M V Seeman

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Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mental health reform not always beneficial
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Centre for Addiciton and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatry 70:252-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Sex selection bias in schizophrenia antipsychotic trials
    Ana Cristina Chaves
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:489-94. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of schizophrenia: normal adaptations to inability
    Mary V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Med Hypotheses 69:253-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevention inherent in services for women with schizophrenia
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 53:332-41. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint A group intervention to promote healthy self-concepts and guide recovery in first episode schizophrenia: A pilot study
    Elizabeth McCay
    Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 30:105-11. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Loss of libido in a woman with schizophrenia
    Mary V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto
    Am J Psychiatry 170:471-5. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Clinical interventions for women with schizophrenia: pregnancy
    M V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 127:12-22. 2013
  8. doi request reprint When and how should I tell? Personal disclosure of a schizophrenia diagnosis in the context of intimate relationships
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychiatr Q 84:93-102. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint The meaning of antipsychotic medication to patients with schizophrenia
    Mary V Seeman
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychiatr Pract 18:338-48. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Treating schizophrenia at the time of menopause
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1R8, Canada
    Maturitas 72:117-20. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Mental health reform not always beneficial
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Centre for Addiciton and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatry 70:252-9. 2007
    ..The conclusion for our time is that the new and seemingly expedient need always to be questioned. If nothing else, the paper reviews an important era in the history of our profession...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sex selection bias in schizophrenia antipsychotic trials
    Ana Cristina Chaves
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:489-94. 2006
    ..The increasing shift toward outpatient rather than inpatient drug trials may help to increase the proportion of women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of schizophrenia: normal adaptations to inability
    Mary V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Med Hypotheses 69:253-7. 2007
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  4. ncbi request reprint Prevention inherent in services for women with schizophrenia
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 53:332-41. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to outline the preventive possibilities of a service targeted to women with schizophrenia...
  5. ncbi request reprint A group intervention to promote healthy self-concepts and guide recovery in first episode schizophrenia: A pilot study
    Elizabeth McCay
    Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 30:105-11. 2006
    ..These preliminary results provide support for the benefits of a group intervention designed to enhance self-concept and to minimize the engulfing effects of illness...
  6. doi request reprint Loss of libido in a woman with schizophrenia
    Mary V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto
    Am J Psychiatry 170:471-5. 2013
    ..Opportunities exist for improved education among clinicians to achieve a more proactive approach to sexual health in women receiving antipsychotic medication...
  7. doi request reprint Clinical interventions for women with schizophrenia: pregnancy
    M V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 127:12-22. 2013
    ..To update knowledge in these areas, a summary of the recent qualitative and quantitative literature was undertaken...
  8. doi request reprint When and how should I tell? Personal disclosure of a schizophrenia diagnosis in the context of intimate relationships
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychiatr Q 84:93-102. 2013
    ..Although schizophrenia does not define who a person is, the diagnosis and its implications are important and need to be shared with prospective marriage partners...
  9. ncbi request reprint The meaning of antipsychotic medication to patients with schizophrenia
    Mary V Seeman
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychiatr Pract 18:338-48. 2012
    ..To explore the meaning of taking antipsychotic medication in a population with schizophrenia...
  10. doi request reprint Treating schizophrenia at the time of menopause
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1R8, Canada
    Maturitas 72:117-20. 2012
    ..Antipsychotic treatment may need to be modified and cardiac and metabolic health indices closely monitored...
  11. doi request reprint Menstrual exacerbation of schizophrenia symptoms
    M V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, ON, Canada
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 125:363-71. 2012
    ..To better understand premenstrual exacerbations of schizophrenia in women and weigh treatment options...
  12. doi request reprint Assortative mating
    Mary V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, 250 College St, Toronto M5T 1R8, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 63:174-5. 2012
    ..should we be "mainstreaming" them, equipping them in situ with the skills necessary to navigate the larger social world? Should we even be considering the welfare of future generations, or is this beyond psychiatry's ken?..
  13. doi request reprint Women and psychosis
    Mary V Seeman
    University of Toronto and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 8:215-24. 2012
    ..Current research into psychotic illness is beginning to analyze results for men and women separately and greater emphasis on qualitative methods has allowed the experiences of women patients to be documented...
  14. doi request reprint Antipsychotic-induced somnolence in mothers with schizophrenia
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, 250 College St, Toronto, ON M5T 1R8, Canada
    Psychiatr Q 83:83-9. 2012
    ..Clinicians must choose antipsychotic medications carefully and monitor for sedative effects whenever the patient has important responsibilities that require the maintenance of vigilance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Estrogen, schizophrenia and neurodevelopment
    Mary V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto 250 College St Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 2:571-6. 2006
    ..Estrogen agonists are potential therapeutic agents but need to be proven safe, and the timing of administration may be crucial. This article examines what is known about estrogen and the development of schizophrenia...
