Khrista Boylan, MD, Ph.D.


Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Mailing Address

Evel Building Room 331
Hamilton Health Sciences
1200 Main St West
Hamilton ON L8N 3Z5

Phone: (905) 521-2100 Ext 77250
Fax: 905-521-7963

Appointments, cross appointments, fellowships

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
  • Associate Member, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Research Interests

  • Relationship between depressed mood and social aggression
  • Social information processing and interpersonal functioning
  • Prevention and treatment of adolescent depression

Selected Publications

Boylan, K., Miller, J., Vaillancourt, T. & Szatmari, P. (in press). Confirmatory factor structure of anxiety and depression: Evidence of item variance across childhood. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research. doi: 10.1002/mpr.349

Vaillancourt, T. & Boylan, K. (2010). Behavioural and emotional disorders of childhood and adolescence. In D. Dozois & P. Firestone (Eds.), Abnormal psychology: Perspectives (4th edition) (pp. 370-390). Toronto: Pearson Education.  

Boylan K, Georgiades, K, & Szatmari, P. (2010). The longitudinal association between oppositional and depressive symptoms across childhood. J. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 49, 152-161.

van Lieshout R & Boylan K. (2010). Increased Depressive Symptoms in Female but not Male Adolescents Born at Low Birth Weight in the Offspring of a National Cohort. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 55, 422-430.

Boylan K, & Eppel A. (2008). The proposed severe mood dysregulation phenotype: Description of clinical presentation and course of treatment in two adolescents. J Can. Acad. Child. Adolesc. Psychiatry, 17, 210-211.

Boylan, K., Vaillancourt, T., Boyle, M., & Szatmari, P. (2007).  Comorbidity of internalizing disorders in children with oppositional defiant disorder.  European Journal Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 16, 484-494. doi: 10.1007/s00787-007-0624-1