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Ferro MA, Rhodes A, *Kimber M, *Duncan L, Boyle MH, Georgiades K, Gonzalez A, MacMillan H. Suicidal behaviour among young people with self-report chronic illness. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, In Press. Pubmed

 

Qadeer RA, Shanahan L, Ferro MA. Chronic disruptive pain in young people with and without chronic conditions: the moderating role of psychiatric disorder. Scandinavian Journal of Pain, 2017, 17(2017), 30-36. Article

 

Ferro MA, Tang J. Psychometric properties of the Self-Perception Profile for Children in children with chronic physical conditions. Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2017, 26(2), 119-124. Article

 

Poole KL, Schmidt LA, Ferro MA, Missiuna C, Saigal S, Boyle MH, Van Lieshout RJ. Early developmental influences on self-esteem trajectories from adolescence through adulthood: impact of birth weight and motor skills. Development and Psychopathology, In press. Pubmed

 

Ferro MA, Avery L, Fayed N, Streiner DL, Cunningham CE, Boyle MH, Lach L, Glidden G, Rosenbaum PL, Ronen GM; QUALITÉ group. Child- and parent-reported quality of life trajectories in children with epilepsy: a prospective cohort study. Epilepsia, 2017, 58(7), 1277-1287. Pubmed

 

Qadeer RA, Ferro MA. Child–parent agreement on health-related quality of life in children with newly diagnosed chronic health conditions: a longitudinal study. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, In press. Article

 

Conway L, Widjaja E, Smith ML, Speechley KN, Ferro MA. Validating the shortened Quality of Life in Childhood Epilepsy Questionnaire (QOLCE-55) in a sample of children with drug-resistant epilepsy. Epilepsia, 2017, 58(4), 646-656. PubMed

 

Dobson KG, Ferro MA, Boyle MH, Schmidt LA, Saigal S, Van Lieshout RJ. Socioeconomic attainment of extremely low birth weight survivors: the role of early cognition. Pediatrics, 2017, 139(3), e20162545. PubMed

 

Boyle MH, Duncan L, Georgiades K, Bennett KJ, Gonzalez A, Van Lieshout RJ, Szatmari P, MacMillan HL, Kata A, Ferro MA, Lipman EL, Janus M. Classifying child and adolescent psychiatric disorder by problem checklists and standardized interviews. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, In press. PubMed

 

Van Lieshout RJ, Yang L, Haber E, Ferro MA. Evaluating the effectiveness of a brief cognitive behavioural therapy intervention for perinatal depression. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 2017, 20(1), 225-228. PubMed

†Saigal S, †Ferro MA, Van Lieshout RJ, Schmidt LA, Morrison KM, Boyle MH. Health-related quality of life trajectories of extremely low birth weight survivors into adulthood. Journal of Pediatrics, 2016, 179(December), 68-73. †Authors contributed equally to this work and are both considered first author. PubMed

 

Savoy C, Ferro MA, Schmidt LA, Saigal S, Van Lieshout RJ. Prenatal betamethasone exposure and psychopathology risk in extremely low birth weight survivors in the third and fourth decades of life. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2016, 74(December), 278-285. PubMed

 

Wathen CN, Tanaka M, MacGregor JCD, Ferro MA, McKee C, Boyle M, Ford-Gilboe M, MacMillan HL. Trajectories for women who disclose intimate partner violence in health care settings: the key role of abuse severity. International Journal of Public Health, 2016, 61(8), 873-882. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Van Lieshout RJ, Ohayon H, Scott J. Emotional and behavioral problems in adolescents and young adults with food allergy. Allergy 2016, 71(4):532-540. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Goodwin S, Sabaz M, Speechley KN. Measurement equivalence of the newly developed Quality of Life in Childhood Epilepsy Questionnaire (QOLCE-55). Epilepsia 2016, 57(3):427-435. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Van Lieshout RJ, Scott J, Alati R, Mamun AA, Dingle K. Condition-specific associations of symptoms of depression and anxiety in adolescents and young adults with asthma and food allergy. Journal of Asthma 2016, 53(3):282-288. PubMed

 

Ferro MA. Major depressive disorder, suicidal behavior, bipolar disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder among emerging adults with and without chronic health conditions. Epidemiology & Psychiatric Sciences 2016, 25(5):462-474. PubMed

