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Myths and reality about NCRs

New research brings clearer understanding of people found Not Criminally Responsible
Thu, 2015-03-19 15:04

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Is it possible to reset our biological clocks?

Fri, 2015-01-16 15:41

Imagine being able to easily get over all of the discomfort and problems of jet lag or night-shift work. Science is not quite there, but recent work by Marc Cuesta, Nicolas Cermakian and Diane B. Boivin from the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and McGill University has opened new therapeutic avenues for improving the synchronization of the body's different biological clocks.

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Contact: Florence Meney
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Office Phone: 514 761-6131, poste 2769

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill University
Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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Grand Rounds: "The power of human interaction" - Lieutenant-colonel Stéphane Grenier

Thu, 2014-10-30 11:30 - 13:00
Douglas Hospital : Bowerman Room, Dobell Pavilion, 6825, boulevard LaSalle Verdun Quebec Canada , H4H 1R3

Please reserve with Annie Paquette-Quintal (514)761-6131, ext. 2768 or Paquea [at] douglas [dot] mcgill [dot] ca to reserve your place. 

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McGill expert: World suicide prevention day

Fri, 2014-09-05 13:46

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Contact: Raphaël Larocque-Cyr
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Office Phone: 514-398-6693
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A tiny molecule may help battle depression

Researchers find a small molecule that predicts treatment response for depressed patients
Sun, 2014-06-08 15:09

By Cynthia Lee - News - June 8, 2014

Levels of a small molecule found only in humans and in other primates are lower in the brains of depressed individuals, according to researchers at McGill University and the Douglas Institute. This discovery may hold a key to improving treatment options for those who suffer from depression.

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9,8 millions de dollars pour créer un centre spécialisé en recherche sur la dépression et le suicide

Thu, 2014-02-06 09:29

Montréal, 4 février 2014 – Le ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS) Réjean Hébert, M.D., Ph.D., accompagné de la directrice générale de l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale Douglas, madame Lynne McVey et le chef du programme des troubles dépressifs de l’Institut et directeur du Groupe McGill d’études sur le suicide, Gustavo Turecki, M.D., Ph.D., ont annoncé l’octroi de 7,2 M$ pour la création du

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Contact: Emmanuelle Paciullo
Organization: The Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2794
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Two Douglas psychiatrists honoured by the Verdun community

Wed, 2013-11-27 14:02

Mimi Israël, MD, and Serge Beaulieu, MD, PhD received a 2013 “Coup de chapeau verdunois” for their commitment as first-line psychiatrists. The awards were handed out by Roger Cadieux, President of the Forum économique de Verdun, during a recognition ceremony on the evening of November 27.

This award recognizes the involvement of Verdun residents and employees.

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Contact: Marie france Coutu
Organization: The Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2769
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Douglas-Based Research Team Obtains $1.5 Million to Study a New Method of Neuronal Communication

Wed, 2013-11-27 14:02

Salah El Mestikawy, PhD, a researcher at The Douglas Institute, along with his research team, have received $1.5 million to explore the dual signalling capacity of neurons. This research grant is one of five new Multi-Investigator Research Initiative (MIRI) grants awarded by Brain Canada with funds from the Canada Brain Research Fund and Partners.

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Contact: Marie france Coutu
Organization: The Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2769
Source Site: /psychiatry