Paul Kurdyak

Summary

Affiliation: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint High mortality and low access to care following incident acute myocardial infarction in individuals with schizophrenia
    Paul Kurdyak
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1R8
    Schizophr Res 142:52-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Use of other opioids during methadone therapy: a population-based study
    Paul Kurdyak
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addiction 107:776-80. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of a smoking cessation policy on visits to a psychiatric emergency department
    Paul Kurdyak
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 53:779-82. 2008
  4. pmc The relationship between depressive symptoms, health service consumption, and prognosis after acute myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort study
    Paul A Kurdyak
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:200. 2008
  5. pmc The effect of antidepressant warnings on prescribing trends in Ontario, Canada
    Paul A Kurdyak
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 97:750-4. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Small signal, big noise: performance of the CIDI depression module
    Paul A Kurdyak
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 50:851-6. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Antidepressants, warfarin, and the risk of hemorrhage
    Paul A Kurdyak
    The Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:561-4. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Antidepressants and the risk of breast cancer
    Paul A Kurdyak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 47:966-70. 2002
  9. doi request reprint A population-based analysis of distinguishers of bipolar disorder from major depressive disorder
    Ayal Schaffer
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Room FG 29 Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    J Affect Disord 125:103-10. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Bipolar disorder among adolescents and young adults: results from an epidemiological sample
    Nicole Kozloff
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Affect Disord 125:350-4. 2010

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. doi request reprint High mortality and low access to care following incident acute myocardial infarction in individuals with schizophrenia
    Paul Kurdyak
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1R8
    Schizophr Res 142:52-7. 2012
    ..A secondary objective was to compare the likelihood to receive cardiac procedures and cardiologist visits...
  2. doi request reprint Use of other opioids during methadone therapy: a population-based study
    Paul Kurdyak
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Addiction 107:776-80. 2012
    ..To determine the extent to which other opioids are prescribed to patients receiving methadone in Ontario, Canada...
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of a smoking cessation policy on visits to a psychiatric emergency department
    Paul Kurdyak
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 53:779-82. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc The relationship between depressive symptoms, health service consumption, and prognosis after acute myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort study
    Paul A Kurdyak
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:200. 2008
    ..This paper explores the relationship between depressive symptoms, health service cardiovascular consumption, and prognosis following acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  5. pmc The effect of antidepressant warnings on prescribing trends in Ontario, Canada
    Paul A Kurdyak
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 97:750-4. 2007
    ..We studied whether 5 regulatory agency advisories concerning the possible increased risk of suicidal behavior during antidepressant therapy had an effect on antidepressant prescription trends in Ontario...
  6. ncbi request reprint Small signal, big noise: performance of the CIDI depression module
    Paul A Kurdyak
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 50:851-6. 2005
    ..In this paper, our primary purpose was to evaluate the evidence supporting the validity of the CIDI--that is, the extent to which the depression diagnoses generated by the CIDI reflect true cases of depression...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antidepressants, warfarin, and the risk of hemorrhage
    Paul A Kurdyak
    The Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 25:561-4. 2005
    ..We speculated that, among patients receiving warfarin, initiation of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment would be associated with an increased risk of hospitalization for upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding (UGIB)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antidepressants and the risk of breast cancer
    Paul A Kurdyak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 47:966-70. 2002
    ..The authors of the 2 papers recommend switching or avoiding the antidepressants implicated in their studies...
  9. doi request reprint A population-based analysis of distinguishers of bipolar disorder from major depressive disorder
    Ayal Schaffer
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Room FG 29 Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    J Affect Disord 125:103-10. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to identify distinguishers of BD from MDD in a population-based sample...
  10. doi request reprint Bipolar disorder among adolescents and young adults: results from an epidemiological sample
    Nicole Kozloff
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Affect Disord 125:350-4. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to measure the lifetime prevalence of BD, and to describe the socio-demographics, comorbidities, and use of mental health services among 15-24-year-olds with BD...
  11. ncbi request reprint The burden of mental illness and addiction in ontario
    Sujitha Ratnasingham
    Epidemiologist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 58:529-37. 2013
    ..Public Health Ontario and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences have collaborated to estimate the burden of illness attributable to mental disorder and addictions in Ontario...
  12. ncbi request reprint Differences in prevalence and treatment of bipolar disorder among immigrants: results from an epidemiologic survey
    Ayal Schaffer
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 54:734-42. 2009
    ..To add to the limited data on the prevalence, clinical characteristics, and treatment of bipolar disorder (BD) among immigrants...
  13. doi request reprint Exploring the social determinants of mental health service use using intersectionality theory and CART analysis
    John Cairney
    Departments of Family Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, and Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 68:145-50. 2014
    ..In this paper, we examine predictors of subsequent service use among respondents to a population health survey who met criteria for a past-year mood, anxiety or substance-related disorder...