  16. doi request reprint Mechanisms of sex difference: a historical perspective
    Mary V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Psychiatry, 250 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1R8, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:861-6. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Suicide among women with schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Psychiatr Pract 15:235-42. 2009
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  18. doi request reprint Employment discrimination against schizophrenia
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, 250 College St, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5T 1R8
    Psychiatr Q 80:9-16. 2009
    ..The paper makes recommendations for clinicians, advocates, patients, and employers...
  19. doi request reprint Transient tardive dystonia: overview and case presentation
    Mary V Seeman
    University of Toronto Institute of Medical Science, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S1A8
    J Psychiatr Pract 14:251-7. 2008
    ..This case benefited from prompt attention and has led to practical recommendations for psychiatric clinicians...
  20. doi request reprint Cross-cultural evaluation of maternal competence in a culturally diverse society
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, M5G 1R8, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 165:565-8. 2008
  21. pmc Secondary effects of antipsychotics: women at greater risk than men
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
    Schizophr Bull 35:937-48. 2009
    ..The health burden of antipsychotic medication is well known, but the disproportionate effect on women as compared with men is underappreciated...
  22. doi request reprint The changing role of mother of the mentally ill: from schizophrenogenic mother to multigenerational caregiver
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatry 72:284-94. 2009
    ..Expanding on their existing role as caregivers, mothers of the mentally ill are evolving into auxiliary therapists...
  23. doi request reprint Canada: psychosis in the immigrant Caribbean population
    Mary V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College Street, Toronto M5T 1R8, Canada
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 57:462-70. 2011
    ..Many reports from European countries suggest that acute episodes of psychosis are more frequent among immigrants from the Caribbean than among their non-immigrant peers...
  24. doi request reprint Breaking bad news: schizophrenia
    Mary V Seeman
    Departmentof Psychiatry, University of Toronto, One King s College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychiatr Pract 16:269-76. 2010
    ..The conclusion of the paper is that, as in oncology, revealing a serious psychiatric diagnosis is emotionally difficult for both physician and patient; guidelines help, but individualization is essential...
  25. doi request reprint Antipsychotics and physical attractiveness
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
    Clin Schizophr Relat Psychoses 5:142-146. 2011
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  26. doi request reprint Antipsychotic-induced amenorrhea
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Ment Health 20:484-91. 2011
    ..Many antipsychotic drugs used to treat schizophrenia can cause amenorrhea in a significant proportion of women. The overall impact of this side effect has been little studied...
  27. doi request reprint Prescribing contraceptives for women with schizophrenia
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychiatr Pract 17:258-69. 2011
    ..Long-lasting contraceptive methods, such as intrauterine devices, progesterone depot injections, or tubal ligation are reasonable options for women having no wish to further expand their families...
  28. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia: women bear a disproportionate toll of antipsychotic side effects
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 16:21-9. 2010
    ..Men and women with schizophrenia suffer not only from their illness but also from the side effects of their medications...
  29. doi request reprint Bioethics in a clinic for women with psychosis
    Mary V Seeman
    Departmentof Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Med Ethics 37:518-22. 2011
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  30. doi request reprint Preventing breast cancer in women with schizophrenia
    M V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 123:107-17. 2011
    ..To record risk factors for breast cancer in women with schizophrenia and recommend preventive actions...
  31. doi request reprint Sleepwalking, a possible side effect of antipsychotic medication
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, 250 College St, Toronto, ON, M5T 1R8, Canada
    Psychiatr Q 82:59-67. 2011
    ..It is important to investigate sleep disorders in schizophrenia. They are not rare and may contribute to behavior that increases the stigma and isolation of individuals with schizophrenia...
  32. doi request reprint Raves, psychosis, and spirit healing
    Mary V Seeman
    Department ofPsychiatry, University of Toronto, 250 College St, Toronto, ON, M5T 1R8, Canada
    Transcult Psychiatry 47:491-501. 2010
    ..Whereas attendance at a rave triggered illness, the healing session, sanctioned by her family and taking place in their midst, resulted in healing...
  33. ncbi request reprint An outcome measure in schizophrenia: mortality
    Mary V Seeman
    The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 52:55-60. 2007
    ..To determine the current outcome of schizophrenia, with mortality rate as the outcome measure...
  34. ncbi request reprint Personal accounts: an account of multiple psychiatric hospitalizations in the 1960s
    Mary V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 53:151-2. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint The role of sex hormones in psychopathology: focus on schizophrenia
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Prim Care 29:171-82, viii. 2002
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  36. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials in psychiatry: do results apply to practice?
    M V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
    Can J Psychiatry 46:352-5. 2001
    ..The purpose of this communication is to alert psychiatrists to the difficulties of translating results of group difference obtained from large, randomized clinical trials to the treatment of individual patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Scaling down
    Mary V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, 250 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1R8
    Am J Psychiatry 160:847-9. 2003
  38. ncbi request reprint Relational ethics: when mothers suffer from psychosis
    M V Seeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 7:201-10. 2004
    ..The goal of this review is to aid clinicians with ethical issues arising in the treatment of women who suffer from psychosis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the prescribing of antipsychotic drugs
    Mary V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, 250 College St, Toronto, Ont, Canada, M5T 1R8
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1324-33. 2004
    ..The aim of this article is to offer recommendations and rationale for gender-specific antipsychotic treatment...
