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ALBERT, Paul R. »


Paul R. ALBERT

CIHR/Novartis Michael Smith Chair in Neuroscience
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Medicine

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8307)
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Our research addresses the role of the serotonin and dopamine systems in Depression, Anxiety, and Schizophrenia.  In particular, our research focuses on genetic and environmental factors (such as early or late life stress) that determine the activity of these systems and the implications for brain function and behavior. We have identified specific gene polymorphisms, gene regulators and epigenetic alterations caused by stress that increase the risk of mental illness and affect the response to antidepressant treatments.  Our current research is to develop animal models of these genetic alterations to identify their role in susceptibility to mental illness and as models to develop new treatments to attenuate the effects of stress, anxiety, or depression.

Other area of expertise: Mental Retardation

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BARIL, Alexandre »


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Assistant professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Social Work

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Office: 613-562-5800#6386
Cell: 8197750200
Home: 8197750200
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Trans theories (transgender, transsexual, non-binary, genderqueer, etc.); Disability/mad/crip theories; Queer/sexuality theories; Feminist and gender theories; Intersectional and diversity theories; Linguistic minorities; Sociology of the body/health/social movements.

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BRADFORD, John McDonald Wilson »


Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Psychiatry

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Office: 613-722-6521
Office: 613-345-1461
Home: 613-592-2647
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Forensic psychiatry, particularly in area of assessment and treatment of the paraphilias.

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BRADWEJN, Jacques »


Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Psychiatry

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8113)
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Causes and treatments of anxiety disorders such as panic disorder, social phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder. Alternative and complementary medicines, spirituality and mental health. Cholecystokinine. CCK.

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BRUNET, Jennifer »


Jennifer Brunet

Assistant professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (3068)
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Dr. Brunet’s research addresses the promotion of mental and physical health through physical activity in diverse populations. Her research is grounded in various motivational and social cognitive theories and she use mixed methods to coalesce the strengths of quantitative and qualitative approaches to research.

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CORNEIL, Wayne »


Associate Scientist
Institute of Population Health

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Cell: 613-853-3183
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  • Psychosocial aspects of disasters and terrorism
  • Traumatic stress
  • Occupational Health
  • Executive Health
  • Organizational stress

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DAVIDSON, Simon I. »


Chief of Psychiatry
Associate professor
Faculty of Medicine
Psychiatry

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Office: 613-737-7600 (2723)
Home: 613-727-5208
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Mental health promotion, mental illness prevention, early intervention program for mental illness in youth, mental health service delivery models for children and youth. Suicidal behavior in youth. Mood and anxiety disorders and related school refusal among youth.

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FORTIER, Michelle »


Full professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4275)
Cell: 613-866-8987
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Physical activity Exercise Motivation Enjoyment Mental health Well-being Women's wellness Negative aspects of competitive sport

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IVANOVA, Iryna »


Clinical Psychologist
Postdoctoral fellow
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-737-8034
Cell: 613-914-6558
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Dr. Ivanova is a Clinical Psychologist and a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Centre for Eating Disorders Research at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. She obtained her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Counselling Psychology from the University of Toronto. Her research interests focus on the affective and interpersonal characteristics of eating disorders, as well as the role of emotion and attachment in the context of psychotherapy process and outcome research. In addition to conducting research, she works as part of a multidisciplinary team providing psychological services at the Regional Centre for the Treatment of Eating Disorders, the Ottawa Hospital. She provides supervision to psychology students.

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KNOTT, Verner J. »


Director, Neuroelectrophysiolgy Research Laboratory
Associate professor
Faculty of Medicine
Psychiatry

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Office: 613-722-6521 (6843)
Office: 613-722-6521(6254)
Home: 613-269-3645
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Effects of psychotropic drugs and treatments (e.g. nicotine,antidepressants, antipsychotics, anxiolytics) on brain function as measured by EEG, event-related potentials (ERPs) and cognitive performance tasks. Neuroelectrophysioligical research on cognitive deficits in psychiatric disorders.

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KOSZYCKI, Diana »


Full Professor
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Psychiatry

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Office: 613-722-6521 (6886)
Home: 613-526-0476
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Causes and treatments of anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder. Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy. Spirituality and mental health. Research on children at risk for anxiety disorders. Women's issues.

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LEMYRE, Louise »


Louise Lemyre

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Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (1196)
Office: 613-562-5800 (2321)
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Psychosocial aspects of stress, wellbeing and health, risk perception, psychosocial preparedness and response to terrorism, organizational stress and learning, population health, interdisciplinarity, disasters, resilience.

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MERALI, Zul »


Zul Merali

President/CEO uOttawa Institute of Mental Health Research
Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-722-6521 (6551)
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Our first line of work focuses around the brain circuits involved in Depression.  In particular, Our research focuses on determining how stressors influence brain functioning and behavior. We are attempting to identify factors (genetic, neurochemical & psychosocial) that render individuals vulnerable to mental illness and those factors that impart resiliency. Our second line of research focuses on identifying plant derived medications that may attenuate stress, anxiety and depressive responses.

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MOREAU, Nicolas »


Nicolas Moreau

Professeur
Assistant professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Social Work

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I am particularly interested in mental health. I study the links between social norms and mental issues. I published the following work in 2009 that draws upon this topic:  État dépressif et temporalité: Contribution à la sociologie de la santé mentale (Éditions Liber). My research also focuses on the practice of sport. As such, the Montreal Canadians represent, for me, an incredible mirror of contemporary social demands. I co-edited the book  Le canadien de Montréal: Une légende repensée, (Presses de l’Université de Montréal) in 2011. It investigates the social impact of this great hockey team. I also study  how sport can constitute a tool for psychosocial development, as a part of innovative intervention practices for troubled youth.

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VAILLANCOURT, Tracy »


Tracy Vaillancourt

Professor and Canada Research Chair
Full professor
Faculty of Education
School of Psychology

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Office: 6135625800 ext 4134
Cell: 6132208879
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I study aggression across the lifespan with a particular focus on bullying and peer victimization. I am also an expert on children's mental health.

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