Murray W. Enns, MD, FRCPC
Dr. Enns’ main clinical, administrative and research activities at the present time involve post-traumatic stress disorder and related mental health conditions in military and RCMP. This service is provided through the Operational Stress Injury Clinic located at Deer Lodge Centre. Dr. Enns provides post-graduate and undergraduate medical education on topics including PTSD, pharmacotherapy, sleep disorders and ECT. Between 2006 and 2016  Dr. Enns was Head of the Department of Psychiatry and Medical Director of the WRHA Mental Health Program.

Academic Interests

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, Sleep Disorders, Electroconvulsive Therapy

Selected Publications/Presentations

ENNS, M.W., Bernstein, C.B., Kroeker, K., Graff, L., Walker, J.R., Lix, L., Hitchon, C.M., El-Gabalawy, R., Fisk, J.D., Marrie, R.A. The association of fatigue, pain, depression and anxiety with work and activity impairment in immune mediated inflammatory diseases. PLOS One 2018, 13(6): e0198975

Comaskey, B., Roos, N.P., Brownell, M., ENNS, M.W., Chateau, D., Ruth, C.A., Ekuma, O. Maternal Depression and Anxiety Disorders and Child Development: A Manitoba Population-Based Study.  PLOS ONE 2017, 12(5): e0177065.

ENNS, M.W.  Assessment, Determinants and Treatment of Work Disability Due to Major Depressive Disorder. Annals of Depression and Anxiety 2017, 4(1): 1082.

Rousseau, S., Turner, S., Chochinov, H.M., ENNS, M.W., Sareen, J. A National Survey of Canadian Psychiatrists’ Attitudes toward Medical Assistance in Death. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 2017, Jan 1 (Epub ahead of print).

Leong, C., Alessi-Severini, S., ENNS, M.W., Sareen, J., Bolton, J., Prior, H.J., Nie, Y, Chateau, D. Cerebrovascular, Cardiovascular, and Mortality Events in New Users of SSRIs and SNRIs: a propensity score-matched population-based cohort study. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology 2017, 37: 332-340.

Lam, R.W., McIntosh, D., Wang, J., ENNS, M.W., Kolivakis, T., Michalak, E.E., Sareen, J., Song, W.Y., Kennedy, S.H.  Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) 2016 Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Adults with Major Depressive Disorder: Section 1: Disease Burden and Principles of Care. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 2016, 61(9): 510-523.

Aquin, J., Roos, L., Distaio, J., Katz, L.Y., Bourque, J., Bolton, J.M., Bolton, S.L., Wong, J.Y., Chateau, D., Somers, J.M., ENNS, M.W., Hwang, S., Frankish, J.C., Sareen, J. Effect of Housing First on Suicidal Behavior: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Homeless Adults with Mental Disorders. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 2017, 62: 473-481.

Wang, Y., Henriksen, C.A., ten Have, M., de Graaf, R., Stein, M.B., ENNS, M.W., Sareen, J. Common Mental Disorder Diagnosis and Need for Treatment are Not the Same: Findings from the NEMESIS Study. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 2017, 44(4): 572-581

Smith, M.M., Sherry, S.B., Rnic, K., Saklofske, F.H., ENNS, M., Gralnick, T. Are Perfectionism Dimensions Vulnerability Factors for Depressive Symptoms After Controlling for Neuroticism? A Meta-Analysis of 10 Longitudinal Studies. European Journal of Personality 2016, 30: 201-212.

Leong, C., Alessi-Severini, S., Bolton, J., ENNS, M., Chateau, D., Prior, H., Sareen, J. New Antidepressant Use in Older Adults: A Canadian Population-Based Study (1997- 2013). Aging and Mental Health 2016, Feb 29: 1-10.

Alessi-Severini, S., Bolton, J., ENNS, M.W., Dahl, M. Chateau, D., Collins, D., Sareen, J.  Sustained use of benzodiazepines and high dose escalation in a Canadian population. Psychiatric Services 2016, 67(9): 1012-1018.

Logsetty, S., Shamlou, A., Gawaziuk, J.P., March, J., Chateau, D., Hoppensack, M., Khan, S., Medved, M., Leslie, W.D., ENNS, M.W., Stein, M.B., Asmundson, G., Sareen, J.  Mental Health Outcomes of Burn Injury: A Longitudinal Population-Based Cohort of Adults Hospitalized for Burns. Burns, 2016, 42(4): 738-744.

Chochinov, H.M., Johnston, W., McClement, S.E., Hack, T.F, Dufault, B., ENNS, M., Thompson, G., Harlos, M., Damant, R.W., Ramsey, C.D., Davison, S., Zacharias, J., Milke, D., Strang, D., Campbell-Enns, H.J., Kredentser, S.  Dignity and Distress Towards the End of Life Across Four Non-Cancer Populations. PLOS One 2016, January 25, 11(1): e0147607.


University Rank: Professor

Clinical/Academic/Administrative Responsibilities
Medical Director: Operational Stress Injury Clinic (DLC)

Staff Psychiatrist: Adult (HSC)

Adjunct Scientist: University of Manitoba, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy

Contact Information

Deer Lodge Centre
Room N225, North Pavillion
2109 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3J 0L3
Phone: 204.831-2132

Health Sciences Centre
PsycHealth Centre
PZ430 - 771 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, MB., R3E 3N4
Phone: 204-787-3051