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Latest Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Stories

2010-11-16 19:18:46

A new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found that 29,000 Ontario students from grades 7-12 report behaviours indicating that they are gambling problematically.

2010-10-25 13:07:42

A new study from The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) found that contraband tobacco accounts for 43% of all cigarettes consumed by Ontario high school daily smokers in grades 9 to 12.

2010-10-05 15:14:33

Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has been selected as one of seven adult field trial sites in North America and the only site in Canada to test proposed diagnostic criteria for the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).

2010-09-16 17:28:25

New research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), both in Toronto, Canada provides further clues as to why Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects four times more males than females.

2010-09-11 02:17:31

Mental illness is associated with more lost work days than any other chronic condition, costing the Canadian economy $51 billion annually in lost productivity.

2010-05-13 10:55:54

Mental health, the second leading cause of disability and premature death in Canada, impacts the lives of every Canadian, much like technology.

2010-05-04 13:36:18

Greater levels of a brain protein called monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A) – may explain why postpartum blues and clinical depression are so common after childbirth.

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2010-03-01 12:57:09

The next advance in treating major depression may relate to a group of brain chemicals that are involved in virtually all our brain activity.

2010-01-05 20:32:52

A recent evaluation by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that online interventions for problem alcohol use can be effective in changing drinking behaviors and offers a significant public health benefit.

2009-12-15 23:53:34

A gene involved in some forms of intellectual disability has been identified by scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), as published this month in The American Journal of Human Genetics. The gene is called TRAPPC9.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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