Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
- Medicated anxious children: characteristics and cognitive-behavioural treatment responseVitaly Liashko
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
Can J Psychiatry 48:741-8. 2003....
- Choosing a career in psychiatry: influential factors within a medical school programKatharina Manassis
Department of Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
Acad Psychiatry 30:325-9. 2006..To examine the influence of initial interest, pre-clerkship experiences, clerkship experiences, and enrichment activities on choosing a career in psychiatry...
- Performance monitoring and response inhibition in anxiety disorders with and without comorbid ADHDChana B Korenblum
Brain and Behaviour Programme, Research Institute, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Depress Anxiety 24:227-32. 2007..ANX was not associated with performance monitoring or inhibition deficits once comorbid ADHD was considered. This emphasizes the importance of controlling for comorbid ADHD in studies of cognition and anxiety...
- Managing anxiety related to anaphylaxis in childhood: a systematic reviewKatharina Manassis
Department of Psychiatry, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8
J Allergy (Cairo) 2012:316296. 2012..Children with anaphylaxis can function well despite anxiety, but the physical, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of anxiety associated with anaphylactic risk must be addressed, and parents must be involved in care in constructive ways...
- Anxious by maternal - versus self-report: are they the same children?Katharina Manassis
Department of Psychiatry, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 18:103-9. 2009..Assessing childhood anxiety is complicated by differences between informants, particularly parents and children. We examined factors associated with mother- and child-report, to understand how children identified by each might differ...
- When attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder co-occurs with anxiety disorders: effects on treatmentKatharina Manassis
University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Expert Rev Neurother 7:981-8. 2007..Parental anxious or ADHD traits and the child's developmental level must also be considered to optimize treatment...
- The sounds of silence: language, cognition, and anxiety in selective mutismKatharina Manassis
The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 46:1187-95. 2007..To determine whether oral language, working memory, and social anxiety differentiate children with selective mutism (SM), children with anxiety disorders (ANX), and normal controls (NCs) and explore predictors of mutism severity...
- Comparing interventions for selective mutism: a pilot studyKatharina Manassis
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
Can J Psychiatry 53:700-3. 2008..To examine the outcome within 6 to 8 months of medical and nonmedical intervention for children with severe selective mutism (SM)...
- Silent suffering: understanding and treating children with selective mutismKatharina Manassis
University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
Expert Rev Neurother 9:235-43. 2009..Further development of treatments targeting specific etiological factors, comparative treatment studies and determination of optimal involvement of families and schools in treatment are needed to improve outcomes for children with SM...
- Mood assessment via animated characters: a novel instrument to evaluate feelings in young children with anxiety disordersKatharina Manassis
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 38:380-9. 2009..Although needing further evaluation, MAAC may facilitate feelings assessment in young children and may distinguish children with anxiety disorders from nonanxious children...
- An innovative child CBT training model for community mental health practitioners in OntarioKatharina Manassis
Psychiatry at the Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8 Canada
Acad Psychiatry 33:394-9. 2009..This study evaluated a child, CBT-focused, 20-session weekly group supervision seminar with a didactic component which was provided to community mental health practitioners by experienced CBT therapists from an academic center...
- Generalized anxiety disorder in the classroomKatharina Manassis
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 21:93-103, ix. 2012..The latter can single out students unnecessarily or limit their academic progress. Working closely with parents and mental health professionals involved in the student’s care is most likely to ensure a consistently helpful approach...
- The feelings club: randomized controlled evaluation of school-based CBT for anxious or depressive symptomsKatharina Manassis
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Canada
Depress Anxiety 27:945-52. 2010..We evaluated a preventive CBT program targeting internalizing symptoms relative to an activity contrast condition post-intervention and at 1-year follow-up...
- Childhood anxiety disorders. Approach to interventionKatharina Manassis
Department of Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont
Can Fam Physician 50:379-84. 2004..To present an approach to intervention in childhood anxiety disorders...
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy with childhood anxiety disorders: functioning in adolescenceKatharina Manassis
Department of Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
Depress Anxiety 19:209-16. 2004..Studies comparing treated and untreated samples are needed to clarify whether CBT alters the natural history of childhood anxiety disorders and to replicate our findings regarding predictors of symptomatology and impairment...
- Characterizing selective mutism: is it more than social anxiety?Katharina Manassis
Department of Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Depress Anxiety 18:153-61. 2003....
- Neurophysiological markers that predict and track treatment outcomes in childhood anxietyKathryn M Hum
Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
J Abnorm Child Psychol 41:1243-55. 2013..These data suggest that increased cognitive control may have led to improved treatment outcomes. In sum, P1 activation may serve as a predictor of treatment outcome, while N2 activation may serve as an indicator of treatment response. ..
