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Choosing to end it all

Difficulty making good choices is one of the factors that make certain people vulnerable to suicide
Thu, 2015-08-27 07:04

Not even close to every person who faces challenges or lives with severe depression commits suicide. Some people are more vulnerable than others.

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Contact: Dr Fabrice Jollant
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Office Phone: (514) 761-6131 ext 3301

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations
Office Phone: (514) 398-6754
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Study on cerebral astrocytes in depression and suicide

Towards a better understanding of the mechanisms of depression
Tue, 2015-06-02 09:13

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

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill University Media Relations Office
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Towards a better understanding of depression

Douglas study on neurogenesis in the olfactory bulb helps understanding of the mechanisms of depression
Fri, 2015-05-22 09:51

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

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill University
Office Phone: 514-398-6754
Source Site: /newsroom

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.

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

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Source Site: /psychiatry

Depression drugs linked to failure of dental implants

A team from McGill University has discovered that people who take the most common antidepressants (such as Celexa, Paxil, Lexapro, Prozac, and Zoloft, the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors or SSRIs) are twice as likely to have dental implants fail as those who are not taking SSRIs.
Thu, 2014-09-11 14:02

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
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Office Phone: 514 398-2189
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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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Plugged in but powered down

Young men who have suffered from early depression are more vulnerable than women to spending many hours in front of a screen later on
Tue, 2014-04-01 10:49

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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The Douglas Utting Lecture: "Evaluating and Treating Emotional Contributors to Depression using Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy."

Mon, 2013-11-04 19:30
Price: Free Admission - Open to the general public

 

THE INSTITUTE OF COMMUNITY AND FAMILY PSYCHIATRY OF THE JEWISH GENERAL HOSPITAL
PRESENTS

The Douglas Utting Lecture: "Evaluating and Treating Emotional Contributors to Depression using Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy."

Keynote Speaker: Allan Abbass MD, FRCPC
Professor & Director of Psychiatric Education,
Director, Centre for Em

Source Site: /psychiatry

Conference: Adolescent Depression and Suicide -- Assessment and Treatment Strategies

Thu, 2013-04-18 08:15 - 16:00

ADOLESCENT DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE: ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT STRATGIES

Presented in English with Simultaneous Translation in French

 

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Contact: Ms. Rita Riccio
Organization: Psychiatry CME, MUHC
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Office Phone: (514) 412-4400 extension 22470
Source Site: /psychiatry