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.
Secondary Contact Information
To listen to Professor Howard Steiger speak about reconciling eating disorders and the holiday season, click the following link.
Click to view: Department of Psychiatry Newsletter - Fall 2014
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.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction- For Health Care Professionals and Caregivers
8 week program with one day retreat + one orientation (mandatory) meeting.
Screening of psychiatric films
Thursday, November 27th, 9 pm.
Cinémathèque Québécoise (335, boul. De Maisonneuve Est.)
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.
Annoucement from the Program Office
Dear Residents and Faculty,
McGill Department of Psychiatry
3rd RESIDENT RESEARCH DAY
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
Dr. Gabriella Gobbi’s recent revolutionary research, “Father Absence in the Monogamous California Mouse Impairs Social Behavior and Modifies Dopamine and Glutamate Synapses in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex” (Cerebral CORTEX, Oxford Journals) highlighting the importance of fathers in both neurobiology and behavior of offspring has been featured by numerous media outlets.