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Lesage, Alain

  

Psychiatrist

Full professor, Department of psychiatry, University of Montreal.

Researcher, Research centre, Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal
7401, rue Hochelaga
Montréal (Québec)  H1N 3M5

Téléphone : 514-251-4000
alesage.iusmm@ssss.gouv.qc.ca


Areas of expertise

Assessment and epidemiology of mental disorders; Research on Mental Health services; Suicide

Profile

Dr. Alain Lesage’s work focuses first and foremost on the epidemiology and evaluation of the needs of care and services of people with severe mental disorders. In this context, he founded in 1997 a module for evaluative support for the development of psychiatric services at the Institute (known as Unité d’évaluation des technologies et des moyens d’intervention en santé mentale). He is both Co-Director of the Quebec Network for Research on Suicide, Mood Disorders and Related Disorders.

Grants and Awards

  • Assessing the system level costs and benefits of improving equity in access to psychological services for depression in Canada (Co-Investigator, CIHR, 2012-2016)
  • Canada crazy for our children and youth mental health (Principal Investigator, CIHR, 2011-2013)
  • Psychological problems associated with transition to insulin therapy in people with type 2 diabetes (Co-Investigator, IRSC, 2010-2015)
  •  Optimization of the quality of work life, organizational performance and developing healthy workplaces by implementing strategies to promote health (Co-Investigator, CIHR, 2009-2012)    
  • Quebec Network for Research on Suicide, Mood Disorders and Related Disorders (Co-Principal Investigator, 2009-2013)
  •  Distinguished Fellow, Canadian Psychiatric Association (September 2011)
  • Camille Laurin Prize (2010)
  • Alex Leighton Prize (2007)

Publications

2016

Juster, R. P., Pruessner, J. C., Desrochers, A. B., Bourdon, O., Durand, N., Wan, N., Tourjman, V., Kouassi, E., Lesage, A. Lupien, S. J. (2016). Sex and Gender Roles in Relation to Mental Health and Allostatic Load. Psychosom Med. Epub ahead of print. Pubmed

Lesage, A., & Diallo, F. B. (2016). Prenatal Antidepressant Use and Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children. JAMA Pediatr, 170(7), 714. Pubmed

Lesage, A., Lemasson, M., Medina, K., Tsopmo, J., Sebti, N., Potvin, S., & Patry, S. (2016). The Prevalence of Electroconvulsive Therapy Use Since 1973: A Meta-analysis. J ECT. Epub ahead of print. Pubmed

Jacobs, P., Moffatt, J., Dewa, C. S., Nguyen, T., Zhang, T., & Lesage, A. (2016). Mental health services costs within the Alberta criminal justice system. Int J Law Psychiatry. Pubmed

Barbato, A., Vallarino, M., Rapisarda, F., Lora, A., Parabiaghi, A., D'Avanzo, B., & Lesage, A. (2016). Do people with bipolar disorders have access to psychosocial treatments? A survey in Italy. Int J Soc Psychiatry. Epub ahead of print. Pubmed

Schmitz, N., Deschenes, S. S., Burns, R. J., Smith, K. J., Lesage, A., Strychar, I., Rabasa-Lhoret, R., Freitas, C., Graham, E., Awadalla, P., Wang, J. L. (2016). Depression and risk of type 2 diabetes: the potential role of metabolic factors. Mol Psychiatry. Epub ahead of print. Pubmed

2015

Lesage, A. (2015). 50 ans de service public pour les politiques et l’organisation de services de psychiatrie communautaire au Quebec : Partie I. Sante Ment Que, 40(2), 121-135. Pubmed

Lesage, A. (2015). 50 ans de service public pour les politiques et l’organisation des services de psychiatrie communautaire au Québec : Partie II (2003-2015 et suite). Sante Ment Que, 40(2), 137-149. Pubmed

Lesage, A., Renaud, J., Kouassi, E., & Vincent, P. (2015). Canadian ADHD black-box warnings. Lancet Psychiatry, 2(12), 1057. Pubmed

Rahme, E., Low, N. C. P., Lamarre, S., Turecki, G., Bonin, J. P., Daneau, D., Habel, Y., Yung, E. C. C., Morin, S., Szkrumelak, N., Singh, S., Renaud, J., Lesage, A. (2015). Attempted suicide among students and young adults in montreal, Quebec, Canada: A retrospective cross-sectional study of hospitalized and nonhospitalized suicide attempts based on chart review. Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 17(5), 303. Résumé / Abstract

