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CAGP Research Committee

09 Jul 2015 2:05 PM | CAGP (Administrator)

The Research committee continues to work to promote research in geriatric psychiatry in Canada.  Please contact us at if you would like to learn more or to be included in our budding research network. 

Check out this list of recent publications from Canadian researchers in geriatric psychiatry, hot off the press!

A randomized trial of a depression self-care toolkit with or without lay telephone coaching for primary care patients with chronic physical conditions.

McCusker J, Cole MG, Yaffe M, Strumpf E, Sewitch M, Sussman T, Ciampi A, Lavoie K, Platt RW, Belzile E.

Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2015 May-Jun;37(3):257-65. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2015.03.007. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Development of a comprehensive hospital-based elder abuse intervention: an initial systematic scoping review.

Du Mont J, Macdonald S, Kosa D, Elliot S, Spencer C, Yaffe M.

PLoS One. 2015 May 4;10(5):e0125105. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125105. eCollection 2015.

Impaired insight into delusions predicts treatment outcome during a randomized controlled trial for Psychotic Depression (STOP-PD study).

Gerretsen P, Flint AJ, Whyte EM, Rothschild AJ, Meyers BS, Mulsant BH.

J Clin Psychiatry. 2015 Apr;76(4):427-33. doi: 10.4088/JCP.14m09003.

Latrepirdine for Alzheimer's disease.

Chau S, Herrmann N, Ruthirakuhan MT, Chen JJ, Lanctôt KL.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Apr 21;4:CD009524. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009524.pub2.

Recognizing acute delirium as part of your routine [RADAR]: a validation study.

Voyer P, Champoux N, Desrosiers J, Landreville P, McCusker J, Monette J, Savoie M, Richard S, Carmichael PH.

BMC Nurs. 2015 Apr 1;14:19. doi: 10.1186/s12912-015-0070-1. eCollection 2015.

Gray matter atrophy in patients with mild cognitive impairment/Alzheimer's disease over the course of developing delusions.

Fischer CE, Ting WK, Millikin CP, Ismail Z, Schweizer TA; Alzheimer Disease Neuroimaging Initiative.

Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015 Mar 27. doi: 10.1002/gps.4291. [Epub ahead of print]

Dopamine D2/3 receptor availability in the striatum of antipsychotic-free older patients with schizophrenia-A [(11)C]-raclopride PET study.

Nakajima S, Caravaggio F, Mamo DC, Mulsant BH, Chung JK, Plitman E, Iwata Y, Gerretsen P, Uchida H, Suzuki T, Mar W, Wilson AA, Houle S, Graff-Guerrero A.

Schizophr Res. 2015 May;164(1-3):263-7. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2015.02.020. Epub 2015 Mar 8.

Anxiety symptoms in amnestic mild cognitive impairment are associated with medial temporal atrophy and predict conversion to Alzheimer disease.

Mah L, Binns MA, Steffens DC; Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative.

Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015 May;23(5):466-76. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2014.10.005. Epub 2014 Oct 29.

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