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Are EEG neurofeedback benefits due to placebo effects?

Thu, 2016-06-02 10:11

Neurofeedback using electroencephalograpy boasts thousands of practitioners and appears to both improve normal brain function and alleviate a wide variety of mental disorders – from anxiety to alcoholism. But after examining the scientific literature and consulting experts in Europe and the U.S., McGill University researchers Robert Thibault and Amir Raz conclude that clinical improvements from this increasingly popular alternative therapy are due to placebo effects.

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

Psychiatry for a Small Planet: Ecosocial Approaches to Global Mental Health

Mon, 2016-05-30 (All day) - Wed, 2016-06-01 (All day)
Institute of Community & Family Psychiatry : Auditorium, 4333 Côte Ste-Catherine Rd, Montreal, QC , H3T 1E4
Price: $100.00 General Admission | $25.00 for full-time students

The Conference will also feature the launch of the new McGill Global Mental Health Program at 5:30PM - RSVP for the launch here

Source Site: /globalhealth

Analyzing the psyche of risky drivers

Thu, 2016-04-28 11:48

By Fergus Grieve, McGill Newsroom

Study of repeat drunk drivers, speeding offenders finds distinct behavioural profiles

Road crashes are the world’s leading cause of preventable death and injury in people under 35, accounting for around 5 million casualties every year. Repeat offenders make a disproportionate contribution to these statistics – and are known for their poor response to education and prevention efforts.

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

2016 Department of Psycahitry, Postgraduate Education Graduation Ceremony

Tue, 2016-06-07 17:30 - 18:30
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

RSVP by May 13, 2016: residency [dot] psychiatry [at] mcgill [dot] ca/514-398-2958

Source Site: /psychiatry

Obituary- Dr. Duncan Pedersen (1939-2016)

Fri, 2016-01-29 09:06

We are very saddened to annouce the passing of Dr. Duncan Pedersen, our dear colleague and friend. Dr. Pedersen had a sudden illness while in Chile for work on a project in Global Mental Health and passed away on January 27, 2016 . Our thoughts go out to his family and loved ones at this difficult time. Details for his memorial will be circulated as they are finalized.

Source Site: /psychiatry

Choosing to end it all

Thu, 2015-08-27 07:04

Difficulty making good choices is one of the factors that make certain people vulnerable to suicide

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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
Source Site: /newsroom

Understanding Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa: DNA, TLC or MTV? 4:00

Thu, 2015-08-20 04:00 - 05:00

Série de rencontres avec des professeurs de la Faculté de médecine de l’Université McGill sur les choix de carrières en sciences de la santé.

Source Site: /canal-savoir

Understanding Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa: DNA, TLC or MTV? 5:00

Tue, 2015-08-18 05:00 - 06:00

Série de rencontres avec des professeurs de la Faculté de médecine de l’Université McGill sur les choix de carrières en sciences de la santé.

Source Site: /canal-savoir

Understanding Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa: DNA, TLC or MTV? 3:00

Mon, 2015-08-17 03:00 - 04:00

Série de rencontres avec des professeurs de la Faculté de médecine de l’Université McGill sur les choix de carrières en sciences de la santé.

Source Site: /canal-savoir

World Refugee Day 2015 (June 20)

Fri, 2015-06-12 14:20

Contact Information

Contact: Vincent Allaire
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6693
Mobile Phone: 514-704-6693
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Source Site: /newsroom