R T Joffe

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A two-illness model of bipolar disorder
    R T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Bipolar Disord 1:25-30. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Thyroid hormone levels and recurrence of major depression
    R T Joffe
    Mood Disorders Program and Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1689-91. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Double-blind comparison of addition of a second mood stabilizer versus an antidepressant to an initial mood stabilizer for treatment of patients with bipolar depression
    L T Young
    Mood Disorders Program, Hamilton Psychiatric Hospital, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 157:124-6. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Rumination and distraction in major depression: assessing response to pharmacological treatment
    R M Bagby
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Affect Disord 55:225-9. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic specificity of the dependent and self-critical personality dimensions in major depression
    R M Bagby
    Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Affect Disord 26:59-63. 1992
  6. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin as an adjunctive treatment in bipolar disorder
    L T Young
    Department of Psychiatry, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Affect Disord 55:73-7. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of suppression of thyroxine on folate status during acute antidepressant therapy
    A J Levitt
    Mood Disorders Program, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, University of Toronto Clinic, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 79:123-9. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the five-factor model of personality and unipolar, bipolar and schizophrenic patients
    R M Bagby
    Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 70:83-94. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Seasonal and non-seasonal depression and the five-factor model of personality
    R M Bagby
    University of Toronto, Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Ontario, Canada
    J Affect Disord 38:89-95. 1996
  10. ncbi request reprint Selective alteration of personality in response to noradrenergic and serotonergic antidepressant medication in depressed sample: evidence of non-specificity
    R M Bagby
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto and McMaster University Medical School, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 86:211-6. 1999

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint A two-illness model of bipolar disorder
    R T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Bipolar Disord 1:25-30. 1999
    ..Studies of clinical syndromes, course of illness, family history and genetics, biological factors, and treatment response data directly or indirectly support this new model...
  2. ncbi request reprint Thyroid hormone levels and recurrence of major depression
    R T Joffe
    Mood Disorders Program and Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1689-91. 2000
    ..The relationship between basal thyroid hormone levels and acute antidepressant response has been studied, but any relationship between basal thyroid hormone levels and long-term course of depressive illness has not been evaluated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Double-blind comparison of addition of a second mood stabilizer versus an antidepressant to an initial mood stabilizer for treatment of patients with bipolar depression
    L T Young
    Mood Disorders Program, Hamilton Psychiatric Hospital, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 157:124-6. 2000
    ..This study's purpose was to clarify the appropriate treatment of bipolar depression by comparing the addition of an antidepressant versus a second mood stabilizer for inpatients being treated with lithium carbonate or divalproex sodium...
  4. ncbi request reprint Rumination and distraction in major depression: assessing response to pharmacological treatment
    R M Bagby
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Affect Disord 55:225-9. 1999
    ..RST has been shown to predict prolonged depression in samples of non-clinical, untreated individuals with mild to moderate depression but has not been tested in samples of depressed patients undergoing treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic specificity of the dependent and self-critical personality dimensions in major depression
    R M Bagby
    Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Affect Disord 26:59-63. 1992
    ..These findings were similar even when depressed mood was partialed out. These results complement a growing body of research associating Self-Criticism, as specifically measured by the DEQ, with depression...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin as an adjunctive treatment in bipolar disorder
    L T Young
    Department of Psychiatry, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Affect Disord 55:73-7. 1999
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of gabapentin as an adjunctive treatment for bipolar disorder in both depressed and manic phases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of suppression of thyroxine on folate status during acute antidepressant therapy
    A J Levitt
    Mood Disorders Program, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, University of Toronto Clinic, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 79:123-9. 1998
    ..These findings support the possible role of folate, independent of thyroid function, in the modulation of mood...
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the five-factor model of personality and unipolar, bipolar and schizophrenic patients
    R M Bagby
    Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 70:83-94. 1997
    ..The schizophrenic patients scored lower on the Feelings, Values and Actions facets of O than did the unipolar and bipolar patients. The unipolar patients scored higher on A than the schizophrenic patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Seasonal and non-seasonal depression and the five-factor model of personality
    R M Bagby
    University of Toronto, Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Ontario, Canada
    J Affect Disord 38:89-95. 1996
    ..This personality constellation may explain why individuals with SAD are more sensitive to and may amplify the mild dysphoria typically associated with winter months...
  10. ncbi request reprint Selective alteration of personality in response to noradrenergic and serotonergic antidepressant medication in depressed sample: evidence of non-specificity
    R M Bagby
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto and McMaster University Medical School, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 86:211-6. 1999
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  11. ncbi request reprint Induction of mania and cycle acceleration in bipolar disorder: effect of different classes of antidepressant
    R T Joffe
    Regional Mood Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 105:427-30. 2002
    ..There is, however, the suggestion that certain classes of antidepressants may be less likely than others to cause these unwanted effects...
  12. ncbi request reprint Personality and family history of depression in patients with affective illness
    R T Joffe
    Department of Psychiatry, Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychiatr Res 25:67-71. 1991
    ..Patients with no family history of depression had significantly higher mean personality trait scores on the dependent and compulsive personality scales. The clinical and theoretical implications of these findings are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Backward masking task performance in stable, euthymic out-patients with bipolar disorder
    G M MacQueen
    Mood Disorders Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Med 31:1269-77. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint Does a combination regimen of thyroxine (T4) and 3,5,3'-triiodothyronine improve depressive symptoms better than T4 alone in patients with hypothyroidism? Results of a double-blind, randomized, controlled trial
    A M Sawka
    Department of Medicine and Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:4551-5. 2003
    ..05 for all indexes). In conclusion, the current data do not support the routine use of combined T(3) and T(4) therapy in hypothyroid patients with depressive symptoms...
  15. ncbi request reprint Group cognitive behavioral therapy for bipolar disorder: a feasibility and effectiveness study
    I Patelis-Siotis
    Hamilton Psychiatric Hospital, Mood Disorders Program, 100 West 5th St, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3K7, Canada
    J Affect Disord 65:145-53. 2001
    ..Despite the fact that mood symptoms were controlled at entry into the study, psychosocial functioning increased significantly at the end of treatment. Adjunctive CBT should be further investigated in this population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Recollection memory deficits in patients with major depressive disorder predicted by past depressions but not current mood state or treatment status
    G M MacQueen
    Mood Disorders Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Med 32:251-8. 2002
    ..There is less data regarding whether this impairment is specific to recollection memory systems, and whether clinical features predict impairment. This study sought to address these issues...
  17. ncbi request reprint A review of psychosocial outcome in patients with bipolar disorder
    G M MacQueen
    Mood Disorders Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 103:163-70. 2001
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  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in thyroid hormone levels associated with desipramine response in adolescent depression
    S T Sokolov
    Department of Psychiatry, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 20:1053-63. 1996
    ..nonresponders. 3. These results replicate findings observed in adult depressed patients and suggest similar alterations in the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid (HPT) axis function in adolescent depression...
  19. ncbi request reprint Family-of-origin characteristics in bipolar disorder: a controlled study
    R G Cooke
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 44:379-81. 1999
    ..To assess the family-of-origin characteristics of patients with bipolar disorder relative to those of control subjects...
  20. ncbi request reprint Is self-criticism unique for depression? A comparison with social phobia
    B J Cox
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, PZ 430 PsycHealth Centre, 771 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Man, Canada
    J Affect Disord 57:223-8. 2000
    ..1976. The Depressive Experiences Questionnaire. Yale University Press, New Haven)...