncbi Mortality risk and length of stay associated with self-inflicted burn injury: evidence from a national sample of 30,382 adult patients
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Crit Care Med 36:118-25. 2008
    ....
  43. pmc The effects of preexisting medical comorbidities on mortality and length of hospital stay in acute burn injury: evidence from a national sample of 31,338 adult patients
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg 245:629-34. 2007
    ..To determine whether and to what extent preexisting medical comorbidities influence mortality risk and length of hospitalization in patients with acute burn injury...
  44. ncbi Performance characteristics of depression screening instruments in survivors of acute myocardial infarction: review of the evidence
    Brett D Thombs
    Johns Hopkins University Evidence Based Practice Center, the Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychosomatics 48:185-94. 2007
    ....
  45. ncbi Use of the Beck Depression Inventory for assessing depression in patients hospitalized with severe burn. Disentangling symptoms of depression from injury and treatment factors
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Burns 33:547-53. 2007
    ..Appropriate adjustments for bias, however, should be made in research with the BDI among patients with acute burn...
  46. ncbi Depression in patients with systemic sclerosis: a systematic review of the evidence
    Brett D Thombs
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1089-97. 2007
    ..To assess the prevalence, course, and predictors of depression in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  47. ncbi An evaluation of the measurement equivalence of the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire--Short Form across gender and race in a sample of drug-abusing adults
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Psychosom Res 63:391-8. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the measurement invariance of the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire--Short Form (CTQ-SF) across groups defined by gender and race in a sample of substance-abusing adults...
  48. ncbi Usefulness of persistent symptoms of depression to predict physical health status 12 months after an acute coronary syndrome
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 101:15-9. 2008
    ..060), whereas patients with transient depressive symptoms were not at increased risk. In conclusion, these results underscore the importance of assessing depression at the time of ACS and on an ongoing basis...
  49. ncbi Who attempts suicide by burning? An analysis of age patterns of mortality by self-inflicted burning in the United States
    Brett D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:244-50. 2007
    ....
  50. pmc The association of body image dissatisfaction and pain with reduced sexual function in women with systemic sclerosis
    Ruby Knafo
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:1125-30. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the independent associations of pain and body image distress with reduced sexual function in women with SSc...
  51. doi Prevalence and clinical correlates of pruritus in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Ilya Razykov
    McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1765-70. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study were to document the proportion of SSc patients with pruritus on most days, to determine when in the course of the disease pruritus is most prevalent, and to identify clinical correlates...
  52. doi Work disability in systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    J Rheumatol 36:2481-6. 2009
    ..Little is known about work disability in SSc. We undertook this study to determine the prevalence and demographic and clinical correlates of work disability in a large cohort of patients with SSc...
  53. doi Prevalence, severity, and clinical correlates of pain in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Orit Schieir
    McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:409-17. 2010
    ..The present study estimated prevalence, severity, and associations between SSc clinical variables and pain in all patients with SSc and in limited cutaneous (lcSSc) and diffuse cutaneous (dcSSc) subsets...
  54. doi Clinical correlates of self-reported physical health status in systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    SMBD Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Room A 216, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 36:1226-9. 2009
    ..Our objective was to identify the clinical characteristics that correlate with the physical health status of patients with SSc, as assessed by the Medical Outcomes Trust Short Form-36 (SF-36)...
  55. doi Sleep disturbances in systemic sclerosis: evidence for the role of gastrointestinal symptoms, pain and pruritus
    Katherine Milette
    Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:1715-20. 2013
    ..Sleep disturbance has been identified as an important contributor to poor quality of life. The objective was to investigate socio-demographic and medical factors potentially associated with sleep disturbance in SSc...
  56. doi Association of pruritus with quality of life and disability in systemic sclerosis
    Ghassan El-Baalbaki
    McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1489-95. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the association of pruritus with QOL and disability in SSc...
  57. doi Symptom reporting on the Beck Depression Inventory among post-myocardial infarction patients: in-hospital versus follow-up assessments
    Vanessa C Delisle
    Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 73:356-61. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to compare BDI total scores, somatic scores, and cognitive/affective scores among post-MI patients in-hospital versus at post-discharge follow-up...
  58. ncbi The influence of somatic symptoms on Beck Depression Inventory scores in hospitalized postmyocardial infarction patients
    Vanessa C Delisle
    Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 57:752-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether BDI scores of post-MI patients may be influenced by somatic symptoms that commonly occur after MI, but may not be related to depression...
  59. doi Health-related quality of life in systemic sclerosis: a systematic review
    Marie Hudson
    SMBD Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1112-20. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to systematically review the literature on HRQOL in SSc measured using the Medical Outcomes Trust Short Form 36 (SF-36)...
  60. doi Frequency and impact of symptoms experienced by patients with systemic sclerosis: results from a Canadian National Survey
    Marielle Bassel
    Jewish General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E4, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:762-7. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study was to identify symptoms of SSc that patients rated as frequent and that highly impacted their ability to carry out daily activities...
  61. doi Quality of life in patients with systemic sclerosis compared to the general population and patients with other chronic conditions
    Marie Hudson
    SMBD Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Room A 216, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 36:768-72. 2009
    ..We compared the HRQOL of SSc patients with individuals in the general population and patients with other common chronic diseases...
  62. pmc Prevalence of depression in survivors of acute myocardial infarction
    Brett D Thombs
    Johns Hopkins University Evidence Based Practice Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:30-8. 2006
    ..To assess the prevalence and persistence of depression in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and the relationship between assessment modality and prevalence...
