Roger C M Ho

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Country: Singapore

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effect of severity of depressive disorder on economic burden in a university hospital in Singapore
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, 119074, Singapore
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 13:549-59. 2013
  2. pmc Views on the peer review system of biomedical journals: an online survey of academics from high-ranking universities
    Roger Chun Man Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:74. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Research on psychoneuroimmunology: does stress influence immunity and cause coronary artery disease?
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 39:191-6. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Clinical and psychosocial factors associated with depression and anxiety in Singaporean patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Int J Rheum Dis 14:37-47. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Is high homocysteine level a risk factor for cognitive decline in elderly? A systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:607-17. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of depressive symptoms in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression
    Melvyn W B Zhang
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:217-23. 2011
  7. doi request reprint How to critically appraise and apply meta-analyses in clinical practice
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Int J Rheum Dis 13:294-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Cutaneous complications among i.v. buprenorphine users
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    J Dermatol 36:22-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Conducting a meta-analysis: basics and good practices
    Mike W L Cheung
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Int J Rheum Dis 15:129-35. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The influence of childhood atopic dermatitis on health of mothers, and its impact on Asian families
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:501-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint The effect of severity of depressive disorder on economic burden in a university hospital in Singapore
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, 119074, Singapore
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 13:549-59. 2013
    ..Depressive disorder is treatable but costly, thus influencing quality of life of people. Aim: Determine direct and indirect costs incurred by depressive disorder in Singapore...
  2. pmc Views on the peer review system of biomedical journals: an online survey of academics from high-ranking universities
    Roger Chun Man Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:74. 2013
    ..Peer review is the major method used by biomedical journals for making the decision of publishing an article. This cross-sectional survey assesses views concerning the review system of biomedical journals among academics globally...
  3. ncbi request reprint Research on psychoneuroimmunology: does stress influence immunity and cause coronary artery disease?
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 39:191-6. 2010
    ..This paper also highlights potential research areas and implications of early detection of immunological changes and cardiovascular risk in people under high psychological stress...
  4. doi request reprint Clinical and psychosocial factors associated with depression and anxiety in Singaporean patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Int J Rheum Dis 14:37-47. 2011
    ..To assess the frequency of, and factors associated with, depression and anxiety in Singaporean patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  5. doi request reprint Is high homocysteine level a risk factor for cognitive decline in elderly? A systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:607-17. 2011
    ..It remains unclear whether the findings can be generalized across studies...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of depressive symptoms in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression
    Melvyn W B Zhang
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 33:217-23. 2011
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  7. doi request reprint How to critically appraise and apply meta-analyses in clinical practice
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Int J Rheum Dis 13:294-9. 2010
    ..Prompted by a clinical question, we critically appraised a meta-analysis of efficacy and safety of mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) versus cyclophosphamide (CYC) in the treatment of proliferative lupus nephritis...
  8. doi request reprint Cutaneous complications among i.v. buprenorphine users
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    J Dermatol 36:22-9. 2009
    ..A high index of suspicion coupled with a correct choice of antibiotics based on local bacteriological surveillance is necessary in an attempt to reduce cutaneous complications and length of hospitalization...
  9. doi request reprint Conducting a meta-analysis: basics and good practices
    Mike W L Cheung
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Int J Rheum Dis 15:129-35. 2012
    ..Next, a real data set from a published meta-analysis will be used to illustrate the procedures and interpretations. Last, software packages that may be used to conduct meta-analyses will be highlighted...
  10. doi request reprint The influence of childhood atopic dermatitis on health of mothers, and its impact on Asian families
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:501-7. 2010
    ..Further research will be welcomed as the results of this study mainly applied to Asian society which could be different to populations from other geographic areas...
  11. doi request reprint Pulmonary hypertension in first episode infective endocarditis among intravenous buprenorphine users: case report
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:199-202. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, waist circumference, waist-hip ratio and depressive symptoms in Chinese elderly: a population-based study
    Roger C M Ho
    Department of Psychological Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:401-8. 2008
    ..The use of BMI fails to account for varying proportions of muscle, fat and bone, and few studies have used other measures of central obesity, such as waist-hip ratio (WHR) and waist circumference (WC)...
  13. doi request reprint Polymorphisms of the serotonin transporter gene and post-stroke depression: a meta-analysis
    Kwok Kei Mak
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 84:322-8. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Meta-analysis in medicine: an introduction
    Anselm Mak
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University Medical Cluster, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore City, Singapore
    Int J Rheum Dis 13:101-4. 2010
    ..Important terminology related to meta-analysis, the systematic ways to critically appraise, and finally the preferred methodology of conducting meta-analysis will be covered in the subsequent three reviews of this mini-series...
  15. doi request reprint Mycophenolate mofetil is as efficacious as, but safer than, cyclophosphamide in the treatment of proliferative lupus nephritis: a meta-analysis and meta-regression
    Anselm Mak
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:944-52. 2009
    ..An updated meta-analysis is therefore required...