stress

Stress heightens fear of threats from the past

Published: 8Aug2017

Recognizing threats is an essential function of the human mind — think “fight or flight” — one that is aided by past negative experiences. But when older memories are coupled with stress,...

Experts: Terrorist Attacks in Brussels (March 22, 2016)

Published: 22Mar2016

"Explosions rocked the main airport and a subway in Brussels on Tuesday, killing at least 26 people." (The New York Times)

Vulnerability to depression linked to noradrenaline

Published: 15Feb2016

By Bruno Geoffroy, Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal First-ever connection between noradrenergic neurons and vulnerability to depression

Overcoming hurdles to Arctic climate change adaptation

Published: 6Jan2016

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom Arctic peoples inherently able to adapt given changes to various non-climatic factors

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...