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angle-left Brian Greenfield, MD, FRCPC, ABPN


BPD • externalizing disorders • genetics of suicide • mental health

Research Focus

My research focuses on childhood suicide: genetic predisposition, disease pathways, treatments and predictive testing.

Selected Publications

  • Greenfield, B., Henry, M., De Castro, F., Lis, E., Slatkoff, J., Guilé, J.M., Harnden, B., Dougherty, G., Zhang, Z., Raz, A., Arnois, L.E., Daniel, L. & Michara, B.L., : Correlates, stability and predictors of borderline personality disorder among previously suicidal youth: 2014 European Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry PMID: 25084977.

  • Greenfield B, Larson C, Hechtman L, Rousseau C and Platt R. A Rapid-Response Outpatient Model for Reducing Hospitalization Rates Among Suicidal Adolescents. Psychiatric Services, December 2002, Vol. 53 (12), pp. 1574-79. (reviewed in the Psychiatric News, a publication of the American Psychiatric Association, Vol. 38 (2), January 17, 2003, p. 14.) PMID: 12461218.

  • Cost of a Rapid Response System in the Treatment of suicidal adolescents, E Latimer, B Greenfield, Can Jl Psychiatry 2014 PMCID: PMC4079151.

  • Guilé JM, Greenfield B, Berthiaume C, Chapdelaine C, Bergeron L. Reliability and diagnostic efficiency of the abbreviated-diagnostic interview for borderlines in an adolescent clinical population. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2009 Sep;18(9):575-81. Epub 2009 Apr 24. PMID: 19390770.

  • Beland, S. G., B. Greenfield, et al. (2012). "Development and Validation of an Algorithm Based on Administrative Claims Data for the Surveillance of Suicide Attempts in Youth."Drug Safety 35(10): 896-896.