Lesage, A., Rochette, L., Emond, V., Pelletier, E., St-Laurent, D., Diallo, F. B., & Kisely, S. (2015). A Surveillance System to Monitor Excess Mortality of People With Mental Illness in Canada. Can J Psychiatry, 60(12), 571-579. Pubmed

Pelletier JF, Lesage A, Boisvert C, Denis F, Bonin JP, Kisely S. (2015). Feasibility and acceptability of patient partnership to improve access to primary care for the physical health of patients with severe mental illnesses: an interactive guide. Int J Equity Health. 14;14(1):78. Article libre d’accès.

Vasiliadis, H. M., Lesage, A., Latimer, E., & Seguin, M. (2015). Implementing Suicide Prevention Programs: Costs and Potential Life Years Saved in Canada. J Ment Health Policy Econ, 18(3), 147-155. Pubmed

Richard, Y. F., Swaine, B. R., Sylvestre, M. P., Lesage, A., Zhang, X., & Feldman, D. E. (2015). The Association Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Suicide: Are Kids at Risk? Am J Epidemiol, 182(2), 177-184. Epub ahead of print. Pubmed

Lesage, A
. (2015). Heuristic model of depressive disorders as systemic chronic disease. Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci, 1-3. Pubmed

Lesage, A., Vanasse, A., & Gregoire, J. P. (2014). Social inequalities and antidepressant use in Canada and France. Psychiatr Serv, 65(12), 1506. Pubmed

Lesage, A.
(2015). Better treatment for depression. CMAJ, 187(6), 438. Pubmed


2014

Schmitz, N., Gariepy, G., Smith, K. J., Clyde, M., Malla, A., Boyer, R., Strychar, I.

Lesage, A., Wang, J. (2014). Response to comment on schmitz et Al. Recurrent subthreshold depression in type 2 diabetes: an important risk factor for poor health outcomes. Diabetes care 2014;37:970-978. Diabetes Care, 37(6), e146-147. Pubmed

Ngamini Ngui, A., Apparicio, P., Fleury, M. J., Gregoire, J. P., Moisan, J., Lesage, A., & Vanasse, A. (2014). Disentangling the influence of neighborhood and individual characteristics on early residential mobility among newly diagnosed patients with schizophrenia: a multilevel analysis. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. Epub ahead of print. Pubmed

Miquelon, P., Lesage, A., Boyer, R., Guay, S., Bleau, P., & Seguin, M. (2014). Mental health service utilization among students and staff in 18 months following Dawson College shooting. AIMS Public Health. 2, 84-99. DOI :10.3934/publichealth.2014.2.84

Corbiere, M., Villotti, P., Lecomte, T., Bond, G. R., Lesage, A., & Goldner, E. M. (2014). Work Accommodations and Natural Supports for Maintaining Employment. Psychiatr Rehabil J. Epub ahead of print. Pubmed

Fleury, M. J., Grenier, G., Lesage, A., Ma, N., & Ngui, A. N. (2014). Network collaboration of organisations for homeless individuals in the Montreal region. Int J Integr Care, 14, e003. Pubmed

2013

Seguin, M., Chawky, N., Lesage, A., Boyer, R., Guay, S., Bleau, P., Miquelon, P., Szkrumelak, N., Steiner, W., Roy, D. (2013). Evaluation of the Dawson College Shooting Psychological Intervention: Moving Toward a Multimodal Extensive Plan. Psychol Trauma, 5(3), 268-276. Pubmed

Schmitz, N., Gariepy, G., Smith, K. J., Malla, A., Boyer, R., Strychar, I., Lesage, A., Jianli, W. (2013). Trajectories of self-rated health in people with diabetes: associations with functioning in a prospective community sample. PLoS One, 8(12), e83088. Pubmed 

Schmitz, N., Gariepy, G., Smith, K. J., Malla, A., Boyer, R., Strychar, I., Lesage, A., Jianli, W. (2013). Trajectories of self-rated health in people with diabetes: associations with functioning in a prospective community sample. PLoS One, 8(12), e83088. Pubmed