  14. ncbi request reprint The sensitivity of the K6 as a screen for any disorder in community mental health surveys: a cautionary note
    Scott Veldhuizen
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 52:256-9. 2007
    ..However, performance of the K6 may vary for individual disorders or combinations of disorders. In this report, we examine the ability of the K6 to detect disorders among respondents in different diagnostic categories...
  15. ncbi request reprint Emergency department visits and use of outpatient physician services by adults with developmental disability and psychiatric disorder
    Yona Lunsky
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 57:601-7. 2012
    ..To compare the emergency department (ED), primary, and psychiatric care visit rates associated with the presence and absence of a developmental disability (DD) and a mental illness...
  16. doi request reprint Item nonresponse to psychosocial questionnaires was associated with higher mortality after acute myocardial infarction
    Elisa Candido
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:213-22. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between selective nonresponse to a psychosocial questionnaire and mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  17. pmc Population-based analysis of health care contacts among suicide decedents: identifying opportunities for more targeted suicide prevention strategies
    Ayal Schaffer
    Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    World Psychiatry 15:135-45. 2016
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  18. doi request reprint Use of Mental Health Services by Youths and Young Adults Before and During Correctional Custody: A Population-Based Study
    Saba Khan
    Ms Khan, Dr Chiu, Dr Guttmann, Mr Jembere, and Dr Kurdyak are with the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada e mail Dr Guttmann is also with the Division of Paediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario Dr Kurdyak is also with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, where Dr Simpson is affiliated
    Psychiatr Serv 67:790-3. 2016
    ..The authors measured use of mental health services among young people before and during incarceration...
  19. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric Hospitalizations: A Comparison by Gender, Sociodemographics, Clinical Profile, and Postdischarge Outcomes
    Simone Natalie Vigod
    Dr Vigod, Ms Hussain Shamsy, Ms Isen, Dr Rochon, and Dr Taylor are with Women s College Hospital and Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada e mail Dr Gruneir is also with the Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Dr Kurdyak and Dr Lin are with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto Ms Fung is with the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario Dr Herrmann is with the Department of Geriatric Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto Dr Vigod, Dr Kurdyak, Dr Herrmann, Dr Lin, Dr Rochon, and Dr Taylor are also with the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Dr Seitz is with the Department of Psychiatry, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario
    Psychiatr Serv 67:1376-1379. 2016
    ..The objective of this study was to identify differences between men and women hospitalized for psychiatric conditions...
  20. doi request reprint Impact of a mass media mental health campaign on psychiatric emergency department visits
    Joyce Cheng
    Research Coordinator, Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, ON Appointed Analyst, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences ICES, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 107:e303-e311. 2016
    ..We studied the impact of this campaign on rates of psychiatric emergency department (PED) visits among all hospital emergency departments (EDs) located in Toronto...
  21. pmc Evaluating the CSAPPA subscales as potential screening instruments for developmental coordination disorder
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Arch Dis Child 92:987-91. 2007
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint The social epidemiology of affective and anxiety disorders in later life in Canada
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 53:104-11. 2008
    ..To examine the association between markers of social position and psychiatric disorder among older adults, and test whether social support mediates the association between social position and psychiatric disorder in this population...
  23. doi request reprint Self-rated health and mental health of lone fathers compared with lone mothers and partnered fathers: a population-based cross-sectional study
    Maria Chiu
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health . 2016
    ..We aimed to examine the self-rated health and mental health status among a large population-based cross-sectional sample of Canadian lone fathers compared with both partnered fathers and lone mothers...
  24. doi request reprint Substance Use, Health, and Functioning Characteristics of Medical Marijuana Program Participants Compared to the General Adult Population in Ontario (Canada)
    Benedikt Fischer
    a Senior Scientist, Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    J Psychoactive Drugs . 2016
    ..Marked differences between MMP participants and general population adults were observed. MMPs appear to attract individuals with complex chronic health problems; however, little is known about the impact of MMP participation on these...
  25. pmc Changes in Characteristics and Practice Patterns of Ontario Psychiatrists: Implications for Access to Psychiatrists
    Paul Kurdyak
    Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, Ontario Mental Health and Addictions Research Program, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences ICES, Toronto, Ontario Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry . 2016
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the changes in demographic, geographic, and practice characteristics of all Ontario psychiatrists between 2003 and 2013 and their implication for access to psychiatrists...
  26. pmc How Much Do Mental Health and Substance Use/Addiction Affect Use of General Medical Services? Extent of Use, Reason for Use, and Associated Costs
    Kathryn Graham
    Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto London, Ontario Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario School of Psychology, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Can J Psychiatry . 2016
    ..To measure service use and costs associated with health care for patients with mental health (MH) and substance use/addiction (SA) problems...
