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Fall 2017/Winter 2018

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​​CAMH Discovers - News from CAMH Research and the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute
Fall 2017/ Winter 2018 ​​​​
CAMH Research Connect homepage

A new way to connect with research


Would you be interested in joining a research study at CAMH?

Now, there's a new way to find out about CAMH studies that are seeking participants, and what's involved in joining a study. It's called CAMH Research Connect.

Find out more.

Tour the new website.


Special Focus: Indigenous Research

The changing landscape of Indigenous research


Across Canada, the way that research is taking place in Indigenous communities is changing significantly.

As partners on a growing number of projects, CAMH researchers and Indigenous communities are building approaches that they hope will spread in conducting research to enhance mental wellness in Indigenous communities.

Read more.


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CAMH’s Dr. Samantha Wells, Krystine Abel and Dr. Renee Linklater outside the nursing station in Sandy Lake Men building the sweat lodge at Kettle & Stony Point Health Services

New projects: Exploring strengths, improving care tools


Indigenous communities and CAMH researchers are collaborating on projects that take a strengths-based approach to promote mental wellness among Indigenous peoples.

Read more.


A model for men's mental health: Action toward healing


A participatory action research project in Kettle & Stony Point First Nation is enhancing Indigenous men’s mental health and services in the community.

Read more.


Research Roundup

New avenue to explore treatments for Alzheimer's disease


In an innovative study, CAMH researchers have discovered brain changes linked to memory loss in people with Alzheimer’s disease.  

Read more.


Don Palmer, a research volunteer, and Apoorva Bhandari, Research Analyst in Geriatric Psychiatry at CAMH, demonstrate the innovative, CAMH-developed approach to study brain plasticity in the frontal lobes

Separation anxiety linked to poorer health


Children who experienced early, severe separation anxiety had worse physical and mental health in their early teen years.

Read more.


Calling for changes to prevent alcohol harms


Our 2017 Campbell Research Symposium highlighted the need for greater awareness and approaches to reduce alcohol-related harms.

Read more.


Brief interventions could save lives


A CAMH-led study finds brief interventions for alcohol use and hypertension could make a substantial impact on improving health.

Read more.


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