Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Some of the dramatic differences seen among patients with schizophrenia may be explained by a single gene that regulates a group of other schizophrenia risk genes. These findings appear in a new imaging-genetics study from ...
Genetics Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 3 |
The risk of death resulting from heart attack is higher in people with schizophrenia than in the general public, according to scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the Institute for Clinical ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have identified a new role of a chemical involved in controlling the genes underlying memory and learning.
Genetics Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
Scientists have discovered two genetic variants associated with the substantial, rapid weight gain occurring in nearly half the patients treated with antipsychotic medications, according to two studies involving the Centre ...
Genetics Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have released comprehensive reviews of the most effective treatments for alcohol dependence, one of the most prevalent addictions in Canada.
Addiction Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
People with mental illnesses are more than seven times more likely to use cannabis weekly compared to people without a mental illness, according to researchers from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) who st ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 5
A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that alcohol is now the third leading cause of the global burden of disease and injury, despite the fact most adults worldwide abstain from drinking.
Addiction Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada (BBBSC) are releasing the first results of one of the largest mentoring studies ever conducted.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Most adults are drinking responsibly, and fewer are smoking or using illicit substances – but several areas of concern were found in the 2011 CAMH Monitor survey of Ontario substance use trends, released today by the Centre ...
Addiction Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Youth with mental illness are among the most vulnerable, but new research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found that less than half of Ontario youth aged 15 to 19 hospitalized with a psychiatric ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have identified a potential new approach to preventing smoking relapse, which occurs frequently in smokers who attempt to quit, despite current treatments.
Health Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Mental illnesses and addictions take more of a toll on the health of Ontarians than cancer or infectious diseases, according to a new report by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and Public Health Ontario – ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) led a study discovering a gene for a new form of intellectual disability, as well as how it likely affects cognitive development by disrupting neuron functioning.
Genetics Apr 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
For the first time in Canada, patients attending a family practice clinic will be offered genetic testing to see whether or how they will respond to psychiatric medication treatment, in partnership with the Centre for Addiction ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Setting minimum prices for alcohol increases health and economic benefits, say international experts, who met today for a seminar on alcohol pricing and public health.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0