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Health - Psychology - 06.06.2024
Health sciences prof Roula Hawa runs mindfulness study to reduce HIV risks
Health sciences prof Roula Hawa runs mindfulness study to reduce HIV risks
A Western professor is launching a new mindfulness study as a tool to create connection, heighten resilience and lower high-risk activity within a population facing many new cases of HIV.

Health - Psychology - 23.05.2024
One year in, The Summit transforms mental health care for youth in Calgary
One year in, The Summit transforms mental health care for youth in Calgary
Every patient has an opportunity to improve the outcome for the next young person to walk in the front door There's an audible series of clicks, and once the electromagnetic coil is dialed in to deliver the perfect amount of stimulation to the brain, an involuntary twitch of the finger.

Psychology - Computer Science - 10.05.2024
Virtual reality to help teen mental health
Virtual reality to help teen mental health
A Simon Fraser University (SFU) researcher is using virtual reality (VR) to help teens regulate their emotions and is using their feedback to help design and develop better technologies for psychologists.

Psychology - Music - 09.05.2024
Taylor Swift and the heartbreak ballads we know all too well
Do you really want to know what we were doing on April 19' Listening to Taylor Swift's double-album release, The Tortured Poets Department: The Anthology , of course.

Psychology - Pharmacology - 09.05.2024
Can virtual reality help ease the end of life?
Can virtual reality help ease the end of life?
A UdeM researcher is launching a study to test whether virtual reality can relieve anxiety and pain in palliative care.

Pedagogy - Psychology - 09.05.2024
Partnership strengthens mental health supports in Alberta schools

Health - Psychology - 06.05.2024
UCalgary researcher seeks to improve mental health and well-being of neurodiverse kids††
In the early years of Dr. Carly McMorris's career, when she was completing her graduate degree to become a practising clinical psychologist, she worked with neurodivergent youth and their families and saw, first-hand, how the system fails them.

Psychology - 26.04.2024
The science of happiness
The science of happiness
What is happiness, and why do we strive for it? Can we become happier? Should we? Is happiness a good thing?† These are the questions Dr. Megan McCarthy (PhD '16) asks her first-year students as they explore the meaning and concept of happiness.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 26.04.2024
Researcher learns how our brains use art to Float into Flow
Researcher learns how our brains use art to Float into Flow
In attempting to capture the brain imagery of art-making, Brittany Harker Martin aims to spotlight a powerful tool for building mental health capacity in schools "Art smashes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Health - Psychology - 25.04.2024
Positive childhood experiences can boost mental health and reduce depression and anxiety in teens
Positive childhood experiences can boost mental health and reduce depression and anxiety in teens
There is an urgent need to "bring back the village" post-pandemic to support teens and foster a sense of community belonging for young people, says a Simon Fraser University researcher.

Psychology - Health - 11.04.2024
Expert insight: Weight stigma is more than just being mean to fat people
Expert insight: Weight stigma is more than just being mean to fat people
Do not tell fat people they need fixing; these microaggressions make people's health worse, not better People may think weight stigma only manifests as rude comments, is harmless or can even do some good.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 08.04.2024
Making mural art helps teens cope
Making mural art helps teens cope
School of Psychoeducation doctoral candidate Rocio Macabena Perez finds that UdeM's extracurricular Art en tÍte program reduces depressive symptoms in Quebec high-school students.

Health - Psychology - 04.04.2024
More awareness and investment needed to support people with long COVID: SFU report
More awareness and investment needed to support people with long COVID: SFU report
More long COVID awareness and education is needed among doctors, nurses, care providers and the public in Canada to reduce stigma around the condition and legitimize the disability, according to a new report from Simon Fraser University.

Health - Psychology - 13.03.2024
Mental health: Taming the beast

Health - Psychology - 13.03.2024
Results for: What's a radical mental health doula? Glad you asked
Results for: What’s a radical mental health doula? Glad you asked
Michelle Martel†uses her own life experience to inform how she supports people as a radical mental health doula, along with a belief that everyone should be able to thrive in a community where they feel accepted.

Health - Psychology - 11.03.2024
Addictions research receives $4 million from CIHR
Addictions research receives $4 million from CIHR

Psychology - 22.02.2024
Is it possible to predict when prejudice will occur?

Psychology - 13.02.2024
Q and A with the experts: How does self-esteem affect relationships?
Someone with low self-esteem might assume rejection or neglect, leading to conflict in the relationship In February, as some people's thoughts turn towards romance, what does it take to keep a relationship strong?

Psychology - 08.02.2024
Video game trauma can last for years
Some horror video games leave players with wounds that take a long time to heal, an UdeM researchers finds.

Health - Psychology - 15.01.2024
British Columbians with severe depression pay $700 per week in out-of-pocket costs
British Columbians with severe depression pay $700 per week in out-of-pocket costs
Major depression costs B.C.'s health system more than $1.5 billion over two years, and people diagnosed with the illness are spending even more out of pocket to get treatment.

Health - Psychology - 08.01.2024
Mental health walk-in clinics make a major difference for youths: Western study
Mental health walk-in clinics make a major difference for youths: Western study
A study of mental health walk-in clinics (MHWCs) in Ontario, by Western researchers, has shown this model can save families time, and agencies both time and money by eliminating the need to complete a

Economics - Psychology - 06.12.2023
Do terrorist attacks and mass shootings make big companies more ’honest’
A new study about the effect of terror incidents on financial reporting says they might Terrorist attacks and mass shootings are devastating for the people and communities they affect.

