Faculty: Dr. Patricia Furer, Dr. Laine Torgrud, Dr. Gillian Alcolado, Dr. John Walker
Funding: Manitoba Patient Access Network, Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR)
Alcolado, G., Furer, P., Torgrud, L. Brief cognitive intervention for compulsive checking – a stepped care approach.
Furer, P., Alcolado, G., Reynolds, K. Understanding and treating anxiety during pregnancy and postpartum.
Furer, P., Alcolado, G., Torgrud, L. Effective measures for assessment of anxiety in adults
Furer, P., Alcolado, G., Torgrud, L. Evaluation of a large group intervention for anxiety.
Furer, P., Walker, J.R., Alcolado, G., Torgrud, L. Understanding health anxiety.
Sareen J, Sala T, Wong J. Furer P, Hynes A, Nepon J, Katz LY. Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy Classes for adults and adolescents with mood, anxiety and substance use disorders and their caregivers.
Faculty: Dr. John Walker; Dr. Steven Feldgaier; Dr. Leanne Mak; Dr. Patricia Furer; Dr. Norah Vincent
Funding: Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR)
Walker, J. R., Cornock, B., Feldgaier, S., Mak, L., Altman, G., Ph.D., Cox, B., Freeman, W., Hiebert-Murphy, D. What do parents want to know about treatments for child anxiety?
Walker, J. R., Charette, G., Sareen, J., Furer, P., Kutcher, S., Sielski, B., Craig, R., Martens, P., Feldgaier, S., Altman, G., & Moffatt, M. Knowledge synthesis: Finding the information parents want to know about treatments for children's anxiety.
Walker, J. R., McGrath, P., Furer, P., Feldgaier, S., Vincent, N., Unruh, A., Watters, C. Developing a web-based program to assist parents in helping the anxious child: A public health approach for prevention and early intervention.
Chronic Pain & Chronic Disease
Faculty: Dr. Greg Tkachuk, Dr. Brigitte Sabourin, Dr. Anna Marie Carlson, Dr. Lesley Graff, Dr. Norah Vincent, Dr. Pam Holens (see Military and Veteran Health)
Funding: CHP Research Committee, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
Carlson, A., Kaleta, K. Impact of psychological screening on diabetes control
Carlson, A., Larocque, K. Factors influencing attendance and weight loss in outpatient weight management program
Carlson, A., Woodland, D., Trialing cold and vibration to reduce pediatric pain during immunizations
Lints-Martindale, A., Hadjistavropoulos, T. Pain assessment and management among seniors with and without dementia
Marrie R, Fiske J, Graff LA, Mazerolle E, Kornelson J, Bernstein CN, Bolton J, Marriot J, Figley J. Comorbidity, cognition and multiple sclerosis
Tkachuk, G., Hall, P., Marshall, J., Mercado, A., McMurtry, B., Wagner , F. Rehabiltation Research
Tkachuk, G., Harris, C. Chronic Pain Psychometrics
Tkachuk, G., Sabourin, B., Holens, P., Woods, M., Bailly, M. Acceptance-based psychological therapy for chronic pain: clinical outcomes
Tkachuk, G., Vincent, N., Simister, H., Shay, B., Skrabek, R., Clara, I., Pear, J., Bailly, M. Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapy (ABBT) for Fibromyalgia
Faculty: Dr. Nicole Taylor, Dr. Leah Enns
Enns, L.N., & Taylor, N. Factors predictive of a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Neuropsychological assessment
Enns, LN., & Taylor, N. Neuropsychological assessment and FASD in adolescence: Which measures best predict an FASD diagnosis?
Taylor, N., & Enns, L.N. Cognitive assessment and FASD
Taylor, N., & Enns, L.N. Factors predictive of a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Caregiver and teacher rating scales
Taylor, N., & Enns, L.N. Tracking developmental trajectories in FASD using a longitudinal design
Taylor, N., & Enns, L.N. Trauma and resiliency in FASD
Faculty: Dr. David Hill, Dr. Sabrina Demetrioff
Funding: Manitoba Patient Access Network, Health Sciences Centre Foundation
Hill, D., Demetrioff, S. Forensic Psychology practice in Canada: A survey of current practices and attitudes among Clinical Forensic Psychologists
Hill, D., Demetrioff, S., Casiano H. Crocker A. Examining the long-term health outcomes of individuals found Not Criminally Responsible (NCR) and unfit to stand trial in Manitoba’s forensic mental health system.
