S C Newman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An iterative method of estimating excess death rates and mortality ratios
    S C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 3B7, Canada
    J Insur Med 32:212-6. 2000
  2. pmc Endotoxin as a determinant of asthma and wheeze among rural dwelling children and adolescents: a case-control study
    Joshua A Lawson
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture and Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    BMC Pulm Med 12:56. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Long-term course and outcome in schizophrenia: a 34-year follow-up study in Alberta, Canada
    S C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Psychol Med 42:2137-43. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint An ecologic study of parasuicide in Edmonton and Calgary
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can J Psychiatry 50:275-80. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint A population-based family study of DSM-III generalized anxiety disorder
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Psychol Med 36:1275-81. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The association between pathological gambling and attempted suicide: findings from a national survey in Canada
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, Mackenzie Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can J Psychiatry 52:605-12. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of unemployment and parasuicide
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, Mackenzie Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
    Compr Psychiatry 48:511-5. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Trends in antidepressant prescriptions among the elderly in Alberta during 1997 to 2004
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 53:704-7. 2008
  9. doi request reprint A population-based family study of minor depression
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Depress Anxiety 26:389-92. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Incidence of mental disorders in Edmonton: estimates of rates and methodological issues
    S C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Psychiatr Res 32:273-82. 1998

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint An iterative method of estimating excess death rates and mortality ratios
    S C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 3B7, Canada
    J Insur Med 32:212-6. 2000
    ..To present a method of comparative mortality analysis of published data that can be applied when age- and sex-specific mortality rates for the study population are not available...
  2. pmc Endotoxin as a determinant of asthma and wheeze among rural dwelling children and adolescents: a case-control study
    Joshua A Lawson
    Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture and Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    BMC Pulm Med 12:56. 2012
    ..We examined the relationship between domestic endotoxin and asthma or wheeze among rural school-aged children (6-18 years) and assessed the interaction between endotoxin and other characteristics with these outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint Long-term course and outcome in schizophrenia: a 34-year follow-up study in Alberta, Canada
    S C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Psychol Med 42:2137-43. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to extend an earlier retrospective cohort study of schizophrenia via a prospective study to a follow-up of 34 years, with an emphasis on describing the life-course of the illness...
  4. ncbi request reprint An ecologic study of parasuicide in Edmonton and Calgary
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can J Psychiatry 50:275-80. 2005
    ..4). We conducted a study to determine whether a similar relation holds for parasuicide, and if so, whether the pattern can be explained at the ecologic level by sociodemographic factors...
  5. ncbi request reprint A population-based family study of DSM-III generalized anxiety disorder
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Psychol Med 36:1275-81. 2006
    ..A recent meta-analysis provides evidence that generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is familial. However, two of the key studies relied on subjects who were self-selected or recruited from the clinic setting, thereby limiting generalizability...
  6. ncbi request reprint The association between pathological gambling and attempted suicide: findings from a national survey in Canada
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, Mackenzie Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can J Psychiatry 52:605-12. 2007
    ..To examine the association between pathological gambling (PG) and attempted suicide in a nationally representative sample of Canadians...
  7. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of unemployment and parasuicide
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, Mackenzie Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
    Compr Psychiatry 48:511-5. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to estimate the odds ratio for the association between unemployment and parasuicide, controlling for potential confounding variables...
  8. ncbi request reprint Trends in antidepressant prescriptions among the elderly in Alberta during 1997 to 2004
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 53:704-7. 2008
    ..To analyze trends in antidepressant (AD) prescription rates among the elderly (aged 65 years and older) in Alberta during 1997 to 2004...
  9. doi request reprint A population-based family study of minor depression
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Depress Anxiety 26:389-92. 2009
    ..There is a paucity of research on whether minor depression is a familial disorder...
  10. ncbi request reprint Incidence of mental disorders in Edmonton: estimates of rates and methodological issues
    S C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Psychiatr Res 32:273-82. 1998
    ..Despite these potential sources of bias, the possibility remains that incidence rates and lifetime risks in Edmonton are larger than has generally been reported in the literature...
  11. ncbi request reprint Commonalities in the classical, collapsibility and counterfactual concepts of confounding
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, Mackenzie Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:325-9. 2004
    ..One of the aims of this article is to demonstrate that under certain conditions the three definitions of confounding have key features in common...
