Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry and the Culture and Clinic Speaker Series

Thursday, November 24, 2022 15:00to16:30

Push and pull: Instrumentalising identity in the battle for individuation

By Dr. Christian DesmaraisPsychiatrist, first-episode psychosis program & polarisation team
Department of Psychiatry, McGill University

Dr. Sarah Hanafi, 5th year Psychiatry Resident
Department of Psychiatry, McGill University

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Christian Desmarais is a psychiatrist working with the first-episode psychosis program and the Polarisation team. His research activities aim at elaborating the representations of polarized political ideas at the collective and individual levels.

Sarah Hanafi is a fifth-year psychiatry resident at McGill University. She is interested in understanding the role of culture and identity in fostering resilience.

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