Ngui, A. N., Apparicio, P., Fleury, M. J., Lesage, A., Gregoire, J. P., Moisan, J., & Vanasse, A. (2013). Spatio-temporal clustering of the incidence of schizophrenia in Quebec, Canada from 2004 to 2007. Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol, 6, 37-47. Pubmed

Schmitz, N., Gariepy, G., Smith, K. J., Malla, A., Boyer, R., Strychar, I., Lesage, A., Wang, J. (2013). Longitudinal Relationships Between Depression and Functioning in People with Type 2 Diabetes. Ann Behav Med. Epub ahead of print. Pubmed

Messier, L., Elisha, B., Schmitz, N., Gariepy, G., Malla, A., Lesage, A., Boyer, R., Wang, J., Strychar, I. (2013). Changes in depressive symptoms and changes in lifestyle-related indicators: a 1-year follow-up study among adults with type 2 diabetes in quebec. Can J Diabetes, 37(4), 243-248. Pubmed

Petersen, K. L., Nicholls, T. L., Groden, D., Schmitz, N., Stip, E., Goldner, E. M., Arnold, L. M., Lesage, A. (2013). Redevelopment of tertiary psychiatric services in British Columbia: A prospective study of clinical, social, and residential outcomes of former long-stay inpatients. Schizophr Res. Epub ahead of print. Pubmed

Brouwers, F. M., Courteau, J., Gregoire, J. P., Moisan, J., Lauzier, S., Lesage, A., Fleury, M. J., Vanasse, A. (2013). The adequacy of pharmaceutical treatment of schizophrenia in quebec varies with age, but is not influenced by sex or neighbourhood deprivation. Can J Psychiatry, 58(8), 456-465. Pubmed

Schmitz, N., Gariepy, G., Smith, K. J., Clyde, M., Malla, A., Boyer, R., Strychar, I., Lesage, A., Wang, J. (2013). Recurrent subthreshold depression in type 2 diabetes: an important risk factor for poor health outcomes. Diabetes Care. Epub ahead of print. Pubmed

De Benedictis, L., Dumais, A., Nicole, L., Grou, C., & Lesage, A. D. (2013). A patient with medication-resistant epilepsy featuring psychosensorial and psychotic symptoms presenting with significant functional improvement on psychotherapeutic treatment: a case report. J Med Case Rep, 7 Pubmed(1), 259.

Petersen, K. L., Nicholls, T. L., Groden, D., Schmitz, N., Stip, E., Goldner, E. M., Arnold, L. M., Lesage, A. (2013). Redevelopment of tertiary psychiatric services in British Columbia: A prospective study of clinical, social, and residential outcomes of former long-stay inpatients. Schizophr Res. Epub ahead of print. Pubmed

Ngui, A. N., Cohen, A. A., Courteau, J., Lesage, A., Fleury, M. J., Gregoire, J. P., Moisan, J., Vanasse, A. (2013). Does elapsed time between first diagnosis of schizophrenia and migration between health territories vary by place of residence? A survival analysis approach. Health & Place, 20, 66-74. Pubmed

Lauzier, S., Gregoire, J. P., Lesage, A., & Moisan, J. (2013). Community pharmacy loyalty among individuals with schizophrenia. Res Social Adm Pharm. Epub ahead of print. Pubmed

Badawi, G., Page, V., Smith, K. J., Gariepy, G., Malla, A., Wange, J., Boyer, R., Strychar, I., Lesage, A., Schmitz, N. (2013). Self-rated health: A predictor for the three year incidence of major depression in individuals with Type II diabetes. Journal of Affective Disorders, 145(1), 100-105. Pubmed

Schmitz, N., Gariepy, G., Smith, K. J., Malla, A., Wang, J., Boyer, R., Strychar, I., Lesage, A. (2013). The pattern of depressive symptoms in people with type 2 diabetes: A prospective community study. J Psychosom Res, 74(2), 128-134. Pubmed

2012

Lesage, A., Moubarac, J. C., Desrochers, L., & Turecki, G. (2012). Dialogue transdisciplinaire sur l'étiologie et la prévention du suicide au Québec. Sante Ment Que, 37(2), 25-30. Pubmed

Lesage, A., St-Laurent, D., Gagne, M., & Legare, G. (2012). Perspectives de la santé publique pour la prévention du suicide. Sante Ment Que, 37(2), 239-255. Pubmed

