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Factors associated with negative observer responses towards individuals with visible differences: A scoping review.

Body Image 2018 Jun 8;25:103-132. Epub 2018 Mar 8.

McGill University, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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June 2018

Probability of major depression diagnostic classification using semi-structured versus fully structured diagnostic interviews.

Br J Psychiatry 2018 Jun 2;212(6):377-385. Epub 2018 May 2.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research,Jewish General Hospital,Montréal,Québec,CanadaandDepartment of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health,Department of Medicine,Department of Psychology,Department of Psychiatry, andDepartment of Educational and Counselling Psychology,McGill University,Montréal, Québec,Canada.

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June 2018

Unexamined assumptions and unintended consequences of routine screening for depression.

J Psychosom Res 2018 Jun 18;109:9-11. Epub 2018 Mar 18.

Departments of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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June 2018

Challenges and strategies for coping with scleroderma: implications for a scleroderma-specific self-management program.

Disabil Rehabil 2018 May 9:1-10. Epub 2018 May 9.

a Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research , Jewish General Hospital , Montréal , Canada.

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May 2018

Screening for impaired vision in community-dwelling adults aged 65 years and older in primary care settings.

CMAJ 2018 05;190(19):E588-E594

School of Epidemiology and Public Health (Wilson), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont.; Public Health Agency of Canada (Courage, Jaramillo Garcia, Sims-Jones), Ottawa, Ont.; Departments of Medicine (Bacchus), and Community Health Sciences (Dickinson), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta.; Department of Medicine (Klarenbach), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta.; Lady Davis Institute (Thombs), Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montréal, Que.

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May 2018

Understanding and communicating risk: Measures of outcome and the magnitude of benefits and harms.

Can Fam Physician 2018 Mar;64(3):181-185

Professor and William Dawson Scholar in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University and Chair of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care.

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March 2018

Can Fam Physician 2018 Mar;64(3):186-191

Professeur et chercheur-boursier William Dawson à la Faculté de médecine de l'Université McGill à Montréal, au Québec, et président du Groupe d'étude canadien sur les soins de santé préventifs.

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March 2018

Reasons for Not Participating in Scleroderma Patient Support Groups: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2018 Feb 11;70(2):275-283. Epub 2018 Jan 11.

Lady Davis Institute of the Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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February 2018

Addressing overestimation of the prevalence of depression based on self-report screening questionnaires.

CMAJ 2018 Jan;190(2):E44-E49

Lady Davis Institute of the Jewish General Hospital (Thombs, Kwakkenbos, Levis); Department of Psychiatry (Thombs, Kwakkenbos); Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health (Thombs, Levis, Benedetti); Departments of Medicine, Psychology, and Educational and Counselling Psychology (Thombs), McGill University, Montréal, Que.; Behavioural Science Institute, Clinical Psychology (Kwakkenbos), Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands; Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit (Benedetti), McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Que.

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January 2018

Reducing Waste and Increasing the Usability of Psychiatry Research: The Family of EQUATOR Reporting Guidelines and One of Its Newest Members: The PRISMA-DTA Statement.

Can J Psychiatry 2018 Jan 1:706743718773705. Epub 2018 Jan 1.

3 Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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January 2018

Periodic preventive health visits: a more appropriate approach to delivering preventive services: From the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care.

Can Fam Physician 2017 Nov;63(11):824-826

Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary in Alberta and was a member of the CTFPHC.

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November 2017

Knowledge translation tools in preventive health care.

Can Fam Physician 2017 Nov;63(11):853-858

Assistant Professor in the Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Department at the University of Toronto.

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November 2017

Can Fam Physician 2017 Nov;63(11):e449-e451

Professeur de médecine familiale et de sciences de la santé communautaire à l'Université de Calgary, en Alberta, et ancien membre du GECSSP.

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November 2017

Can Fam Physician 2017 Nov;63(11):e466-e472

Professeure adjointe au Département des sciences occupationnelles et d'ergothérapie de l'Université de Toronto.

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November 2017

Three Authors Reply.

Am J Epidemiol 2017 10;186(7):895

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, QC, Canada.

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October 2017

The Effect of Massage on Acute Postoperative Pain in Critically and Acutely Ill Adults Post-thoracic Surgery: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Heart Lung 2017 Sep - Oct;46(5):339-346. Epub 2017 Jun 12.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Côte Ste-Catherine Road, Montreal H3T 1E2, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, 1033 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, H3A 1A1, Canada; Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, H3A 1A2, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, 1001 Decarie Boulevard, Montreal, H4A 3J1, Canada; Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, 3700 McTavish Street, Montreal, H3A 1Y2, Canada; Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield Avenue, Montreal, H3A 1B1, Canada.

