Kelly Anderson, PhD

Dr.Anderson

Associate Professor and Graduate Chair

P:519.661.2111 ext. 81001
F:519.661.3766
Email: kelly.anderson@schulich.uwo.ca

Appointments

Research Cluster Membership

Research Interests

  • Public Mental Health
  • First-Episode Psychosis
  • Social Determinants
  • Health Services Research
  • Health Administrative Data
  • Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis
  • Mixed Methods Research

Education

  • BHSc-Bachelor of Health Sciences, McMaster University
  • MSc-Health Research Methodology, McMaster University
  • PhD-Epidemiology, McGill University

Recent Research Grants

  • First-Episode Psychosis in Primary Care: Identifying a Risk Profile and Characterizing Patterns of Service Use to Aid Early Detection and Intervention (Principal Investigator, Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation, and Science – Early Researcher Award, 2018 – 2023)
  • Understanding the Role of the Family Physician in Early Psychosis Intervention: A Mixed Methods Study (Principal Investigator, Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Project Grant, 2017 – 2021)

Selected Publications (Previous 3 Years)

*Asterisk denotes student contributions

  • *Ologundudu OM, *Lau T, Palaniyappan L, Ali S, Anderson KK. Interventions for people at ultra-high risk for psychosis: A systematic review of economic evaluations. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, In Press.
  • *Alonzo RT, *Hussain J, Stranges S, Anderson KK. Interplay between social media use, sleep quality, and mental health in youth: A systematic review. Sleep Medicine Reviews, In Press.
  • *Schoer N, Rodrigues R, Reid J, Ryan BJ, Lizotte DJ, Booth R, MacDougall AG, Kurdyak P, Anderson KK. Patterns of primary care visits prior to a first diagnosis of psychotic disorder in Ontario, Canada. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, In Press.
  • Clemens KK, Le B, Anderson KK, Shariff SZ. Childhood food insecurity and incident diabetes: A longitudinal cohort study of 34 042 children in Ontario, Canada. Diabetic Medicine, E-Pub – September 2 2020.
  • *Rodrigues R, Lai MC, *Beswick A, Gorman DA, Anagnostou E, Szatmari P, Anderson KK, Ameis S. Pharmacological treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in children and youth with autism spectrum disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, E-Pub – August 26 2020.
  • MacDougall AG, Kukan S, Price E, Glen S, Bird R, Powe L, Wiener J, Lysaker P, Anderson KK, Norman RMG. Participatory video as a novel recovery-oriented intervention in early psychosis: A pilot study. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, E-Pub – June 23 2020.
  • *Saunders S, Osuch E, Anderson KK, Martin J, Kunnilathu A, John-Baptiste A. Factors associated with initiation of community-based therapy for emerging adults with mood and anxiety disorders. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, E-Pub – December 14 2019.
  • Nicholson K, Rodrigues R, Anderson KK, Wilk P, Guaiana G, Stranges S. (2020) Sleep behaviours and multimorbidity risk in middle-aged and older adults: Findings from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA). Sleep Medicine, 75, 156-162.
  • *Puka K, Ferro MA, Camfield CS, Levin SD, Smith M, Wiebe S, Zou G, Anderson KK, Speechley K. (2020) Trajectories of quality of life 10 years following a diagnosis of epilepsy in childhood. Epilepsia, 61(7), 1453-1463.
  • *Rotenberg M, Anderson KK, McKenzie K. (2020) Social capital and psychosis: A scoping review. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 55(6), 659-671.
  • Kozloff N, Foussias G, Durbin J, Sockalingam, Addington J, Addington D, Ampofo A, Anderson KK, Barwick M, Bromley S, Cunningham J, Dahrouge S, Duda L, Ford C, Gallagher S, Haltigan JD, Henderson J, Jaouich A, Miranda D, Mitchell P, Morin J, de Oliveira C, Primeau V, Serhal E, Soklaridis S, Urajnik D, Whittard K, Zaheer J, Kurdyak P, Voineskos AN. (2020)  Early Psychosis Intervention – Spreading Evidence-based Treatment (EPI-SET): Protocol for an effectiveness-implementation study of a structured model of care for psychosis in youth and emerging adults. BMJ Open, 10(6), e034280.
  • Wilk P, Ali S, Anderson KK, Clark A, Cook M, Frisbee S, Gilliland J, Haan M, Harris S, *Kiarasi S, Maltby A, Norozi K, Petrella R, Sarma S, *Singh S, Stranges S, Thind A. (2020) Geographic variation in preventable hospitalizations across Canada: A spatial analysis. BMJ Open, 10(5), e037195.
  • Anderson KK, *Edwards J. (2020) Age at migration and the risk of psychotic disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 141(5), 410-420.
