Kwame McKenzie

Summary

Affiliation: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The four dimensions: a model for the social aetiology of psychosis
    Jai Shah
    Centre for Addictions and Mental Health, Suite 300, University of Toronto, Toronto M5S 2G8, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 199:11-4. 2011
  2. pmc Suicide by burning in the South Asian origin population in England and Wales a secondary analysis of a national data set
    Andrew Tuck
    Social Equity and Health Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Open 1:e000326. 2011
  3. pmc Qualitative cross-sectional study of the perceived causes of depression in South Asian origin women in Toronto
    Samanthika Ekanayake
    Social Aetiology of Mental Illness SAMI Training Program, Health Systems and Health Equity Research Group, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Open 2:e000641. 2012
  4. pmc Measuring perceived racism and psychosis in African-Caribbean patients in the United Kingdom: the modified perceived racism scale
    Apu T Chakraborty
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, London, UK
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 5:10. 2009
  5. pmc Rates, risk factors & methods of self harm among minority ethnic groups in the UK: a systematic review
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:336. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Suicide rates in people of South Asian origin in England and Wales: 1993-2003
    Kwame McKenzie
    Social Equity and Health Research, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health, Suite 300, 455 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2G8, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 193:406-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Bipolar disorder and co-occurring cannabis use disorders: characteristics, co-morbidities and clinical correlates
    Shaul Lev-Ran
    Social Aetiology of Mental Illness SAMI CIHR Training Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Addictions Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 209:459-65. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Gender differences in pathways to care for early psychosis
    Manuela Ferrari
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Early Interv Psychiatry . 2016
  9. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of pathways to early intervention services and duration of untreated psychosis in two Canadian cities
    Nina Flora
    Health Equity Research Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Early Interv Psychiatry . 2016
  10. pmc Pathways to First-Episode Care for Psychosis in African-, Caribbean-, and European-Origin Groups in Ontario
    Kelly K Anderson
    Post doctoral Fellow, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 60:223-31. 2015

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint The four dimensions: a model for the social aetiology of psychosis
    Jai Shah
    Centre for Addictions and Mental Health, Suite 300, University of Toronto, Toronto M5S 2G8, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 199:11-4. 2011
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  2. pmc Suicide by burning in the South Asian origin population in England and Wales a secondary analysis of a national data set
    Andrew Tuck
    Social Equity and Health Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Open 1:e000326. 2011
    ..A prevention strategy could target working-age people of South Asian origin born abroad as they are at the highest risk. More in depth research on the reasons for using this method may help to identify possible prevention strategies...
  3. pmc Qualitative cross-sectional study of the perceived causes of depression in South Asian origin women in Toronto
    Samanthika Ekanayake
    Social Aetiology of Mental Illness SAMI Training Program, Health Systems and Health Equity Research Group, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Open 2:e000641. 2012
    ..To explore how South Asian origin women in Toronto, Canada, understand and explain the causes of their depression...
  4. pmc Measuring perceived racism and psychosis in African-Caribbean patients in the United Kingdom: the modified perceived racism scale
    Apu T Chakraborty
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, London, UK
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 5:10. 2009
    ..We wanted to develop a measure of perceived racism in UK African-Caribbean patients with psychosis..
  5. pmc Rates, risk factors & methods of self harm among minority ethnic groups in the UK: a systematic review
    Kamaldeep Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Building, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:336. 2007
    ..Studies suggest that the rates of self harm vary by ethnic group, but the evidence for variation in risk factors has not been synthesised to inform preventive initiatives...
  6. doi request reprint Suicide rates in people of South Asian origin in England and Wales: 1993-2003
    Kwame McKenzie
    Social Equity and Health Research, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health, Suite 300, 455 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2G8, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 193:406-9. 2008
    ..Low rates of suicide in older men and high rates in young women have been reported in the South Asian diaspora worldwide. Calculating such suicide rates in the UK is difficult because ethnicity is not recorded on death certificates...
  7. doi request reprint Bipolar disorder and co-occurring cannabis use disorders: characteristics, co-morbidities and clinical correlates
    Shaul Lev-Ran
    Social Aetiology of Mental Illness SAMI CIHR Training Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Addictions Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 209:459-65. 2013
    ..Comprehensive evaluation of patients with bipolar disorder should include a systematic assessment of CUD. ..
  8. doi request reprint Gender differences in pathways to care for early psychosis
    Manuela Ferrari
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Early Interv Psychiatry . 2016
    ..We used data from the ACE Pathways to Care Project, which examined pathways to care in African-origin, Caribbean-origin and European-origin participants, to investigate the role of gender in pathways to early intervention programmes...
  9. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of pathways to early intervention services and duration of untreated psychosis in two Canadian cities
    Nina Flora
    Health Equity Research Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Early Interv Psychiatry . 2016
    ..This study compared pathways to early intervention services in two Canadian cities...
  10. pmc Pathways to First-Episode Care for Psychosis in African-, Caribbean-, and European-Origin Groups in Ontario
    Kelly K Anderson
    Post doctoral Fellow, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 60:223-31. 2015
    ..To compare the pathways to care and duration of untreated psychosis (DUP) for people of Black-African, Black-Caribbean, or White-European origin with first-episode psychosis (FEP)...
  11. doi request reprint Schizophrenia and the incidence of cardiovascular morbidity: a population-based longitudinal study in Ontario, Canada
    Russell C Callaghan
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell St, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Schizophr Res 115:325-32. 2009
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  12. pmc Computer-assisted client assessment survey for mental health: patient and health provider perspectives
    Manuela Ferrari
    School of Health Policy and Management, York University, 4700 Keele Street, HNES Building, Rm 414, Toronto, ON, M3J1P3, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 16:516. 2016
    ..In an academic-community initiative, iCCAS was made available in English and Spanish at a Community Health Centre in Toronto through a mixed-method trial...
  13. pmc The African, Caribbean and European (ACE) Pathways to Care study: a qualitative exploration of similarities and differences between African-origin, Caribbean-origin and European-origin groups in pathways to care for psychosis
    Manuela Ferrari
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, Ontario, Canada School of Health Policy and Management, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ Open 5:e006562. 2015
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  14. pmc Stress-induced dopamine response in subjects at clinical high risk for schizophrenia with and without concurrent cannabis use
    Romina Mizrahi
    1 PET Centre, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada 2 Faculty of Medicine, Division of Brain and Therapeutics, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Neuropsychopharmacology 39:1479-89. 2014
    ..Our finding does not support the cross-sensitization hypothesis, which posits greater dopaminergic reactivity to stress in CHR cannabis users, but adds to the growing body of literature showing reduced DA (stress) response in addiction. ..
  15. doi request reprint Cannabis use and cannabis use disorders among individuals with mental illness
    Shaul Lev-Ran
    Social Aetiology of Mental Illness CIHR Training Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Compr Psychiatry 54:589-98. 2013
    ..However, this subject has not been sufficiently investigated, particularly given limitations in diagnostic tools used and lack of data pertaining to frequency of cannabis used...
  16. ncbi request reprint Rates of mental illness and suicidality in immigrant, refugee, ethnocultural, and racialized groups in Canada: a review of the literature
    Emily K Hansson
    Health Systems and Health Services Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 57:111-21. 2012
    ..Risk of illness depends on social contexts; therefore, to offer the best information for people aiming to develop and offer equitable services, local information on rates of mental illness in different population groups is required...