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September 2017

Assessment of English-French differential item functioning of the Satisfaction with Appearance Scale (SWAP) in systemic sclerosis.

Body Image 2017 Sep 13;22:97-102. Epub 2017 Jul 13.

Departments of Educational and Counselling Psychology; Psychiatry; Medicine; Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health; and Psychology, McGill University and Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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September 2017

Primary care doctors should not screen their patients for depression.

Expert Rev Neurother 2017 Jul 12;17(7):645-647. Epub 2017 May 12.

g Department of Medicine , Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine , Baltimore , Maryland , USA.

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July 2017

Validation of the Body Concealment Scale for Scleroderma (BCSS): Replication in the Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN) Cohort.

Body Image 2017 Mar 6;20:99-106. Epub 2017 Jan 6.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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March 2017

Comparison of Self-Efficacy for Managing Chronic Disease between patients with systemic sclerosis and other chronic conditions: a systematic review.

Rheumatol Int 2017 Feb 19;37(2):281-292. Epub 2016 Nov 19.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, H3T 1E4, Canada.

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February 2017

The association of sociodemographic and objectively-assessed disease variables with fatigue in systemic sclerosis: an analysis of 785 Canadian Scleroderma Research Group Registry patients.

Clin Rheumatol 2017 Feb 10;36(2):373-379. Epub 2016 Dec 10.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, 4333 Cote St Catherine Road, Montréal, Québec, H3T 1E4, Canada.

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February 2017

Reasons for non-participation in scleroderma support groups.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2016 Sep-Oct;34 Suppl 100(5):56-62. Epub 2016 Feb 25.

Depts. of Educational and Counselling Psychology; Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health; Medicine; Psychiatry; Psychology; School of Nursing, McGill Univ.; and Lady Davis Inst.for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Canada.

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January 2017

Examination of the association of sex and race/ethnicity with appearance concerns: a Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network (SPIN) Cohort study.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2016 Sep-Oct;34 Suppl 100(5):92-99. Epub 2016 Aug 1.

Lady Davis Inst.Med.Res, Jewish Gen.Hosp; Depts. Educational & Counselling Psychology, Psychiatry, McGill Univ; Dept.of Medicine, McGill Univ; Depts. Psychology, Epidemiology, Biostats & Occupational Health, School Nursing, McGill Univ, Montreal, Canada.

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January 2017

Accuracy of Depression Screening Tools to Detect Major Depression in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review.

Can J Psychiatry 2016 12 9;61(12):746-757. Epub 2016 Jul 9.

1 Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec.

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December 2016

Effect of support group peer facilitator training programmes on peer facilitator and support group member outcomes: a systematic review.

BMJ Open 2016 11 17;6(11):e013325. Epub 2016 Nov 17.

Departments of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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November 2016

Reporting quality in abstracts of meta-analyses of depression screening tool accuracy: a review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

BMJ Open 2016 Nov 18;6(11):e012867. Epub 2016 Nov 18.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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November 2016

Identifying depression with the PHQ-2: A diagnostic meta-analysis.

J Affect Disord 2016 10 6;203:382-395. Epub 2016 Jun 6.

Hull York Medical School and Department of Health Sciences, University of York, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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October 2016

Development and Validation of the Body Concealment Scale for Scleroderma.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2016 08;68(8):1158-65

McGill University and the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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August 2016

Reporting of Positive Results in Randomized Controlled Trials of Mindfulness-Based Mental Health Interventions.

PLoS One 2016 8;11(4):e0153220. Epub 2016 Apr 8.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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August 2016

Are MEDLINE searches sufficient for systematic reviews and meta-analyses of the diagnostic accuracy of depression screening tools? A review of meta-analyses.

J Psychosom Res 2016 08 5;87:7-13. Epub 2016 Jun 5.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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August 2016

Reporting completeness and transparency of meta-analyses of depression screening tool accuracy: A comparison of meta-analyses published before and after the PRISMA statement.

J Psychosom Res 2016 08 15;87:57-69. Epub 2016 Jun 15.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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August 2016

Risk of Bias from Inclusion of Currently Diagnosed or Treated Patients in Studies of Depression Screening Tool Accuracy: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Recently Published Primary Studies and Meta-Analyses.

