McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Fri, 07/12/2024 - 12:16

McGill Alert. The downtown campus will remain partially closed through the evening of Monday, July 15. See the Campus Safety site for details.

Alerte de McGill. Le campus du centre-ville restera partiellement fermé jusqu’au lundi 15 juillet, en soirée. Complément d’information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention

Mark Yaffe

Mark Yaffe
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Email address: 
mark.yaffe [at]

mark.yaffe [at] (Mark J. Yaffe, BSc, MDCM, MClSc, CCFP, FCFP)

Tenured Professor of Family Medicine
Dept. of Family Medicine, St. Mary's Hospital Centre

Research interests:
(1) Family Caregiving: (a) the impact of caregiving on lifespan developmental tasks; (b) aspects of caregiving for those with depression, stroke, and other illnesses; (c) interface between family physicians and family caregivers, and factors that impact on such encounters; (c) methods to teach caregiver issues to families, and to medical trainees;
(2) Elder Abuse: (a) development of tools to detect it; (b) roles of health professionals in identifying mistreatment of seniors; (c) Elder abuse knowledge translation; see the Elder Abuse Suspicion Index
(3) Depression: (a) detection and management of depression in the adult population; (b) collaborative care in depression diagnosis and treatment; (c) defining and measuring the experience of collaborative care in depression management;
(4) Patient Self-care: Depression and / or Chronic Physical Illness.

Keywords: Family Caregiving; Elder Abuse; Depression Management; Patient Self-Care

Projects: Elder Abuse Suspicion Index (EASI)


List of Publications:
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