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Report 1

Suicide among Canadian Aboriginal Peoples: Emerging Trends in Research and Intervention [.pdf] Kirmayer, L.J., Hayton, B.C., Malus, M., DuFour, R., Jimenez, V., Ternar, Y., Quesney, C., Ferrara, N., Yu, T. Culture and Mental Health Research Unit Report No. 1., prepared for the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, Montreal, 1993.
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Report 2

Emerging Trends in Mental Health Research among Canadian Aboriginal Peoples [.pdf] Kirmayer, L.J., Gill, K. Fletcher, C., Ternar, Y., Quesney, C., Ferrara, N., Smith, A. Culture and Mental Health Research Unit Report No. 2, prepared for the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, Montreal, 1993.
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Report 3

Risk Factors for Suicidal Ideation and Attempts Among Inuit Youth: A Community Survey [.pdf] Malus, M., Kirmayer, L.J. and Boothroyd, L. Culture and Mental Health Research Unit Report No. 3, Montreal, 1994.
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Report 4

Inuit Concepts of Mental Health and Illness [.pdf] Kirmayer, L.J., Fletcher, C., Corin, E. and Boothroyd, L. Culture and Mental Health Research Unit Report No. 4, Montreal, 1994.
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Report 5

Development and Validation of a Structured Diagnostic Interview for Functional Somatic Syndromes [.pdf] Kirmayer, L.J., Robins, J.M., Taillefer, S., and Helzer, J.E. Culture and Mental Health Research Unit Report No. 5, Montreal, 1995.
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Report 6

Pathways and Barriers to Mental Health Care in an Urban Multicultural Milieu: An Epidemiological and Ethnographic Study [.pdf] Kirmayer, L.J., Galbaud du Fort, G., Young, A., Weinfeld, M., and Lasry, J.C. Culture and Mental Health Research Unit Report No. 6, Montreal, 1996.
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Report 7

Health Care Utilization and Child Care Practices among Chinese-Canadian Women in a Pediatric Practice [.pdf] Chan-Yip, A., Kirmayer, L.J. Culture and Mental Health Research Unit Report No. 7, Montreal, 1998.
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Report 8

Widening the Circle: Collaborative Research for Mental Health Promotion in Native Communities [.pdf] Oblin, C. and Kirmayer, L.J., Gill, K. and Robinson, E. Culture and Mental Health Research Unit Report No.8, Montreal, 1998.
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Report 9

French Version: Working Papers of the Culture & Mental Health Research Unit [.pdf] Kirmayer, L.J., Boothroyd, L.J., Lalibert, A. and Laronde Simpson, B. Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Promotion in Native Communities. [.pdf] Culture and Mental Health Research Unit Report No.9, Montreal, 1999.

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Report 10

The Mental Health of Indigenous Peoples: Proceedings of the Advanced Study Institute [.pdf] Laurence J. Kirmayer, Mary Ellen Macdonald, Gregory M. Brass, Culture and Mental Health Research Unit Report No.10, Montreal, 2000.
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Report 11

Development and Evaluation of a Cultural Consultation Service [.pdf] Laurence J. Kirmayer, CĂ©cile Rousseau, Ellen Rosenberg, Heather Clarke, Jean-Franois Saucier, Carlo Sterlin, Vania Jimenez, Eric Latimer, Culture and Mental Health Research Unit Report No.11, Montreal, 2001.


Report 14

Current Approaches to Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention [.pdf] Laurence J. Kirmayer, Sarah Louise Fraser, Virginia Fauras, Rob Whitley, Culture and Mental Health Research Unit Report No.14, Montreal, 2009.


Report 15

Community Team Approaches to Mental Health Services and Wellness Promotion [.pdf] Laurence J. Kirmayer, Rob Whitley, Virginia Fauras, Culture and Mental Health Research Unit Report No.15, Montreal, 2009.


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