Overview

My research pertains to the development of clinical tools for clinicians and members of the public to obtain factual information about drug interactions between prescription medications and substances of abuse.

Note: Dr. Elbe only accepts research students from the UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (directed studies).

Publications

Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents
DOI: 10.1027/00550-000
2018

Stimulant ‘rapid metabolizers’: wrong label, real phenomena
ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders
Margaret D. Weiss and Craig B.H. Surman and Dean Elbe
DOI: 10.1007/s12402-017-0242-9
11/2017

Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs
DOI: 10.1027/00496-000
2017

Manic Reaction in a Child Induced by Guanfacine-Extended Release.
Elbe D and Perel-Panar C and Wicholas L
DOI: 10.1089/cap.2016.0050
PubMed: 27228067
08/2016

Update on the Use of SSRIs and SNRIs with Children and Adolescents in Clinical Practice.
Jane Garland E and Kutcher S and Virani A and Elbe D
PubMed: 27047551
2016

Therapeutic drug levels of second generation antipsychotics in youth: a systematic review.
Whitney Z and Boyda HN and Procyshyn RM and Elbe D and Black T and Eslami A and Barr AM
DOI: 10.1089/cap.2014.0044
PubMed: 25803501
04/2015

Do We Know If They Work and If They Are Safe
The Science and Ethics of Antipsychotic Use in Children
Dean Elbe and Edel Mc Glanaghy and Tim F. Oberlander
DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-800016-8.00003-9
2015

Pathways to Overmedication and Polypharmacy
The Science and Ethics of Antipsychotic Use in Children
DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-800016-8.00006-4
2015

Managing ADHD and disruptive behaviour disorders with combination psychostimulant and antipsychotic treatment.
Elbe D and Barr AM and Honer WG and Procyshyn RM
DOI: 10.1503/jpn.130288
PubMed: 24758945
05/2014

Lack of detectable serum levels following topical fluoxetine administration in a child.
Elbe D and Wicholas L
DOI: 10.1089/cap.2013.0078
PubMed: 24679176
03/2014

Focus on Guanfacine Extended-release: A Review of its Use in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Elbe D and Reddy D
PubMed: 24516477
02/2014

Prevalence and patterns of antipsychotic use in youth at the time of admission and discharge from an inpatient psychiatric facility.
Procyshyn RM and Su J and Elbe D and Liu AY and Panenka WJ and Davidson J and Honer WG and Barr AM
DOI: 10.1097/jcp.0b013e3182a607dd
PubMed: 24346744
02/2014

Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents
DOI: 10.1027/00456-000
2014

A retrospective study of antipsychotic drug switching in a pediatric population.
Linton D and Procyshyn RM and Elbe D and Lee LH and Barr AM
DOI: 10.1186/1471-244x-13-248
PubMed: 24103197
2013

Using Technology to Support Clinical Pharmacy Practice
UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Student Journal
2013

Review: evidence on the comparative effectiveness and adverse effects of antipsychotics in young people is limited.
Reebye PN and Elbe D
DOI: 10.1136/ebmental-2012-100713
PubMed: 22730477
08/2012

Drug use evaluation of moxifloxacin (avelox) using a hand-held electronic device at a canadian teaching hospital.
Samilski JA and Lau TT and Elbe DH and Aulakh AK and Lun EM
PubMed: 22876087
05/2012

Review of the pharmacotherapy of irritability of autism.
Elbe D and Lalani Z
PubMed: 22548111
05/2012

A review of escitalopram and citalopram in child and adolescent depression.
Carandang C and Jabbal R and Macbride A and Elbe D
PubMed: 22114615
11/2011

Focus on Lisdexamfetamine: A Review of its use in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Elbe D and Macbride A and Reddy D
PubMed: 21037922
11/2010

Stahl?s Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications, Third Edition.
Elbe D
08/2010

Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications, Third Edition.
08/2010

Do Hospital and Community SSRI Usage Patterns in Children and Adolescents Match the Evidence?
Ronsley R and Elbe D and Smith DH and Garland EJ
PubMed: 20842278
08/2010

First do no harm: promoting an evidence-based approach to atypical antipsychotic use in children and adolescents.
Panagiotopoulos C and Ronsley R and Elbe D and Davidson J and Smith DH
PubMed: 20467549
05/2010

How does this happen? Part I: mechanisms of adverse drug reactions associated with psychotropic medications.
Elbe D and Savage R
PubMed: 20119566
02/2010

Focus on aripiprazole: a review of its use in child and adolescent psychiatry.
Greenaway M and Elbe D
PubMed: 19718428
08/2009

The role of pharmacotherapy in the management of self-regulation difficulties in young children.
Reebye PN and Elbe D
PubMed: 19495438
05/2009

Commentary to QTc prolongation associated with atypical antipsychotic use in the treatment of adolescent-onset anorexia nervosa.
Elbe D
PubMed: 19270853
02/2009

Focus on ziprasidone: a review of its use in child and adolescent psychiatry.
Elbe D and Carandang CG
PubMed: 19018327
11/2008

Moxifloxacin-warfarin interaction: a series of five case reports.
Elbe DH and Chang SW
DOI: 10.1345/aph.1e179
PubMed: 15632222
02/2005

Bupropion-induced serum sickness-like reaction.
McCollom RA and Elbe DH and Ritchie AH
DOI: 10.1345/aph.19297
PubMed: 10772432
04/2000

Bupropion-Induced Serum Sickness–Like Reaction
The Annals of Pharmacotherapy
Robert A McCollom and Dean HT Elbe and Alec H Ritchie
DOI: 10.1345/1542-6270(2000)0342.3.co;2
04/2000