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Film Screening: Out of Mind, Out of Sight

Tue, 2015-02-24 19:00 - 21:00
Arts Building : Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
Price: $10.00 (or $5.00 for students & seniors)

For more information, please view the attached flyer.

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Spotlight on Dr. Jaswant Guzder and Dr. Jens Pruessner

Fri, 2015-02-06 09:36

In this edition of Spotlight, we would like to congratulate Dr. Jaswant Guzder and Dr. Jens Pruessner for their promotion to the rank of full professor.

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Good words: Stigma, Mental Illness and Employment- A short film written by Rob Whitley

Mon, 2015-01-12 14:06

Dr. Rob Whitley recently wrote a short and poignant film tracing the story of Elizabeth, a gifted and highly qualified candidate attending a job interview. All appears to be going swimmingly, until the conversation turns towards the subject of mental illness. While this film is a work of fiction, research indicates that it represents a reality played out daily.

The film can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJ5Wx_LhGUc

Source Site: /psychiatry

Grand Rounds: "An update on frontal-executive functions: From cold to hot and bench to bedside" - Dr. Lesley Fellows

Fri, 2015-01-16 11:00 - 12:30
Allan Memorial Inst. Hospital : South Seminar Room P1.082, 1025 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1
Source Site: /psychiatry

10th Annual JGH Department of Psychiatry Research Day- "Using and Abusing the Body: Social Contagion in Youth"

Fri, 2015-03-20 08:30 - 12:30
Jewish General Hospital : ICFP Amphitheatre, 3755 Cote St. Catherine Road Montreal Quebec Canada , H3T 1E2

Please view the attached file for full details.

To register, please visit www.jgh.ca/en/Research_Day_Registration.

For more information, please contact the following:

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Dr. Serge Gauthier appointed to the Order of Canada.

Thu, 2015-01-08 12:16

Dr. Serge Gauthier, M.D., FRCPC, an eminent researcher in Alzheimer’s disease, has been appointed to the Order of Canada by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.  To read more, click here.

You can also watch his interview on Alzheimer's Disease in connection with Alzheimer's Awareness Month on CTV here.

Source Site: /psychiatry

Québec Science 10 best discoveries: Two members from Douglas Hospital

Thu, 2015-01-08 10:56

Dr. Gustavo Turecki along with Dr. Juan Pablo Lopez speak about the identification of a molecule that predicts treatment response for depressed patients.

To watch, please click here.

 

Dr. Judes Poirier speaks about his discovery of the genetic variation that protects 25% of the population from Alzheimer's.

To watch, please click here.

Source Site: /psychiatry

It’s all in a good night’s sleep

Study finds link between sleep quality and grades of schoolchildren in math and languages
Thu, 2015-01-08 10:33

Making sure school-aged kids get to sleep at a regular hour is often a struggle for parents. But a study by researchers at McGill University and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Montreal suggests it’s well worth the effort: the researchers found that a good night’s sleep is linked to better performance in math and languages – subjects that are powerful predictors of later learning and academic success.

Contact Information

Contact: Florence Meney
Organization: Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Email:
Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2769

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514 398 6754
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In the news: Professor Howard Steiger- Eating disorders and the holiday season

Wed, 2014-12-24 09:38

To listen to Professor Howard Steiger speak about reconciling eating disorders and the holiday season, click the following link.

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/le_15_18/2014-2015/chronique.asp?idchronique=358966

 

Source Site: /psychiatry