Epidemiology and Biostatistics Publications

 

Research in Epidemiology and Biostatistics Publications examines age, environment, chronic disease, social health determinants, maternal and child health, and mental health all in an effort to understand and improve the health of populations as a whole. These publications contain risk assessment and examinations of various health determinants to understand the health and circumstances of certain populations.

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Submissions from 2021

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Interplay between social media use, sleep quality, and mental health in youth: A systematic review, Rea Alonzo, Junayd Hussain, Saverio Stranges, and Kelly K. Anderson

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Body mass index, waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, and body fat in relation to health care use in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging, Alessandra T. Andreacchi, Lauren E. Griffith, G. Emmanuel Guindon, Alexandra Mayhew, Carol Bassim, Marie Pigeyre, Saverio Stranges, and Laura N. Anderson

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Brain health: Key to health, productivity, and well-being, Abolfazl Avan, Vladimir Hachinski, Anne Hege Aamodt, Charles Alessi, Shehzad Ali, Suvarna Alladi, Robert Andersen, Kelly K. Anderson, Abolfazl Avan, M. Reza Azarpazhooh, Claudio L.A. Bassetti, Michael Brainin, Amy Brodtmann, Alastair M. Buchan, Augustina Charway-Felli, Lauren E. Cipriano, Matthias Endres, Timothy G. Evans, Antonio Federico, Valery L. Feigin, José M. Ferro, Morris Freedman, Stephanie J. Frisbee, Valentin Fuster, Detlev Ganten, Jason Gilliland, Vladimir Hachinski, Jun Kimura, and John Kirton

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Stratified Care vs Stepped Care for Depression: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial, Jaime Delgadillo, Shehzad Ali, Kieran Fleck, Charlotte Agnew, Amy Southgate, Laura Parkhouse, Zachary D. Cohen, Robert J. Derubeis, and Michael Barkham

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Cost-effectiveness of feedback-informed psychological treatment: Evidence from the IAPT-FIT trial, Jaime Delgadillo, Dean McMillan, Simon Gilbody, Kim de Jong, Mike Lucock, Wolfgang Lutz, Julian Rubel, Elisa Aguirre, and Shehzad Ali

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Examining Variations in the Prevalence of Diagnosed Mood or Anxiety Disorders Among Migrant Groups in Ontario, 1995-2015: A Population-Based, Repeated Cross-Sectional Study : Examen des variations de la prévalence des troubles anxieux ou de l'humeur diagnostiqués chez les groupes de migrants en Ontario, 1995-2015 : une étude transversale répétée dans la population., Jordan Edwards, Maria Chiu, Rebecca Rodrigues, Amardeep Thind, Saverio Stranges, and Kelly K Anderson

A Bayesian approach to estimating the population prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders using multiple measures, Jordan Edwards, A. Demetri Pananos, Amardeep Thind, Saverio Stranges, Maria Chiu, and Kelly K. Anderson

Risk factors for hypertension in rheumatoid arthritis patients–A systematic review, Brook Hadwen, Saverio Stranges, and Lillian Barra

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Are COVID-19 models blind to the social determinants of health? A systematic review protocol, Ava John-Baptiste, Marc S. Moulin, and Shehzad Ali

Self-perceived acute psychological stress and risk of mortality, recurrence and disability after stroke: Mashhad Stroke Incidence Study, Naghmeh Mokhber, Mohammad Sobhan Sheikh Andalibi, Negar Morovatdar, Amanda G. Thrift, Moira K. Kapral, Saverio Stranges, Hamidreza Saber, Mohammad Taghi Farzadfard, Amin Amiri, Farzad Akbarzadeh, Neda Ghanei, Bita Khorram, and Mahmoud Reza Azarpazhooh

Prognostic models for predicting relapse or recurrence of major depressive disorder in adults, Andrew S. Moriarty, Nicholas Meader, Kym I.E. Snell, Richard D. Riley, Lewis W. Paton, Carolyn A. Chew-Graham, Simon Gilbody, Rachel Churchill, Robert S. Phillips, Shehzad Ali, and Dean McMillan

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Interventions for preventing relapse or recurrence of major depressive disorder in adults in a primary care setting: a network meta-analysis, Andrew S. Moriarty, Lindsay Robertson, Faraz Mughal, Natalie Cook, Simon Gilbody, Dean McMillan, Carolyn A. Chew-Graham, Shehzad Ali, Sarah E. Hetrick, Rachel Churchill, and Nicholas Meader

