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Spring 2017

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CAMH Discovers - News from CAMH Research and the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute
Spring 2017
 
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Dietary kit reduces baby blues, precursor to postpartum depression

 

A dietary supplement kit, created to counter mood-altering brain changes linked to depression, virtually eliminated the “baby blues” among women in a new CAMH study.

Read more.

 

 
Young woman holding Canada flag in air Film by CAMH's Dr. Alex Abramovich - Nowhere to Go: A Brokered Dialogue

Join in nominating 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health

 

Help us celebrate the Canadians who are making an impact in mental health through research, philanthropy, advocacy, social change or inspiration.

Find out how to submit a nomination.

 

See our film screening exploring challenges facing LGBTQ2S youth

 

Join us May 31 as Dr. Alex Abramovich presents Nowhere To Go: A Brokered Dialogue, and discusses a film-based, qualitative research method.

Learn more and register.

 

 Scientists at Work
Young man using a cell phone Image from the app Alcooquizz CAMH's Dr. Stephanie Penney

Improving care with a mobile app for youth

 

CAMH researchers and partners are creating an app to deliver a better treatment experience for youth with depression or anxiety. 

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Forging digital paths to treat addictions

 

Dr. John Cunningham is developing and studying digital ways to bring effective treatments to more people with addictions.

Read more.

 

Detailing a real-time chronicle of risk

 

Dr. Stephanie Penney is aiming to prevent the rare incidents when a person with mental illness is involved in a serious or violent crime.

Read more.

 

 Research Roundup

Mindfulness benefits caregivers

 

Practising mindfulness significantly reduces symptoms of depression and stress in parents of adult children with developmental disabilities, according to a CAMH study.

Read more.

 

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CAMH's Dr. Gursharan Virdee Blood pressure cuff on a table Drops of water falling on a lake

Mapping out the meaning of community

 

A CAMH study captures what community means to South Asians living with schizophrenia in Canada.

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Poorer care: diabetes and schizophrenia

 

People with diabetes and schizophrenia urgently need integrated health care, shows a CAMH-ICES study.

Read more.

 

Balance test improves illness awareness

 

A balance test temporarily increases awareness of their illness among people with schizophrenia.

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