  27. doi request reprint Ethnic Differences in Mental Illness Severity: A Population-Based Study of Chinese and South Asian Patients in Ontario, Canada
    Maria Chiu
    Mental Health and Addictions Program, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G 106, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Clin Psychiatry 77:e1108-e1116. 2016
    ..Our objective was to examine ethnic differences in illness severity at hospital admission among Chinese, South Asian, and the general population living in Ontario, Canada...
  28. doi request reprint Disability and Functioning of Patients Who Use Psychiatric Hospital Emergency Services
    Kevin D Shield
    CAMH, 33 Russell St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2S1
    J Clin Psychiatry 77:e1278-e1286. 2016
    ..Second, to compare patients who access psychiatric emergency services to the general population in terms of demographics and the level of disability and functioning...
  29. pmc Cost evaluation of out-of-country care for patients with eating disorders in Ontario: a population-based study
    Claire de Oliveira
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health de Oliveira, Kurdyak Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation de Oliveira, Kurdyak, University of Toronto Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences de Oliveira, MacDonald, Green, Bondy, Kurdyak Toronto General Hospital Colton, Olmsted, University Health Network Department of Psychiatry Colton, Olmsted, Kurdyak, University of Toronto Dalla Lana School of Public Health Bondy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ Open 4:E661-E667. 2016
    ..Our goal was to estimate the economic burden of patients who received specialized inpatient care for an eating disorder out of country...
  30. pmc Treatment of prescription opioid disorders in Canada: looking at the 'other epidemic'?
    Benedikt Fischer
    Social and Epidemiological Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, ON, M5S 2S1, Canada
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 11:12. 2016
    ..This case study has relevance and implications for evidence-based treatment also for the increasing number of other jurisdictions where PO misuse and disorders have been rising. ..
  31. doi request reprint The burden of disease attributable to cannabis use in Canada in 2012
    Sameer Imtiaz
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Addiction 111:653-62. 2016
    ....
  32. pmc Validation of a Population-Based Algorithm to Detect Chronic Psychotic Illness
    Paul Kurdyak
    Director, Health Systems Research, Social and Epidemiological Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario Lead, Mental Health and Addictions Research Program, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 60:362-8. 2015
    ..To validate algorithms to detect people with chronic psychotic illness in population-based health administrative databases...
  33. pmc Mental illness and cardiovascular mortality: searching for the links
    David S Goldbloom
    Education and Public Affairs, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 176:787-8. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of 2 measures of psychological distress as screeners for depression in the general population
    John Cairney
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 52:111-20. 2007
    ..In this paper, we evaluate 2 measures of psychological distress (the Kessler 6- and 10-Item Psychological Distress Scales [K6 and K10]) as potential screening instruments for depression...
  35. ncbi request reprint The Economic Burden of Chronic Psychotic Disorders in Ontario
    Claire de Oliveira
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Institute for Mental Health Policy Research 33 Russell Street, Room T414, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2S1 Canada
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 19:181-192. 2016
    ..These disorders are considered one of the most costly mental disorders due young age at onset and the need for intensive health care over the life course...
  36. doi request reprint Depression - A major but neglected consequence contributing to the health toll from prescription opioids?
    Benedikt Fischer
    Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, Canada Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 243:331-4. 2016
    ..Incident depression outcomes may be an added component to the extensive health toll from widespread POA use. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint Postpartum psychiatric emergency visits: a nested case-control study
    Lucy Church Barker
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 19:1019-1027. 2016
    ..Marginalized women are at particularly high risk of not having accessed outpatient services prior to an ED visit, and therefore, future research and interventions will specifically need to consider the needs of this group...
  38. pmc Mental Health Service Use Among Children and Youth in Ontario: Population-Based Trends Over Time
    Sima Gandhi
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 61:119-24. 2016
    ..Our objective was to examine temporal trends in mental health service use across different sectors of the health care system among children and youth living in Ontario...
  39. pmc Universal coverage without universal access: a study of psychiatrist supply and practice patterns in Ontario
    Paul Kurdyak
    Paul Kurdyak, MD, PhD, is Director of Health Systems Research in the Social and Epidemiological Research Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Lead of the Mental Health and Addictions Research Program at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Open Med 8:e87-99. 2014
    ..We studied the relationships among psychiatrist supply, practice patterns, and access to psychiatrists in Ontario Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) with differing levels of psychiatrist supply...
  40. doi request reprint Association between depression and mortality in patients receiving long-term dialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Farhat Farrokhi
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:623-35. 2014
    ..We aimed to systematically review and analyze the association between depression and mortality risk in adults with kidney failure treated by long-term dialysis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Medication management of depression: the impact of comorbid chronic medical conditions
    Paul A Kurdyak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto ON, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 57:565-71. 2004
    ..This paper addresses the following question: Does quality of care for depression differ between depressed persons with and without chronic medical conditions (CMCs)?..