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Journal Publications

2018

Balogh, R., Lin, E., Dobranowski, K., Selick, A., Wilton, D., & Lunsky, Y. (2018).  All cause 30-day readmission in persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and mental illness. Psychiatric Services, 69(3), 353-357 doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201600534

Boyd, K., Diepstra, H., Elbard, K., Hamdani, Y., & Lunsky, Y. (2018) Consumer inclusion: Experience of patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities informs primary care. Canadian Family Physician, 64(Suppl 2) S8-S11, http://www.cfp.ca/content/64/Suppl_2/S8

Brown H. K., Kirkham, Y., Lunsky, Y., Cobigo, V., & Vigod, S N. (2018) Contraceptive provision to postpartum women with intellectual and developmental disabilities: A population-based cohort study. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. doi: 10.1363/psrh.12060

Brown, H. K., Potvin, L. A., Lunsky, Y., & Vigod, S. N. (2018). Maternal intellectual or developmental disability and newborn discharge to protective services. Pediatrics, doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-1416

Brown, H. K., Ray, J. G. Ning, L., Lunsky, Y., & Vigod, S. N. (2018). Rapid repeat pregnancy among women with intellectual and developmental disabilities: a population-based cohort study. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 190(3), E949-E956. doi: https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.170932

Casson, I.,  Broda, T., Durbin, J., Gonzales, A., Green, L., Grier, E., Lunsky, Y., Selick, A., & Sue, K. (2018) Health checks for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a family practice. Canadian Family Physician64(Suppl 2), S44-S50, http://www.cfp.ca/content/64/Suppl_2/S44

Durbin, A., Blaogh, R., Lin, E., Wilton, A. S., Lunsky, Y. (2018) Emergency department use: Common presenting issues and continuity of care for individuals with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-9, doi: 10.1007/s10803-018-3615-9

Heifetz, M., & Lunsky, Y. (2018). Implementation and evaluation of health passport communication tools in emergency departments. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 72, 23-32. doi:10.1016/j.ridd.2017.10.010 

Lunsky, Y., Balogh, R., Durbin A., Selick, A., Volpe, T., & Lin, E. (2018) The mental health of adults with developmental disabilities in Ontario: Lessons from administrative health data. Healthcare Quarterly, 21(1), 6-9 doi: 10.12927/hcq.2018.25521

Lunsky, Y., De Oliveira, C., Wilton, A., and Wodchis, W. (2018) High health care costs among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: a population‐based study. Journal of Intellectual Disability Researchhttps://doi.org/10.1111/jir.12554.

Ouellette-Kuntz H, Smith G, Fulford C, Cobigo V. (2018) Are we making a difference in primary care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities? Rev Panam Salud Publica. 42:e154. doi: 10.26633/RPSP.2018.154

Selick, A., Durbin, J., Casson, I., Lee, J., & Lunsky, Y. (2018) Original qualitative research – Barriers and facilitators to improving health care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: what do staff tell us? Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada, 38(10), 349-357. doi: 10.24095/hpcdp.38.10.01.

Smith, G., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., & Green, M. (2018) Comprehensive preventive care assessments for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Part 1: How do we know if it is happening? Canadian Family Physician, 64(Suppl 2), S57-S62.

Weiss, J. A. Isaacs, B., Diepstra, H., Wilton, A. S., Brown, H. K., McGarry, C. & Lunsky, Y. (2018) Health concerns and health service utilizations in a population cohort of young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48(1), 36-44. doi: 10.1007/s10803-017-3292-0

2017

Balogh, R., Wood, J., Dobranowski, K., Lin, E., Wilton, A., Jaglal, S. B., Gemmill, M., & Lunsky, Y. (2017). Low trauma fractures and bone mineral density testing in adults with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities: A population study. Osteoporosis International, 28(2),727-732. doi:10.1007/s00198-016-3740-2 

Brown, H. K., Cobigo, V., Lunsky, Y., & Vigod, S. N. (2017). Maternal and offspring outcomes in women with intellectual and developmental disabilities: A population-based study. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 124(5), 757-765; doi:10.1111/1471-0528.14120

Brown, H.K., Cobigo, V., Lunsky, Y., & Vigod, S. (2017). Postpartum acute care utilization among women with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Women’s Health, 26(4), 329-337. doi:10.1089/jwh.2016.5979

