A Feinstein

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Sub-threshold cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis: the association with cognitive reserve
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Neurol 260:2256-61. 2013
  2. pmc Looking anew at cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis: the gorilla in the room
    Anthony Feinstein
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Neurology 79:1124-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Mexican journalists: an investigation of their emotional health
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Stress 25:480-3. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the use of a psychiatric intensive care unit: is ethnicity a risk factor for admission?
    Anthony Feinstein
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 48:38-46. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Structural brain abnormalities in multiple sclerosis patients with major depression
    A Feinstein
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 62:586-90. 2004
  6. doi request reprint The psychological health of contractors working in war zones
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto and Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario
    J Trauma Stress 22:102-5. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Diffusion tensor imaging abnormalities in depressed multiple sclerosis patients
    A Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Mult Scler 16:189-96. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint An examination of suicidal intent in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 59:674-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint A hazardous profession: war, journalists, and psychopathology
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Ont, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1570-5. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis, interferon beta-1b and depression A prospective investigation
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Room FG38, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Neurol 249:815-20. 2002

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  1. doi request reprint Sub-threshold cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis: the association with cognitive reserve
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Neurol 260:2256-61. 2013
    ..The high premorbid IQ in this group does not prevent, but 'softens' the impact of cognitive decline. These findings provide novel evidence supporting cognitive reserve as a protective factor in relation to cognitive dysfunction in MS...
  2. pmc Looking anew at cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis: the gorilla in the room
    Anthony Feinstein
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Neurology 79:1124-9. 2012
    ..Our hypothesis was that difficulty sustaining attention in patients with MS would paradoxically be associated with less inattentional blindness...
  3. doi request reprint Mexican journalists: an investigation of their emotional health
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Stress 25:480-3. 2012
    ..These findings provide preliminary data on the deleterious effects of drug-related violence on the Mexican media, amplifying the concerns expressed by journalist watchdog organizations monitoring the state of the press in the country...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the use of a psychiatric intensive care unit: is ethnicity a risk factor for admission?
    Anthony Feinstein
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 48:38-46. 2002
    ..This paper presents a descriptive study, undertaken in 1993, of a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) serving a deprived inner-city area, investigating the role of ethnicity as a risk factor for admission to the unit...
  5. ncbi request reprint Structural brain abnormalities in multiple sclerosis patients with major depression
    A Feinstein
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 62:586-90. 2004
    ..To assess the association between major depression and structural brain abnormalities in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  6. doi request reprint The psychological health of contractors working in war zones
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto and Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario
    J Trauma Stress 22:102-5. 2009
    ..This study provides the first empirical data showing that a significant minority of contractors working in war zones are psychologically distressed and not receiving therapy...
  7. doi request reprint Diffusion tensor imaging abnormalities in depressed multiple sclerosis patients
    A Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Mult Scler 16:189-96. 2010
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  8. ncbi request reprint An examination of suicidal intent in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 59:674-8. 2002
    ..To examine neurologic and psychiatric correlates of suicidal intent in a community sample of 140 patients with MS...
  9. ncbi request reprint A hazardous profession: war, journalists, and psychopathology
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Ont, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1570-5. 2002
    ..War journalists often confront situations of extreme danger in their work. Despite this, information on their psychological well-being is lacking...
  10. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis, interferon beta-1b and depression A prospective investigation
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Room FG38, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Neurol 249:815-20. 2002
    ..The threefold decline in prevalence rates for major depression over the course of a year demonstrates a good response to anti-depressant medication and possible beneficial effects of interferon beta-1b on mood...
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric outcome in patients with a psychogenic movement disorder: a prospective study
    A Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Center, Ontario, Canada
    Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 14:169-76. 2001
    ..To assess psychiatric outcome in patients with an established diagnosis of a hyperkinetic (i.e. tremor, dystonia, myoclonus) psychogenic movement disorder...
  12. ncbi request reprint Depression associated with multiple sclerosis. Looking beyond diagnosis to symptom expression
    A Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Science Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Affect Disord 66:193-8. 2001
    ..e., irritability, sadness and tearfulness and how these symptoms of emotional dyscontrol may affect a subject's overall degree of psychological distress...
  13. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic amnesia and recall of a traumatic event following traumatic brain injury
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 14:25-30. 2002
    ..Possible mechanisms that could account for this finding are discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Robust perfusion deficits in cognitively impaired patients with secondary-progressive multiple sclerosis
    P L Francis
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 34:62-7. 2013
    ..Cognitive impairment is a common, disabling symptom of MS. We investigated the impact of cerebral perfusion and brain and lesion volumetry on cognitive performance in 45 patients with SPMS by using MR imaging...
  15. pmc APOE epsilon4 and the cognitive genetics of multiple sclerosis
    O Ghaffar
    Neuropsychiatry Program, Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, FG08 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    Neurology 74:1611-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the epsilon4 allele of APOE is associated with cognitive deficits in patients with MS...
