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Spring 2013

CAMH Discovers - News from CAMH Research and the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute Spring 2013

CAMH mental health innovations showcased at MaRS event


From virtual reality to social enterprise, five innovative approaches to mental health issues were showcased at the MaRS Discovery District at an event in April. Steve Paikin, host of TVO's The Agenda, moderated a lively discussion with the experts and audience.

See videos of each innovation in action online now, or watch the full event on The Agenda on Friday, May 3.



Single gene might explain diverse outcomes of schizophrenia


Some of the dramatic differences seen among patients with schizophrenia may be explained by single gene that regulates other schizophrenia risk genes. Read more.


Sobriety test: CAMH report rates provinces on alcohol policies


CAMH has released a national report scoring each province on their alcohol policies. Ontario, British Columbia and Nova Sociata received the highest scores. Read more.


CAMH-WHO study takes on the world


Dr. Lana Popova is leading a global study on neuro-developmental disorders in children, to improve diagnosis and care. 
Read more.

The promise of highly targeted treatments


Despite a few unexpected career detours, Dr. Fang Liu's research on developing specific and targeted treatments has been on track. Read more.


"Health" online puts health on the line


In BMJ Case Reports, Dr. Andriy V. Samokhvalov draws attention to potentially addictive substances marketed online as health remedies. Read more.


Research Round Up

New review looks at effects of antidepressant use during pregnancy


A new CAMH review challenges common assumptions that expectant mothers could do harm to their unborn children by taking medic

ation to treat depression.

Because of this fear, many women are left to deal with the debilitating effects of the illness, untreated. Read more.


Improving care in early psychosis programs


A CAMH survey of 50 early psychosis intervention programs yields valuable information about their practices. Read more.


A strategy to prevent mental illness


Dr. Albert Wong studies how to keep brain development on course to prevent mental illnesses from developing. Read more.


BLOG: web therapy for perfectionists?


Dr. Stephen Kish blogs on a recent CAMH study: Can web-based therapy help college students who are perfectionists? Read more.


News & Updates

CIHR Café Scientifique talks about teens


With Jarvis Collegiate Institute as the setting, CAMH experts delivered insights on teen mental health. Read more on EENet.


Mental Health Matters to Canadians


CAMH and TVO are collaborating on the second Mental Health Matters series to be broadcast May 6 to 12. Read more.


A CAMH research idea becomes reality


George Brown College students unveil a prototype automated medication dispenser for people with mental illness. Read more.


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