Zainab Samaan

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Migraine in recurrent depression: case-control study
    Zainab Samaan
    McMaster University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Mood Disorders Program, Centre for Mountain Health Services, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3K7, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 194:350-4. 2009
  2. pmc Sex differences in outcomes of methadone maintenance treatment for opioid addiction: a systematic review protocol
    Monica Bawor
    Population Genomics Program, Chanchlani Research Centre, McMaster University, 1280 Main St, West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:45. 2014
  3. pmc Impact of ABCB1 and CYP2B6 genetic polymorphisms on methadone metabolism, dose and treatment response in patients with opioid addiction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Brittany B Dennis
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Biostatistics Unit, Father Sean O Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Population Genomics Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e86114. 2014
  4. pmc The association of attempted suicide with genetic variants in the SLC6A4 and TPH genes depends on the definition of suicidal behavior: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    R C Clayden
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Transl Psychiatry 2:e166. 2012
  5. pmc Smoking cessation intervention in a cardiovascular hospital based clinical setting
    Zainab Samaan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4L8 Population Genomics Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4K1 Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4K1 Mood Disorders Program, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, 100 West 5th Street, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3K7
    Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol 2012:970108. 2012
  6. pmc A postmenopausal woman presenting with Ekbom syndrome associated with recurrent depressive disorder: a case report
    Courtney Mahler
    McMaster University, 1280 Main St, West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4L8, Canada
    Cases J 1:54. 2008
  7. pmc Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene variant (MTHFR C677T) and migraine: a case control study and meta-analysis
    Zainab Samaan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Neurol 11:66. 2011
  8. pmc Diagnosing migraine in research and clinical settings: the validation of the Structured Migraine Interview (SMI)
    Zainab Samaan
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Neurol 10:7. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of vitamin D supplementation in depression in adults: a systematic review
    Guowei Li
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics G L, L M, S Z, J C, L T, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences Z S, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine A P, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4L8 Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology M F, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre 90040 060, Brazil and St Joseph s Hospital J D A, J C, L T, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 4A6
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:757-67. 2014
  10. pmc Efficacy of vitamin D supplementation in depression in adults: a systematic review protocol
    Guowei Li
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:64. 2013

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Migraine in recurrent depression: case-control study
    Zainab Samaan
    McMaster University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Mood Disorders Program, Centre for Mountain Health Services, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3K7, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 194:350-4. 2009
    ..An association between depression and headache is well established, but the specificity to migraine is unclear...
  2. pmc Sex differences in outcomes of methadone maintenance treatment for opioid addiction: a systematic review protocol
    Monica Bawor
    Population Genomics Program, Chanchlani Research Centre, McMaster University, 1280 Main St, West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:45. 2014
    ..Therefore, we present a protocol for a systematic review which aims to provide a summary of existing literature on sex differences in outcomes of methadone treatment for opioid addiction...
  3. pmc Impact of ABCB1 and CYP2B6 genetic polymorphisms on methadone metabolism, dose and treatment response in patients with opioid addiction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Brittany B Dennis
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Biostatistics Unit, Father Sean O Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Population Genomics Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e86114. 2014
    ..Genetic variability may influence methadone metabolism, dose requirements, and risk of relapse...
  4. pmc The association of attempted suicide with genetic variants in the SLC6A4 and TPH genes depends on the definition of suicidal behavior: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    R C Clayden
    Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Transl Psychiatry 2:e166. 2012
    ..Consequently, we have identified an important source of phenotypic heterogeneity that provides a rationale for the current lack of a common genetic variant associated with suicidal behavior...
  5. pmc Smoking cessation intervention in a cardiovascular hospital based clinical setting
    Zainab Samaan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4L8 Population Genomics Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4K1 Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4K1 Mood Disorders Program, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, 100 West 5th Street, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3K7
    Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol 2012:970108. 2012
    ..Conclusions. A hospital-based smoking cessation clinic is a beneficial intervention to bring about smoking reduction in approximately half of the patients...
  6. pmc A postmenopausal woman presenting with Ekbom syndrome associated with recurrent depressive disorder: a case report
    Courtney Mahler
    McMaster University, 1280 Main St, West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4L8, Canada
    Cases J 1:54. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  7. pmc Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene variant (MTHFR C677T) and migraine: a case control study and meta-analysis
    Zainab Samaan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Neurol 11:66. 2011
    ..We aim to investigate the effect of this variant on propensity for migraine and to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies of MTHFR and migraine to date...
  8. pmc Diagnosing migraine in research and clinical settings: the validation of the Structured Migraine Interview (SMI)
    Zainab Samaan
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Neurol 10:7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to design a short and practical screening tool to identify migraine for clinical and research purposes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of vitamin D supplementation in depression in adults: a systematic review
    Guowei Li
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics G L, L M, S Z, J C, L T, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences Z S, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine A P, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4L8 Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology M F, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre 90040 060, Brazil and St Joseph s Hospital J D A, J C, L T, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 4A6
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:757-67. 2014
    ..Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) investigating the efficacy of vitamin D (Vit D) in depression provided inconsistent results...
  10. pmc Efficacy of vitamin D supplementation in depression in adults: a systematic review protocol
    Guowei Li
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:64. 2013
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  11. pmc A tutorial on sensitivity analyses in clinical trials: the what, why, when and how
    Lehana Thabane
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:92. 2013
    ..The current paper is the second in a series of tutorial-type manuscripts intended to discuss and clarify aspects related to key methodological issues in the design and analysis of clinical trials...
  12. pmc A systematic scoping review of adherence to reporting guidelines in health care literature
    Zainab Samaan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Population Genomics Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Multidiscip Healthc 6:169-88. 2013
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  13. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency and depression in adults: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rebecca E S Anglin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, St Joseph s Hospital, 50 Charlton Avenue E, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 202:100-7. 2013
    ..There is conflicting evidence about the relationship between vitamin D deficiency and depression, and a systematic assessment of the literature has not been available...