Toby Measham, MD

Dr Measham is lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry. She received her residency training in psychiatry at McGill and completed post-graduate work in cultural psychiatry. She is staff at the Transcultural Psychiatry Clinic of the Montreal Children's Hospital.

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Selected Articles

Rousseau, C., Measham, T., & Moro, M. R. (2011). Working with interpreters in child mental health. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 16(1), 55-59.

Measham, T., & Rousseau, C. (2011). Family disclosure of war trauma to children. Traumatology, 16(4), 85-96. 

Measham, T., Guzder, J., Rousseau, C., & Nadeau, L. (2010). Cultural considerations in child and adolescent psychiatry. Psychiatric Times.

Rousseau, C., Hassan, G., Measham, T., Moreau, N., Lashley, M., Castro, T., Blake, C., & McKenzie, G. (2009). From the family universe to the outside world: Family relations, school attitude and perception of racism in Caribbean and Filipino adolescents. Health and Place, 15(3), 721-730. 

Hassan, G., Rousseau, C., Measham, T., & Lashley, M. (2008). Caribbean and Filipino adolescents’ and parents’ perceptions of parental authority, physical punishment and cultural values and their relation to migratory characteristics. Canadian Ethnic Studies, 40(2), 171-186.

Rousseau, C., Hassan, G., Measham, T., & Lashley, M. (2008). Prevalence and correlates of conduct disorder and problem behavior in West Indian and Filipino immigrant adolescents. Journal of European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 17(5), 264-273.

Rousseau, C., Measham, T. & Bathiche-Suidan, M. (2008). DSM-IV, culture and child psychiatry. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 17(2), 69-75.

Rousseau, C., Nadeau, L., & Measham, T. (2008). Les mains sales: racisme et responsabilité morale en clinique. L’ Autre, cliniques, cultures et société, 9(3), 349-359.

Nadeau, L. & Measham, T. (2006). Caring for Migrant and Refugee Children: Challenges Associated with Mental Health Care in Pediatrics. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 27(2), 145-154.

Measham, T., Rousseau, C. & Nadeau, L. (2005). The Development and Therapeutic Modalities of a Transcultural Child Psychiatry Service. Canadian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Review, 14(3), 68-72.

Nadeau, L. & Measham, T. (2005). Immigrants and Mental Health Services: Increasing Collaboration with Other Service Providers. Canadian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Review, 14(3), 73-76.

Rousseau, C., Key, F. & Measham, T. (2005). The Work of Culture in the Treatment of Psychosis in Migrant Adolescents. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 10(3), 305-317.

Rousseau, C., & Measham, T. (2004). Childhood reactions to terrorism, addressing the mental health consequences of intercommunity tensions. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 43(11), 1320-1321.

Rousseau, C., Rufagari, M. C., Bagilishya, D., & Measham, T. (2004). Remaking family life: strategies for re-establishing continuity among Congolese refugees during the family reunification process. Social Science & Medicine, 59(5), 1095-1108.

Rousseau, C., Singh, A., Lacroix, L., Bagilishya, D., & Measham, T. (2004). Creative expression workshops for immigrant and refugee children. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 43(2), 235-238.

Measham, T. & McDonough, R. (2003). Clinical Evaluations of School-aged Children: A Structured Approach to the Diagnosis of Child and Adolescent Mental Disorders (2nd ed.) [Book review]. Transcultural Psychiatry, 40(4), 605.

Blier, P., Slater, S., Measham, T., Koch, M., & Wiviott, G. (1998). Lithium and Clozapine-Induced Neutropenia/Agranulocytosis, International Clinical Psychopharmacology, 13(3), 137-140.

Measham, T. (1995). The acute management of aggressive behaviour in hospitalized children and adolescents. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 40, 330-336.

Selected Book Chapters

Kirmayer, L. J., Rousseau, C. Measham, T., Khan, Y. (2011). Sociocultural considerations in trauma and PTSD. In D. M. Benedek, & G. H. Wynn (Eds.), Clinical manual for the management of PTSD (pp.415-438). Washington: Walter Reed Army Center.

Rousseau, C., & Measham, T. (2007). Posttraumatic suffering as a source of transformation: A clinical perspective. In L. J. Kirmayer, R. Lemelson, & M. Barad (Eds.), Understanding trauma: Integrating biological, clinical and cultural perspectives (pp. 275-293). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Measham, T., Rousseau, C., & Alain, N. (2003). La médiation: articulation des espaces thérapeutiques et politiques. Dans T. Baubet, & M. R. Moro (Eds.), Migrations & psychiatrie (pp. 195-202). France : Masson. 

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