S C Patten

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Self-reported allergies and their relationship to several Axis I disorders in a community sample
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Int J Psychiatry Med 37:11-22. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The bipolar spectrum--a bridge too far?
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 53:762-8. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint A framework for describing the impact of antidepressant medications on population health status
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 11:549-59. 2002
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Costs associated with mood and anxiety disorders, as evaluated by telephone survey
    S B Patten
    University of Calgary, Department of Community Health Sciences, Calgary, Alberta
    Chronic Dis Can 28:155-62. 2008
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Challenges in screening for depression in multiple sclerosis
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Canada
    Mult Scler 16:1406-11. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemic theory and group violence
    S B Patten
    Depts of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:853-6. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Recall of recent and more remote depressive episodes in a prospective cohort study
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3rd Floor, TRW, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, T2N 4Z6, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:691-6. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Major depression: prevalence, treatment utilization and age in Canada
    S B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 8:133-8. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Self-reported allergies and their relationship to several Axis I disorders in a community sample
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Int J Psychiatry Med 37:11-22. 2007
    ..Several community studies have identified associations between allergies and depressive symptoms. In this study, we evaluated the association between self-reported allergies and several Axis I disorders in a community population...
  2. ncbi request reprint The bipolar spectrum--a bridge too far?
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 53:762-8. 2008
    ..We were particularly interested in identifying high-level evidence for improved clinical outcomes as documented by randomized controlled trials (RCTs) or cohort studies...
  3. ncbi request reprint A framework for describing the impact of antidepressant medications on population health status
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 11:549-59. 2002
    ..In principle, increased rates of treatment utilization should lead to improved mental health status at the population level. However, methods for relating antidepressant utilization to population health status have not been described...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Costs associated with mood and anxiety disorders, as evaluated by telephone survey
    S B Patten
    University of Calgary, Department of Community Health Sciences, Calgary, Alberta
    Chronic Dis Can 28:155-62. 2008
    ..These results suggest that major changes have occurred in the costs associated with antidepressant treatment. Available cost-of-illness data may be outdated, and some assumptions made by previous studies may now be invalid...
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Challenges in screening for depression in multiple sclerosis
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Canada
    Mult Scler 16:1406-11. 2010
    ..In a recent study, we found a minimal impact of screening, even when this was coupled with rapidly responsive and evidence-based depression care...
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemic theory and group violence
    S B Patten
    Depts of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:853-6. 2004
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Recall of recent and more remote depressive episodes in a prospective cohort study
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3rd Floor, TRW, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, T2N 4Z6, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:691-6. 2012
    ..This raises concerns about the accuracy of the information recalled. In this study, we sought to examine the level of agreement between survey items assessing recent and more remote depressive episodes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Major depression: prevalence, treatment utilization and age in Canada
    S B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 8:133-8. 2001
    ..To determine the relationships between age, prevalence of major depression and antidepressant treatment in Canadian populations by using data from three health surveys...
  11. ncbi request reprint Population-based service planning for implementation of MBCT: linking epidemiologic data to practice
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1540-2. 2009
    ..The study explored population-based service planning for mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT). Evidence suggests the usefulness of MBCT in relapse prevention for individuals reporting three or more major depressive episodes...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Longitudinal epidemiology of major depression as assessed by the Brief Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Compr Psychiatry 50:26-33. 2009
    ..The pattern observed is relevant both to understanding major depression epidemiology and to assessing a possible role for the PHQ-9 as a screening instrument...
  14. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroid-induced adverse psychiatric effects: incidence, diagnosis and management
    S B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Drug Saf 22:111-22. 2000
    ..A variety of pharmacological strategies for treatment and prevention have been proposed. Education and support also appear to be important, and perhaps neglected...
  15. ncbi request reprint Confounding by severity and indication in observational studies of antidepressant effectiveness
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 15:e367-71. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess episode incidence and recovery in relation to antidepressant use, adjusting for symptom severity...
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessment of mental health and illness by telephone survey: experience with an Alberta mental health survey
    Scott B Patten
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 27:99-109. 2006
    ..They also draw into question the importance of regional variation in mental disorder prevalence--which might otherwise have been a key advantage of telephone survey methodologies...
