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Psychology - Social Sciences - 04.10.2021
Suicide and drug addiction in young people: two interconnected phenomena
A meta-analysis conducted at CHU Sainte-Justine and UdeM reveals that suicidal tendencies can often precede substance-use disorders, not just cause them. The idea that alcohol, cannabis, and other drug abuse and dependence disorders lead to suicidal tendencies in adolescents and young adults is being challenged by the results of a new study in PLOS ONE conducted at Université de Montréal and CHU Sainte-Justine children's hospital.

Health - Psychology - 28.09.2021
At-home exercise reduced depression levels significantly during COVID-19 lockdowns
At-home exercise reduced depression levels significantly during COVID-19 lockdowns
At-home, app-based workouts were very effective at reducing people's depression levels during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, finds a new UBC research trial whose findings were released today in the British Journal of Sports Medicine . "We found that regardless of the type of movement that people did in a week – whether it was high-intensity interval training (HIIT) or yoga – their mental health improved," said Dr. Eli Puterman, an associate professor at UBC's school of kinesiology and the Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity and Health.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 27.09.2021
Play ball! (It’s good for you)
A new study UdeM study suggests that young boys who do sports tend to be have better mental health when they reach middle childhood and be more active in early adolescence. Boys who participate in sports in early childhood are less likely to experience later depressive and anxiety symptoms - known as emotional distress - in middle childhood, a new study led by Université de Montréal psychoeducator Marie-Josée Harbec.

Psychology - Life Sciences - 31.08.2021
Do you hate seeing people fidget? New UBC research says you’re not alone
Do you get anxious, annoyed or frustrated when you see someone fidgeting? If so, you may suffer from misokinesia-or the "hatred of movements." According to new UBC research , approximately one-third of the population suffer from the psychological phenomenon, which is defined by a strong negative emotional response to the sight of someone else's small and repetitive movements.