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, Ontario, Canada
Early Interv Psychiatry 7:193-9. 2013..To identify factors that contribute to the initiation of alcohol and street drug use from the perspective of people who were enrolled in early intervention programmes for a first episode of psychosis...
- 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...