PLoS One 2016 26;11(2):e0150067. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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July 2016

Transparency of Outcome Reporting and Trial Registration of Randomized Controlled Trials Published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

PLoS One 2015 18;10(11):e0142894. Epub 2015 Nov 18.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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June 2016

Sample sizes and precision of estimates of sensitivity and specificity from primary studies on the diagnostic accuracy of depression screening tools: a survey of recently published studies.

Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 2016 06 8;25(2):145-52. Epub 2016 Apr 8.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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June 2016

Resident Physicians With Depression or Depressive Symptoms.

JAMA 2016 Jun;315(21):2347

Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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June 2016

The Neighbourhood Built Environment and Trajectories of Depression Symptom Episodes in Adults: A Latent Class Growth Analysis.

PLoS One 2015 24;10(7):e0133603. Epub 2015 Jul 24.

Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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May 2016

Methodological quality of meta-analyses of the diagnostic accuracy of depression screening tools.

J Psychosom Res 2016 May 24;84:84-92. Epub 2016 Mar 24.

Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada; Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, Montreal, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada; Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada; Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Electronic address:

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May 2016

No Evidence for Depression Screening in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis, or Psoriatic Arthritis.

J Rheumatol 2016 05;43(5):992

Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, and the Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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May 2016

Recommendations on routine screening pelvic examination: Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care adoption of the American College of Physicians guideline.

Can Fam Physician 2016 Mar;62(3):211-4

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University in Montreal, Que. Member of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care.

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March 2016

Recommendations on screening for cognitive impairment in older adults.

CMAJ 2016 01 30;188(1):37-46. Epub 2015 Nov 30.

Departments of Family Medicine, and of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, and Bruyère Research Institute (Pottie), Ottawa, Ont.; Public Health Agency of Canada (Rahal, Jaramillo, Connor Gorber, Dunfield, Shane), Ottawa, Ont.; Departments of Family Medicine and of Community Health and Epidemiology, and Centre for Studies in Primary Care (Birtwhistle), Queen's University, Kingston, Ont.; Department of Medicine, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, McGill University (Thombs), Montréal, Que.; Department of Internal Medicine and Community Health Sciences (Singh), University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man.; Department of Family Medicine (Bell), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta.; Department of Medicine (Bacchus, Tonelli), University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta.

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January 2016

Comparison of self-citation by peer reviewers in a journal with single-blind peer review versus a journal with open peer review.

J Psychosom Res 2015 Dec 22;79(6):561-5. Epub 2015 Aug 22.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, QC, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; Departments of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada. Electronic address:

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December 2015

An assessment of the measurement equivalence of English and French versions of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression (CES-D) Scale in systemic sclerosis.

PLoS One 2014 18;9(7):e102897. Epub 2014 Jul 18.

Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; The Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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November 2015

Psychosocial Aspects of Scleroderma.

Rheum Dis Clin North Am 2015 Aug 27;41(3):519-28. Epub 2015 May 27.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montréal, Québec H3T 1E4, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, 1033 Pine Avenue West, Montréal, Québec H3A 1A1, Canada; Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, 3700 McTavish Street, Montréal, Québec H3A 1Y2, Canada; Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montréal, Québec H3A 1A2, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, 3655 Sir William Osler, Montréal, Québec H3G 1Y6, Canada; Department of Psychology, McGill University, 1205 Dr. Penfield Avenue, Montréal, Québec H3A 1B1, Canada; School of Nursing, McGill University, 3506 University Street, Montréal, Québec H3A 2A7, Canada.

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August 2015

Transparency of outcome reporting and trial registration of randomized controlled trials in top psychosomatic and behavioral health journals: A 5-year follow-up.

J Psychosom Res 2015 Jul 29;79(1):1-12. Epub 2015 Apr 29.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; School of Nursing, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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July 2015

Can the Cancer-related Fatigue Case-definition Criteria Be Applied to Chronic Medical Illness? A Comparison between Breast Cancer and Systemic Sclerosis.

J Rheumatol 2015 Jul 1;42(7):1156-62. Epub 2015 Jun 1.

From the Department of Psychiatry, Department of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, Department of Psychology, and School of Nursing, McGill University; Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St. Georges University of London; Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, Division of Psychiatry, University College London; Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust, Norwich, UK.L. Kwakkenbos, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, and Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital; O. Minton, PhD, Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St. Georges University of London; P.C. Stone, MD, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, Division of Psychiatry, University College London; S. Alexander, PhD, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; M. Baron, MD; M. Hudson, MD, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, and Department of Medicine, McGill University; B.D. Thombs, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Department of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, Department of Psychology, and School of Nursing, McGill University, and Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital.