Routhier, D., Leduc, N., Lesage, A., & Benigeri, M. (2012). Portrait du recours aux services de santé mentale avant et après une tentative de suicide qui requiert une hospitalisation. Sante Ment Que, 37(2), 223-237. Pubmed

Vanasse, A., Courteau, J., Lesage, A., Fleury, M. J., Gregoire, J. P., Moisan, J., Lauzier, S., Bergeron, C. (2012). Inegalités de santé des troubles de l'humeur selon la défavorisation matérielle et sociale du quartier de résidence. Can J Psychiatry, 57(12), 772-781. Pubmed

De Benedictis, L., Dumais, A., Stafford, M. C., Cote, G., Lesage, A. (2012). Factor analysis of the French version of the shorter 12-item Perception of Aggression Scale (POAS) and of a new modified version of the Overt Aggression Scale (MOAS). Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 19(10), 875-880. Résumé / Abstract

Bonin, J. P.,Lavoie-Tremblay, M., Lesage, A., Briand, C., Piat, M. (2012). Situation of Families of Mentally Ill Persons in a Context of Change in Mental Health System: a Time for Stakeholders and Families Collaboration. European Psychiatry 27(suppl 1):P-590.

Dugal, N., Guay, S., Boyer, R., Lesage, A., Seguin, M., Bleau, P. (2012). [La consommation d'alcool et de drogue des étudiants suite à la fusillade de Dawson : une analyse differenciée selon le sexe.]. Can J Psychiatry  57(4): 245-253.  Pubmed

Lavoie-Tremblay, M.,Bonin, J.P., Bonneville-Roussy, A. , Briand, C., Perreault, M., Piat, M., Lesage, A., Racine, H., Laroche, D., Cyr, G. (2012). Families' and decision makers' experiences with mental health care reform: the challenge of collaboration. Arch Psychiatr Nurs 26(4): e41-50.  Pubmed

Routhier, D., Leduc, N., Lesage, A., Benigeri, M. (2012). Service utilization by hospitalized suicide attempters with schizophrenia or depression in Montreal. Psychiatr Serv 63(4): 364-9.  Pubmed

Richard, Y., Swaine, B.,  Feldman, D., Zhang, X., Lesage, A. (2012). Traumatic Brain Injury During Childhood and Subsequent Suicide During A 21-Year Follow-Up Period: Preliminary Results of a Cohort Using the Quebec Health Insurance Board Administrative Database. Brain Injury 26(4-5): 708-709.

Cloutier, R., Lesage, A., Landry, M., Kairouz, S., Menard, J. M. (2012). Clinical measurement of addictions. Drug and Alcohol Review 31(1): 33-39. Pubmed

De Benedictis, L., Dumais, A., Stafford, M. C., Cote, G.,Lesage, A. (2012). Factor analysis of the French version of the shorter 12-item Perception of Aggression Scale (POAS) and of a new modified version of the Overt Aggression Scale (MOAS). J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs. [Epub ahead of print] Pubmed

Fleury, M., J. Bamvita, J., Farand, L., Aube, D., Fournier, L.Lesage, A.(2012). GP group profiles and involvement in mental health care. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 18(2): 396-403.  Pubmed

Moisan, J., Lauzier, S., Vanasse, A., Lesage, A., Courteau, J., Fleury, M. J., Gregoire, J. P. (2012). Deprivation and Use of Atipycal Antipsychotics in Schizophrenia. Value in Health 14(7): A299-A299.

2011

Abdel-Baki, A., Lesage, A., Nicole, L., Cossette, M., Salvat, E., & Lalonde, P. (2011). Schizophrenia, an illness with bad outcome: Myth or reality? Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 56(2), 92-101. Pubmed

Cloutier, R., Lesage, A., Landry, M., Kairouz, S., & Menard, J. M. (2011). Clinical measurement of addictions. Drug and alcohol review. Pubmed

Corbiere, M., Zaniboni, S., Lecomte, T., Bond, G., Gilles, P. Y., Lesage, A., et al. (2011). Job Acquisition for People with Severe Mental Illness Enrolled in Supported Employment Programs: A Theoretically Grounded Empirical Study. Journal of occupational rehabilitation, 21(3), 342-354. Pubmed

