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Fall 2016

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CAMH Discovers - News from CAMH Research and the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute
Fall 2016
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Understanding mental health and addiction from childhood to late life


Mental health or substance use issues can affect any of us, at any age. Our new 2016 CAMH Research report, Across the Lifespan, highlights research investigating the causes, treatments and prevention of mental illness and addiction at every life stage – from childhood and adolescence through to adulthood and late life.

See our report.


2016 Campbell Family Mental Health Research Symposium CAMH Breakthrough Challenge researchers: Dr. Yuliya Knyahnytska, Dr. Claire de Oliveira, Dr. Philip Gerretsen

See our 2016 Campbell Research Symposium live online


On November 10, watch live presentations by Dr. Jill Goldstein, Dr. Dilip Jeste and six CAMH scientists at our 2016 Research Symposium.

Watch live and view the agenda.


Which CAMH researcher will win this year's Breakthrough Challenge?


Three CAMH researchers are competing in the 2016 Breakthrough Challenge. The winner will be chosen on November 9.

Find out more.


Scientists at Work
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Exploring potential new treatment for autism


Dr. Pushpal Desarkar is zeroing in on one of the brain’s most important features – its plasticity.

Read more.


Breaking down employment barriers


Dr. Sergio Rueda is studying the vital connections between work and health to inform policies and programs.

Read more.


Tool for early, effective psychosis treatment


Dr. Ofer Agid has developed an innovative, evidence-based algorithm to treat early-stage psychosis.

Read more.


Research Roundup
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Identifying new clues from how we age


A CAMH discovery of genetic changes during aging may provide a new target to treat mental illnesses.

Read more.


Insights into cannabis use disorder


New CAMH research pinpoints what happens in the brain during early withdrawal from chronic cannabis use.

Read more. 


Calling for national plan to end opioid epidemic


An analysis by CAMH and co-authors outlines crucial steps to reduce risks from these potent drugs.

Read more.


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