Cynthia A Beck

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychotropic medication use in Canada
    Cynthia A Beck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 50:605-13. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant utilization in Canada
    Cynthia A Beck
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:799-807. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of major depression with substance use disorders
    Shawn R Currie
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 50:660-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders with occupational status and disability in a community sample
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    Psychiatr Serv 58:659-67. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Frequency of antidepressant use in relation to recent and past major depressive episodes
    Scott B Patten
    Departments of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 55:532-5. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological associations between gambling behavior, substance use & mood and anxiety disorders
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 22:275-87. 2006
  7. doi request reprint A population-based study on ways of dealing with daily stress: comparisons among individuals with mental disorders, with long-term general medical conditions and healthy people
    Jianli Wang
    Dept of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary AB, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:666-74. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of major depression in Canada
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 51:84-90. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Help-seeking behaviours of individuals with mood disorders
    Jianli Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 50:652-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term medical conditions and major depression: strength of association for specific conditions in the general population
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 50:195-202. 2005

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychotropic medication use in Canada
    Cynthia A Beck
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 50:605-13. 2005
    ..2) offers the first opportunity to characterize Canadian psychotropic medication use on a national level within diagnostic groups as assessed by a full version of the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant utilization in Canada
    Cynthia A Beck
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:799-807. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of major depression with substance use disorders
    Shawn R Currie
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 50:660-6. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Association of mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders with occupational status and disability in a community sample
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    Psychiatr Serv 58:659-67. 2007
    ..This study examined associations between mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance dependence or harmful alcohol use, and occupational status and disability in a general population sample...
  5. ncbi request reprint Frequency of antidepressant use in relation to recent and past major depressive episodes
    Scott B Patten
    Departments of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 55:532-5. 2010
    ..We used data from the National Population Health Survey (NPHS) to determine whether this trend is continuing and to provide updated estimates of the frequency of use...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological associations between gambling behavior, substance use & mood and anxiety disorders
    Nady el-Guebaly
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 22:275-87. 2006
    ..To compare gambling behaviors in a random sample of community residents with and without mental disorders identified by the Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI)...
  7. doi request reprint A population-based study on ways of dealing with daily stress: comparisons among individuals with mental disorders, with long-term general medical conditions and healthy people
    Jianli Wang
    Dept of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary AB, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:666-74. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of major depression in Canada
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 51:84-90. 2006
    ..2 is capable of providing the best currently available description of major depression epidemiology in Canada. Using the CCHS 1.2 data, our study aimed to describe the epidemiology of major depression in Canada...
  9. ncbi request reprint Help-seeking behaviours of individuals with mood disorders
    Jianli Wang
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 50:652-9. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term medical conditions and major depression: strength of association for specific conditions in the general population
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 50:195-202. 2005
    ..This analysis explores the prevalence of MD in the general population in relation to various long-term medical conditions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Regional variation of multiple sclerosis prevalence in Canada
    Cynthia A Beck
    Departments of Psychiatry and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Mult Scler 11:516-9. 2005
    ..To describe the regional distribution of multiple sclerosis (MS) prevalence in Canada, controlling for age and sex...
  12. ncbi request reprint Measurement issues related to the evaluation and monitoring of major depression prevalence in Canada
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Chronic Dis Can 26:100-6. 2005
    ..However, the pattern of association of major depression with potential demographic determinants is not consistent with the classical "dilution" effect expected to occur with non-differential misclassification bias...
  13. ncbi request reprint Self-reported thyroid disease and mental disorder prevalence in the general population
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:503-8. 2006
    ..The objective of the current study was to determine whether self-reported thyroid disease is associated with elevated mental disorder prevalence in the general population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Substantial changes in prescription recommendations for bipolar disorder in Canada: 2002-2010
    Andrew G M Bulloch
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute Mental Health Centre for Research and Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 57:263-8. 2012
    ..We examined trends in prescription recommendations for treatment of bipolar disorder (BD) in Canada during 2002-2010...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adjustment to antidepressant utilization rates to account for depression in remission
    Cynthia A Beck
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
    Compr Psychiatry 45:268-74. 2004
    ..AD use among nMDS subjects without previous depression is probably not primarily for physical illnesses. Limitations include the use of a brief predictive instrument for MDS, and self-report of past depression...
  16. pmc Location of residence associated with the likelihood of patient visit to the preoperative assessment clinic
    Judy E Seidel
    Department Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Health Sciences Centre, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:13. 2006
    ..However, the centralization of preoperative assessment clinics may introduce geographical barriers to utilization that are dependent on where a patient lives with respect to the location of the preoperative assessment clinic...
  17. doi request reprint Chart documentation quality and its relationship to the validity of administrative data discharge records
    Lawrence So
    Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, Canada
    Health Informatics J 16:101-13. 2010
    ..In conclusion, poorly documented hospital charts tend to be translated into invalid administrative data, which reduces the communication of clinical information among healthcare providers...
  18. pmc Do coder characteristics influence validity of ICD-10 hospital discharge data?
    Deirdre A Hennessy
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3rd Floor TRW Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary T2N 4Z6, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:99. 2010
    ..lt;13,000 records), 2) coders' employment status (full- vs. part-time), and 3) hospital type...
  19. ncbi request reprint The relationship between body mass index and mental health. A population-based study of the effects of the definition of mental health
    Lindsay McLaren
    Dept of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4N1
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:63-71. 2008
    ..We examined the relationship between body mass index and mental health in a population-based study of adults that included the full range of body weights, three disorder types, and three levels of mental illness severity...
  20. pmc Recommendations for optimal ICD codes to study neurologic conditions: a systematic review
    Christine St Germaine-Smith
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    Neurology 79:1049-55. 2012
    ..Administrative health data are frequently used for large population-based studies. However, the validity of these data for identifying neurologic conditions is uncertain...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of a brief intervention on social support and psychiatric morbidity in breast cancer patients
    J Steven A Simpson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychooncology 11:282-94. 2002
    ..This illustrates the importance of both working to bolster social support and dealing with psychiatric symptomatology in this population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms in a treated multiple sclerosis cohort
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Mult Scler 9:616-20. 2003
    ..However, these studies have used highly selected samples and the results may not be generalizable to real world settings...
  23. pmc Alcohol and drug use disorders among patients with myocardial infarction: associations with disparities in care and mortality
    Cynthia A Beck
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e66551. 2013
    ..Because alcohol and drug use disorders (SUDs) can influence quality of care, we compared patients with and without SUDs on frequency of catheterization, revascularization, and in-hospital mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Coding algorithms for defining comorbidities in ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 administrative data
    Hude Quan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Care 43:1130-9. 2005
    ..Recognizing this, we conducted a multistep process to develop ICD-10 coding algorithms to define Charlson and Elixhauser comorbidities in administrative data and assess the performance of the resulting algorithms...
  25. ncbi request reprint Underuse of antidepressants
    Scott B Patten
    Am J Psychiatry 160:189-90; author reply 190. 2003