De Benedictis, L., Dumais, A., Sieu, N., Mailhot, M. P., Letourneau, G., Tran, M. A., Stikarovska, I., Bilodeau, M., Brunelle, S., Cote, G., Lesage, A. D. (2011). Staff perceptions and organizational factors as predictors of seclusion and restraint on psychiatric wards. Psychiatric services, 62(5), 484-491. Pubmed

Dumais, A., Potvin, S., Joyal, C., Allaire, J. F., Stip, E., Lesage, A., Gobbi, G., Cote, G. (2011). Schizophrenia and serious violence: A clinical-profile analysis incorporating impulsivity and substance-use disorders. Schizophrenia research. 130 (1-3),234-237. Pubmed

Felx, A., Corbiere, M.,  Lesage, A., Rheault, R., Portaria, M. (2011). Key characteristics of residential resources for adults with severe mental illness: The perceptions of stakeholders. Psychiatrische Praxis Conference: 9th International Conference of the European Network for Mental Health Service Evaluation, ENMESH. (var. pagings) 38.

Fleury, M.-J., Bamvita, J.-M., Tremblay, J., & Lesage, A. (2011). Extent and determinants of general practitioner referrals and contacts with mental health care providers. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health Vol, 29(2), 113-129.

Gariepy, G., Malla, A., Wangs, J., Messier, L., Strychar, I., Lesage, A., Schmitz, N. (2011). (Types of smokers in a community sample of individuals with Type 2 diabetes: a latent class analysis). Diabet Med. Pubmed

Gariepy, G., Wang, J., Lesage, A., & Schmitz, N. (2011). Obesity and the risk of disability in a 12-year cohort study: the role of psychological distress. Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, 46(11), 1173-1179. Pubmed  

Lavoie-Tremblay, M., Bonin, J. P., Lesage, A., Farand, L., Lavigne, G. L., & Trudel, J. (2011). Implementation of diagnosis-related mental health programs: impact on health care providers. The health care manager, 30(1), 4-14. Pubmed

Messier, L., Schmitz, N., Elisha, B., Gariepy, G., Malla, A., Lesage, A., Boyer, R. Wang, J. A. L., Strychar, I. (2011). Lifestyle and Care Indicators in Individuals with Major, Minor and No Depression: A Community-Based Diabetes Study in Quebec. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 35(1), 22-30. Article

Pelletier, J.-F., Lesage, A., Delorme, A., Macaulay, A. C., Salsberg, J., Vallee, C., Davidson, L. (2011). User-led research: A global and person-centered initiative. The International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 13(1), 4-12. Résumé / Abstract

Piat, M., Sabetti, J., Fleury, M. J., Boyer, R., & Lesage, A. (2011). "Who believes most in me and in my recovery": the importance of families for persons with serious mental illness living in structured community housing. Journal of social work in disability & rehabilitation, 10(1), 49-65. Pubmed

Schmitz, N., Messier, L., Nitka, D., Ivanova, A., Gariepy, G., Wang, J., Malla, A., Boyer, R., Lesage, A., Strychar, I. (2011). Factors associated with disability and depressive symptoms among individuals with diabetes: a community study in quebec. Psychosomatics, 52(2), 167-177. Pubmed

Seguin, M., Renaud, J., Lesage, A., Robert, M., & Turecki, G. (2011). Youth and young adult suicide: A study of life trajectory. Journal of psychiatric research, 45(7), 863-870. Pubmed

Vanasse, A., Courteau, J., Fleury, M. J., Gregoire, J. P., Lesage, A., & Moisan, J. (2011). Treatment prevalence and incidence of schizophrenia in Quebec using a population health services perspective: different algorithms, different estimates. Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, 47(4): 533-543 Pubmed

Wiktorowicz, M. E., Fleury, M. J., Adair, C. E., Lesage, A., Goldner, E., & Peters, S. (2011). Mental health network governance: comparative analysis across Canadian regions. International journal of integrated care, 10, e60. Pubmed

2010

Briand, C., Reinharz, D., Lesage, A., Nicole, L., Stip, E., Lalonde, P., Villeneuve, K., Planet-Sultan, S. (2010). L’implantation au Québec de l’Integrated Psychological Treatment (IPT) auprès des personnes atteintes de schizophrénie : cinq ans après. Sante mentale au Quebec, 35(2), 145-162. Pubmed

