Dr. Geoffrey Duckworth M.D., Ph.D. Dip. Psych., FRCP(C).

STAFFORD PSYCHIATRIC CONSULTING
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Director: Dr. G. S. Duckworth M.D., Ph.D., Dip. Psych., FRCP(C).
Specialties:
1. Adult Psychiatry
2. Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
3. Geriatric Psychiatry
4. Administrative Psychiatry
Degrees & Licensure
1965 M.D. University of Toronto
1965 L.M.C.C. License of the Medical Council of Canada.
1966 College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
1972 Dip. Psych. Diploma in Psychiatry. University of Toronto.
1972 C.R.C.P. Certification of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
1973 F.R.C.P. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
1978 Certificate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. No. 18243,
1980 Ph.D. Psychiatric Epidemiology and Geriatric Psychiatry. University of Toronto.
1995 Diploma American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Geriatric Psychiatry.
1996 Medical License. Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure.
2013 Medical License. Board of Medicine of New Brunswick.

Clinical Experience

General Practice:
1966-1967 Albany Clinic, Toronto.
1968-1969 Co-Director of Norway House Provincial Hospital. Norway House Indian Reserve Manitoba.

Internal Medicine:
1967-1968 St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON.

Psychiatry:
Private Practice.
1972-1996 Mississauga, & Toronto, Ontario.
1996-1999 Kentucky, USA.
1999-2012 Toronto, Ontario.

Psychiatric Consulting.
1976-1978 Staff psychiatrist. Queen St. Mental Health Centre, Toronto. (CAMH).
1978-1980 Acting Chief of Psychogeriatric Service. Queen St. Mental Health Centre, Toronto. (CAMH)
1980-1985 Director of the Psychiatric Services. St. Mary’s General Hospital, Timmons, Ontario.
1988-1990 Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist. Peel Regional Hospital, Brampton, Ontario.
1989-1996 Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist. The Mississauga Hospital, Mississauga, Ontario.
1989-1996 Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist. The Mississauga Hospital Geriatric Community Outreach Team, Mississauga, Ontario.
1993-1996 Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist. Runnymede Chronic Care Hospital, Toronto, Ontario.
1999-2012 Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist. Runnymede Chronic Care Hospital, Toronto, Ontario.
1996-2012 Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist. West Park Rehabilitation Hospital, Toronto, Ontario.
1996-1999 Clinical Director and Chief of Staff. Appalachian Regional Psychiatric Hospital. Supervision and training of psychiatric interns, and residents. University of Kentucky Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Lexington, Kentucky.
1996-1999 Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist. Appalachian Regional General Hospital.
2005-2012 Consultant. Albany Clinic, Toronto, Ontario.

University Appointments
1978-80 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry. University of Toronto.
1978-1983 Assistant Professor, University of Western Ontario. 1983-1985 Chairman of Committee for Research in N.E. Ontario.
1996-1999 Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Kentucky Medical School, Lexington, Kentucky.
1998-1999 Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Pikeville Medical School, Pikeville, Kentucky.

Publications & Research Papers

Duckworth, G. S. (1973). “The Chronic Psychiatric Hospital Population over the Past Decade: Trends and Meanings”. Co-author. C.P.A. Meeting.

Duckworth, G.S. (1974). . “Psychogeriatrics in Toronto, New York and London A Tale of Three Cities.” C.P.A. Meeting

Kedward, FIB., Eastwood, MR., Allodi F. & Duckworth, G.S. (1974). The evaluation of chronic psychiatric care. Can. Med. Assoc. J., 110:519.
Duckworth, G.S., and Ross, H. (1975). Diagnostic differences in psychogeriatric patients in Toronto, New York and London, England. Can. Med. Assoc. J., 112:847.

Duckworth , GS., Kedward, H.B., Eastwood, MR., Allodi, F. Woogh, C., Meier, R. (1976). Psychiatric diagnosis in Toronto, New York and London. Can. Psychiatric Assoc. J., Vol. 21, p.533.
Duckworth , GS. (1976). .
“The Importance of Psychiatric Diagnosis for the Treatment of Affective Disorders in the Elderly.” American Psychiatric Association Meeting, Miami

Duckworth, GS. (1976). “The Importance of Diagnosis for the Treatment of the Elderly Psychiatric Patient.” Society for Epidemiologic Research, June 1976.

Duckworth, GS. (1976). “Man or Machine in Psychiatric Diagnosis?” Clarke Institute Research Day

Duckworth, GS. (1976). “Computer and Clinically Derived Diagnosis of the Psychogeriatric Patient.” Ontario Psychogeriatric Association.

Duckworth, GS. (1976). “Psychiatric Diagnosis: By Clinician or Computer?” Canadian Psychiatric Association Meeting, Quebec City.

Duckworth, G.S. (1976). . The Reliability of a Brief Geriatric Mental State Examination. Proc. Ontario Psychogeriatric Association Meeting

Duckworth , G.S., Copeland, J., Kelleher, M., Duckworth, G.S., Smith, A. (1976). Reliability of Psychiatric Assessment in Older Patients. Intl. J. of Aging and Human Development, Vol. 7, No. 4

Duckworth, G.S., Kedward, H. (1977). Illness in the elderly with references to the Geriatric Mental State Examination (G.M.S.) Proc. of Ontario Psychogeriatric Assoc.

Duckworth, GS. (1977). “The Reliability of the G.E.M.S. Interview.” Ontario Psychological Association Meeting.
Kedward, H.B. (1978). Man or Machine in Psychiatric Diagnosis. American J. Psychiatry, 135:1.
Duckworth, GS. (1978). “The Assessment of Dementia.” Symposium, Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto
Duckworth, GS. (1978). “The Prognosis of Mental Illness in Old Age.” Canadian Psychiatric Association Meeting, Halifax, Canada.

