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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
Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2769

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514 398 6754
Source Site: /newsroom

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.



Source Site: /psychiatry

In the news: Dr. Michael Meaney speaks about the environment and genes predisposed to delinquency

Mon, 2014-12-22 10:24

To listen to Dr. Michael Meaney speak about how the environment plays a role in the expression of certain genes predisposed to delinquency, please click the following link.


Source Site: /psychiatry

(MBSR) Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Thu, 2015-02-12 18:00 - 21:00
Hôpital Général Juif : Institut de Psychiatrie Communautaire et Familiale, 4333 chemin de la côte Ste-Catherin, Montreal, QC , H3T 1E4
Price: $ 525.00

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction- For Health Care Professionals and Caregivers

8 week program with one day retreat + one orientation (mandatory) meeting.

Contact Information

Contact: maryse gautier
Office Phone: 514-783-1173
Source Site: /psychiatry

Screening of psychiatric films

Thu, 2014-11-27 21:00 - 22:00
Cinématèque Québecoise : 335 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Est., Montreal, QC

Screening of psychiatric films
Thursday, November 27th, 9 pm.
Cinémathèque Québécoise (335, boul. De Maisonneuve Est.)

Source Site: /psychiatry

Spring 2015 Promotions - Department of Psychiatry

Fri, 2014-11-21 10:52

Spring Promotions 2015

The Department of Psychiatry Promotions Committee will be meeting to review the following recommendations for promotions of Tenured and Contract Academic Staff (CAS) members:

• Faculty Lecturer to Assistant Professor
• Assistant Professor to Associate Professor
• Associate Professor to Full Professor

• Before applying for promotions (in any category), the candidate must first notify the Chair.

Source Site: /psychiatry
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Annoucement from the Program Office

Thu, 2014-10-09 15:35

Annoucement from the Program Office

Dear Residents and Faculty,

Source Site: /psychiatry

Save the Date - Psychiatry Resident Research Day - July 8, 2014

Tue, 2014-07-08 08:30

McGill Department of Psychiatry 


Dear colleagues,

It is our pleasure to announce the 3rd Psychiatry Resident Research Day, which will take place on July 8th, 2014 in the amphitheater of the JGH, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry.

This is a wonderful opportunity to discover the research work of our dynamic residents but also to meet the SEVEN new residents who applied to our Research-Track program this year and are looking for research supervisors in various f

Contact Information

Contact: Dr. Fabrice Jollant
Organization: McGill University, Department of Psychiatry
Source Site: /psychiatry