Murphy, J. M., Gilman, S. E., Lesage, A., Horton, N. J., Rasic, D., Trinh, N. H., et al. (2010). Time trends in mortality associated with depression: findings from the stirling county study. Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie, 55(12), 776-783. Pubmed

Lavoie-Tremblay, M., Bonin, J. P., Lesage, A. D., Bonneville-Roussy, A., Lavigne, G. L., & Laroche, D. (2010). Contribution of the psychosocial work environment to psychological distress among health care professionals before and during a major organizational change. The health care manager, 29(4), 293-304. Pubmed

Page, C., Lesage, A., & Ricard, N. (2010). Préciser l'intervention d'une équipe de première ligne en santé mentale: Un exercice plus difficile qu'il n'y parait. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 29(1), 19-33.

Tempier, R., Vasiliadis, H. M., Gilbert, F., Demyttenaere, K., Bruffaerts, R., Bonnewyn, A., Lesage, A., et al. (2010). Comparing mental health of francophone populations in Canada, france, and belgium: 12-month prevalence rates of common mental disorders (part 1). Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie, 55(5), 289-294. Pubmed

Tempier, R., Vasiliadis, H. M., Gilbert, F., Demyttenaere, K., Bruffaerts, R., Lepine, J. P., Lesage, A., et al. (2010). Comparing mental health of francophones in Canada, france, and belgium: 12-month and lifetime rates of mental health service use (part 2). Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie, 55(5), 295-304. Pubmed

Bonin, J. P., Dominique, T., Lesage, A., Fortier, M., Roch, L., Vadeboncoeur, A., et al. [Mental health. Difficulties in evaluation in triage]. Perspective infirmiere : revue officielle de l'Ordre des infirmieres et infirmiers du Quebec, 7(1), 42-48. Pubmed

Lesage, A. D., Gelinas, D., Bisson, J., Dion, E., & Ricard, N. (2010). Development and validation of the RQC: a daily contact log for ACT and ICM teams. Epidemiologia E Psichiatria Sociale-an International Journal for Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 19(1), 44-51.

Villeneuve, K., Potvin, S., Lesage, A., & Nicole, L. (2010). Meta-analysis of rates of drop-out from psychosocial treatment among persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorder. Schizophrenia research. Epub ahead of print. Pubmed

Dumais, A., Cote, G., & Lesage, A. (2010). Clinical and sociodemographic profiles of male inmates with severe mental illness: a comparison with voluntarily and involuntarily hospitalized patients. Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie, 55(3), 172-179. Pubmed

Fleury, M. J., Piat, M., Grenier, G., Bamvita, J. M., Boyer, R., Lesage, A., et al. (2010). Components Associated with Adequacy of Help for Consumers with Severe Mental Disorders. Administration and policy in mental health, 37(6), 497-508.  Pubmed

2009

Gariepy, G., Wang, J., Lesage, A., & Schmitz, N. (2009). The interaction of obesity and psychological distress on disability. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Epub ahead of print(July 9). Pubmed

Gariepy, G., Wang, J., Lesage, A., & Schmitz, N. (2009). The Longitudinal Association From Obesity to Depression: Results From the 12-year National Population Health Survey. Obesity (Sylver Spring), 18(5), 1033-1038. -  Pubmed

Kisely, S., Lin, E., Lesage, A., Gilbert, C., Smith, M., Campbell, L., et al. (2009). Use of administrative data for the surveillance of mental disorders in 5 provinces. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie, 54(8), 571-575.
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Lalonde P, Lesage A, Nicole L, sous la dir de. (2009) La psychiatrie en question : choix de textes en hommage à Frédéric Grunberg. Montréal : Presses de l'Université de Montréal.

Lesage, A. (2009). Re: reducing the burden of depression. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie, 54(6), 425.Pubmed 

Lecardeur, L., Briand, C., Prouteau, A., Lalonde, P., Nicole, L., Lesage, A., et al. (2009). Preserved awareness of their cognitive deficits in patients with schizophrenia: Convergent validity of the SSTICS. Schizophrenia Research, 107(2-3), 303-306.