Hill, D., Demetrioff, S., Johnson, E., Waldman, J. The expansion of Mental Health Court: Processing individuals with mental health problems in the criminal justice system
Waldman, J., Demetrioff, S., Hill, D. Daily delivery and supervision of psychotropic medication for high-risk patients with severe and persistent mental illness.
Faculty: Dr. Lesley Graff, Dr. John R. Walker
Funding: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
Bernstein, C., Graff, L., Walker, J. R., Blanchard, J., Leslie, W., Clara, I., Lix, L, Vagianos, K., Sexton, K.
Biological, clinical and psychosocial determinants of health outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease.
Graff, L., Bernstein, C., Walker, J. R., Targownik, L., Restall, G., Lix, L., Blanchard, J., Sexton, K., Clara, I. Understanding patients’ disease experience: a guide to disease management in IBD.
Graff, L., Bharadwaj, S., Shen, B. Psychological factors, menstrual cycle and GI symptoms in pouch disorders.
Marrie, R. Bernstein, C. N., Graff, L., Walker, J. R., Hitchins, C. Katz, A., Sareen, J., Bolton, J., Lix, L.
Psychiatric comorbidity in chronic immunoinflammatory diseases: Multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease.
Silvester, J., Walker, J. R, Duerksen D, Graff, L.,, Kelly, C. Factors associated with mucosal recovery in celiac disease
Faculty: Dr. John R. Walker, Dr. Patricia Furer
Funding: Team Grant, Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR)
Walker, J.R., Phipps, D., Rose-Krasnor, L., Swinson, R., Angus, L., Cunningham, C., Eastwood, J., Marcus, M., Ryan-Nichols, K., Sareen, J., Westra, H., & Furer, P. Pathways to Mental Health Treatment: Mobilizing Knowledge to Inform Consumer Decision-Making, Advocacy, and Access.
Faculty: Dr. Maxine Holmqvist, Dr. Lesley Graff
Garland A, Graff, L, Dodek P, Bice T, Sexton K, Naeem A, Driedger M, Carson S, Yang C. The relationship between critical care physicians’ characteristics and their clinical practice patterns
Holmqvist, M., Barnes, J. Clinical Practice Guideline Resources for Psychologists: Phase 1- Environmental Scan
Holmqvist, M., Klym, K, Brown, R., Mowat, S. Development and validation of an observational tool to assess skill in delivering bad news in medical trainees
Faculty: Dr. Valerie Krysanski, Dr. Colleen Murphy, Dr. Ronak Patel, Dr. Andrea Piotrowski, Dr. Maxine Holmqvist
Katz, A., & Holmqvist, M. Primary Prevention of Mental Health Disorders
Krysanski, V., Illing, V., Tasca, G.The Knowledge of Eating Disorders Scale – Development and Psychometric Validation
Krysanski, V., Salem, S. Modified dialectical behaviour therapy for borderline personality disorder – treatment outcomes and factors impacting treatment
Krysanski, V., Woods Frohlich, L. Evaluating treatment outcomes in a modified cognitive behaviour group intervention
Murphy, C., Patel, R., & Piotrowksi, A. Examining the effectiveness of cognitive remediation in first episode psychosis.
Faculty: Dr. Debbie Whitney, Dr. Sarah Chaulk, Dr. David Podnar, Dr. Pamela Holens, Dr. Maxine Holmqvist, Dr. Natalie Mota
Funding: CHP Department
Averill, L., Smith.,N., Holens, P., Sippel, L., Bellmore, A., Mota, N., Sareen, J., Southwick, S., Pietrzak, R. Sex differences in risk and resilience factors associated with military sexual trauma.