  17. ncbi request reprint Major depression prevalence in Calgary
    S B Patten
    Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 45:923-6. 2000
    ..To estimate the 12-month period prevalence of major depression in Calgary...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical correlates of CES-D depressive symptom ratings in an MS population
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:439-45. 2005
    ..The objective of this analysis was to explore this possibility by carrying out descriptive analyses of symptom ratings obtained using the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Rating Scale (CES-D) in an MS clinic population...
  19. pmc Reciprocal effects of social support in major depression epidemiology
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3 Floor TRW Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 4Z6
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 6:126-31. 2010
    ..Epidemiological data concerning these interactions may assist with anticipating the clinical needs of depressed patients...
  20. pmc Recreational physical activity ameliorates some of the negative impact of major depression on health-related quality of life
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary Calgary, AB, Canada Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary Calgary, AB, Canada Mathison Center for Research and Education in Mental Health, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary Calgary, AB, Canada
    Front Psychiatry 4:22. 2013
    ..034, pā€‰=ā€‰0.02). Conclusion: Recreational physical activity appears to ameliorate some of the decline in HRQoL seen in association with MDE. Physical activity may be an effective tertiary preventive strategy for this condition...
  21. doi request reprint Depression and painful conditions: patterns of association with health status and health utility ratings in the general population
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3rd Floor TRW Bldg, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4Z6, Canada
    Qual Life Res 23:363-71. 2014
    ..We sought to examine patterns of health utility ratings in community populations with depressive disorders and painful conditions...
  22. pmc The development and psychometric properties of a new scale to measure mental illness related stigma by health care providers: the Opening Minds Scale for Health Care Providers (OMS-HC)
    Aliya Kassam
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 12:62. 2012
    ..Many scales used to measure attitudes towards people with mental illness that exist today are not adequate because they do not have items that relate specifically to the role of the health care provider...
  23. pmc Major depression epidemiology from a diathesis-stress conceptualization
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry and Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research and Education, 4th Floor TRW Building, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4Z6, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 13:19. 2013
    ..However, application of this model has not been well explored and its consistency with available epidemiologic data is uncertain...
  24. pmc Mental comorbidity and multiple sclerosis: validating administrative data to support population-based surveillance
    Ruth Ann Marrie
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    BMC Neurol 13:16. 2013
    ..We validated and applied administrative case definitions for any mental comorbidities in MS...
  25. pmc Effectiveness of contact-based education for reducing mental illness-related stigma in pharmacy students
    Scott B Patten
    Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3rd Floor TRW Bldg, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 12:120. 2012
    ..In such sessions students are able to interact socially with a person that has a mental illness. We sought to evaluate the effectiveness of this strategy in a multi-centre study of pharmacy students...
  26. pmc Comparing frailty measures in their ability to predict adverse outcome among older residents of assisted living
    David B Hogan
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, HSC 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 12:56. 2012
    ..83 items), the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS) frailty criteria, and the CHESS scale to accurately predict the occurrence of three outcomes among Assisted Living (AL) residents followed over one year...
  27. doi request reprint Childhood and adult stressors and major depression risk: interpreting interactions with the sufficient-component cause model
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4Z6, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:927-33. 2013
    ..The goal was to interpret the interactions using epidemiologic theory...
  28. ncbi request reprint Synthesis through simulation: insights on the epidemiology of mood and anxiety disorders in Canada
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 57:765-71. 2012
    ..Simulation can integrate datasets and literature-based estimates from various sources into a coherent mathematical representation of the underlying total population epidemiology...
  29. doi request reprint Depressive episode characteristics and subsequent recurrence risk
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    J Affect Disord 140:277-84. 2012
    ..g. through strategies such as watchful waiting. However, the implications of episode heterogeneity for long-term prognosis have not been adequately explored...
  30. ncbi request reprint Disability in a community population with MS with and without mental disorders
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Psychiatry Med 43:51-65. 2012
    ..Population-based studies are needed to evaluate such interactions. The objective of this study was to describe the pattern of interaction of MS and mental disorders on health-related impairments...