McGirr, A., M. Alda, Lesage, A., et al. (2009). "Familial Aggregation of Suicide Explained by Cluster B Traits: A Three-Group Family Study of Suicide Controlling for Major Depressive Disorder." American Journal of Psychiatry 166(10): 1124-1134. Pubmed

McGirr, A., Paris, J., Lesage, A., Renaud, J., & Turecki, G. (2009). An Examination of DSM-IV Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms and Risk for Death by Suicide: A Psychological Autopsy Study. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry-Revue Canadienne De Psychiatrie, 54(2), 87-92.

Murphy, J. M., Horton, N. J., Burke, J. D., Jr., Monson, R. R., Laird, N. M., Lesage, A., et al. (2009). Obesity and weight gain in relation to depression: findings from the Stirling County Study. International journal of obesity, 33(3), 335-341. Pubmed

Ouadahi, Y., Lesage, A., Rodrigue, J., & Fleury, M. (2009). Les problèmes de santé mentale sont-ils détectés par les omnipraticiens ? Regard sur la perspective des omnipraticiens selon les banques de données administratives. Santé mentale au Québec, 34(1), 161-172. Pubmed

Schmitz N, Wang J, Malla A, Lesage A. (2009) The impact of psychological distress on functional disability in asthma: results from the Canadian community health survey. Psychosomatics, 50(1):42-49.

Schmitz, N., Lesage, A., & Wang, J. (2009). Should psychological distress screening in the community account for self-perceived health status? Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie, 54(8), 526-533.
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Vasiliadis, H., Tempier, R., Lesage, A., & Kates, N. (2009). General practice and mental health care: determinants of outpatient service use. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie, 54(7), 468-476.Pubmed 

2008

McGirr, A., Renaud, J., Bureau, A., Seguin, M., Lesage, A., & Turecki, G. (2008). Impulsive-aggressive behaviours and completed suicide across the life cycle: a predisposition for younger age of suicide. Psychological Medicine, 38(3), 407-417.

Murphy JM, Burke JD, Monson RR, Horton NJ, Laird NM, Lesage A, Sobol AM, Leighton AH. (2008) "Mortality associated with depression : A forty-year perspective from the Stirling County Study". Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 43(8):594-601. Epub 2008 Mar 7.

Lesage A, Groden D, Goldner EJ, Gélinas D, Arnold LM. (2008) "Regionalised Tertiary Psychiatric Residential Facilities". Epidemiologia e Psichiatria Sociale, 17(1), 38-46.

Fleury MJ, Grenier G, Caron J, Lesage A. (2008) "Patients' Report of Help Provided by Relatives and Services to Meet their Needs." Community Mental Health Journal

Piat, M., Lesage, A., Boyer, R., Dorvil, H., Couture, A., Grenier, G., et al. (2008). Housing for persons with serious mental illness: Consumer and service provider preferences. Psychiatric Services, 59(9), 1011-1017.

Schmitz, N., Wang, J., Lesage, A., Malla, A., & Strychar, I. (2008). Psychological distress and short-term disability in people with diabetes: Results from the Canadian Community Health Survey. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 65(2), 165-172.

Wang JL, Lesage A, Schmitz N, Drapeau A. (2008) "The Relationship between Work Stress and Mental Disorders in Men and Women : Findings from a Population-Based Study." Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 62(1), 42-47, 2008.

2007

Briand, C., Lesage, A., et al. (2007). "Structures et ressources pour soutenir la réadaptation des personnes atteintes de schizophrénie." Annales Médico Psychologiques 165: 67-73.

De Lara, C. L., Brezo, J., Lesage, A., et al. (2007). "Effect of Tryptophan Hydroxylase-2 Gene Variants on Suicide Risk in Major Depression." Biological Psychiatry 62(1): 72-80.

Lesage, A. (2007). "Les programmes de premier épisode de schizophrénie et une médicine fondée sur les données factuelles : un cas de syndrome des habits de l'empereur ?" Santé mentale au Québec XXXII(1): 333-349.

Lesage, A., Kairouz, S., et al. (2007). "Consommation de médicaments et utilisation des services en lien avec un problème émotif ou de santé mentale : Résultats de l’ESCC 1.2 au Québec." Institut de la statistique du Québec: 1-28.

McGirr, A., Paris, J., Lesage, A., et al. (2007). "Risk Factors for Suicide Completion in Borderline Personality Disorder : A Case-Control Study of Cluster B Comorbidity and Impulsive Aggression." Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 68(5): 721-729.

