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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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CAPPELIEZ, Philippe »


Philippe CAPPELIEZ

Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4806)
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Dépression chez les personnes âgées, en particulier interventions psychothérapeutiques.

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COLMAN, Ian »


Ian Colman

Assistant professor
Faculty of Medicine
Epidemiology and Community Medicine

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Office: (613) 562-5800, ext.8715
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Psychiatric Epidemiology

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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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HATCHER, Simon »


Vice Chair Research, Department of Psychiatry
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Psychiatry

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Office: 6137226521x5704
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Suicide, e-health, depression, general hospital psychiatry

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HUNSLEY, John »


John HUNSLEY

Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4816)
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Psychological assessment Evaluation of psychotherapy Utilization of mental health services

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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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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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E-mail, Home Telephone, Office Telephone

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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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LEBEL, Sophie »


Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613 562-5800 poste 4811
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For several years I have been conducting research in the field of psychosocial oncology, that is the study of how cancer affects patients and their loved ones. With a growing number of cancer survivors, attention has focused on quality of life post treatment issues. I study commonly encountered difficulties among cancer survivors such as fear of cancer recurrence, stigma, impaired sexuality, and family adjustment. Our ultimate goal is to develop evidence-based intervention for cancer survivors who experience these difficulties.

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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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ROMANO, Elisa »


Elisa Romano

Ph.D. Psychology
Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4403)
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In general terms, my research focuses on understanding and promoting children's well-being. In particular, my research examines children's behavioural and emotional development as well as the contexts that can influence development as well as the contexts that can influence development, from the pre-natal environment to neighbourhoods.  My research also examines experiences that can have a negative influence on children's optimal development in particulare child maltreatment. Here, I am interested not only in understanding risk and protective factors, but also in using this knowledge to ensure that the most effective interventions are offered to children and families in which maltreatment has occurred.

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SENECHAL, Carole »


Dr psychology
Associate professor
Faculty of Education

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4094)
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Je suis spécialiste de deux domaines. Le premier concerne les troubles envahissants du développement et particulièrement l'autisme. Le deuxième domaine concerne l'épuisement professionnel particulièrement chez les enseignants en début de carrière.

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SMITH, Andra »


Andra Smith

Ph.D.
Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2671)
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Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is my main field of study. I use this technique with psychiatric and neurologic patients to determine brain processing. I also study the effects of marijuana on executive functioning/cognition using fMRI.

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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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WHIFFEN, Valerie E. »


Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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The psycho-social causes of depression and the impact of depression on children and spouses. Depression in the context of marital distress and attachment insecurity. Postpartum depression.

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