 

Conway L, Smith ML, Ferro MA, Speechley KN, Connolly MB, Snead OC, Widjaja E, PEPSQOL Study Team. Correlates of health-related quality of life in children with drug resistant epilepsy. Epilepsia, 2016, 57(8), 1256-1264. PubMed

Kimber M, Rehm J, Ferro MA. Measurement invariance of the WHODAS 2.0 in a population-based sample of youth. PLoS ONE 2015, 10(11): e0142385. Article

 

Ferro MA. Mediated moderation of the relation between maternal and adolescent depressive symptoms: role of adolescent physical health. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 2015, 50(11):1743-1751. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Gorter JW, Boyle MH. Trajectories of depressive symptoms in Canadian emerging adults. American Journal of Public Health 2015, 105(11):2322-2327. PubMed

 

Van Lieshout RJ, Boyle MH, Schmidt LA, Saigal S, Ferro MA. Measurement invariance across parent and self-ratings of extremely low birth weight survivors and normal birth weight controls in childhood and adolescence on the Child Behavior Checklist and Youth Self Report. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 2015, 40(8):825-833. PubMed

 

Goodwin S, Lambrinos AL, Ferro MA, Speechley KN. Development and assessment of a shortened Quality of Life in Childhood Epilepsy Questionnaire (QOLCE-55). Epilepsia 2015, 56(6):864-872. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Boyle MH, Avison WR. Trajectories of maternal depression and subsequent psychological functioning in adolescents with and without chronic physical illness. Health Psychology 2015, 34(8):820-828. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Gorter JW, Boyle MH. Trajectories of depressive symptoms during the transition to young adulthood: the role of chronic illness. Journal of Affective Disorders 2015, 174(2015):594-601. PubMed

 

Ferro MA. Family matters – social competence in children with epilepsy. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 2015, 57(1):6-7. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Boyle MH. The impact of chronic physical illness, maternal depressive symptoms, family functioning, and self-esteem on symptoms of anxiety and depression in children. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 2015, 43(1):177-187. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Boyle MH, Alati R, Scott J, Dingle K. Maternal psychological distress partially mediates physician visits in a population-based sample of adolescents with asthma. Journal of Asthma 2015, 52(2):170-175. PubMed

Ferro MA. Risk factors for health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy: a meta-analysis. Epilepsia 2014, 55(11):1722-31. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Chin R, Camfield CS, Wiebe S, Levin SD, Speechley KN. Convulsive status epilepticus and health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy. Neurology 2014; 83(8):752-757. PubMed

 

Ferro MA. Missing data in longitudinal studies: cross-sectional multiple imputation provides similar estimates to full-information maximum likelihood. Annals of Epidemiology 2014; 24(1):75-77. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Boyle MH, Dingle K, Scott J. The Child Behavior Checklist and Youth Self-Report in adolescents with epilepsy: testing measurement invariance of the Attention and Thought Problems subscales. Epilepsy & Behavior 2014; 31:34-42. PubMed

 

Tan M, Dyck BA, Gabriele J, Daya R, Thomas N, Sookram C, Basu D, Ferro MA, Mishra R. Synapsin II gene expression in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex of brain specimens from patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The Pharmacogenomics Journal 2014; 14(1):63-69. PubMed

 

Ferro MA. Adolescents and young adults with physical illness: a comparative study of psychological distress. Acta Paediatrica 2014; 103(1):e32-e37. PubMed

Ferro MA, Camfield, CS, Levin SD, Smith ML, Wiebe S, Zou GY, Speechley KN. Trajectories of health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy: a cohort study. Epilepsia 2013; 54(11):1889-1897. PubMed

 

