Informing the debate on spanking

July 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Medicine, News, News Release, Research

New study by University of Manitoba researchers examines the link between physical punishment and mental disorders
Harsh physical punishment, even in the absence of child maltreatment, is associated with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance abuse/dependence and personality disorders, a new study by University of Manitoba researchers concludes.
The study, published in the July 2 edition of the […]

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The Mental Effects of Spanking Children, and Other Topics

September 29th, 2011 · No Comments · News Release

On Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, Healthy Minds Canada (HMC) and its national research partners are hosting “Open Minds Across Canada Mental Health Symposia 2011”, an event focusing on the mental health of Canadians.
These free, public symposia – offered in Winnipeg, Vancouver, Saskatoon, Durham Region, Kingston, Hamilton, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax — are sponsored by the […]

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News Release: Abortion Linked to Mental Illness

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Research, Social Work, psychology

Researchers at the University of Manitoba have published findings of a study regarding the relationship between abortion, mental illness and suicide.
Using data from the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Drug Abuse, researchers in the departments of psychology and psychiatry, and the department of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences looked for […]

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News Release: Panic Attacks Signs of Other Issues

February 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Research

A recent study led by researchers at the University of Manitoba has found that panic attacks (PAs) may indicate the presence of other and more serious mental health issues.
“Compared to people without PAs, those with PAs had poorer overall functioning for disability, mental disorders, suicidal ideation, psychological distress, restriction of activity, chronic physical conditions, psychological […]

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News Release: Migraines and Mental Disorders

January 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Research

Migraines may lead to mental disorders, which in turn may lead to migraines, according to a new study in the January-February 2009 issue of General Hospital Psychiatry.
“Together, migraine and mental disorders cause more impairment than alone,” says lead study author Gregory Ratcliffe in the department of psychiatry at the University of Manitoba. […]

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Advisory: Public lecture tonight on depression and anxiety treatments

November 19th, 2008 · No Comments · Advisory

A clinical health psychologist at the University of Manitoba will deliver a talk this evening that he compares to a kind of Consumer Reports for health-care services.

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