Ismail, Nafissa

Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

Contact Information:

Cell: 819-384-3424

Preferred Method s of Contact:

E-mail, Cell Telephone

Research Information:

  • Understanding the different COVID-19 variants and their impact on our society and children.
  • Effects of enduring stress (like the COVID-19 pandemic and sanitary restrictions) on brain health.
  • Mechanisms of sex differences in psychological and neurological illnesses.
  • Sex differences in COVID-19 symptoms and in the prevalence of long-COVID.
  • Impact of chronic stress in adolescences.
  • Building resilience to stress.
  • The link between the gut microbiome and brain functioning.

Areas of Expertise:

Language Preference:

French and English

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