- Narrative skills in children with selective mutism: an exploratory studyAlison McInnes
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Am J Speech Lang Pathol 13:304-15. 2004..The assessment procedure developed for this study may be potentially useful for language clinicians...
- Group and individual cognitive-behavioral therapy for childhood anxiety disorders: a randomized trialKatharina Manassis
Department of Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1423-30. 2002..To compare the efficacy of group and individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) in children with Axis I anxiety disorders. It was hypothesized that certain subgroups would respond preferentially to one modality...
- Neuropsychological performance in childhood OCD: a preliminary studyTisha J Ornstein
Department of Psychology, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Depress Anxiety 27:372-80. 2010..Neuropsychological deficits have often been found in studies of adults with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). However, few studies have examined such impairment in children with OCD and of those studies published, the results are mixed...
- Characterization and treatment response of anxious children with asthmaTripti Papneja
University of Toronto, Ontario
Can J Psychiatry 51:393-6. 2006..To compare children with Axis I anxiety disorders and asthma with a matched group of anxious children without asthma on questionnaire measures and response to cognitive-behavioural treatment (CBT) for anxiety...
- When silence is not golden: an integrated approach to selective mutismAlison McInnes
Department of Psychiatry Research, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Semin Speech Lang 26:201-10. 2005....
- Measuring anxiety: parent-child reporting differences in clinical samplesJose Barbosa
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Depress Anxiety 15:61-5. 2002..Such measures can be useful in monitoring clinical progress, however, provided parent and child reports are examined separately...
- Characterizing anxious children with an obsessive difficult temperamentHayley Wood
University of Toronto, Canada
Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 14:85-99. 2009..To conclude, anxious children expressing ODT present with significant impairments in functioning and require further investigation. Associated parental stress and impaired maternal psychosocial functioning are evident...
- Cognitive behavioral therapy age effects in child and adolescent anxiety: an individual patient data metaanalysisKathryn Bennett
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Depress Anxiety 30:829-41. 2013..We conducted an individual patient data metaanalysis to address this gap...
- Neural mechanisms of emotion regulation in childhood anxietyKathryn M Hum
Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:552-64. 2013..The present study was designed to examine the cortical processes that mediate cognitive regulation in response to emotion-eliciting stimuli in anxious children...
- Anxiety, social skills, friendship quality, and peer victimization: an integrated modelA Melissa Crawford
Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Anxiety Disord 25:924-31. 2011..These findings have important implications for the treatment of childhood anxiety disorders and for school-based anti-bullying interventions, but replication with larger samples is indicated...
- Effects of age and subtype on emotional recognition in children with anxiety disorders: implications for cognitive-behavioural therapyTrevor Changgun Lee
Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Can J Psychiatry 58:283-90. 2013..It remains unclear whether an anxiety diagnosis is associated with children's emotional recognition. We considered children's age and types of primary anxiety diagnosis, which have been neglected, to elucidate this relationship...
- Psychosocial treatment of pediatric posttraumatic stress disorder: the neglected field of single-incident traumaGili Adler-Nevo
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Depress Anxiety 22:177-89. 2005....
- Cognitive behavioural therapy for depressed youth: predictors of attendance in a pilot studyPamela Wilansky Traynor
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario
J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:81-7. 2010..CONCLUSIONS: This study identifies key factors influencing youth and parent attendance in group CBT for depressed youth. Addressing these factors at the outset of treatment may decrease attrition in this form of psychotherapy...
- Cognitive-behavioral/interpersonal group treatment for anxious adolescentsDonna Scapillato
Department of Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:739-41. 2002
- Treating anxiety in children with life-threatening anaphylactic conditionsSuneeta Monga
Anxiety and Mood Disorders Program, Division of Child Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1007-10. 2006
- Outcomes for treated anxious children: a critical review of Long-Term-Follow-Up studiesGili Adler Nevo
Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Ontario, Canada
Depress Anxiety 26:650-60. 2009..The purpose of this paper is to examine existing Long-Term-Follow-Up (LTFU) studies' capacity to inform us on the impact of anxiety treatment on development...
- Self-perceptions in relation to self-reported depressive symptoms in boys and girlsSamirah Alghamdi
Department of Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario
J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 20:203-7. 2011..Low self-esteem is associated with depressive symptoms in children. However, the association between domains of self-esteem (e.g., self perceptions) and depressive symptoms may vary by gender...
- An adaptation of prolonged exposure therapy for pediatric single incident trauma: a case seriesGili Adler Nevo
Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario
J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 20:127-33. 2011..To assess the efficacy of a modification for Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy for single incident trauma in youth and examine the effective component(s) of treatment...
- Web-based CBT for selective mutismDaniel S S Fung
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:112-3. 2002