Lubarda J, Groleau S, Thomas N, Ferro M, Mishra R, Gabriele J. Dysregulation of novel catecholamine-regulated protein 40 (CRP40) in Parkinson’s disease patients. Movement Disorders 2013; 28(10):1460-1461. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Boyle MH. Self-concept among children and adolescents with a chronic illness: a meta-analytic review. Health Psychology 2013; 32(8):839-848. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Boyle MH. Brief report: Testing measurement invariance and differences in self-concept between adolescents with and without physical illness or developmental disability. J Adolescence 2013; 36(5):947-951. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Speechley KN. Stability of latent classes in group-based trajectory modeling of depressive symptoms in mothers of children with epilepsy: an internal validation study using a bootstrapping procedure. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 2013; 48(7):1077-1086. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Boyle MH. Longitudinal invariance of measurement and structure of global self-concept: a population-based study examining trajectories among adolescents with and without chronic illness. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 2013; 38(4):425-437. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Speechley KN. Factor structure and longitudinal invariance of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale in adult women: application in mothers of children with epilepsy. Archives of Women’s Mental Health 2013; 16(2):159-166. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Landgraf JM, Speechley KN. Factor structure of the Child Health Questionnaire Parent Form-50 and predictors of health-related quality of life in children newly diagnosed with epilepsy. Quality of Life Research 2013; 22(8):2201-2211. PubMed

 

Groleau SE, Lubarda J, Thomas N, Ferro MA, Pristupa ZB, Mishra RK, Gabriele JP. Human blood analysis reveals dysregulation of the novel catecholamine-regulated protein 40 (CRP40) in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 2013; 43(1):203-206. PubMed

Speechley KN, Ferro MA, Camfield CS, Huang W, Levin SD, Smith ML, Wiebe S, Zou GY. Quality of life in children with new-onset epilepsy: a two-year prospective cohort study. Neurology 2012; 79(15):1548-1555. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Ferro AL, Boyle MH. A systematic review of self-concept in adolescents with epilepsy. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 2012; 37(9):945-958. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Speechley KN. Examining clinically relevant levels of depressive symptoms in mothers following a diagnosis of epilepsy in their children: a prospective analysis. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 2012; 47(9):1419-1428. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Speechley KN. Depressive symptoms in mothers of children with epilepsy: a comparison of growth curve and latent class modeling. Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology 2012; 12(1):44-61. Article

 

Ferro MA, Speechley KN. What about dads? An exploratory analysis of depressive symptoms in paternal primary caregivers of children with epilepsy. Epilepsy and Behavior 2012; 23(1):90-91. PubMed

Ferro MA. A population-based study of the prevalence and sociodemographic risk factors of self-reported epilepsy among adults in the United Kingdom. Seizure 2011; 20(10):784-788. PubMed

 

Dyck B, Bayaert M, Ferro M, Mishra R. Medial prefrontal cortical synapsin II knock-down induces behavioral abnormalities in the rat: Examining synapsin II in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 2011; 130(1-3):250-259. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Avison WR, Campbell MK, Speechley KN. Prevalence and trajectories of depressive symptoms in mothers of children with newly diagnosed epilepsy. Epilepsia 2011; 52(2):326-336. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Avison WR, Campbell MK, Speechley KN. The impact of maternal depressive symptoms on health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy: a prospective study of family environment as mediators and moderators. Epilepsia 2011; 52(2):316-325. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Avison WR, Campbell MK, Speechley KN. Do depressive symptoms affect mothers’ reports of child outcomes in children with new-onset epilepsy? Quality of Life Research 2010; 19(7):955-964. PubMed

 

Gabriele JP, Pontoriero GF, Thomas N, Ferro MA, Mahadevan G, MacCrimmon DJ, Pristupa ZB, Mishra RK. Antipsychotic drug use is correlated with CRP40/mortalin mRNA expression in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex of human postmortem brain specimens. Schizophrenia Research 2010; 119(1-3):228-231. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Speechley KN. Depressive symptoms among mothers of children with epilepsy: a review of prevalence, associated factors, and impact on children. Epilepsia 2009; 50(11):2344-2354. PubMed

 

Ferro MA, Speechley KN. Complementary and alternative medicine use in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a systematic review of prevalence and evidence. Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine 2008; 5(1):33. Article

 

Ferro MA, Leis A, Doll R, Chiu L, Chung M, Barroetavena MC. The impact of acculturation on the use of traditional Chinese medicine in newly diagnosed Chinese cancer patients. Supportive Care in Cancer 2007; 15(8):985-992. PubMed

 

Leis A, Ferro MA. Complementary and alternative medicine: responding to the needs of cancer patients. Oncology Exchange 2006; 5(4):57-60. Article