Duckworth, G.S.,Kedward, H, & Bailey, W. (1979). “The Prognosis of Mental
IIllness in Old Age – a four-year follow-up study.” Canadian J. of Psychiatry, 24, p. 674
Duckworth, GS. (1980). “The Functional Psychiatric Disorders in Old Age.” Ontario Psychological Association Meeting, Toronto.
Duckworth, GS. (1981). “Epidemiology and Classification in Geriatric Psychiatry.” Symposium on “Neuropsychiatry of Late Life”. McMaster University, Hamilton.

Duckworth, GS. (1982). “Geriatric Psychiatry and its Clinical Applications.” Symposium on Psychiatry. Timmins, Ontario.
Duckworth, G.S. (1983). Review of “Human Functioning in Longitudinal Perspective: Studies of Normal and Psychopathic Populations.” Book Review: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, March 1983, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 152-153.

Duckworth, GS. (1984). “Psychiatric Epidemiology.” Conference of Northeastern Regional Psychiatry, North Bay, Ontario.

Duckworth, G. S. & McBride, H.E.A. (1994) “Depression and Suicide in the Elderly: A Tragedy of Neglect”. Paper presented at the American Psychiatric Association’s Annual Scientific Meeting, in the New Research Section, Philadelphia.

McBride, H.E.A. & Duckworth, G. S. (1994). “Lethal Learning Problems: New Findings in Adolescent Suicide.” Paper presented at the American Psychiatric Association’s Annual Scientific Meeting, in the New Research Section, Philadelphia. Co-author.

Duckworth, G. S., & McBride, H.E.A. (1994). Depression and Suicide in the Elderly: A Tragedy of Neglect. Paper presented at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Scientific Meeting, in the New Research Section, Philadelphia.

McBride, H.E.A. & Duckworth, G. S. (1995). “New Findings in Adolescent Suicide: Differences as a Function of Age and Locale.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy Of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New Research Division, New Orleans.

Duckworth, G. S. & McBride, H. E. A. (1996). Suicide in the Elderly: A Tragedy of Neglect. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 41, PP 217.

Duckworth, G. S., & McBride, H.E.A. (1996). Geriatric Suicide. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry, Tuscon, Arizona.

McBride, H.E.A., Duckworth, G. S., Morales, J. B., & Price, S.R. (1997). Seasonal Variations in Bipolar Disorder in Appalachia. Paper presented at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Scientific Meeting, in the New Research Section, San Diego, CA.

Morales, J. B., McBride, H.E.A., Duckworth, G. S., & Price, S.R. (1997). Predisposition to Suicide Attempts in Appalachia. Paper presented at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Scientific Meeting, in the New Research Section, San Diego, CA.

Duckworth, G. S., McBride, H.E.A., Morales, J. B., & Price, S.R. (1997). The Relationship Between Head Injuries, Depression and Suicidality in Appalachia. Paper presented at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Scientific Meeting, in the New Research Section, San Diego, CA.

McBride, H.E.A., Duckworth, G. S. & Giannotta, L., (2004). Learning Disabilities and Adolescent
Suicide. Grand Rounds, Suicide Studies, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Department of
Psychiatry, St. Michael’s Hospital.

Duckworth, G.S. & McBride, H.E.A. (2006). The Relationship Between Head Injuries, Violence and Homicide. American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference, New Research Division. Toronto.

Duckworth, G.S. & McBride, H.E.A. (2008). Geriatric depression and suicide. Psychiatric CME Symposium, Sydney, Australia.

McBride H.E.A., Duckworth, G.S., & Bell-Angus, B. (2009). Pure Alexithymia: The boy with no stories. Paper presented at the American Neuropsychiatric Association 20th. Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, United States.

Guest Lectures & Workshops.
Duckworth, GS. (1992). “The Treatment of Post-Stroke Depression”. Peel Regional Council for the Elderly.

Duckworth, GS. (1993). “Post-Stroke Depression: It’s Diagnosis and Treatment.” Mount Sanai Hospital, Toronto.

Duckworth, G. S. (1994). “Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression in the Elderly”. Training seminar for family physicians, Mississauga, Ontario.

Duckworth, G. S. (1994). Treatment of Depression with the New Generation Antidepressants. Family Practitioners of Mississauga.

Duckworth, GS. (1994). “Clinical Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment”. Saba Medical School, Netherland Antilles.

Duckworth, GS. (1994). “Suicide: Assessment and Management”. Saba Medical School, Netherland Antilles.

Duckworth, GS. (1994). “Clinical Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment”. Symposium Runnymede Chronic Care Hospital.

Duckworth, G. S. (1994). “Clinical Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment”. Symposium West Park Rehabilitation Hospital.
Duckworth, G. S., (1995).Suicide: Clinical and Epidemiological Factors. Grand Rounds, Runnymede Hospital.

Duckworth, G. S. (1995). The Psychopharmacological Treatment of Depressive Disorders.
Clarkson Family Practitioners.

Duckworth, G. S. (1996-1999). Supervision and training of psychiatric interns, and residents. University of Kentucky Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Lexington, Kentucky.

Duckworth, G. S. (1998). Developed psychiatry curriculum for Pikeville Medical School, Pikeville, Kentucky.

Duckworth, G. S. (1998). Director of Psychiatric Education, Pikeville Medical School, Pikeville, Kentucky.

Duckworth, G. S. (1996-1999). – Training of Family Physicians in the use of a brief psychiatric screening interview (PRIME MD), Grand Rounds and in service training of nursing staff and Family Physicians, Hazard, Kentucky.

Duckworth, G. S. (1996-2012). Lectures on psychiatry and psychopharmacology. Staff of Runnymede Chronic Care Hospital.

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