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June 25, 2015

Therapy affects the brain of people with Tourette syndrome

In addition to its effect on chronic tics, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can change the brain function of people with Tourette syndrome. This is what is revealed in a study by researchers at the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal (CIUSSS de l'Est-de-l'Île-de-Montréal) and the University of Montreal, the results of which is presented at the First World Congress on Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders, to be held in London from June 24 to 26.

May 28, 2015

Sleep and intelligence in children

A new study proves that sleep quality influences the cognitive performance of autistic and neurotypical children

March 31, 2015

Impact of domestic violence on women's mental health

In addition to their physical injuries, women who are victims of domestic violence are also at a greater risk of mental health problems such as depression and psychotic symptoms. These are the findings of a study that was just published by a team of researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London in England, the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal (IUSMM), and the University of Montreal.

March 10, 2015

Boredom and frustration trigger skin-picking and other compulsive behaviors

Individuals who get easily bored, frustrated or impatient are more inclined to develop skin-picking and other body-focused repetitive behaviors, say researchers at the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal and the University of Montreal.

February 04, 2015

Schizophrenia and weight gain: A new explanation?

Weight gain in people with schizophrenia may be due to brain cannabinoids

December 17, 2014

Severely mentally ill criminals: who goes to prison and who goes to psych institutions?

People with a severe mental disorder who commit a crime and who are incarcerated have different characteristics compared to people who are hospitalized after committing an offence. These are the findings of a study by researchers at the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal (IUSMM) and the Institut Philippe-Pinel de Montréal (IPPM),

December 15, 2014

Are you genetically predisposed to antisocial behaviour?

Study of Swedish teenagers reveals how three genetic factors interact

October 09, 2014

Workplace violence in the health sector: what are the consequences ?

Exposure to violence in the workplace can lead to serious consequences for health sector employees say Stéphane Guay and Nathalie Lanctôt of the Institut universitaire de santé mentale and the University of Montreal, who studied this issue in a systematic review of the literature.

October 01, 2013

A questionnaire to measure a negative view of self

In a recent study performed by Frederick Aardema, researcher at the Centre de recherche de l’Institut, developed and validated a new questionnaire measuring a fear of self.