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Fall 2015

CAMH Discovers - News from CAMH Research and the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute
Fall 2015


 

Brain imaging scans

Brain imaging: In close focus

 

Our 2015 Campbell Family Mental Health Research Symposium, held on November 9, highlighted how breakthroughs in brain imaging are advancing treatment.

View the webcasts.

 

Q&A with CAMH's Dr. Isabelle Boileau: How brain imaging is making a revolutionary impact in understanding mental illnesses and addictions

Read the article.

Dr. Jürgen Rehm and Dr. David Nutt Virtual reality environment Dr. Joanne Knight, Dr. Fang Liu and Dr. Aristotle Voineskos

Watch Cannabis Without the Hot Air

 

UK expert Dr. David Nutt and CAMH's Dr. Jürgen Rehm discussed cannabis research and policy at this event, led by the CBC's Paul Kennedy.

View the webcast.

New! Research report: Images of discovery

 

CAMH Research Snapshots 2015 showcases the questions that drive our research – and the images that reveal the answers.

See our report.

A paradigm shift in brain science

 

A Globe and Mail special magazine features scientists in our Campbell Institute and new ways of thinking about mental illnesses.

See the magazine.

 
Scientists at Work Scientists at Work
Pills and measuring tape Dr. Mera Barr Playing cards

Avoiding weight gain from medications

 

Dr. Daniel Mueller is developing a genetic model to help people prevent this serious side effect.

Read more.

Schizophrenia and cannabis use

 

A new study by Dr. Mera Barr is exploring the relationship between schizophrenia and cannabis.

Read more.

Getting to the roots of problem gambling

 

What leads someone to become addicted to gambling? Dr. Nigel Turner is investigating this question.

Read more.

 
Research Roundup
Older man with depression CAMH mobile research lab Dr. Art Petronis

Depression treatment for older adults

 

A first-ever study shows a two-drug combination helps older adults with hard-to-treat depression.

Read more.

Trauma, violence add to complexity of needs

 

New findings from CAMH's mobile lab reveal the issues affecting individuals in eight communities across Ontario.

Read more.

Identical twins give clues into depression

 

Epigenetic factors may be at work in major depression, detected in a study looking at identical twins.

Read more.

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