  31. ncbi request reprint The National Population Health Survey's assessment of depression risk factor associations: a simulation study assessing vulnerability to bias
    S B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Chronic Dis Inj Can 32:70-5. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether this aspect of the NPHS can be expected to introduce bias into longitudinal estimates of risk factor associations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Mortality associated with major depression in a Canadian community cohort
    Scott B Patten
    Professor, Departments of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 56:658-66. 2011
    ..The NPHS included a more comprehensive set of mortality determinants than prior studies, allowing a more comprehensive assessment of the effect of MDEs on mortality...
  33. pmc Designing a knowledge transfer and exchange strategy for the Alberta Depression Initiative: contributions of qualitative research with key stakeholders
    Craig Mitton
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna BC, Canada
    Int J Ment Health Syst 3:11. 2009
    ..A similarly engaged process might benefit other policy areas...
  34. pmc The happy docs study: a Canadian Association of Internes and Residents well-being survey examining resident physician health and satisfaction within and outside of residency training in Canada
    Jordan S Cohen
    University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine, Foothills Medical Center, Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 1:105. 2008
    ..The goal of "The Happy Docs Study" was to increase knowledge of current stressors affecting the health of residents and to gather information regarding the well-being resources available to them...
  35. pmc Major depression, fibromyalgia and labour force participation: a population-based cross-sectional study
    Aliya Kassam
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe these epidemiological associations using a national probability sample...
  36. pmc Well-being in residency training: a survey examining resident physician satisfaction both within and outside of residency training and mental health in Alberta
    Jordan S Cohen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine Foothills Medical Center, Special Services Building, 1403 29th St, NW Calgary, Alberta, T2N 2T9, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 5:21. 2005
    ..We investigated the level of perceived stress, mental health and understanding and need for well-being resources among resident physicians in training programs in Alberta, Canada...
  37. pmc Operationalizing frailty among older residents of assisted living facilities
    Elizabeth A Freiheit
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 11:23. 2011
    ..We examined the feasibility and predictive accuracy of two different interpretations of the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS) frailty criteria in a population-based sample of AL residents...
  38. pmc Use of complementary and alternative medicine by those with a chronic disease and the general population--results of a national population based survey
    Amy Metcalfe
    University of Calgary, Department of Community Health Sciences TRW Building 3rd Floor 3280 Hospital Drive NW Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4Z6, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 10:58. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine the prevalence of CAM use in the general population and for those with asthma, diabetes, epilepsy and migraine...
  39. ncbi request reprint Assessment of physical etiologies for mood and anxiety disorders in structured diagnostic interviews
    Scott B Patten
    Dept of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary AB Canada T2N 4N1
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:462-6. 2007
    ..Structured diagnostic inter- views include items that evaluate physical etiologies for mood and anxiety disorders. The objective of this article was to assess the impact of such items...
  40. ncbi request reprint The evolving understanding of major depression epidemiology: implications for practice and policy
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 53:689-95. 2008
    ..The objective of this commentary is to explore the implications of these new epidemiologic findings for policy and practice in Canada...
  41. ncbi request reprint Major depression as a risk factor for chronic disease incidence: longitudinal analyses in a general population cohort
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4N1
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:407-13. 2008
    ..The latter possibility has received relatively little attention in the literature. In this study, we evaluate the incidence of several important chronic medical conditions in people with and without MD...
  42. pmc An animated depiction of major depression epidemiology
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 7:23. 2007
    ..Several attempts to do so have been made using mathematical modeling procedures. However, this information is not easy to communicate to users of epidemiological data (clinicians, administrators, policy makers)...
  43. doi request reprint Sensitization: the sine qua non of the depressive disorders?
    Scott B Patten
    University of Calgary, Department of Community Health Sciences, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Med Hypotheses 71:872-5. 2008
    ..This hypothesis predicts that a pattern of increasing reactivity to life events will be a better predictor of the need for, and response to, psychiatric treatment than current definitions...
  44. ncbi request reprint Disease management for depression in an MS clinic
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
    Int J Psychiatry Med 37:459-73. 2007
    ..We explored the feasibility and effectiveness of implementing a disease management program for depression in an MS clinic...