Holens, P., Klassen, K., Buhler, J., Gilberto, A., Simister, H. Development and evaluation of an online Acceptance-Based Behavioural Therapy for chronic pain management in a military population.
Klassen, K., Holens, P., Yoga for treatment of chronic pain in RCMP, military personnel and veterans
Podnar, D., Chaulk, S., Whitney, D. Evaluation of Group-based Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for Canadian Military/RCMP Members and Veterans
Whitney, D.L. Resilience as a trauma therapist.
Whitney, D.L., Klassen, K., Holmqvist, M., Bailly, M., Abou-Setta, A.M., Friesen, C., & Zarychanski, R. Effectiveness and safety of videoconference psychotherapy for PTSD: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Whitney, D.L., Laforce, J. C. & Klassen, K. Treatment of service-related posttraumatic stress disorder via telehealth
Whitney, D.L., Maxsom, C., Sareen, J., Sala, T. & Kinley, J. Guided self-help to reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression in veterans.
Neuropsychology & Rehabilitation
Faculty: Dr. Lesley Ritchie, Dr. Colleen Millikin, Dr. Ronak Patel
Funding: Team Grant: University Collaborative Research Program, Team Grant: The Paul HT Thorlakson Foundation Fund, Team Grant: Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine Grant, University Research Grant Program, University of Manitoba, CHP Research Committee, CIHR Catalyst Grant
El-Gabalawy, R. Patel, R. Mutch, A., Ryner, L., Ph.D. Mackenzie, C., Ph.D. Funk, D., & McDonald, H. A comprehensive evaluation of pre-surgical prognostic factors of post-operative delirium: A pilot study.
Fischer, C; Millikin, C, Schweizer, T, Ismail, Z, Smith, E, Munoz, D, Lix, Lisa, Shelton, P. Neuroimaging Correlates of Delusions in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
Millikin, C., Fischer, C., Ismail, Z. Development and Stability of Delusions Across the Spectrum from Normal Aging to Dementia
Millikin, C., Fischer, C., Schweizer, T, Chow, T, Ismail, Z., Lix, L. Shelton, P., Fisher, N. Neuroimaging Profiles of Neuropsychiatric Subgroups in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early Alzheimer’s Disease
Millikin, C., Shelton, P., Marotta, J. Neuropsychological functioning in patients with posterior cortical atrophy
Patel, R. Does rTMS improve cognition? A quantitative meta-analysis.
Patel, R. The development of a neuroimaging-guided program for cognitive rehabilitation in a clinical setting.
Patel, R., Ko, J. H., Girard, T. Structural and functional brain changes underlying the emotional enhancement of memory in posttraumatic stress disorder
Ritchie, L. & Kilgour, A. Adaptive Behavioral Inventory for Acquired Brain Injury (ABI-4-ABI).
Ritchie, L. & Kilgour, A. An Enriched Goal Management Training Program for Persons with Executive Dysfunction.
Ritchie, L., Gawryluk, J., & Kilgour, A. Pattern of performance on the Ruff-Light Trail Learning Test performance in patients with right versus left hemisphere seizure disorder.
Ritchie, L., Gawryluk, J., & Kilgour, A. Establishment of new normative data for the CLOX and SDMT.
Russell, K., Ellis, M., Ritchie, L., Mutch, A., & Leiter, J. Collaborative assessment of adolescent hockey players with and without a sports-related concussion.
Russell, K., Ellis, M., Ritchie, L., Sharma, A. Functioning after a sport-related concussion in youth: A longitudinal cohort.
Faculty: Dr. Greg Gibson, Dr. Amanda Lints-Martindale, Dr. AnnaMarie Carlson, Dr. Norah Vincent, Dr. John Walker, Dr. Andrea Piotrowski
Dyck, K., Lints-Martindale, A., Vincent, N., Walker, J. R., Piotrowski, A., Abdulrehman, R. Strengthening primary care: Using stepped care to improve services for anxiety and depression in underserved populations
Gibson, G., Senchuk-Lavergne, C. Measuring the effectiveness of a cognitive-behavioural treatment group for adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder in South Western Manitoba
Lints-Martindale, A., Lippens, T. Capacity building within rural mental health programs
Faculty: Dr. Norah Vincent
Funding: Health Research Council of New Zealand
Vincent, N., Harris, C., Wilson, K., & Jiang., D.Effectiveness and side-effects associated with treatment of insomnia among cancer survivors.