Durbin, A., Brown, H. K., Bansal, S., Antoniou, T., Jung, J. K. H., & Lunsky, Y. (2017) How HIV affects health and service use for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 61(7), 682-696. doi:10.1111/jir.12381

Hamdani, Y., Ary, A., & Lunsky, Y. (2017). Critical analysis of a population mental health strategy: effects on stigma for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 10(2), 144-161. doi:10.1080/19315864.2017.1281362

Jung, J., Durbin, A., Heifetz, M., & Lunsky, Y. (2017) The intersection of intellectual and developmental disabilities and HIV: A scoping review. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 42, 1-11. doi: 10.3109/13668250.2017.1395397

Lin, E., Barbaree, H., Selick, A., Ham, E., Wilton, A., & Lunsky, Y. (2017). Intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and Ontario’s forensic inpatient system: A population-based cohort study. Psych Crime Law, 23(9), 914-926. doi:10.1080/1068316X.2017.1346100

Lunsky, Y., Durbin, A., Brown, H.K., Bansal, S., Heifetz, M., & Antonio, T. (2017). Health profiles and associated service use among adults with HIV and intellectual and developmental disabilities. AIDS, 31(5), 697-705. doi:10.1097/QAD.0000000000001361.

Lunsky, Y., Khuu, W., Tadrous, M., Vigod, S., Cobigo, V., & Gomes, T.  (2017). Antipsychotic use among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Ontario. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. (Early online). doi: 10.1177/0706743717727240

Martin, L., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., & McKenzie, K. (2017). The power of population health data in aging and intellectual and developmental disabilities: reactions of knowledge users. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 14(4), 268-278. doi: 10.1111/jppi.12196

McKenzie, K., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., & Martin, L. (2017). Applying a general measure of frailty to assess the aging-related needs of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 14 (2), 124-128. doi: 10.1111/jppi.12197

Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Martin, L., & McKenzie, K. (2017). Population aging and intellectual and developmental disabilities: Projections for Canada. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 13(4), 254-260. doi: 10.1111/jppi.12172

Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Martin, L., & McKenzie, K. (2017). The risk of reinstitutionalization: examining rates of admission to long-term care among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities over time. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 14(4), 293-297. doi: 10.1111/jppi.12215

Spassiani, N., Abou Chacra, M. & Lunsky, Y. (2017). “Why are you here? Can’t you cope at home?”: The psychiatric crisis of people with intellectual disabilities and the community’s response. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 10(2), 74-92. doi:10.1080/19315864.2016.1278290 

2016

Brown, H. K., Cobigo, V., Lunsky, Y., Dennis, C. L., & Vigod, S. (2016) Perinatal health of women with intellectual and developmental disabilities and comorbid mental illness.Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 61(11), 714-723. doi:10.1177/0706743716649188

Brown, H. K., Lunsky, Y., Cobigo, V., Wilton, D., & Vigod, S. (2016). Pregnancy in women with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 38, 9-16. doi:10.1016/j.jogc.2015.10.004

Durbin, J., Selick, A., Casson, I., Green, L., Spassiani, N., Perry, A., & Lunsky, Y. (2016). Evaluating the implementation of health checks for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in primary care: The importance of organizational context. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 54, 136-150. doi:10.1352/1934-9556-54.2.136

Hamdani, Y., & Lunsky, Y. (2016). Health and Health Service Use of Youth and Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Current Developmental Disorders Reports, 3(2), 97-103. doi:10.1007/s40474-016-0082-x

Lin, E., Balogh, R. McGarry, C., Selick, A., Dobranowski, K., Wilton, A. S., & Lunsky, Y. (2016) Substance-related and addictive disorders among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD): An Ontario population cohort study. BMJ Open, 6 (9), doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011638

McKenzie, K., Ouellette-Kuntz, H. & Martin, L. (2016). Frailty as a predictor of institutionalization among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 54, 123-135. doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-54.2.123

Spassiani, N., Sawyer, A., Abou Chacra, M., Koch, K., Munoz, Y., & Lunsky, Y. (2016). "Teaches people that I'm more than a disability:" Using nominal group technique in patient-oriented research for people with intellectual disabilities. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 54, 112-122. doi:10.1352/1934-9556-54.2.112

Vigod, S., Lunsky, Y., Cobigo, V., Wilton, A., Somerton, S., & Seitz, D. (2016). Morbidity and mortality of women and men with intellectual disabilities newly initiating antipsychotic drugs. British Journal of Psychiatry Open, 2, 188-194. doi:10.1192/bjpo.bp.116.002691

2015

Balogh, R., Lake, J. K., Lin, E., Wilton, A., & Lunsky, Y. (2015). Disparities in diabetes prevalence and preventable hospitalizations in persons with intellectual and developmental disability: A population study. Diabetic Medicine, 32, 235-242. doi:10.1111/dme.12573

Brown, H. K., Kirkham, Y., Cobigo, V., Lunsky, Y., & Vigod, S. (2015). Labour and delivery interventions in women with intellectual and developmental disabilities: A population-based cohort study. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 70(3), 238-44 doi:10.1136/jech-2015-206426

Brown, H. K., Plourde, N., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Vigod, S., & Cobigo, V. (2015). Brief report: Cervical cancer screening in women with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have had a pregnancy. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 60(1), 22-27. doi:10.1111/jir.12225

Hatton, C., Bonardi, A., Emerson, E., Fox, M.H., Glover, G., Krahn, G.L., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., & Turner, S. (2015). Health Surveillance and People with Intellectual Disabilities. International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, 48, 73-114. doi:10.1016/bs.irrdd.2015.04.002

McKenzie, K., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., & Martin, L. (2015). Using an accumulation of deficits approach to measure frailty in a population of home care users with intellectual and developmental disabilities: an analytical descriptive study. BMC Geriatrics, 15, 170doi:10.1186/s12877-015-0170-5

McMorris, C., Lake, J. K., Lunsky, Y., Dobranowski, K., Fehlings, D., Bayley, M., McGarry, C., & Balogh, R. (2015). Adults with Cerebral Palsy: Physical and Mental Health Issues and Health Service Use Patterns. International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, 48, 116-149, doi:10.1016/bs.irrdd.2015.03.003

Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Cobigo, V., Balogh, R., Wilton, A. & Lunsky, Y. (2015). The Uptake of secondary prevention by adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 28, 43–54. doi:10.1111/jar.12133

Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Coo, H., Cobigo, V., & Wilton, A. S. (2015). Uptake of colorectal cancer screening among Ontarians with intellectual and developmental disabilities. PLoS ONE 10: e0118023. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0118023

Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Martin, L., & McKenzie, K. (2015) Health surveillance in older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities - a review of special considerations. International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, 48, 151-194. doi:10.1016/bs.irrdd.2015.03.004

2014

Lin, E., Balogh, R., Isaacs, B., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Selick, A., Wilton, A. S., Cobigo, V. & Lunsky, Y. (2014). Strengths and limitations of health and disability support administrative databases for population-based health research in intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities11, 235–244. doi:10.1111/jppi.12098

Lunsky, Y., Balogh, R., Cobigo, V., Isaacs, B., Lin, E. & Ouellette-Kuntz, H. M. J. (2014). Primary care of adults with developmental disabilities in Ontario. Healthcare Quarterly, 17, 11-13. doi:10.12927/hcq.2014.24026

Lunsky, Y., Balogh, R., Sullivan, W. F., & Jaakkimainen, R. L. (2014). Periodic health examinations for adults with developmental disabilities: Are we doing enough? Canadian Family Physician, 60, 109-110. doi: http://www.cfp.ca/content/60/2/109.full.pdf+html

Lunsky, Y., Lake, J. K., Durbin, J., Perry, A., Bullock, H., Morris, S., & Lee, J. S. (2014). Understanding and improving care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the emergency department. International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, 47, 1-37. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-800278-0.00001-4

Stortz, J. N., Lake, J. K., Cobigo, V., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., & Lunsky, Y. (2014).  Lessons learned from our elders: how to study polypharmacy in populations with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 52, 60-77. doi:10.1352/1934-9556-52.1.60

 

2013

Cobigo, V., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Balogh, R., Leung, F., Lin, E., & Lunsky, Y. (2013). Are cervical and breast cancer screening programs equitable? The case of women with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 57(5), 478-488. doi:10.1111/jir.12035

Lin, E., Balogh, R., Cobigo, V., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Wilton, A., & Lunsky, Y. (2013). Using health administrative data to identify individuals with developmental disabilities: A comparison of algorithms. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 57(5), 462-477. doi:10.1111/jir.12002