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Dr. AshokMalla, MBBS,FRCPC,MRCPsych
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
First episode psychosis
Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Clinical Research Division, Frank B. Common Pavilion
6875 Lasalle Blvd
514-761-6131 ext. 3418
Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Wilson Pavilion
6875 LaSalle Blvd
514-761-6131 ext. 3418
Dr. Malla is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, where he holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Early Psychosis, and Director of the Clinical Research Division and the Prevention and Early Intervention Program for Psychoses (PEPP-Montréal) at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute. His clinical and research interests have been primarily related to pursuing the goal of understanding neurobiological and psychosocial aspects of outcome in psychotic disorders. He has published 170 peer-reviewed articles, held many peer-reviewed research grants, and been an advisor on program development and research in early intervention in psychotic disorders in several countries, including Canada.
Pre-medical college: GGM, Science College, Jammu, Kashmir, India
Royal College of Psychiatrists, London, England
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Canadian Psychiatrists Association
Malla A, Cortese L, McLean T, Ginsberg B. Life events and relapse in schizophrenia: A one year prospective study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 1990;25:221-224.
Norman R, Malla A. Stressful life events and schizophrenia I: A review of the research. British Journal of Psychiatry. 1993;162:161-166.
Malla A, Norman RMG. Prodromal symptoms in schizophrenia. British Journal of Psychiatry. 1994;164:487-493.
Malla A, Norman R, Manchanda R, Ahmed R, Scholten D, Harricharan R, Cortese L, Takhar J. One year outcome in first episode psychosis: influence of DUP and other predictors. Schizophrenia Research. 2002;54(3):231-242.
Malla A, Norman R, Scholten D, Manchanda RA, McLean T. Community intervention for early identification of first episode psychosis: Impact on DUP and patient characteristics. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 2005;40(5):337-344.
Malla A, Payne J. First episode psychosis: Psychopathology, functional outcome and quality of life. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2005;31:650-71.
Harvey P-O, Lepage M, Malla A. Benefits of enriched intervention compared with standard care for patients with recent-onset psychosis: a meta-analytic approach. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 2007; 52(7):464-72.
Malla A, Norman R, Schmitz N, Manchanda R, Béchard-Evans L, Cassidy C. Factors influencing relapse during two year follow-up of first episode psychosis in a specialized early intervention service. Psychological Medicine. 2008;21:1-9.
Cassidy CM, Schmitz N, Norman R, Manchanda R, Malla A. Long-term effects of a community intervention for early identification of first episode schizophrenia-spectrum psychosis. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 2008;117:440-448.
Cassidy C, Norman R, Manchanda R, Schmitz N, Malla A. Testing definitions of symptom remission in first episode psychosis for prediction of functional outcome at 2 years. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2009;PMID:19321629.