Health - Psychology - 06.12.2023
Decoding aggressive behaviour in autistic children
Two UdeM experts shed light on what triggers some kids with autism or other neurodevelopmental disorders to lash out - and offer ways to cope.

Psychology - Innovation - 05.12.2023
Western prof collaborates with industry for hearing care innovation†
Western prof collaborates with industry for hearing care innovation†
Most have experienced it - struggling to hear a conversation in a noisy restaurant or deciphering a TV dialogue while the dishwasher roars in the background.

Psychology - 24.11.2023
UdeM, McGill to co-host interdisciplinary conference next May
UdeM, McGill to co-host interdisciplinary conference next May

Psychology - Health - 22.11.2023
Feeling stressed? Take a digital mental health vitamin
Research shows the power of AI to develop resilience to day-to-day stressors† A new AI powered app called Joyi can improve users' mood by increasing positive emotions and decreasing negative ones.

Health - Psychology - 03.11.2023
Mental health in the workplace: an ongoing challenge
The latest data from UdeM's Observatory on Health and Well-Being at Work shows that workplaces are still grappling with mental health. In Quebec workplaces, psychological distress and psychotropic drug use have fallen back to prepandemic levels, but symptoms of depression, anxiety and burnout have become more widespread.

Psychology - Health - 11.10.2023
Working with adults with substance-use disorders
Working with adults with substance-use disorders

Health - Psychology - 04.10.2023
Researchers earn Canadian Academy of Health Sciences honours
Researchers earn Canadian Academy of Health Sciences honours

Health - Psychology - 15.09.2023
The anatomy of obsession
A new study sheds light on the specific characteristics of people with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Psychology - 07.09.2023
BeŠta Bőthe focuses on porn
BeŠta Bőthe focuses on porn

Psychology - Pedagogy - 30.08.2023
Expert explainer: Back-to-school worries for kids
The back-to-school countdown is on, and parents may be looking for ways to support their children through the anxiety and worry September can bring.

Psychology - 29.08.2023
Study debunks stereotypes about homeless people's spending habits
Study debunks stereotypes about homeless people’s spending habits
Business, Law & Society Dr. Jiaying Zhao The public has the wrong idea about what homeless people would do after coming into a large amount of money.

Health - Psychology - 10.08.2023
Western researchers among 2023 Ontario Women's Health Scholars Award winners
Western researchers among 2023 Ontario Women’s Health Scholars Award winners

Psychology - 27.07.2023
Why do people gaslight their romantic partners?

Campus - Psychology - 20.07.2023
Benoit-Antoine Bacon named UBC president
Benoit-Antoine Bacon named UBC president

Health - Psychology - 26.06.2023
Adjusting to life in Canada
Lena Kozyr leaves Ukraine, and begins research at UWaterloo through Scholars at Risk program By Jenna Braun For the Faculty of Health At the beginning of last summer, master's student Lena Kozyr fled

Psychology - 11.05.2023
Why humans respect hard work regardless of results
Why humans respect hard work regardless of results
Have you ever had a co-worker make a big show of how hard they work-even though they don't get great results? They do this because people attach moral value to hard work, something Dr. Azim Shariff calls "effort moralization.

Campus - Psychology - 27.04.2023
Penny Pexman named vice-president (research)
Penny Pexman named vice-president (research)

Health - Psychology - 26.04.2023
Mindfest 2023: Psychiatrist Saadia Sediqzadah offers tips on how to find the right psychotherapist
Mindfest 2023: Psychiatrist Saadia Sediqzadah offers tips on how to find the right psychotherapist

Computer Science - Psychology - 26.04.2023
How do you feel about workplace algorithms that recognize your feelings?

Psychology - 05.04.2023
Cutting down on social media to improve teens and young adults’ body image††

Health - Psychology - 03.04.2023
University of Toronto students lead research to support student mental health
University of Toronto students lead research to support student mental health
Two research teams at the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health are studying student mental health in close partnership with the best experts on the subject - students themselves.

Psychology - Health - 13.03.2023
Opening the door to mental health talks with your kids? Western expert recommends this rabbit
Opening the door to mental health talks with your kids? Western expert recommends this rabbit
Poppy the Puppet offers early intervention option for families dealing with children's mental health challenges By Megan Stacey , March 13, 2023 By Megan Stacey , March 13, 2023 Mental health help and a rabbit puppet may seem an unlikely pair.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 13.03.2023
Q&A with Jillian Roberts, 2022 Arts Alumni Achievement Award

Psychology - Innovation - 08.03.2023
Is AI coming for white-collar jobs? A psychology professor finds out the hard way

Art and Design - Psychology - 21.02.2023
Cinema at the service of science
Cinema at the service of science

Psychology - Architecture - 17.02.2023
Condos: status symbol or worrying sign of gentrification?
Condos: status symbol or worrying sign of gentrification?
Some people have a negative emotional response to the proliferation of condos in the Montreal region - and an UdeM doctoral candidate says we should listen to them.

Psychology - 15.02.2023
UBC student spreading cheer with hidden coffee gift cards
UBC student spreading cheer with hidden coffee gift cards

Sport - Psychology - 26.01.2023
Positive impact of CMHA Ontario's Talk Today program in Canadian Junior Hockey League
Positive impact of CMHA Ontario’s Talk Today program in Canadian Junior Hockey League
A new report by McGill University Faculty of Education researchers shows Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario's Talk Today program is making a positive impact on athletes in the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL).