Faculty, staff, graduate students, and residents affiliated with Department of Psychiatry actively publish several articles in high impact journals each year.  Below are a selection of recent publications.   


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Rising incidence of psychiatric disorders before diagnosis of immune-mediated inflammatory disease
Marrie RA, Walld R, Bolton JM, Sareen J, Walker JR, Patten SB, Singer A, Lix LM, Hitchon CA, El-Gabalawy R, Katz A, Fisk JD, Bernstein CN; CIHR Team in Defining the Burden and Managing the Effects of Psychiatric Comorbidity in Chronic Immunoinflammatory Disease.
Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci. 2019 Jun; 28(3):333-342.
DOI: 10.1017/S2045796017000579  PMID: 29098977

Life Interference Due to Gambling in Three Canadian Provinces
Afifi TO, Sareen J, Taillieu T, Turner S, Fortier J.
J Gambl Stud. 2019 Jun; 35(2):671-687.
DOI: 10.1007/s10899-018-9771-1  PMID: 29594641

An evaluation of large group cognitive behaviour therapy with mindfulness (CBTm) classes
Thakur V, Wong JY, Randall JR, Bolton JM, Parikh SV, Mota N, Whitney D, Palay J, Kinley J, Diocee S, Sala T, Sareen J.
BMC Psychiatry. 2019 May 3; 19(1):132.
DOI: 10.1186/s23999-019-2124-5  PMID: 31053070

Post-traumatic stress and cancer: Findings from a cross-sectional nationally representative sample
Kaster TS, Sommer JL, Mota N, Sareen J, El-Gabalawy R.
J Anxiety Disord. 2019 May 7; 65:11-18.
DOI: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2019.04.004  PMID: 31075378

Risk and associated factors for a future schizophrenia diagnosis after an index diagnosis of unspecified psychotic disorder: A population-based study
Hensel JM, Chartier MJ, Ekuma O, MacWilliam L, Mota N, Tachere RO, McDougall C, Bolton JM.
J Psychiatr Res. 2019 Apr 22; 114:105-112.
DOI: 10.1016/j.psychires.2019.04.019  PMID: 31059990

Dignity Therapy Led by Nurses or Chaplains for Elderly Cancer Palliative Care Outpatients: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial
Kittelson S, Scarton L, Barker P, Hauser J, O'Mahony S, Rabow M, Delgado Guay M, Quest TE, Emanuel L, Fitchett G, Handzo G, Yao Y, Chochinov HM, Wilkie D.
JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Apr 17; 8(4):e12213.
DOI: 10.2196/12213  PMID: 30994466

Uptake and Scalability of a Peritoneal Dialysis Virtual Care Solution: Qualitative Study
Jeffs L, Jamieson T, Saragosa M, Mukerji G, Jain AK, Man R, Desveaux L, Shaw J, Agarwal P, Hensel JM, Maione M, Onabajo N, Nguyen M, Bhatia R.
JMIR Hum Factors. 2019 Apr 16; 6(2):e9720.
DOI: 10.2196/humanfactors.9720  PMID: 30990460

Indigenous and non-Indigenous people experiencing homelessness and mental illness in two Canadian cities: A retrospective analysis and implications for culturally informed action
Bingham B, Moniruzzaman A, Patterson M, Distasio J, Sareen J, O'Neil J, Sommers JM.
BMJ Open. 2019 Apr 8; 9(4):e024748.
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024748  PMID: 30962229

Gender differences in information needs and preferences regarding depression among individuals with multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease and rheumatoid arthritis
Marrie RA, Walker JR, Graff LA, Patten SB, Bolton JM, Marriott JJ, Fisk JD, Hitchon C, Peschken C, Bernstein CN; CIHR Team in Defining the Burden and Managing the Effects of Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Disease.
Patient Educ Couns. 2019 Apr 6; [Epub ahead of print].
DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2019.04.007  PMID: 30982700

Predictive Validity of the MINI Suicidality Subscale for Suicide Attempts in a Homeless Population with Mental Illness
Katz C, Roos LE, Wang Y, Bolton J, Hwang SW, Katz LY, Bourque J, Adair CE, Somers JM, Sareen J, At Home/Chez Soi Investigators.
Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2019 Mar 25; [Epub ahead of print].
DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12544  PMID: 30907470

Mental Disorders and Suicide Attempts in the Pregnancy and Postpartum Periods Compared with Non-Pregnancy: A Population-Based Study
Mota N, Chartier M, Ekuma O, Nie Y, Hensel JM, MacWilliam L, McDougall C, Vigod S, Bolton JM.
Can J Psychiatry. 2019 Mar 20; [Epub ahead of print].
DOI: 1031177/0706743719838784  PMID: 30895808

The Prevalence and Risk Factors of Undiagnosed Depression and Anxiety Disorders Among Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Lewis K, Marrie RA, Bernstein CN, Graff LA, Patten SB, Sareen J, Fisk JD, Bolton JM; CIHR Team in Defining the Burden and Managing the Effects of Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Disease.
Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2019 Mar 19; [Epub ahead of print].
DOI: 10.1093/ibd/izz045  PMID: 30888037

Ambivalence About Living and the Risk for Future Suicide Attempts: A Longitudinal Analysis
Naherniak B, Bhaskaran J, Sareen J, Wang Y, Bolton JM
Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2019 Mar 7; 21(2):pii18m02361.
DOI: 10.4088/PCC.18m02361  PMID: 30865785

Effects of Gambling Diagnostic Criteria Changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5 on Mental Disorder Comorbidity Across Younger, Middle-Aged, and Older Adults in a Nationally Representative Sample
Nicholson R, Mackenzie C, Afifi TO, Sareen J.
J Gambl Stud. 2019 Mar; 35(1):307-320.
DOI: 10.1007/s10899-018-9801-z  PMID: 30167940

Emergency Department Presentations and Youth Suicide: A Case-Control Study
Rhodes AE, Sinyor M, Boyle MH, Bridge JA, Katz LY, Bethell J, Newton AS, Cheung A, Bennett K, Links PS, Tonmyr L, Skinner R.
Can J Psychiatry. 2019 Feb; 64(4):88-97.
DOI: 10.1177/0706743718802799  PMID: 30282479

Arthritis in adults, socioeconomic factors, and the moderating role of childhood maltreatment: Cross-sectional data from the National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
Brennan-Olsen SL, Taillieu T, Turner S, Bolton J, Quirk SE, Gomez F, Duckham RL, Hosking SM, Duque G, Green D, Afifi TO.
Osteoperos Int. 2019 Feb; 30(2):363-373.
DOI: 10.1007/s00198-018-4671-x  PMID: 30132028

An Examination of Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Disordered Gamblers Versus Other Substance-Related Disorders
Nicholson R, Mackenzie C, Afifi TO, Keough M, Sareen J.
J Gambl Stud. 2019 Feb 18; [Epub ahead of print].
DOI: 10.1007/s10899-019-09839-y  PMID: 30778813

Extending access to a web-based mental health intervention: who wants more, what happens to use over time, and is it helpful? Results of a concealed, randomized controlled extension study
Hensel JM, Shaw J, Ivers NM, Desveaux L, Bouck Z, Onabajo N, Agarwal P, Mukerji G, Yang R, Nguyen M, Jeffs L, Jamieson T, Bhatia RS.
BMC Psychiatry. 2019 Jan 24; 19(1):39.
DOI: 10.1186/s12888-019-2030-x  PMID: 30678676

Comorbid anxiety, depression, and cognition in MS and other immune-mediated disorders
Whitehouse CE, Fisk JD, Bernstein CN, Berrigan LI, Bolton JM, Graff LA, Hitchon CA, Marriott JJ, Peschken CA, Sareen J, Walker JR, Stewart SH, Marrie RA; CIHR Team in Defining the Burden and Managing the Effects of Psychiatric Comorbidity in Chronic Immunoinflammatory Disease.
Neurology. 2019 Jan 11; [Epub ahead of print].
DOI: 1031212/WNL.0000000000006854  PMID: 30635487

Mobile App for Improving Self-Management of Type 2 Diabetes: Multicenter Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trail
Agarwal P, Mukerji G, Desveaux L, Ivers NM, Bhattacharya O, Hensel JM, Shaw J, Bouck Z, Jamieson T, Onabajo N, Cooper M, Marani H, Jeffs L, Bhatia RS.
JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2019 Jan 10; 7(1):e10321.
DOI: 10.2196/10321  PMID: 30632972

Increased Burden of Psychiatric Disorders in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Bernstein CN, Hitchon CA, Walld R, Bolton JM, Sareen J, Walker JR, Graff LA, Patten SB, Singer A, Lix LM, El-Gabalawy R, Katz A, Fisk JD, Marrie RA; CIHR Team in Defining the Burden and Managing the Effects of Psychiatric Comorbidity in Chronic Immunoinflammatory Disease.
Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2019 Jan 10; 25(2):360-368.
DOI: 10.1093/ibd/izy235  PMID: 29986021

Diabetes and anxiety adversely affect cognition in multiple sclerosis
Marrie RA, Patel R, Figley CR, Kornelsen J, Bolton JM, Graff L, Mazerolle EL, Marriott JJ, Bernstein CN, Fisk JD; Comorbidity and Cognition in Multiple Sclerosis (CCOMS) Study Group.
Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2019 Jan; 27:164-170.
DOI: 10.1016/j.msard.2018.10.018  PMID: 30384203

Associations of Harsh Physical Punishment and Child Maltreatment in Childhood with Antisocial Behaviours in Adulthood
Afifi To, Fortier J, Sareen J, Taillieu T.
JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Jan 4; 2(1):e187374.
DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.7374  PMID: 30681709

Comorbidity Patterns of Psychiatric Conditions in Canadian Armed Forces Personnel
Richardson JD, Thompson A, King L, Ketcheson F, Shnaider P, Armour C, St Cyr K, Sareen J, Elhai JD, Zamorski MA.
Can J Psychiatry. 2019 Jan 1; [Epub ahead of print].
DOI: 10.1177/0706743718816057  PMID: 30599762

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Jitender Sareen, MD
Professor and WRHA Medical Director: Mental Health Program

James Bolton, MD
Associate Professor
Director of Research

 Harvey Chochinov, MD, PhD
Distinguished Professor

Murray Enns, MD

William Fleisher, MD

Laurence Katz, MD


Hygiea Casiano, MD
Assistant Professor


Jennifer Hensel, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor

Mandana Modirrousta, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor