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It’s all in a good night’s sleep

Study finds link between sleep quality and grades of schoolchildren in math and languages
Thu, 2015-01-08 10:33

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.

Contact Information

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

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514 398 6754
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In the news: Professor Howard Steiger- Eating disorders and the holiday season

Wed, 2014-12-24 09:38

To listen to Professor Howard Steiger speak about reconciling eating disorders and the holiday season, click the following link.

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/le_15_18/2014-2015/chronique.asp?idchronique=358966

 

Source Site: /psychiatry

In the news: Dr. Michael Meaney speaks about the environment and genes predisposed to delinquency

Mon, 2014-12-22 10:24

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.

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/les_annees_lumiere/2014-2015/chronique.asp?idChronique=358663

Source Site: /psychiatry

(MBSR) Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Thu, 2015-02-12 18:00 - 21:00
Hôpital Général Juif : Institut de Psychiatrie Communautaire et Familiale, 4333 chemin de la côte Ste-Catherin, Montreal, QC , H3T 1E4
Price: $ 525.00

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction- For Health Care Professionals and Caregivers

8 week program with one day retreat + one orientation (mandatory) meeting.

Contact Information

Contact: maryse gautier
Email:
Office Phone: 514-783-1173
Source Site: /psychiatry

Screening of psychiatric films

Thu, 2014-11-27 21:00 - 22:00
Cinématèque Québecoise : 335 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Est., Montreal, QC

Screening of psychiatric films
Thursday, November 27th, 9 pm.
Cinémathèque Québécoise (335, boul. De Maisonneuve Est.)

Source Site: /psychiatry

Spring 2015 Promotions - Department of Psychiatry

Fri, 2014-11-21 10:52

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

Important
• Before applying for promotions (in any category), the candidate must first notify the Chair.

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Annoucement from the Program Office

Thu, 2014-10-09 15:35

Annoucement from the Program Office

Dear Residents and Faculty,

Source Site: /psychiatry

Save the Date - Psychiatry Resident Research Day - July 8, 2014

Tue, 2014-07-08 08:30

McGill Department of Psychiatry 

3rd RESIDENT RESEARCH DAY 

Dear colleagues,

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

Contact Information

Contact: Dr. Fabrice Jollant
Organization: McGill University, Department of Psychiatry
Email:
Source Site: /psychiatry

Dr. Gabriella Gobbi's Research applauded by national and international media

Wed, 2014-02-05 11:33

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.

Source Site: /psychiatry