  40. ncbi request reprint Psychiatry in the Nazi era
    Mary V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 50:218-25. 2005
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  41. ncbi request reprint Parallels between aging and schizophrenia
    Mary V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, Canada
    Psychiatry 68:1-8. 2005
    ..Effective strategies old people use are studied and valued. This is in marked contrast with the psychiatric literature that pathologizes the compensatory strategies used in schizophrenia...
  42. ncbi request reprint Forty-five years of schizophrenia: personal reflections
    Mary V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1R8
    Hist Psychiatry 17:363-73. 2006
    ..Therefore, as perspectives shift and the ground moves beneath us, the psychiatric profession needs to anchor itself firmly in the stories our patients tell us...
  43. ncbi request reprint Narratives of twenty to thirty year outcomes in schizophrenia
    M V Seeman
    University of Toronto Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatry 61:249-61. 1998
    ..The direct effect of female menopause on illness severity was not possible to gauge in this study, but alterations in hormones may have played a part in responsivity to family and social loss...
  44. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptor activation and tardive dyskinesia
    P Turrone
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 45:288-90. 2000
    ..To undertake a selective review of the epidemiology, etiology, and treatment of tardive dyskinesia (TD), with emphasis on the potential influence of estrogen in its expression...
  45. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the five-factor model of personality and unipolar, bipolar and schizophrenic patients
    R M Bagby
    Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatry Res 70:83-94. 1997
    ..The schizophrenic patients scored lower on the Feelings, Values and Actions facets of O than did the unipolar and bipolar patients. The unipolar patients scored higher on A than the schizophrenic patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint The role of estrogen in schizophrenia: implications for schizophrenia practice guidelines for women
    Sophie Grigoriadis
    University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Clarke Division, 250 College Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1R8
    Can J Psychiatry 47:437-42. 2002
    ..The aim is to expand Canadian schizophrenia guidelines to include the specific needs of women...
  47. ncbi request reprint Antipsychotic drugs, menstrual regularity and osteoporosis risk
    J H Zhang-Wong
    Mt Sinai Hospital and Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, 250 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1R8
    Arch Womens Ment Health 5:93-8. 2002
    ..1992; Grinspoon et al., 1999; Halbreich and Palter, 1996; More et al., 2001; Peuskens, 1997; Sowers et al., 1995)...
  48. pmc Therapy in the gray zone: psychiatry recalled
    Mary V Seeman
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    CMAJ 171:1477-9. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint Shared psychotic disorder: a critical review of the literature
    J M Silveira
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 40:389-95. 1995
    ..To search the literature to reassess the concept of shared psychotic disorder (SPD) using modern nosology and current biopsychosocial formulation...
  50. ncbi request reprint Adverse reactions to St John's Wort
    V Parker
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 46:77-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: For clinical reasons, it is important to recognize and report adverse reactions to herbal remedies and to document that these treatments have side effects commensurate with their potent action on brain neurochemistry...
  51. ncbi request reprint Deficits in gray matter volume are present in schizophrenia but not bipolar disorder
    R B Zipursky
    Schizophrenia Division, Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Schizophr Res 26:85-92. 1997
    ..These findings suggest that the brain tissue abnormalities found in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may be distinguishable using MR imaging...
  52. ncbi request reprint Elevation of prolactin levels by atypical antipsychotics
    Peter Turrone
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 159:133-5. 2002
    ..Atypical antipsychotics are thought not to elevate prolactin levels. The authors examined data suggesting that atypical antipsychotics do elevate prolactin levels but more transiently than typical antipsychotics...
  53. ncbi request reprint Does nicotine affect D2 receptor upregulation? A case-control study
    S Silvestri
    Centre for Addictions and Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 109:313-7; discussion 317-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this human positron emission tomography (PET) study was to compare upregulation in a smoker and a non-smoker, both of whom had received haloperidol for the same duration of time...
  54. ncbi request reprint A human serotonin-7 receptor pseudogene
    I H Qian
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Medical Science Building, 8 Taddle Creek Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Res Mol Brain Res 53:339-43. 1998
    ..It was concluded that this sequence represented a pseudogene related to the serotonin-7 receptor gene...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cognitive therapy for schizophrenia: a preliminary randomized controlled trial
    Neil A Rector
    Mood and Anxiety Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Clarke Division, University of Toronto, 250 College Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 1R8
    Schizophr Res 63:1-11. 2003
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  56. ncbi request reprint Single-sex psychiatric services to protect women
    Mary V Seeman
    University of Toronto and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Medscape Womens Health 7:4. 2002
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  57. ncbi request reprint Case report: raloxifene in postmenopausal women with psychosis: preliminary findings
    Jiahui Wong
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:697-8. 2003
  58. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia: unravelling treatment
    Mary V Seeman
    Can J Psychiatry 47:26. 2002