Dr. Siotis is an Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience and undergraduate M.D. Program. She is Unit IV Clinical Skills Coordinator and has been extensively involved in all levels of medical training as well as with the Clinical Behavioural Sciences Program (CBS) and was the recipient of the 1995 Jock Cleghorn Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award, McMaster Psychiatric Residents Association.
- Dozois DJ, Bieling PJ, Patelis-Siotis I, Hoar L, Chudzik S, McCabe K, Westra HA. Changes in self-schema structure in cognitive therapy for major depressive disorder: a randomized clinical trial. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2009 Dec;77(6):1078-88. PubMed PMID: 19968384.
- Busse JW, Montori VM, Krasnik C, Patelis-Siotis I, Guyatt GH. Psychological intervention for premenstrual syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Psychother Psychosom. 2009;78(1):6-15. Epub 2008 Oct 14. PubMed PMID: 18852497.
- Shaw BG, Katz J, Patelis-Siotis I. Cognitive therapy of unipolar depression. In: RA Wells & VJ Giavett (eds), Casebook of the Brief Psychotherapies. Plenum Press, 1993.
- Patelis-Siotis I. Thérapie cognitive et comportementale pour les troubles bipolaires. In: ML Bourgeois (ed), Les Troubles Bipolaires et Maniacodépressifs. Flamarion Sciences, France (in press, 2002).
- Patelis-Siotis I, Young LT, Robb JC, Marriott M, Bieling PJ, Cox LC, Joffe RT. Group cognitive behavioral therapy for bipolar disorder: a feasibility and effectiveness study. J Affect Disord. 2001 Jul;65(2):145-53. PubMed PMID: 11356238.
- Patelis-Siotis I. Cognitive-behavioral therapy: applications for the management of bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disord. 2001 Feb;3(1):1-10. PubMed PMID: 11256458.
- Young LT, Joffe RT, Robb JC, MacQueen GM, Marriott M, Patelis-Siotis I. Double-blind comparison of addition of a second mood stabilizer versus an antidepressant to an initial mood stabilizer for treatment of patients with bipolar depression. Am J Psychiatry. 2000 Jan;157(1):124-6. PubMed PMID: 10618026
Clinical and Research Interests
As a senior staff psychiatrist in the Mood Disorders Program, St. Joseph's Healthcare, Dr. Siotis has developed a Regional Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Program which provides individual and group CBT for both Unipolar and Bipolar Disorder. She has also developed the Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program for patients with treatment resistant mood disorders. Her research activities are closely linked to her clinical work and she is currently the co-investigator on a multi-centre (4 sites) project funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Psychoeducation versus Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Bipolar Disorder.