ASD Mental Health blog interview with Stelios GeorgiadesJune 25, 2014
The ASD Mental Health blog sat down with Dr. Stelios Georgiades to learn more about his research on children with autism.
Health Advisor column by Dr. Peter SzatmariMarch 17, 2014
Many teens could use a full mental-health checkup, says Dr. Szatmari.
Kids, Poverty and Mental Health: Hamilton Fights Back – News SeriesFebruary 21, 2014
CBC Hamilton has run a 5-part news series about children living in poverty in Hamilton and the link to mental health problems.
Switching schools before Grade 3 affects academics, study findsFebruary 21, 2014
A McMaster University researcher’s work may call into question Ontario’s move not to have full-day kindergarten in every school, as long as every child has access.
NBC Education Nation CommentaryFebruary 10, 2014
A commentary piece on youth mentoring mentions the work of Dr. Ellen Lipman.
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.
Full-day kindergarten is setting kids up for successSeptember 3, 2013
McMaster University Professor Magdalena Janus says: “The children appear to be more competent, especially in language and cognitive areas, especially the very first year that they participate in the full-day program.”
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.