  • *Hop Wo N, Anderson KK, Wylie L, MacDougall A. (2020) The prevalence of depressive symptoms, anxiety symptoms, and substance use issues among Indigenous post-secondary students in Canada. Transcultural Psychiatry, 57(2), 263-274.
  • *Edwards J, Thind A, Stranges S, Chiu M, Anderson KK. (2020) Concordance between health administrative data and survey structured interview diagnoses for mood and anxiety disorders. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 141(4), 385-395.
  • Lam M, Li L, Anderson KK, Shariff S, Forchuk C. (2020) Evaluation of the transitional discharge model (TDM) on the use of psychiatric health services: An interrupted time series analysis. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 27(2), 172-184.
  • Rodrigues R, *Beswick A, Anderson KK. (2020) Psychiatric hospitalization following psychosis onset: A retrospective cohort study using health administrative data. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 14(2), 235-240.
  • MacDougall AG, Price E, Vandermeer MRJ, Bird R, Carr J, Anderson KK, Norman RMG. (2020) Reactions to mindfulness intervention in an early psychosis program: Qualitative findings from a pilot study. Journal of Recovery in Mental Health, 3(1), 4-22.
  • *Puka K, Goodwin SW, Ferro MA, Smith M, Widjaja E, Anderson KK, Speechley KN. (2020) Validation of the Quality of Life in Childhood Epilepsy Questionnaire (QOLCE-55 and QOLCE-16) for use by parents of young adults with childhood-onset epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behaviour, 104(A), 106904.
  • *Rodrigues R, MacDougall AG, Zou G, Lebenbaum M, Kurdyak P, Anderson KK. (2020) Risk of involuntary admission among first-generation ethnic minority groups with early psychosis: A population-based study using health administrative data. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 29(e59), 1-8.
  • John-Baptiste A, Osuch E, Isaranuwatchai W, Li L, Anderson KK. (2019) Healthcare utilization costs of emerging adults with mood and anxiety disorders in an early intervention treatment program compared to a matched cohort. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 13(6), 1439-1446.
  • *Schoer N, *Huang CW, Anderson KK. (2019) Differences in duration of untreated psychosis for racial and ethnic minority groups with first-episode psychosis: An updated systematic review & meta-analysis. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 54(10), 1295-1298.
  • *Edwards J, *Hu M, Thind A, Stranges S, Chiu M, Anderson KK. (2019) Gaps in understanding of the epidemiology of mood and anxiety disorders among migrant groups in Canada: A systematic review. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 64(9), 595-606.
  • Anderson KK, Norman R, MacDougall AG, *Edwards J, Palaniyappan L, Lau C, Kurdyak P. (2019) Estimating the incidence of first-episode psychosis using population-based health administrative data to inform early psychosis intervention services. Psychological Medicine, 49(12), 2091-2099.
  • Ndetei DM, Mutiso V, Maraj A, Anderson KK, Musyimi C, Musau A, Tele A, Gitonga I, McKenzie K. (2019) Towards understanding the relationship between psychosocial factors and ego resilience among primary school children in a Kenyan setting: A pilot feasibility study. Community Mental Health Journal, 55(6), 1038-1046.
  • MacDougall AG, Price E, Vandermeer MRJ, Lloyd C, Bird R, Sethi R, Shanmugalingam A, Carr J, Anderson KK, Norman RMG. (2019) Youth-focused group mindfulness-based intervention in individuals with early psychosis: A randomized pilot feasibility study. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 13(4), 993-998.
  • Anderson KK, John-Baptiste A, MacDougall AG, Li L, Kurdyak P, Osuch EA. (2019) Access and health system impact of an early intervention treatment program for emerging adults with mood and anxiety disorders. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 64(7), 492-500.
  • *Rodrigues R, MacDougall AG, Zou G, Lebenbaum M, Kurdyak P, Anderson KK. (2019) Involuntary hospitalization among young people with early psychosis: A population-based study using health administrative data. Schizophrenia Research, 208, 276-284.
  • *Edwards J, Norman R, Kurdyak P, MacDougall A, Palaniyappan L, Lau C, Anderson KK. (2019) Unmet need for mental health services among people screened but not admitted to an early psychosis intervention program. Schizophrenia Research, 204, 55-57.
  • *Puka K, Ferro MA, Anderson KK, Speechley K. (2019) Prevalence and trajectories of depressive symptoms among mothers of children with newly diagnosed epilepsy: A longitudinal 10-year study. Epilepsia, 60(2), 358-366.
