Kathy N Speechley

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc HIV risk perception and distribution of HIV risk among African, Caribbean and other Black people in a Canadian city: mixed methods results from the BLACCH study
    Shamara Baidoobonso
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:184. 2013
  2. pmc Quality of life in children with new-onset epilepsy: a 2-year prospective cohort study
    Kathy N Speechley
    Department of Paediatrics, Western University, London, UK
    Neurology 79:1548-55. 2012
  3. pmc Socioeconomic status and non-fatal injuries among Canadian adolescents: variations across SES and injury measures
    Beth K Potter
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 5:132. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Assessing severity of epilepsy in children: preliminary evidence of validity and reliability of a single-item scale
    Kathy N Speechley
    University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 13:337-42. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life among child and adolescent survivors of childhood cancer
    Kathy N Speechley
    Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario and Children s Health Research Institute, London, ON, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 24:2536-43. 2006
  6. doi request reprint 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. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms during pregnancy in relation to fish consumption and intake of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids
    Jessica Sontrop
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:389-99. 2008
  8. doi request reprint 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. doi request reprint 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
  10. ncbi request reprint 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

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc HIV risk perception and distribution of HIV risk among African, Caribbean and other Black people in a Canadian city: mixed methods results from the BLACCH study
    Shamara Baidoobonso
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:184. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Quality of life in children with new-onset epilepsy: a 2-year prospective cohort study
    Kathy N Speechley
    Department of Paediatrics, Western University, London, UK
    Neurology 79:1548-55. 2012
    ..To assess health-related quality of life (HRQL) over 2 years in children 4-12 years old with new-onset epilepsy and risk factors...
  3. pmc Socioeconomic status and non-fatal injuries among Canadian adolescents: variations across SES and injury measures
    Beth K Potter
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 5:132. 2005
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Assessing severity of epilepsy in children: preliminary evidence of validity and reliability of a single-item scale
    Kathy N Speechley
    University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 13:337-42. 2008
    ..91, 0.98) for test-retest reliability for each of two raters. These promising initial results support continuation of the multistage process of testing the validity and reliability of the GASE Scale within various clinical contexts...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life among child and adolescent survivors of childhood cancer
    Kathy N Speechley
    Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario and Children s Health Research Institute, London, ON, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 24:2536-43. 2006
    ..The main objective was to compare parent-reported health-related quality of life (HRQL) of child and adolescent survivors of childhood cancer to that of controls who had no history of cancer...
  6. doi request reprint 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. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms during pregnancy in relation to fish consumption and intake of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids
    Jessica Sontrop
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:389-99. 2008
    ..Although pregnant women may be at risk for low concentrations of EPA and DHA, an association between low intakes of EPA+DHA and increased depressive symptoms was only observed among current smokers and women of single marital status...
  8. doi request reprint 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. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint 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...
  11. doi request reprint 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...
  12. doi request reprint 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...
  13. doi request reprint 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption among pregnant women in London, Ontario: associations with socio-demographic and health and lifestyle factors
    Jessica M Sontrop
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:389-94. 2007
    ..This study's purpose was to describe the socio-demographic, health and lifestyle correlates of fish consumption among pregnant women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Parents' and physicians' perceptions of childhood epilepsy
    Bridget L Ryan
    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Seizure 12:359-68. 2003
    ..The degree of concordance between parents' and physicians' perceptions of epilepsy, and its effect on parents' satisfaction with care was also examined...
  16. ncbi request reprint Removing barriers to treatment of first-episode psychotic disorders
    Derek J Scholten
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 48:561-5. 2003
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Parental perception of sleep problems in children of normal intelligence with pervasive developmental disorders: prevalence, severity, and pattern
    Jennifer L Couturier
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:815-22. 2005
    ..This study compares parents' perceptions of the prevalence, severity, and pattern of sleep problems in children of normal intelligence with pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs) with a normative comparison group of children...
  18. doi request reprint Identifying the determinants of childhood immunization in the Philippines
    Jennifer N Bondy
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Vaccine 27:169-75. 2009
    ..To increase immunization coverage in the Philippines, knowledge transfer to mothers must improve...
  19. pmc Is there value in using physician billing claims along with other administrative health care data to document the burden of adolescent injury? An exploratory investigation with comparison to self-reports in Ontario, Canada
    Beth K Potter
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:15. 2005
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Elective tracheostomy in mechanically ventilated children in Canada
    Tania Principi
    Children s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, ON N6A5W9, London, ON, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 34:1498-502. 2008
    ..To determine the current practice and opinions of paediatric intensivists in Canada regarding tracheostomy in children with potentially reversible conditions which are anticipated to require prolonged mechanical ventilation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Quality of life among long-term adolescent and adult survivors of childhood cancer
    Elizabeth Maunsell
    Unité de recherche en santé des populations, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier affilié universitaire de Québec, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 24:2527-35. 2006
    ..We assessed effects of childhood or adolescent cancer on quality of life among adolescent and adult cancer survivors, a group who are thought to be at particular risk for adverse late effects...
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of health care services by survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer in Canada
    Amanda K Shaw
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 106:1829-37. 2006
    ..The extent of survivors' use of health services in Canada is unknown, although coordinated, continuous, long-term follow-up care has been recommended by numerous investigators...
  23. ncbi request reprint Health status in survivors of cancer in childhood and adolescence
    Lisa Pogany
    Public Health Agency of Canada, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Ottawa, Canada
    Qual Life Res 15:143-57. 2006
    ..However, there are limited estimates available for this population based on large samples and compared to population controls...
  24. ncbi request reprint The late effects study: design and subject representativeness of a Canadian, multi-centre study of late effects of childhood cancer
    Amanda K Shaw
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, 120 Colonnade Road, PL 6702A, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0K9
    Chronic Dis Can 25:119-26. 2004
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  25. ncbi request reprint Educational and social late effects of childhood cancer and related clinical, personal, and familial characteristics
    Maru Barrera
    Department of Psychology, Haematology Oncology Program, Population Health Sciences, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 104:1751-60. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint A comparison of measures of socioeconomic status for adolescents in a Canadian national health survey
    Beth K Potter
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8M5, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 26:80-9. 2005
    ..In particular, the findings emphasize the importance of incorporating multiple measures of SES and suggest a need to further explore the meaning of socioeconomic position for this population...
  27. ncbi request reprint Development and psychometric properties of the Thinking about Epilepsy questionnaire assessing children's knowledge and attitudes about epilepsy
    Alexandra L C Martiniuk
    The George Institute for International Health at the University of Sydney, Sydney, M201 Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Epilepsy Behav 10:595-603. 2007
    ..Our objective is to describe the development, structure, and psychometric properties of the Thinking about Epilepsy questionnaire...
  28. ncbi request reprint Smoking and binge drinking among Canadian survivors of childhood and adolescent cancers: a comparative, population-based study
    Kendra Carswell
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:280-7. 2008
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