  16. doi request reprint Lesion Explorer: a comprehensive segmentation and parcellation package to obtain regional volumetrics for subcortical hyperintensities and intracranial tissue
    J Ramirez
    LC Campbell Cognitive Neurology Research Unit, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neuroimage 54:963-73. 2011
    ..87). The pipeline yields a comprehensive and reliable individualized volumetric profile for subcortical vasculopathy that includes regionalized (26 brain regions) measures for: GM, WM, sCSF, vCSF, lacunar and non-lacunar pvSH and dwSH...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prediction of neuropsychiatric outcome following mild trauma brain injury: an examination of the Glasgow Coma Scale
    S McCullagh
    University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women's College Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Brain Inj 15:489-97. 2001
    ..Thus, despite early neurosurgical differences, the results suggest that initial GCS scores do not clearly translate into neuropsychiatric sequelae at follow-up within the rubric of GCS 13-15...
  18. ncbi request reprint Anxiety disorders and their clinical correlates in multiple sclerosis patients
    M Korostil
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health SciencesCentre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Mult Scler 13:67-72. 2007
    ..To assess prevalence rates and clinical correlates of anxiety disorders in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  19. pmc Outcome after mild traumatic brain injury: an examination of recruitment bias
    S McCullagh
    Neuropsychiatry Program, Sunnybrook and Women s College Hospital, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:39-43. 2003
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  20. doi request reprint An open-label study of citalopram for major depression following traumatic brain injury
    M J Rapoport
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychopharmacol 22:860-4. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint The effects of litigation on symptom expression: a prospective study following mild traumatic brain injury
    A Feinstein
    Sunnybrook Hospital and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Sci Law 41:116-21. 2001
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  22. ncbi request reprint Age and functioning after mild traumatic brain injury: the acute picture
    M J Rapoport
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Inj 15:857-64. 2001
    ..There will be acute harbingers of poor outcome following mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the elderly...
  23. doi request reprint Decreased frontal lobe gray matter perfusion in cognitively impaired patients with secondary-progressive multiple sclerosis detected by the bookend technique
    R I Aviv
    Department of Medical Imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 33:1779-85. 2012
    ..We sought to quantify differences in MR imaging-based bookend-derived cerebral perfusion between cognitively impaired and nonimpaired patients with SPMS...
  24. ncbi request reprint A robust method for extraction and automatic segmentation of brain images
    N Kovacevic
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neuroimage 17:1087-100. 2002
    ..The algorithm was also insensitive to variation in parameter initialization values. The protocol is robust, fast, and its success in segmenting normal as well as diseased brains makes it an attractive clinical application...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment associated with major depression following mild and moderate traumatic brain injury
    Mark J Rapoport
    Department of Psychiatry and Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, FG37, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 17:61-5. 2005
    ..4%), compared to those without, were found to have significantly lower scores on measures of working memory, processing speed, verbal memory and executive function. Potential mechanisms and implications for treatment are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint The neuropsychiatry of multiple sclerosis: a review of recent developments
    Omar Ghaffar
    Neuropsychiatry Division, Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:278-85. 2007
    ..The aim of this review is to summarize the current literature on the neuropsychiatry of multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis and alcohol: a study of problem drinking
    Susan Quesnel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5
    Mult Scler 10:197-201. 2004
    ..Clues to problem drinking in MS patients are the presence of a positive family history of mental illness and prominent anxiety...
  28. ncbi request reprint The neuropsychiatry of multiple sclerosis
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 49:157-63. 2004
    ..The importance of future research addressing this imbalance is emphasized, for neuropsychiatric sequelae add significantly to the morbidity associated with MS...
  29. doi request reprint Traumatic brain injury, Apolipoprotein E-epsilon4, and cognition in older adults: a two-year longitudinal study
    Mark Rapoport
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Geriatric Psychiatry, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 20:68-73. 2008
    ..Traumatic brain injury was not associated with higher rates of amnestic mild cognitive impairment or dementia, and APOE-epsilon4 was not associated with cognition...
  30. ncbi request reprint The role of injury severity in neurobehavioral outcome 3 months after traumatic brain injury
    Mark Rapoport
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neuropsychiatry Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 15:123-32. 2002
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  31. ncbi request reprint The utility of the mini-mental status exam in older adults with traumatic brain injury
    Anil Srivastava
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Inj 20:1377-82. 2006
    ..To assess the utility of the Mini-Mental Status Examination (MMSE) among the older TBI population...
  32. doi request reprint Multiple sclerosis and cannabis: a cognitive and psychiatric study
    Omar Ghaffar
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, FG08 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Neurology 71:164-9. 2008
    ..A significant minority of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) use cannabis, yet no study has examined the possible effects on mentation. Here, we report the emotional and cognitive correlates of street cannabis use in patients with MS...
  33. ncbi request reprint The effect of major depression on subjective and objective cognitive deficits in mild to moderate traumatic brain injury
    Laury Chamelian
    Sunnybrook and Women, s College Health Sciences Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 18:33-8. 2006
    ..In mild to moderate TBI, subjective cognitive deficits are linked in large measure to comorbid major depression. However, other mechanisms may also account for these deficits...
