Mark A Ferro

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi A population-based study of the prevalence and sociodemographic risk factors of self-reported epilepsy among adults in the United Kingdom
    Mark Anthony Ferro
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario, Kresge Building, Room K201, London, Ontario, N6A 5C1, Canada
    Seizure 20:784-8. 2011
  2. ncbi The impact of acculturation on the use of traditional Chinese medicine in newly diagnosed Chinese cancer patients
    Mark Anthony Ferro
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, Kresge Building, Room K201, London, Ontario N6A 5C1, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 15:985-92. 2007
  3. ncbi Depressive symptoms among mothers of children with epilepsy: a review of prevalence, associated factors, and impact on children
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 50:2344-54. 2009
  4. ncbi Do depressive symptoms affect mothers' reports of child outcomes in children with new-onset epilepsy?
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario, Kresge Building, Room K201, London, ON, N6A 5C1, Canada
    Qual Life Res 19:955-64. 2010
  5. doi The impact of maternal depressive symptoms on health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy: a prospective study of family environment as mediators and moderators
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 52:316-25. 2011
  6. doi Prevalence and trajectories of depressive symptoms in mothers of children with newly diagnosed epilepsy
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 52:326-36. 2011
  7. ncbi Factor structure of the Child Health Questionnaire Parent Form-50 and predictors of health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University, Chedoke Site, Central building, Room 310, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada
    Qual Life Res 22:2201-11. 2013
  8. doi Factor structure and longitudinal invariance of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) in adult women: application in a population-based sample of mothers of children with epilepsy
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:159-66. 2013
  9. ncbi Stability of latent classes in group-based trajectory modeling of depressive symptoms in mothers of children with epilepsy: an internal validation study using a bootstrapping procedure
    Mark A Ferro
    Offord Centre for Child Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Chedoke Site, Central building, Room 310, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1077-86. 2013
  10. pmc Convulsive status epilepticus and health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy
    Mark A Ferro
    From the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences M A F and Pediatrics M A F, Offord Centre for Child Studies M A F, and CanChild Centre for Child Disability Research M A F, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada Muir Maxwell Epilepsy Centre R F M C, The University of Edinburgh Paediatric Neurosciences R F M C, Royal Hospital for Sick Children Edinburgh, UK Child Neurology C S C, IWK Health Centre, Department of Paediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax Department of Clinical Neuroscience S W, University of Calgary Departments of Paediatrics S D L, K N S and Epidemiology and Biostatistics K N S, Western University, London, ON and Children s Health Research Institute S D L, K N S, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, ON, Canada
    Neurology 83:752-7. 2014

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi A population-based study of the prevalence and sociodemographic risk factors of self-reported epilepsy among adults in the United Kingdom
    Mark Anthony Ferro
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario, Kresge Building, Room K201, London, Ontario, N6A 5C1, Canada
    Seizure 20:784-8. 2011
    ..Few studies have investigated the prevalence of self-reported epilepsy among adults in the United Kingdom and none has focused on identifying risk factors associated with epilepsy...
  2. ncbi The impact of acculturation on the use of traditional Chinese medicine in newly diagnosed Chinese cancer patients
    Mark Anthony Ferro
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, Kresge Building, Room K201, London, Ontario N6A 5C1, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 15:985-92. 2007
    ..The individual determinants of TCM/CAM use among patients were also investigated...
  3. ncbi Depressive symptoms among mothers of children with epilepsy: a review of prevalence, associated factors, and impact on children
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 50:2344-54. 2009
    ..The overall mean score on the Quality Index was 9.7, indicating a midrange quality score, suggesting a need for more methodologically robust studies...
  4. ncbi Do depressive symptoms affect mothers' reports of child outcomes in children with new-onset epilepsy?
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario, Kresge Building, Room K201, London, ON, N6A 5C1, Canada
    Qual Life Res 19:955-64. 2010
    ..To test whether elevated levels of depressive symptoms affect reports of child outcomes in a sample of mothers of children with new-onset epilepsy...
  5. doi The impact of maternal depressive symptoms on health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy: a prospective study of family environment as mediators and moderators
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 52:316-25. 2011
    ....
  6. doi Prevalence and trajectories of depressive symptoms in mothers of children with newly diagnosed epilepsy
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 52:326-36. 2011
    ..To examine the prevalence, trajectories, and predictors of depressive symptoms (DS) in mothers of children with new-onset epilepsy...
  7. ncbi Factor structure of the Child Health Questionnaire Parent Form-50 and predictors of health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University, Chedoke Site, Central building, Room 310, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada
    Qual Life Res 22:2201-11. 2013
    ..The secondary aim was to identify risk factors predicting health-related quality of life (HRQL) 24 months post-diagnosis...
  8. doi Factor structure and longitudinal invariance of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) in adult women: application in a population-based sample of mothers of children with epilepsy
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 16:159-66. 2013
    ..Clinicians and researchers can be confident that longitudinal changes in CES-D scores reflect true changes in depressive symptomatology and are not an artifact of changes in the interpretation of items in the scale over time...
  9. ncbi Stability of latent classes in group-based trajectory modeling of depressive symptoms in mothers of children with epilepsy: an internal validation study using a bootstrapping procedure
    Mark A Ferro
    Offord Centre for Child Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Chedoke Site, Central building, Room 310, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1077-86. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to utilize bootstrapping to investigate the robustness of latent class trajectories and risk factors of depressive symptoms among mothers of children with epilepsy...
  10. pmc Convulsive status epilepticus and health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy
    Mark A Ferro
    From the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences M A F and Pediatrics M A F, Offord Centre for Child Studies M A F, and CanChild Centre for Child Disability Research M A F, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada Muir Maxwell Epilepsy Centre R F M C, The University of Edinburgh Paediatric Neurosciences R F M C, Royal Hospital for Sick Children Edinburgh, UK Child Neurology C S C, IWK Health Centre, Department of Paediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax Department of Clinical Neuroscience S W, University of Calgary Departments of Paediatrics S D L, K N S and Epidemiology and Biostatistics K N S, Western University, London, ON and Children s Health Research Institute S D L, K N S, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, ON, Canada
    Neurology 83:752-7. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association between convulsive status epilepticus (CSE) and health-related quality of life (HRQL) during a 24-month follow-up in a multisite incident cohort of children with epilepsy...
  11. doi Self-concept among youth with a chronic illness: a meta-analytic review
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Psychol 32:839-48. 2013
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  12. doi Trajectories of health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy: a cohort study
    Mark A Ferro
    Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 54:1889-97. 2013
    ..The objectives of this study were to document trajectories of health-related quality of life (HRQL) and to identify predictors of the trajectory group in children with new-onset epilepsy...
  13. doi Missing data in longitudinal studies: cross-sectional multiple imputation provides similar estimates to full-information maximum likelihood
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:75-7. 2014
    ..The aim of this research was to examine, in an exploratory manner, whether cross-sectional multiple imputation generates valid parameter estimates for a latent growth curve model in a longitudinal data set with nonmonotone missingness...
  14. doi Longitudinal invariance of measurement and structure of global self-concept: a population-based study examining trajectories among adolescents with and without chronic illness
    Mark A Ferro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University, Chedoke Site, Central building, Room 310, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4K1
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:425-37. 2013
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