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).


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pathways to Overmedication and Polypharmacy
The Science and Ethics of Antipsychotic Use in Children
Osman Ipsiroglu and Mai Berger and Tami Lin and Dean Elbe and Sylvia Stockler and Bruce Carleton
DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-800016-8.00006-4

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Review of the pharmacotherapy of irritability of autism.
Elbe D, Lalani Z
PubMed: 22548111

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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