McGirr, A., Renaud, J., Lesage, A., et al. (2007). "Impulsive-Aggressive Behaviours and Completed Suicide Across the Life Cycle : A Predisposition for Younger Age of Suicide." Psychological Medicine Sept 6: 1-11.

McGirr, A., Renaud, J., Lesage, A., et al. (2007). "An Examination of DSM-IV Depressive Symptoms and Risk for Suicide Completion in Major Depressive Disorder: A Psychological Autopsy Study." Journal of Affective Disorders 97(1-3): 203-209.

Nicole , L., Abdel-Baki, A., Lesage, A., et al. (2007). "L'Étude de Suivi des Psychoses Émergentes de l'Université de Montréal (ÉSPÉUM): contexte, buts et méthodologie." Santé Mentale au Québec XXXII(1): 317-331.

Schmitz, N., Wang, J., Lesage, A., et al. (2007). "Joint Effect of Depression and Chronic Conditions on Disability : Results from a Population-Based Study." Psychosomatic Medicine 60(4): 332-338.

Séguin, M., Lesage, A., et al. (2007). "Life Trajectories and Burden of Adversity : Mapping the Developmental Profiles of Suicide Mortality." Psychological Medicine 18: 1-9.

Stip, E., Corbière, M., Lesage, A., et al. (2007). "Intrusion Errors in Explicit Memory: Their Differential Relationship with Clinical and Social Outcome in Chronic Schizophrenia." Cognitive Neuropsychiatry 12(2): 112-177.

Stravynski, A., Gaudette, G., Lesage, A., et al. (2007). "The Treatment of Sexually Dysfunctional Women Without Partners: A Controlled Study of Three Behavioural Group Approaches." Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy 14: 211-220.

Vasiliadis, H. M., Lesage, A., et al. (2007). "Do Canada and the United States Differ in Prevalence of Depression and Utilization of Services ?" Psychiatric Services 58(1): 63-71.

2006

Briand, C., Vasiliadis, H.M., Lesage, A., et al. (2006). "Including Integrated Psychological Treatment as Part of Standard Medical Therapy for Patients with Schizophrenia: Clinical Outcomes." Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 194(7): 463-470.

Corbière M, Lesage A, Villeneuve K, Mercier C.(2006) "Le maintien en emploi de personnes souffant d'une maladie mentale." Santé mentale au Québec, 31(2), 215-235.

Fleury, M. J., Grenier, G., Lesage, A., et al. (2006). "Agreement Between Staff and Service Users Concerning the Clientele's Mental Health Needs : A Quebec Study." Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 51(5): 281-286.

Lopez de Lara, C., Dumais, A., Lesage, A., et al. (2006). "STin2 Variant and Family History of Suicide as Significant Predictors of Suicide Completion in Major Depression." Biological Psychiatry 59(2): 114-120.

Piat, M., Ricard, N., Lesage, A., et al. (2006). "Evaluating Life in Foster Homes for Persons with Serious Mental Illness : Resident and Caregiver Perspectives." Journal of Mental Health 15(2): 227-242.

Séguin, M., Bernard, P., Lesage, A., et al. (2006). "Contextes et conséquences de l’homicide-suicide." In: Chavagnat, J.J. (Éd.), Prévention du suicide. France : Éditions John Libbey Eurotext: 15-24.

Séguin, M., Lesage, A.D., et al. (2006). "Suicide Cases in New Brunswick from April 2002 to May 2003 : The Importance of Better Recognizing Substance and Mood Disorder Comorbidity." The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 51(9): 581-586.

Trudel, J. F., Lesage, A. (2006). "Care of Patients with the Most Severe and Persistent Mental Illness in an Area without a Psychiatric Hospital." Psychiatric Services 57(12): 1765-1770.

Vasiliadis, H. M., Briand, C., Lesage, A., et al. (2006). "Health Care Resource Use Associated with Integrated Psychological Treatment." The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics 9(4): 201-207.

Zouk, H., Tousignant, M., Lesage, A., et al. (2006). "Characterisation of Impulsivity in Suicide Completers : Clinical, Behavioural and Psychosocial Dimensions." Journal of Affective Disorders 92(2-3): 195-204