Dr. Mark Yaffe is a Tenured Professor of Family Medicine with the Dept. of Family Medicine, St. Mary's Hospital Centre, McGill University. His research interests include: (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.

Website: McGill University


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