  45. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive lung diseases and prevalence of mood, anxiety, and substance-use disorders in a large population sample
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Psychosomatics 48:496-501. 2007
    ..Although the observed associations were statistically highly significant, the prevalence estimates were lower than previous reports from studies using clinical samples, suggesting that selection bias may have influenced some estimates...
  46. ncbi request reprint Major depression prevalence is very high, but the syndrome is a poor proxy for community populations' clinical treatment needs
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 53:411-9. 2008
    ..Prevalence is a case in point. There have been claims that prevalence has been both over- and underestimated. This review is an attempt to reconcile this apparent contradiction...
  47. ncbi request reprint Anti-depressant use in association with interferon and glatiramer acetate treatment in multiple sclerosis
    S B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Mult Scler 14:406-11. 2008
    ..This is surprising since interferons used in other clinical contexts are considered capable of causing depression. The negative results in MS could be due inadequate power in the published trials...
  48. pmc The effect of major depression on participation in preventive health care activities
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:87. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether major depressive episodes (MDE) contribute to a lower rate of participation in three prevention activities: blood pressure checks, mammograms and Pap tests...
  49. pmc Simulation studies of age-specific lifetime major depression prevalence
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 10:85. 2010
    ..Proposed explanations for this pattern include: a cohort effect (increasing incidence in more recent birth cohorts), recall failure and/or differential mortality. Declining age-specific incidence may also play a role...
  50. doi request reprint Clinical effectiveness, construct and assessment
    Scott Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Affect Disord 132:S3-8. 2011
    ....
  51. pmc Problems encountered with the use of simulation in an attempt to enhance interpretation of a secondary data source in epidemiologic mental health research
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 4thFloor TRW Building, 3280 Hospital Drive N, W, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 3:231. 2010
    ..The goal of this project was to derive, using simulation, more readily interpretable parameter values from the available data...
  52. doi request reprint Weight gain in relation to major depression and antidepressant medication use
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    J Affect Disord 134:288-93. 2011
    ..The association may be partially mediated by antidepressant medication use. In the current study we examine changes in weight and BMI in relation to MDE and antidepressant use in a general population cohort...
  53. ncbi request reprint Major depression and injury risk
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 55:313-8. 2010
    ..The significance of these findings remains unclear. Major depressive episodes (MDEs) may increase the risk of injury and injuries may increase the risk of MDEs. Longitudinal data are needed to distinguish between these possibilities...
  54. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the effect of major depression on working status in a population sample
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 54:841-5. 2009
    ..The goal of our study was to estimate the impact of MDE on subsequent employment status in a longitudinal community cohort...
  55. doi request reprint A longitudinal community study of major depression and physical activity
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary T2N 4N1, Canada
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:571-5. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether major depressive episodes (MDEs) are associated transitions between active and inactive recreational activity patterns...
  56. doi request reprint Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) clinical guidelines for the management of major depressive disorder in adults. I. Classification, burden and principles of management
    Scott B Patten
    University of Calgary, Canada
    J Affect Disord 117:S5-14. 2009
    ..This section on "Classification, Burden and Principles of Management" is one of 5 guideline articles in the 2009 CANMAT guidelines...
  57. pmc Accumulation of major depressive episodes over time in a prospective study indicates that retrospectively assessed lifetime prevalence estimates are too low
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 9:19. 2009
    ..An opportunity to evaluate this issue arises with a prospective Canadian study called the National Population Health Survey (NPHS)...
  58. doi request reprint Major depression, antidepressant medication and the risk of obesity
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychother Psychosom 78:182-6. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional studies have reported an association between major depressive episode (MDE) and obesity. The objective of this longitudinal analysis was to determine whether MDE increase the risk of becoming obese over a 10-year period...
  59. doi request reprint Major depression as a risk factor for high blood pressure: epidemiologic evidence from a national longitudinal study
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada
    Psychosom Med 71:273-9. 2009
    ..To determine whether major depression (MD) leads to an increased risk of new-onset high blood pressure diagnoses...
  60. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoepidemiology of benzodiazepine and sedative-hypnotic use in a Canadian general population cohort during 12 years of follow-up
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta Member, Hotckhiss Brain Institute, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 55:792-9. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that treatment with antidepressants (ADs) would be associated with a shorter duration of SSHs use as mood and anxiety disorders may underlie the symptoms usually targeted by BDZ treatment...
