Study by Offord Centre Postdoctoral Fellow, Kimberly L. Day, on bullying and the mental health of children born prematurelyFebruary 19, 2016
Kimberly L. Day, Lawson Postdoctoral Fellow at the Offord Centre for Child Studies, has recently co-authored a study with Offord Centre members Louis A. Schmidt, Michael H. Boyle and Ryan J. Van Lieshout about the effects of premature birth on children’s mental health.
A study on emotional and behavioural problems in adolescents with allergiesFebruary 8, 2016
Mark Ferro and Ryan van Lieshout, core members of the Offord Centre for Child Studies, have recently published a study examining psychology in adolescents and young people with food allergies.
Diversity in Developmental Trajectories in Kids with Autism Spectrum DisorderJanuary 28, 2015
Preschool children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) differed from each other in symptom severity and adaptive functioning at the time of diagnosis and some of these differences appeared to increase by age 6, according to a study published online by JAMA Psychiatry.
Watching and playing sports can have a big impact on teen alcohol useDecember 9, 2013
“Sport participation in the past was associated with increased alcohol use in the future, sometimes years into the future,” said John Cairney, a professor in the Department of Family Medicine.
Healthcare professionals need to look out for fabricated illness in childrenAugust 27, 2013
Dr. Harriet MacMillan says caregiver-fabricated illness in a child often goes unrecognized.