Lionel Fortin

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Relationships between clinical retardation (measured by the Hamilton Depression Inventory) and selective attention (measured with a computerized version of the Stroop word colour test) were studied in a population of 21 depressed patients. Stroop interference was higher in depressed patients than in normals. Desynchronized presentations of the distractor(More)
In Québec, recent political statements have strengthened the necessity to allocate resources according to regional population needs. A regional-provincial working group was set up to propose needs indicators in 8 different fields-or client-oriented programs-which subdivide the entire spectrum of health and social services in Québec. These programs include(More)
We develop a methodology to compute transport costs accurately. Based on the real transport network, our measure encompasses the characteristics of the infrastructure, vehicle and energy used, as well as labor, insurance, tax and general charges borne by transport carriers. Computed for the 341 French employment areas, road transport shipments and the(More)
  • Lionel Fortin
  • Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne…
  • 1990
Very little has been written about mania in the elderly population. Most authors of the 1960s and 1970s situate the age of onset of affective disorders well before the geriatric period. In the 1980 some authors reached quite different conclusions about the age of onset. One study calculated an increased frequency of manic psychosis with advanced age.(More)
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