  • Anderson KK, Archie S, Booth RG, Cheng C, Lizotte D, MacDougall AG, Norman R, Ryan BL, Terry AL, Rodrigues R on behalf of the project co-investigators. (2018) Understanding the role of the family physician in early psychosis intervention: A mixed methods protocol. BJPsych Open, 4(6), 447-453.
  • *MacDonald K, Fainman-Adelman N, Anderson KK, Iyer SN. (2018) Pathways to mental health services for young people: A systematic review. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 53(10), 1005-1038.
  • Norman R, Anderson KK, MacDougall A, Manchanda R, Harricharan R, Subramanian P, Richard J, Northcott S. (2018) Stability of outcomes after five years of treatment in an early intervention program. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 12(4), 720-725.
  • *Salim M, Sharma V, Anderson KK. (2018) Recurrence of bipolar disorder during pregnancy: A systematic review. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 21(4), 475-479.
  • Ferrari M, Flora N, Anderson KK, Haughton A, Tuck A, Archie S, Kidd S, McKenzie K on behalf of the ACE Project Team. (2018) Gender differences in pathways to care for early psychosis. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 12(3), 355-361.
  • Anderson KK, Norman R, MacDougall A, *Edwards J, Palaniyappan L, Lau C. Kurdyak P. (2018) Disparities in access to early psychosis intervention services: Comparison of service users and non-users in population-based health administrative data. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 63(6), 395-403.
  • Anderson KK, Norman R, MacDougall A, *Edwards J, Palaniyappan L, Lau C, Kurdyak P. (2018) Effectiveness of early psychosis intervention services: A comparison of service users and non-users in population-based health administrative data. American Journal of Psychiatry, 175(5), 443-452.
  • *Puka K, Ferro MA, Anderson KK, Speechley K. (2018) Health related quality of life in mothers of children with epilepsy: 10 years after diagnosis. Quality of Life Research, 27(4), 969-977.
  • *Puka K, Tavares TP, Anderson KK, Ferro MA, Speechley KN. (2018) A systematic review of quality of life in parents of children with epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behaviour, 82, 38-45.
  • *Bhullar G, Norman R, Klar N, Anderson KK. (2018) Untreated illness and recovery in clients of an early psychosis intervention program: A 10-year prospective cohort study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 53(2), 171-182.
  • *Shahab S, Stefanik L, Foussias G, Lai MC, Anderson KK, Voineskos A. (2018) Sex and diffusion imaging of white matter microstructure in schizophrenia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 44(1), 203-221.
  • Chen S, Anderson KK, McKenzie K, Kidd S. (2017) Patient characteristics, length of stay, and functional improvement for schizophrenia spectrum disorders: A population study of inpatient care in Ontario 2005-2015. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 62(12), 854-863.
  • Flora N, Anderson KK, Ferrari M, Tuck A, Archie S, Kidd S, McKenzie K on behalf of the ACE Project Team. (2017) Comparative analysis of pathways to early intervention services and duration of untreated psychosis in two Canadian cities. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 11(6), 517-521.
  • *Rodrigues R, Anderson KK. (2017) The traumatic experience of first-episode psychosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Schizophrenia Research, 189, 27-36.
  • Anderson KK, McKenzie KJ, Kurdyak P. (2017) Examining the impact of migrant status on ethnic differences in mental health service use preceding a first diagnosis of schizophrenia. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 52(8), 949-961.
  • *Denckla C, Ndetei DM, Mutiso V, *Musyimi C, Abednego M, Nandoya E, Anderson KK, Milanovic S, Henderson D, McKenzie K. (2017) Psychometric properties of the Ndetei-Othieno-Kathuku (NOK) scale: A mental health assessment tool for an African setting. Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health, 29(1), 39-49.
  • Welk B, McArthur E, Ordon M, Anderson KK, Hayward J, Dixon S. (2017) Association of suicidality and depression with 5α-reductase inhibitors. JAMA Internal Medicine, 177(5), 683-691.
  • Anderson KK, Kurdyak P. (2017) Factors associated with timely physician follow-up after a first diagnosis of psychotic disorder. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 62(4), 268-277.
  • * Maraj A, Anderson KK, Flora N, Ferrari M, Archie S, McKenzie K on behalf of the ACE Project Team. (2017) Symptom profiles and explanatory models of first-episode psychosis in African-, Caribbean-, and European-origin groups in Ontario. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 11(2), 165-170.