  34. ncbi request reprint Embedded journalists in the Iraq war: are they at greater psychological risk?
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Trauma Stress 18:129-32. 2005
    ..There is no evidence from the recent war in Iraq suggesting that embedded journalists are at increased risk for psychological problems...
  35. ncbi request reprint Outcome after traumatic brain injury sustained in older adulthood: a one-year longitudinal study
    Mark J Rapoport
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:456-65. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on cognition and functioning in older adults in a one-year longitudinal study...
  36. ncbi request reprint Detecting cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis with a magnetic resonance imaging rating scale: a pilot study
    Laury Chamelian
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    CNS Spectr 10:394-401. 2005
    ..This study investigated the clinical usefulness of a new visual rating scale, the Cholinergic Pathways Hyperintensities Scale (CHIPS), in detecting cognitive dysfunction...
  37. ncbi request reprint The clinical neuropsychiatry of multiple sclerosis
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    CNS Spectr 10:362. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Treatment of neuropsychiatric conditions associated with multiple sclerosis
    Stephanie H Ameis
    University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, 2075 Bayview, Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5, Canada
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1555-67. 2006
    ..Thus, all health professionals involved in the care of multiple sclerosis patients should have a good working knowledge of the neurotherapeutics of multiple sclerosis-related behavioral disorders...
  39. ncbi request reprint Six-month recovery from mild to moderate Traumatic Brain Injury: the role of APOE-epsilon4 allele
    Laury Chamelian
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Brain 127:2621-8. 2004
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  40. ncbi request reprint Utility of simultaneous brain, CSF and hyperintensity quantification in dementia
    Richard H Swartz
    Institute of Medical Science SEB and RHS, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 116:83-93. 2002
    ..Simultaneous quantification of atrophy and anatomically distinct hyperintensities is important for understanding cognitive impairments in dementia...
  41. ncbi request reprint The impact of major depression on outcome following mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury in older adults
    Mark J Rapoport
    Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Affect Disord 92:273-6. 2006
    ..Major depression is common following traumatic brain injury (TBI), yet no studies to date have explored its relationship to psychosocial outcome in older adults with TBI...
  42. ncbi request reprint The clinical significance of major depression following mild traumatic brain injury
    Mark J Rapoport
    Department of Psychiatry and Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, University of Toronto, Ont M4N 3M5, Canada
    Psychosomatics 44:31-7. 2003
    ..The authors assessed the association of major depression with behavioral outcome following mild traumatic brain injury...
  43. ncbi request reprint Age and major depression after mild traumatic brain injury
    Mark J Rapoport
    Department of Psychiatry and Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, FG37 Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:365-9. 2003
    ..The authors investigated the relationship between age and major depression in the acute period following mild traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  44. doi request reprint The serotonin transporter polymorphisms and major depression following traumatic brain injury
    Florance Chan
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Brain Inj 22:471-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the role of the serotonin transporter gene polymorphisms on the risk of major depression following traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  45. doi request reprint Neuroanatomy of pseudobulbar affect : a quantitative MRI study in multiple sclerosis
    Omar Ghaffar
    Neuropsychiatry Division, Dept of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, FG08 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Neurol 255:406-12. 2008
    ..The lesion data support a widely-dispersed neural network involving frontal, parietal, and brainstem regions in the pathophysiology of PBA...
  46. ncbi request reprint Mood disorders in multiple sclerosis and the effects on cognition
    Anthony Feinstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N 3M5
    J Neurol Sci 245:63-6. 2006
    ..However, it is unclear whether depression may cause or exacerbate cognitive problems as data remain equivocal. The current review attempts to clarify the relationship between these behavioral disorders...
  47. doi request reprint Epigenetics of personality traits: an illustrative study of identical twins discordant for risk-taking behavior
    Zachary Kaminsky
    The Krembil Family Epigenetics Laboratory, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:1-11. 2008
    ..We found that use of epigenomic microarray profiling in a relatively small number (15-25) of phenotypically discordant twin pairs has sufficient power to detect 1.2 fold epigenetic changes...
  48. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychiatric syndromes associated with multiple sclerosis
    Anthony Feinstein
    Dept of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    J Neurol 254:II73-6. 2007
    ..This article summarizes these mental state changes, their pathogenesis and treatment. Correct diagnosis and treatment can substantially improve the quality of life for MS patients...
  49. ncbi request reprint Randomized treatment trial in mild traumatic brain injury
    Omar Ghaffar
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    J Psychosom Res 61:153-60. 2006
    ..To determine whether multidisciplinary treatment of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) improves neurobehavioral outcome at 6 months postinjury...
  50. ncbi request reprint Outcome after mild to moderate traumatic brain injury: the role of dizziness
    Laury Chamelian
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1662-6. 2004
    ..To assess the specific effect of dizziness on psychosocial outcome after mild to moderate traumatic brain injury (TBI)...