psychology

Stigma impairs cognition in men living with HIV

Published: 27Nov2018

Reducing stigma may address cognitive impairment in this population...

Youth violence lower in countries with complete ban on corporal punishment

Published: 16Oct2018

A study published today in the BMJ Open shows that in countries where there is a complete ban on all corporal punishment of children there is less fighting among young people. There was 31% less...

Misery does not love company

Published: 31Jan2018

With as many as four in 10 Canadian teachers leaving the field within their first five years, what can be done to keep more of them in the classroom?  

LA PRESSE | Prévention du suicide: Retrouver le goût à la vie

Published: 31Jan2018

Les tentatives de suicide ne sont pas toutes pareilles. Ce n’est pas un phénomène homogène ou unique. "Les gens font des tentatives dans des contextes différents, avec des intentions différentes,"...

Our head movements convey emotions

Published: 27Oct2015

Head movements play an important role in conveying emotions through speech and music. Let your head do the talking.

Different types of child abuse: similar consequences

Published: 14Oct2015

Emotional abuse may be as harmful as physical abuse and neglect. This finding led by a team of researchers at McGill University complements previous imaging research showing that emotional and...

Expectant dads get depressed too

Published: 5Oct2015

Transition to parenthood can be a difficult life event. It can have an impact on both parents and on the long-term development of the child. While mother’s "baby blues" have been widely...

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