  12. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of depression in Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia in a population sample
    S C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Affect Disord 52:169-76. 1999
    ..Subjects for these studies were either psychiatry or neurology patients, raising the issue of whether factors leading to treatment might have introduced sampling bias...
  13. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant use in the elderly population in Canada: results from a national survey
    S C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M527-30. 1999
    ..We report findings on antidepressant use in the elderly population using data from a national survey in Canada which drew samples from both the community and institutional settings...
  14. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of the association between pathological gambling and attempted suicide
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, Mackenzie Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:80-7. 2003
    ..It was concluded that a history of pathological gambling is associated with previous attempted suicide, and that the association may be due to a common factor--"mental illness."..
  15. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of mental disorders in the elderly in Edmonton: a community survey using GMS-AGECAT. Geriatric Mental State-Automated Geriatric Examination for Computer Assisted Taxonomy
    S C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can J Psychiatry 43:910-4. 1998
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  16. ncbi request reprint Mild dementia or cognitive impairment: the Modified Mini-Mental State examination (3MS) as a screen for dementia
    R C Bland
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 46:506-10. 2001
    ..To examine the Modified Mini-Mental State Examination (3MS) as a screen for dementia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of tuberculin reactivity among physicians in Edmonton, Canada: 1996-1997
    S S Plitt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 30:1022-8. 2001
    ..The high participation rate suggests physician willingness to participate in this type of research, and emphasizes the need to include them in routine HCW surveillance...
  18. ncbi request reprint Test-retest and case-control study of psychological symptoms and social adjustment following parasuicide
    Stephen C Newman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Compr Psychiatry 45:346-52. 2004
    ..Only half of cases received treatment for the parasuicide from a psychiatrist, psychologist, or other health care provider during the 3 months following the emergency department visit...
  19. ncbi request reprint Spouse similarity for antisocial behaviour in the general population
    G Galbaud du Fort
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Centre for Civic Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychol Med 32:1407-16. 2002
    ..In addition, none of these studies have examined child conduct disorder (CCD) and adult antisocial behaviour (AAB) separately...
  20. ncbi request reprint Toward measuring the impact of ecological disintegrity on human health
    L E Sieswerda
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Epidemiology 12:28-32. 2001
    ..In addition, life expectancy may be too insensitive a measure of health impacts related to ecological decline, and more sensitive measures may need to be developed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) in a Northern Alberta population
    Samantha L Bowker
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Can J Public Health 95:188-92. 2004
    ..To describe the demographics and estimate the prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in a cohort of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) positive patients in Northern Alberta...
  22. ncbi request reprint History of depression increases risk of type 2 diabetes in younger adults
    Lauren C Brown
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, 1200 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 3N4
    Diabetes Care 28:1063-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the history of previous depression in people with incident diabetes compared with people without diabetes...
  23. doi request reprint Relationship between indoor environment and asthma and wheeze severity among rural children and adolescents
    Joshua A Lawson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Agromedicine 14:277-85. 2009
    ..However, the associations were not consistent between indicators, suggesting that other factors or changes in behavior resulting from the disease should be considered when assessing these associations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Alteration of decreased plasma NO metabolites and platelet NO synthase activity by paroxetine in depressed patients
    Wendy Chrapko
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Neuropsychopharmacology 31:1286-93. 2006
    ..These data suggest that, in MD patients, decreased peripheral production of NO, a potential contributor to increased cardiovascular risk, is modified by administration of the antidepressant paroxetine...
  25. pmc Type 2 diabetes does not increase risk of depression
    Lauren C Brown
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 175:42-6. 2006
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate whether people with diabetes have a greater incidence of depression than those without diabetes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of depression in elderly Canadians: The Canadian Study of Health and Aging
    Truls Østbye
    Duke University, Department of Community and Family Medicine, DUMC Box 2914, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Chronic Dis Can 26:93-9. 2005
    ..More attention should be paid to the detection and treatment of depression in the elderly, particularly among those most at risk...
  27. ncbi request reprint Treatment seeking for obsessive-compulsive disorder: role of obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms and comorbid psychiatric diagnoses
    Jamie I Mayerovitch
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Compr Psychiatry 44:162-8. 2003
    ..3%) in individuals suffering from compulsions only. Our findings suggest that there is a need to teach the public about compulsions, and such a strategy may enhance future public health education programs...