Secular trends of ischaemic heart disease, stroke, and dementia in high-income countries from 1990 to 2017: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017, Negar Morovatdar, Abolfazl Avan, M. Reza Azarpazhooh, Mario Di Napoli, Saverio Stranges, Moira K. Kapral, Arash Akhavan Rezayat, Aidin Shariatzadeh, Shahram Abootalebi, Naghmeh Mokhber, J. David Spence, and Vladimir Hachinski

Interventions for people at ultra-high risk for psychosis: A systematic review of economic evaluations, Olajumoke M. Ologundudu, Tammy Lau, Lena Palaniyappan, Shehzad Ali, and Kelly K. Anderson

Vegan dietary pattern for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases, Karen Rees, Lena Al-Khudairy, Andrea Takeda, and Saverio Stranges

The risk of physical multimorbidity in people with psychotic disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Myanca Rodrigues, Joshua C. Wiener, Saverio Stranges, Bridget L. Ryan, and Kelly K. Anderson

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Neighbourhood-level social capital, marginalisation, and the incidence of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder in Toronto, Canada: A retrospective population-based cohort study., Martin Rotenberg, Andrew Tuck, Kelly Anderson, and Kwame McKenzie

Estimated visceral adiposity is associated with risk of cardiometabolic conditions in a population based study, Maria Ruiz-Castell, Hanen Samouda, Valery Bocquet, Guy Fagherazzi, Saverio Stranges, and Laetitia Huiart

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Protocol of a systematic review and network meta-analysis for the prevention and treatment of perinatal depression, Robert David Smith, Sze Chai Hung, Joyce Goh, Hoi Lam Ip, Daniel Yee Tak Fong, Shehzad Ali, Claire Anna Wilson, and Kris Yuet Wan Lok

Are Brief Psychological Therapies Effective for Adults Experiencing Common Mental Health Difficulties in Primary Care?, Paul Toner, Shehzad Ali, and Antonina Mikocka-Walus

A comparison of COVID-19 epidemiological indicators in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland, Erica A. Yarmol-Matusiak, Lauren E. Cipriano, and Saverio Stranges

Submissions from 2020

Five insights from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019, C. Abbafati, D. B. Machado, B. Cislaghi, O. M. Salman, M. Karanikolos, M. McKee, K. M. Abbas, O. J. Brady, H. J. Larson, S. Trias-Llimós, S. Cummins, S. M. Langan, B. Sartorius, A. Hafiz, E. Jenabi, N. Mohammad Gholi Mezerji, S. Borzouei, G. Azarian, S. Khazaei, M. Abbasi, B. Asghari, S. Masoumi, H. Komaki, A. Taherkhani, M. Adabi, M. Abbasifard, G. Bazmandegan, Z. Kamiab, A. Vakilian, M. Anjomshoa, A. Mokari, and S. Sabour

Global age-sex-specific fertility, mortality, healthy life expectancy (HALE), and population estimates in 204 countries and territories, 1950–2019: a comprehensive demographic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019, C. Abbafati, D. B. Machado, B. Cislaghi, O. M. Salman, M. Karanikolos, M. McKee, K. M. Abbas, O. J. Brady, H. J. Larson, S. Trias-Llimós, S. Cummins, S. M. Langan, B. Sartorius, A. Hafiz, E. Jenabi, N. Mohammad Gholi Mezerji, S. Borzouei, G. Azarian, S. Khazaei, M. Abbasi, B. Asghari, S. Masoumi, H. Komaki, A. Taherkhani, M. Adabi, M. Abbasifard, G. Bazmandegan, Z. Kamiab, A. Vakilian, M. Anjomshoa, A. Mokari, and S. Sabour

Call to Action: SARS-CoV-2 and CerebrovAscular DisordErs (CASCADE), Shahram Abootalebi, Benjamin M. Aertker, Mohammad Sobhan Andalibi, Negar Asdaghi, Ozlem Aykac, M. Reza Azarpazhooh, M. Cecilia Bahit, Kristian Barlinn, Hamidon Basri, Reza Bavarsad Shahripour, Anna Bersano, Jose Biller, Afshin Borhani-Haghighi, Robert D. Brown, Bruce CV Campbell, Salvador Cruz-Flores, Deidre Anne De Silva, Mario Di Napoli, Afshin A. Divani, Randall C. Edgell, Johanna T. Fifi, Abdoreza Ghoreishi, Teruyuki Hirano, Keun Sik Hong, Chung Y. Hsu, Josephine F. Huang, Manabu Inoue, Amanda L. Jagolino, Moira Kapral, Hoo Fan Kee, Zafer Keser, and Rakesh Khatri

COVID-19 and inequality: are we all in this together?, Shehzad Ali, Miqdad Asaria, and Saverio Stranges