Affiliation: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
- Usage and longitudinal effectiveness of a Web-based self-help cognitive behavioral therapy program for panic disorderPeter Farvolden
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON M5T 1R8, Canada
J Med Internet Res 7:e7. 2005..However, there is little data regarding the patterns of use and effectiveness of freely available Web-based interventions outside the context of controlled trials...
- Hypnosis, memory, and frontal executive functioningPeter Farvolden
Section on Personality and Psychopathology, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Int J Clin Exp Hypn 52:3-26. 2004..These differences, which were not found for nonfrontal tasks, are generally supportive of the dissociated control theory of hypnotic responding...
- Recent developments in the psychobiology and pharmacotherapy of depression: optimising existing treatments and novel approaches for the futureP Farvolden
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1R8, Canada
Expert Opin Investig Drugs 12:65-86. 2003..In order to better understand the neurobiology and treatment response of MDD, it is probable that more sophisticated theory-driven typologies of MDD will have to be developed...
- A Web-based screening instrument for depression and anxiety disorders in primary carePeter Farvolden
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Clinical Research Department, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Med Internet Res 5:e23. 2003..While the currently-available self-report screening instruments have been demonstrated to be reliable and valid, there remain considerable barriers to their widespread use in primary care...
- Dissociation in hypnosis and frontal executive functionE Woody
University of Waterloo, Faculty of Arts, Dept of Psychology, Ontario, Canada
Am J Clin Hypn 40:206-16. 1998..Then we use this frontal elaboration of the dissociated control theory to sketch out a provisional understanding of memory function associated with hypnosis and hypnotic suggestibility, with particular emphasis on unsuggested effects...
- The impact of anxiety disorders on educational achievementMichael Van Ameringen
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8N 3Z5
J Anxiety Disord 17:561-71. 2003..Further studies are required to determine methods for early identification and treatment of anxiety disorders in school aged children to enable these students to reach their full potential...
- Quality of life and the anxiety disordersLena C Quilty
Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ont Canada N2L 3G1
J Anxiety Disord 17:405-26. 2003..Of the MOS subscales relevant to symptoms, mood regulation, physical functioning, and pain were associated with compromised overall QoL...
- The interactive functioning of anxiety and depression in agonistic encounters and reconciliationLeon Sloman
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 1R8
J Affect Disord 90:93-9. 2006..Furthermore, as these different systems tend to operate in a synchronous fashion, the psychiatric syndromes they generate are often comorbid...
- Depression and the workplace: a progress reportAsh Bender
Work, Stress, and Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1R8, Canada
Curr Psychiatry Rep 10:73-9. 2008..Progress in these areas is reviewed with suggestions for future directions...
- The 5-factor model of personality and antidepressant medication complianceNicole L Cohen
Department of Psychiatry, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario
Can J Psychiatry 49:106-13. 2004..The primary purpose of this study was to explore the relation between personality characteristics and compliance with antidepressant medication in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
- A PET provocation study of generalized social phobiaMichael Van Ameringen
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
Psychiatry Res 132:13-8. 2004..Deactivation of these regions may reflect a strategy of visual avoidance employed by the patients to dampen their phobic experience...
- Does SSRI augmentation with antidepressants that influence noradrenergic function resolve depression in obsessive-compulsive disorder?Catherine Mancini
Anxiety Disorders Clinic, McMaster University Medical Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, McMaster Site, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
J Affect Disord 68:59-65. 2002..However, such is not always the case. We report here on a series of ten patients whose OCD but not depression improved following a trial of SRI therapy...