  61. ncbi request reprint Predictors of the longitudinal course of major depression in a Canadian population sample
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 55:669-76. 2010
    ..The objective of our study was to describe the longitudinal epidemiology of major depressive episodes (MDEs) in a Canadian sample using data from the National Population Health Survey (NPHS)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and major depression in the Canadian population
    S B Patten
    Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, Calgary
    Can J Psychiatry 43:502-6. 1998
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate associations between alcohol consumption and major depression in the Canadian population...
  63. ncbi request reprint Irritable bowel syndrome: are incentives useful for improving survey response rates?
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta 2N 4N1, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:256-61. 2003
    ..Selection bias is a possible explanation for this difference. A decision about whether to use incentives must be based on the specific goals of the study...
  64. ncbi request reprint Recall bias and major depression lifetime prevalence
    Scott B Patten
    Dept of Community Health Sciences, The University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:290-6. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the relationship between recall failure (failure to recall previous depressive episodes) and bias in the evaluation of age-specific lifetime major depression prevalence...
  65. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of major depression in a predominantly rural health region
    Scott B Patten
    Dept of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:360-5. 2003
    ..Few studies have employed prospective methods, which are necessary to evaluate incidence, and few have focused on predominantly rural areas...
  66. ncbi request reprint International differences in major depression prevalence: what do they mean?
    Scott B Patten
    Departments of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:711-6. 2003
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Major depression in multiple sclerosis: a population-based perspective
    S B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurology 61:1524-7. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of major depression in multiple sclerosis (MS) in a population-based sample controlling for nonspecific illness effects...
  68. 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...
  69. ncbi request reprint Drug-induced depression: a systematic review to inform clinical practice
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Psychother Psychosom 73:207-15. 2004
    ..This review had two objectives: to identify evidence linking medical drugs to depressive symptoms and disorders, and to summarize this evidence in a clinically meaningful way...
  70. ncbi request reprint Major depression and mental health care utilization in Canada: 1994 to 2000
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 49:303-9. 2004
    ..In this paper, the analysis is extended to 2000, and additional aspects of health care utilization are described...
  71. ncbi request reprint Towards a dynamic description of major depression epidemiology
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada, Alberta
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 13:21-8. 2004
    ..Markov models are useful both in epidemiological modelling and in decision analysis...
  72. ncbi request reprint Refining estimates of major depression incidence and episode duration in Canada using a Monte Carlo Markov model
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Decis Making 24:351-8. 2004
    ..Incidence and episode duration are critical decision modeling parameters for recurrent diseases...
  73. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological theory, decision theory and mental health services research
    Scott B Patten
    Depts of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:893-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this project was to develop a Markov model based on epidemiological theory that may be useful for decision analysis and health services research...
  74. ncbi request reprint Prevention of depressive symptoms through the use of distance technologies
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 54:396-8. 2003
    ..However, three of the target variables (cognitive style, activity level, and sleep quality) were found to be strong predictors of whether a participant had an episode of major depression during the follow-up period...
  75. ncbi request reprint Progress against major depression in Canada
    Scott B Patten
    Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, Department of Community Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 47:775-80. 2002
    ..In principle, increased rates of treatment utilization and improved treatment outcomes should lead to improved mental health at the population level. Progress of this sort, however, has been difficult to confirm...
  76. ncbi request reprint Long-term medical conditions and major depression in the Canadian population
    S B Patten
    Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, Calgary
    Can J Psychiatry 44:151-7. 1999
    ..To evaluate associations between long-term medical conditions and major depression in the Canadian population, and to examine the impact of these conditions on health care service use and disability...
  77. ncbi request reprint Selection bias in studies of major depression using clinical subjects
    S B Patten
    Departments of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:351-7. 2000
    ..This study confirms that the probability of selection of clinical subjects can be conditionally dependent on diagnosis and other variables in ways that create a substantial vulnerability to selection bias...
  78. ncbi request reprint Performance of the composite international diagnostic interview short form for major depression in a community sample
    S B Patten
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N1, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 21:68-72. 2000
    ..Some CIDI- SFMD positive subjects may have had depressive symptoms attributable to organic or other etiologies excluded under the definition of major depression...
