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Summer 2016

CAMH Discovers - News from CAMH Research and the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute
Summer 2016

Common brain changes found in children with autism, ADHD and OCD


A team of scientists has found some similarities in brain impairments in children with autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). 

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Driving simulator in CAMH's Institute for Mental Health Policy Research Hands forming idea bubble 2016 Research Symposium - Across the Lifespan: Emerging Mechanisms and Targets to Treat Mental Illness

Introducing our new research institute


CAMH's new Institute for Mental Health Policy Research aims to inform evidence-based policy.

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Tracking an early autism intervention


More than 40 years later, researchers follow a boy with autism who learned sign language to communicate.

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Save the date! 2016 Research Symposium


Join us at our 2016 Research Symposium on November 10, with keynotes by Dr. Jill Goldstein and Dr. Dilip Jeste.

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Scientists at Work

Engaging youth in shaping research


New CAMH initiatives are embedding young people in research as co-creators, led by CAMH’s Margaret and Wallace McCain Centre for Child, Youth & Family Mental Health.

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Dr. Joanna Henderson and Olivia Heffernan
Dr. Marco Battaglia Feather held up against the horizon Cigarette snapped in two in front of package of cigarettes

Genes and environment mix in panic disorder


Dr. Marco Battaglia is investigating how early-life adversity and genes interact in panic disorder.

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Healing through a participatory approach


Dr. Julie George blogs about research addressing men's mental health at Kettle & Stony Point First Nation.

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Uncovering what makes or breaks an addiction


Dr. Rachel Tyndale is tackling addiction from two sides – dependence and treatment – to help people quit smoking.

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Special Focus: Suicide
Magnetic seizure therapy Dr. Juveria Zaheer Boy hiding face

Novel treatment shows promising results


A new CAMH study explored a novel treatment to help people who are seriously ill with depression.

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Voices of Chinese-Canadian women


In a study led by Dr. Juveria Zaheer, Chinese-Canadian women with a past suicide attempt shared their stories.

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Childhood trauma increases suicide risk


New CAMH research showed childhood trauma increases suicide risk in people with schizophrenia.

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