  63. doi Discordance between patient and physician assessments of disease severity in systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Jewish General Hospital, Room A 725, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 37:2307-12. 2010
    ..To describe the magnitude and correlates of discordance between patient and physician assessments of disease severity in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  64. doi Comparison of the PHQ-9 and CES-D depression scales in systemic sclerosis: internal consistency reliability, convergent validity and clinical correlates
    Katherine Milette
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:789-96. 2010
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  65. ncbi Depression following acute myocardial infarction: a prospective relationship with ongoing health and function
    James A Fauerbach
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychosomatics 46:355-61. 2005
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  66. doi Symptoms of depression predict the trajectory of pain among patients with early inflammatory arthritis: a path analysis approach to assessing change
    Orit Schieir
    SMBD Jewish General Hospital, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E4
    J Rheumatol 36:231-9. 2009
    ..To assess the longitudinal relationships, including directionality, among chronic pain, symptoms of depression, and disease activity in patients with early inflammatory arthritis (EIA)...
  67. ncbi Clinical correlates of quality of life in systemic sclerosis measured with the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II
    Marie Hudson
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:279-84. 2008
    ....
  68. doi Clinical correlates of sleep problems in systemic sclerosis: the prominent role of pain
    Katherine Milette
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:921-5. 2011
    ..Little research, however, has examined factors associated with sleep disruption in SSc. Therefore, the objective of this study was to investigate socio-demographic and medical factors associated with sleep disruption in SSc...
  69. ncbi Self-assessed physical health predicts 10-year mortality after myocardial infarction
    Kapil Parakh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 30:35-9. 2010
    ..The objective of the present study was to ascertain the relationship between self-assessed physical health at the time of the MI and long-term mortality...
  70. doi Prevalence of current, 12-month and lifetime major depressive disorder among patients with systemic sclerosis
    Lisa R Jewett
    Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:669-75. 2013
    ....
  71. ncbi Effect of depression on late (8 years) mortality after myocardial infarction
    Kapil Parakh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:602-6. 2008
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    Lisa R Jewett
    McGill University and Lady Davis Institute of the Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1779-86. 2010
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  73. doi Measuring fatigue in SSc: a comparison of the Short Form-36 Vitality subscale and Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Fatigue scale
    Daphna Harel
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:2177-85. 2012
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  74. doi Symptoms of heart disease or its treatment may increase Beck Depression Inventory Scores in hospitalized post-myocardial infarction patients
    Vanessa C Delisle
    Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 73:157-62. 2012
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  75. doi The PHQ-9 versus the PHQ-8--is item 9 useful for assessing suicide risk in coronary artery disease patients? Data from the Heart and Soul Study
    Ilya Razykov
    Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 73:163-8. 2012
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  76. doi Influence of somatic symptoms on Patient Health Questionnaire-9 depression scores among patients with systemic sclerosis compared to a healthy general population sample
    Allison Leavens
    McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1195-201. 2012
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  77. doi Using the cultural formulation to resolve uncertainty in diagnoses of psychosis among ethnoculturally diverse patients
    Ademola B Adeponle
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 63:147-53. 2012
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  78. doi Measuring pain in systemic sclerosis: comparison of the short-form McGill Pain Questionnaire versus a single-item measure of pain
    Ghassan El-Baalbaki
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rheumatol 38:2581-7. 2011
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  79. doi The prevalence of anxiety and depression in adults with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: a systematic review
    Gina Magyar-Russell
    Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Psychosom Res 71:223-31. 2011
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    Roy C Ziegelstein
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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    Kapil Parakh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    Am J Med 121:1015-8. 2008
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  82. doi The association of single and double orphanhood with symptoms of depression among children and adolescents in Namibia
    Mónica Ruiz-Casares
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and CSSS de Montagne, Montreal, Canada
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 18:369-76. 2009
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    Brooke Levis
    McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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  84. pmc (Not) talking about sex: a systematic comparison of sexual impairment in women with systemic sclerosis and other chronic disease samples
    Ruby Knafo
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1300-3. 2009
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  85. pmc The association of depression with adherence to antihypertensive medications: a systematic review
    Chete M Eze-Nliam
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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    Roy C Ziegelstein
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:886-90. 2009
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    Department of Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Rd, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1E4
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  88. pmc Perceived discrimination and its association with psychological distress among newly arrived immigrants before and after September 11, 2001
    Cecile Rousseau
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Public Health 101:909-15. 2011
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    Karine Igartua
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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    James C Coyne
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market St, Room 676, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Psychol 29:107-16. 2010
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    Roy C Ziegelstein
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    Am J Med 120:525-30. 2007
    ..Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors inhibit platelet activation and may, therefore, affect outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndromes...
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    Brett D Thombs
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1295-6; author reply 1296. 2006
  93. ncbi Burn rehabilitation: state of the science
    Peter C Esselman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:383-413. 2006
  94. ncbi Was it shown that "Close relationships and emotional processing predict decreased mortality in women with breast cancer?" a critique of Weihs et al. (2008)
    James C Coyne
    Psychosom Med 70:737-8; author reply 738-9. 2008
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    Roy C Ziegelstein
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1824; author reply 1824-5. 2007
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    Kapil Parakh
    JAMA 297:1877; author reply 1878. 2007
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    Health Psychol 27:1; auhtor reply 1-3. 2008
  98. ncbi Early treatment of acute stress symptoms in pediatric burn patients with imipramine and fluoxetine
    Brett D Thombs
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:498; author reply 498-9. 2006
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    Brett D Thombs
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 23:79-81; author reply 81-3. 2008
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    Brett D Thombs
    J Burn Care Rehabil 26:444-5. 2005