Benicio N Frey

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Depression during menopausal transition: a review of treatment strategies and pathophysiological correlates
    Benicio N Frey
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic WHCC, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, James Street South, FB 638, Hamilton, ON L8P 3B6, Canada
    Menopause Int 14:123-8. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Shift in the brain network of emotional regulation in midlife women: is the menopausal transition the turning point?
    Benicio N Frey
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Menopause 17:840-5. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Comorbid bipolar disorder and premenstrual dysphoric disorder: real patients, unanswered questions
    Benicio N Frey
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:79-81. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire as a screening tool for bipolar disorder during pregnancy and the postpartum period
    Benicio N Frey
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:1456-61. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Effects of quetiapine extended release on sleep and quality of life in midlife women with major depressive disorder
    Benicio N Frey
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:83-5. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Challenges and opportunities to manage depression during the menopausal transition and beyond
    Claudio N Soares
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, ON, Canada
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 33:295-308. 2010
  7. doi request reprint A pilot, 8-week, placebo lead-in trial of quetiapine extended release for depression in midlife women: impact on mood and menopause-related symptoms
    Claudio N Soares
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:612-5. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The rapid effects of estrogen: a mini-review
    Sonali Lokuge
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Pharmacol 21:465-72. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression in women: windows of vulnerability and new insights into the link between estrogen and serotonin
    Sonali Lokuge
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:e1563-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Alterations in circadian rhythms are associated with increased lipid peroxidation in females with bipolar disorder
    Lauren E Cudney
    Mood Disorders Program, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 17:715-22. 2014

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Depression during menopausal transition: a review of treatment strategies and pathophysiological correlates
    Benicio N Frey
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic WHCC, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, James Street South, FB 638, Hamilton, ON L8P 3B6, Canada
    Menopause Int 14:123-8. 2008
    ..The identification of individuals whom might be at a higher risk for depression during menopausal transition could guide preventive strategies for this population...
  2. doi request reprint Shift in the brain network of emotional regulation in midlife women: is the menopausal transition the turning point?
    Benicio N Frey
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Menopause 17:840-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the brain correlates of emotional regulation in healthy, nondepressed midlife women...
  3. doi request reprint Comorbid bipolar disorder and premenstrual dysphoric disorder: real patients, unanswered questions
    Benicio N Frey
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:79-81. 2013
    ..While controlled trials investigating pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments are awaited, adjunctive treatment of contraceptive agents and mood stabilizers may be an option in the treatment of comorbid BD and PMDD...
  4. doi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire as a screening tool for bipolar disorder during pregnancy and the postpartum period
    Benicio N Frey
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 73:1456-61. 2012
    ..The objective of this cross-sectional psychometric study was to investigate the use of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ) as a screening tool for bipolar disorder in a community-based population of pregnant and postpartum women...
  5. doi request reprint Effects of quetiapine extended release on sleep and quality of life in midlife women with major depressive disorder
    Benicio N Frey
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:83-5. 2013
    ..While larger, controlled trials are still awaited, these preliminary results are encouraging and suggest that quetiapine XR may be a useful tool in treating symptomatic midlife women with MDD...
  6. doi request reprint Challenges and opportunities to manage depression during the menopausal transition and beyond
    Claudio N Soares
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, ON, Canada
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 33:295-308. 2010
    ..Hormonal and nonhormonal treatment strategies for depression and anxiety in this particular population are critically examined, although more tailored treatment options are still needed...
  7. doi request reprint A pilot, 8-week, placebo lead-in trial of quetiapine extended release for depression in midlife women: impact on mood and menopause-related symptoms
    Claudio N Soares
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 30:612-5. 2010
    ..Main adverse effects included drowsiness and dry mouth. Based on these preliminary results, quetiapine XR should be further examined in larger, controlled trials for the management of depressed, symptomatic midlife women...
  8. doi request reprint The rapid effects of estrogen: a mini-review
    Sonali Lokuge
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Pharmacol 21:465-72. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint Depression in women: windows of vulnerability and new insights into the link between estrogen and serotonin
    Sonali Lokuge
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:e1563-9. 2011
    ..These effects may have direct implications on female mood disorders such as premenstrual disorders and depression during pregnancy, postpartum, and during the menopausal transition...
  10. ncbi request reprint Alterations in circadian rhythms are associated with increased lipid peroxidation in females with bipolar disorder
    Lauren E Cudney
    Mood Disorders Program, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 17:715-22. 2014
    ..This study provides a basis for further investigation of the links between oxidative stress and circadian rhythms in the neurobiology of BD...
  11. doi request reprint Non-hormonal treatment strategies for vasomotor symptoms: a critical review
    Elise Hall
    Mood Disorders Division and Women s Health Concerns Clinic, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Drugs 71:287-304. 2011
    ..Clinicians should therefore be able to tailor treatment strategies for those who are unable or unwilling to use hormones to alleviate VMS and improve overall functioning and quality of life...
  12. doi request reprint Biomarkers in bipolar disorder: a positional paper from the International Society for Bipolar Disorders Biomarkers Task Force
    Benicio N Frey
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:321-32. 2013
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  13. doi request reprint Changes in cortical thickness across the lifespan in major depressive disorder
    Wanda Truong
    McMaster Integrative Neuroscience Discovery and Study Program MiNDS, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4K1
    Psychiatry Res 214:204-11. 2013
    ..EOD is associated with greater disturbances in cortical thickness than LOD, even when duration of illness and other factors are controlled. These results provide novel insights on how development of depression is differentiated by age. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Illness duration and total brain gray matter in bipolar disorder: evidence for neurodegeneration?
    Benicio N Frey
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 18:717-22. 2008
    ..Prospective longitudinal studies are necessary to elucidate the long-term effects of illness progression on brain structure in major mood disorders...
  15. pmc Preclinical and clinical evidence of antioxidant effects of antidepressant agents: implications for the pathophysiology of major depressive disorder
    Guilherme A Behr
    Mood Disorders Program and Women s Health Concerns Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, 301 James Street South, Suite F614, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8P 3B6
    Oxid Med Cell Longev 2012:609421. 2012
    ..These studies suggest that augmentation of antioxidant defences may be one of the mechanisms underlying the neuroprotective effects of antidepressants in the treatment of MDD...