Affiliation: McMaster University
- Associations between bipolar disorder and metabolic syndrome: A reviewValerie Taylor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Psychiatry 67:1034-41. 2006....
- A patient with personal control of the adjustable gastric band and bulimia: a psychiatric complicationValerie H Taylor
Mood Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Obes Surg 16:1386-7. 2006..Self-adjustment of the gastric band for control of intake is a potential problem. Preoperative psychiatric evaluation is desirable to identify and treat eating disorders and depression, and to indicate surveillance...
- Adults with mood disorders have an increased risk profile for cardiovascular disease within the first 2 years of treatmentValerie Taylor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Can J Psychiatry 55:362-8. 2010..The objective of our study was to examine patients' physical health prior to first treatment and over 2 years of follow-up...
- Is red meat intake a risk factor for breast cancer among premenopausal women?Valerie H Taylor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 117:1-8. 2009..The summary relative risk was 1.24 (95% CI 1.08-1.42). Case-control studies (N = 7) had a risk of 1.57 (95% CI 1.23-1.99), while cohort studies (N = 3) had a summary relative risk of 1.11 (95% CI 0.94-1.31)...
- Increased rates of obesity in first-presentation adults with mood disorders over the course of four-year follow-upValerie Taylor
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
J Affect Disord 109:127-31. 2008..Patients with mood disorders have higher rates of obesity than the general population. With respect to this, little is known regarding how patient look like prior to treatment or the rates of change...
- Increased subgenual prefrontal cortex size in remitted patients with major depressive disorderKaan Yucel
Mood Disorders Program, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Psychiatry Res 173:71-6. 2009..Our findings demonstrate SGPFC volume increases in association with long-term antidepressant therapy and suggest that this result may be linked to positive clinical response...
- The experience of participation in everyday occupations for adults with obesityMary A Forhan
McMaster University, School of Rehabilitation Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, 1400 Main Street West IAHS 402, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 1C7
Can J Occup Ther 77:210-8. 2010..Obesity has been shown to influence health-related quality of life, but it is unclear how obesity influences participation in specific occupations...
- Bilateral hippocampal volume increases after long-term lithium treatment in patients with bipolar disorder: a longitudinal MRI studyKaan Yucel
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, 100 West 5th Street, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3K7, Canada
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 195:357-67. 2007..In particular, treatment with lithium may exert long-term effects on hippocampal volume, influencing cognitive outcomes in BD patients...
- Posterior hippocampal volumes are associated with remission rates in patients with major depressive disorderGlenda M MacQueen
Mood Disorders Program, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Biol Psychiatry 64:880-3. 2008..The hippocampus (HC) is smaller in patients with recurrent major depressive disorder (MDD), but few longitudinal studies have examined whether volume is associated with clinically meaningful outcomes such as response to treatment...
- Barriers to obesity treatmentMarina Mauro
Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Eur J Intern Med 19:173-80. 2008..Failure to do so may further undermine the sense of failure, low self esteem and self efficacy already common among obese individuals. Addressing treatment barriers can save resources and increase the prospect of long-term success...
- Bilateral hippocampal volume increase in patients with bipolar disorder and short-term lithium treatmentKaan Yucel
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Neuropsychopharmacology 33:361-7. 2008..Our study provides further confirmation that Li can exert structural effects on the HC, which are detectable in vivo. The study emphasizes the need to control for even brief exposure to medication in volumetric studies of the HC...
- Changes in body weight and psychotropic drugs: a systematic synthesis of the literatureRobert Dent
Weight Management Clinic, Ottawa Hospital, Ontario, Canada
PLoS ONE 7:e36889. 2012..While there are studies and reviews comparing weight gain for psychotropics within some classes, clinicians frequently use drugs from different classes to treat psychiatric disorders...
- Effects and management of the menopausal transition in women with depression and bipolar disorderClaudio N Soares
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Psychiatry 68:16-21. 2007..Insufficient information is available, however, to assess the best strategy to treat women with bipolar disorder and depression as they age...
- Early stopping rules in oncology: considerations for cliniciansSom D Mukherjee
Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Eur J Cancer 47:2381-6. 2011..In addition, a simple and practical approach to interpreting the findings of trials that are stopped early is provided to assist clinicians in deciding how to incorporate information from these studies into their daily practice...
- Anterior cingulate volumes in never-treated patients with major depressive disorderKaan Yucel
Mood Disorders Program, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Neuropsychopharmacology 33:3157-63. 2008..These findings confirm the presence of ACC volume reductions in untreated patients with MDD and suggest that illness burden and short-term medication exposure mediate this change...