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July 2015

Major depression diagnoses among patients with systemic sclerosis: baseline and one-month followup.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2015 Mar;67(3):411-6

McGill University and Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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March 2015

The comparability of English, French and Dutch scores on the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Fatigue (FACIT-F): an assessment of differential item functioning in patients with systemic sclerosis.

PLoS One 2014 17;9(3):e91979. Epub 2014 Mar 17.

Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Departments of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; School of Nursing, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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January 2015

Potentially coercive self-citation by peer reviewers: a cross-sectional study.

J Psychosom Res 2015 Jan 2;78(1):1-6. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA.

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January 2015

Routine depression screening for patients with diabetes.

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JAMA 2014 Dec;312(22):2412-3

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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December 2014

Trial registration in rheumatology: the next step.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2014 Oct;66(10):1435-7

McGill University and Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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October 2014

Depression screening in pregnancy and postpartum: how close are we?

J Psychosom Res 2014 Sep 27;77(3):244-5. Epub 2014 Jul 27.

Women's Health Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Surgery and Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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September 2014

The ethics of how to manage incidental findings.

CMAJ 2014 Jun 31;186(9):655-6. Epub 2014 Mar 31.

Departments of Medicine (Ells) and Psychiatry (Thombs), McGill University; Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research (Ells, Thombs), Montréal, Que.

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June 2014

Depression screening and patient outcomes in pregnancy or postpartum: a systematic review.

J Psychosom Res 2014 Jun 28;76(6):433-46. Epub 2014 Jan 28.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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June 2014

Prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in women with breast cancer.

J Psychosom Res 2014 Jun 6;76(6):485-6. Epub 2014 Apr 6.

Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Department of Medicine (Division of Rheumatology), McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada; School of Nursing, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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June 2014

Depression screening in pregnancy and postpartum: who needs evidence?

J Psychosom Res 2014 Jun 2;76(6):492-3. Epub 2014 Apr 2.

Women's Health Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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June 2014

Reply: To PMID 23203723.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2014 Mar;66(3):497-8

McGill University and Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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March 2014

Patient engagement programs and treatment of depression.

JAMA 2014 Mar;311(11):1158-9

Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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March 2014

Evidence does matter--and evidence does not support the National Heart Foundation of Australia's consensus statement on depression screening.

J Psychosom Res 2014 Feb 20;76(2):173-4. Epub 2013 Dec 20.

Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA.

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February 2014

Does depression screening improve depression outcomes in primary care?

BMJ 2014 Feb 4;348:g1253. Epub 2014 Feb 4.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada, H3T 1E4.

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February 2014

Patient-reported outcome alert monitoring.

JAMA 2014 Jan 22-29;311(4):420

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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January 2014

Depression screening in patients with coronary heart disease: does the evidence matter?

J Psychosom Res 2013 Dec 19;75(6):497-9. Epub 2013 Oct 19.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada; School of Nursing, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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December 2013

Depression screening in primary care: why the Canadian task force on preventive health care did the right thing.

Can J Psychiatry 2013 Dec;58(12):692-6

Sarah Miller Coulson and Frank L Coulson Jr Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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December 2013

Prevalence and clinical correlates of pruritus in patients with systemic sclerosis: an updated analysis of 959 patients.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2013 Nov 14;52(11):2056-61. Epub 2013 Aug 14.

Jewish General Hospital, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montréal, QC, Canada H3T 1E4.

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November 2013

Sleep disturbances in systemic sclerosis: evidence for the role of gastrointestinal symptoms, pain and pruritus.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2013 Sep 25;52(9):1715-20. Epub 2013 Jun 25.

Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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September 2013

Effects of screening for psychological distress on patient outcomes in cancer: a systematic review.

J Psychosom Res 2013 Jul 27;75(1):1-17. Epub 2013 Feb 27.

Interdisciplinary Center for Psychopathology and Emotion Regulation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

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July 2013

Moving forward by moving back: re-assessing guidelines for cancer distress screening.

J Psychosom Res 2013 Jul 2;75(1):20-2. Epub 2013 Jun 2.

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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July 2013

Barriers and facilitators of adherence to medical advice on skin self-examination during melanoma follow-up care.

BMC Dermatol 2013 Mar 1;13. Epub 2013 Mar 1.

Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, 3700, rue McTavish, Montréal, QC, H3A 1Y2, Canada.

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March 2013