  79. ncbi request reprint Exogenous corticosteroids and major depression in the general population
    S B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive Northwest, T2N 4N1, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 49:447-9. 2000
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate this association in a general population sample...
  80. ncbi request reprint Long-term medical conditions and major depression in a Canadian population study at waves 1 and 2
    S B Patten
    Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    J Affect Disord 63:35-41. 2001
    ..Cross-sectional studies have reported that certain long-term medical conditions are associated with major depression. Here, these associations are explored using a longitudinal analysis...
  81. ncbi request reprint "Diet pills" and major depression in the Canadian population
    S B Patten
    Departments of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1
    Can J Psychiatry 46:438-40. 2001
    ..To evaluate epidemiological associations between self-reported diet pill consumption and major depressive episodes (MDEs), using data from a large-scale, cross-sectional survey of the Canadian population...
  82. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of a depressive syndrome in a Western Canadian community population
    S B Patten
    Departments of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
    Can J Public Health 92:392-5. 2001
    ..To evaluate cross-sectional associations between depressive episodes and a set of potential biopsychosocial determinants in Calgary, Canada...
  83. ncbi request reprint Modeling methods for facilitating decisions in pharmaceutical policy and population therapeutics
    Scott B Patten
    Departments of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4N1
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 11:165-8. 2002
  84. ncbi request reprint Interferon beta1a and depression in secondary progressive MS: data from the SPECTRIMS Trial
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurology 59:744-6. 2002
    ..No significant differences between groups emerged during 36 months of follow-up. These data suggest that depression is not a side effect of interferon beta1a...
  85. ncbi request reprint Major depressive disorder and health care costs in multiple sclerosis
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Psychiatry Med 32:167-78. 2002
    ..However, the impact of depressive disorders on costs associated with MS have not been evaluated. The objective of this study was to evaluate this association...
  86. ncbi request reprint Major depressive episodes and diet pills
    Scott B Patten
    Departments of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4N1
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 3:1405-9. 2002
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  87. ncbi request reprint An analysis of data from two general health surveys found that increased incidence and duration contributed to elevated prevalence of major depression in persons with chronic medical conditions
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:184-9. 2005
    ..The prevalence of major depression is increased in people with chronic medical conditions. The objective of this analysis was to determine whether this is due to a higher incidence, an impact on prognosis, or an effect of mortality...
  88. ncbi request reprint Affective disorders in motor neuron disease: a population-based study
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Neuroepidemiology 28:1-7. 2007
    ..6% of the total population during the same year. The crude odds ratio for affective disorders in MND was 2.3 (95% CI = 1.7-3.0). However, the prevalence of affective disorders declined with increasing illness duration...
  89. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric side effects of interferon treatment
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Psychiatry, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Curr Drug Saf 1:143-50. 2006
    ..Interferons are employed in the management of multiple sclerosis, hepatitis C and certain malignancies. Neuropsychiatric toxicity can interfere with the successful use of these drugs...
  90. 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...
  91. ncbi request reprint Does almost everybody suffer from a bipolar disorder?
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 51:6-8. 2006
  92. pmc Mental disorders in a population sample with musculoskeletal disorders
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:37. 2006
    ..One study reported an association between lifetime substance use disorders and arthritis...
  93. 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...
  94. ncbi request reprint The duration of major depressive episodes in the Canadian general population
    S C Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 22:6-11. 2001
    ..Nevertheless, these data confirm the heterogenous nature of this condition; many people with the syndrome of major depression may have quite brief episodes...
  95. ncbi request reprint Reasons for antidepressant prescriptions in Canada
    Scott B Patten
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:746-52. 2007
    ..To describe reasons reported by physicians making recommendations for treatment with antidepressant medications...
  96. ncbi request reprint Hopelessness ratings in relapsing-remitting and secondary progressive multiple sclerosis
    Scott B Patten
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary MS Clinic, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Psychiatry Med 32:155-65. 2002
    ..The objective of this analysis was to compare levels of hopelessness in persons with RRMS and SPMS, and to describe changes over time in the clinical trial participants...