Dr Minde is a Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, former Chairman of the Division of Child Psychiatry at McGill University, and Director of the Anxiety Clinic at the Montreal Children's Hospital. He received his training at the University of London, University of Munich, and Columbia University. Dr Minde worked as a WHO consultant in Africa for over two years where he set up a division of Child Psychiatry at Makerere University in Uganda.
Dr Paris is Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, and Research Associate, Department of Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital. He obtained his psychiatric training at McGill. His research interests include:
- developmental factors in personality disorders (especially borderline personality)
- culture and personality