Vincent, N., Theadom, A., McPherson, K., Feigin, V., Barker-Collo, S., & Vandal, A. Improving multi-faceted functioning in people after brain injury: a feasibility study.
Vincent, N., Tomfohr-Madsen, L., Madsen, J., Williamson, T., Metcalfe, A., Campbell, T. Sleeping for Two: A pilot controlled trial of CBT for insomnia in pregnant women.
Trauma & Health
Faculty: Dr. Renée El-Gabalawy, Dr. Natalie Mota
Funding: University of Manitoba Research Grants Program, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine Academic Oversight Committee Internal Grants, University of Manitoba Start-Up Funding
Allak, Y., El-Gabalawy, R., Stein, M., Enns, M., Raskind, M., Sala, T., Sareen, J. An open label 8 week trial examining the effectiveness of Prazosin in reducing symptoms of anxiety.
Braun, J., El-Gabalawy, R., Pietrzak, R.H., Mitchell, K., Mota, N. Post-traumatic stress disorder and binge eating behaviour in a population-based US sample.
Csupak, B., Jacobsohn, E., El-Gabalawy, R., Chronic pain and generalized anxiety disorder: An investigation of clinical correlates in a nationally representative sample.
El-Gabalawy, R., Pitz, M., Bolton, J., Mota, N., Mutter, T. A retrospective cohort study of oncologic, medical, and mental health-related correlates and outcomes of breast cancer surgery.
El-Gabalawy, R., Jacobsohn, E., Wourms, V., Chowdhury, T.,…Avidan, M. ENGAGES-CANADA: A pragmatic randomized controlled trial examining perioperative factors, including depth of anesthesia, and complications predicting delirium and post-traumatic stress disorder.
El-Gabalawy, R., Mackenzie, C., Sareen, J., Bernstein, M., & Hitchon, C. A longitudinal investigation of the relationship between indicators of severity and anxiety among rheumatoid arthritis patients.
El-Gabalawy, R., Mackenzie, C., Sareen, J., MacDonald, K., Srinathan, S. Pre-operative mental health characteristics and distress predicting perioperative complications in adults undergoing non-cardiac surgery.
El-Gabalawy, R., Maran, & Serber, E. Post-traumatic growth and post-traumatic stress disorder in cardiac outpatients.
El-Gabalawy, R., Mota, N., Sommer, J., Sareen, J. Understanding post-traumatic stress disorder in the context of illness-related trauma: A population-based investigation.
El-Gabalawy, R., Siddiqui, F., Eschun, G., & Kowalski, S. The psychological consequences of speaking in weaning patients with tracheostomies: A randomized controlled trial examining the impact of tracheal cuff deflation.
Hoban, C., El-Gabalawy, R., Mutch, A. Pre-operative mental health, neurological deficits, and cognitive indicators of post-operative delirium.
Kaster, T., El-Gabalawy, R., Mota, N., Sareen, J. An examination of post-traumatic stress disorder and cancer in a US population-based sample.
Mota, N, Bolton, JB, Vincent, N. Make It!: A brief intervention to increase appointment adherence in trauma-exposed individuals referred for post-crisis psychological services.
Sommer, J., Mota, N., Sareen, J., El-Gabalawy, R. Maladaptive eating typologies among individuals with PTSD symptoms: An examination of trauma correlates and associations with chronic health conditions.
Starzyk, K., El-Gabalawy, R., Mackenzie, C. An investigation of prosocial outcomes in post-traumatic growth in university and community-based samples.
Vun, E., Mota, N., Turner, S., Sareen, J., El-Gabalawy, R. Comorbidity of chronic pain conditions and mental disorders in the Canadian Forces: An investigation of the role of pain severity and impact on functioning.