Suzanne M Archie
Affiliation: McMaster University
- Ethnic diversity and pathways to care for a first episode of psychosis in OntarioS Archie
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Schizophr Bull 36:688-701. 2010..To examine ethnic variations in the pathways to care for persons accessing early intervention (EI) services in Ontario...
- Reflections of young people who have had a first episode of psychosis: what attracted them to use alcohol and illicit drugs?Suzanne Archie
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton Community Health Systems Resource Group, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Early Interv Psychiatry 7:193-9. 2013..Additional research is needed to identify whether prodromal youth report the same factors that attract them to initiate use in order to develop more effective prevention strategies...
- Concurrent binge drinking and depression among Canadian youth: prevalence, patterns, and suicidalitySuzanne Archie
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1Y2, Canada
Alcohol 46:165-72. 2012..In conclusion, binge drinking was not associated with an increased risk of suicidality among Canadian youth living in the community, although depression and comorbidity were associated with suicidality...
- Psychotic disorders clinic and first-episode psychosis: a program evaluationSuzanne Archie
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
Can J Psychiatry 50:46-51. 2005..Key service components include providing low dosages of antipsychotics, offering specialized family education, and supporting return to school and work settings...
- Psychotic disorders, eating habits, and physical activity: who is ready for lifestyle changes?Suzanne M Archie
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, 25 Charlton Ave, East, Suite 703, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 1Y2
Psychiatr Serv 58:233-9. 2007..This study compared characteristics of patients in Canada who had a psychotic disorder and were ready to make lifestyle changes with characteristics of patients who were not considering lifestyle changes...
- Substance use and abuse in first-episode psychosis: prevalence before and after early interventionSuzanne Archie
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Schizophr Bull 33:1354-63. 2007..Despite the high prevalence of substance abuse among first-episode psychosis (FEP) populations, few studies examine whether early intervention (EI) improves substance abuse...
- The right stuff for early intervention in psychosis: time, attitude, place, intensity, treatment, & costJane E Hamilton Wilson
Hamilton Health Sciences Centre and St Joseph s Healthcare, Ontario, Canada
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 43:22-8. 2005..This article summarizes current intervention strategies, which are considered best practice guidelines for early treatment...
- Pilot study: access to fitness facility and exercise levels in olanzapine-treated patientsSuzanne Archie
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Psychotic Disorders Clinic, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster Division, Hamilton, Ontario
Can J Psychiatry 48:628-32. 2003..Unfortunately, schizophrenia research has neglected exercise as a legitimate adjunctive treatment for schizophrenia...
- Evaluation of the Alumni Program. A shared-care model for psychosisHeather Hobbs
Psychotic Disorders Clinic, Hamilton Health Sciences Centre, McMaster Campus, Box 2000, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 42:28-36. 2004..The results appear favorable and affirm the Alumni Program is one viable method of follow up within a comprehensive range of psychiatric services...