The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University conducts clinical care and research within the university community and throughout a unique regional network of partner organizations. Our goal is straightforward: to be the most innovative Department of Psychiatry anywhere.
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Within the Department, our members are committed to excellence in inter-professional educational scholarship across the continuum, spanning undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education domains. We have a strong track record of enhancing the knowledge and skills of health professionals utilizing a competency-based approach. Our unique strengths derive from a foundation and love of teaching within our faculty, many of whom were attracted to the department by the creative and innovative culture of education fostered by the medical school.
Research in the Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience is focused broadly on increasing our understanding of factors leading to the onset and maintenance of mental illnesses and addiction, as well as the development and evaluation of new assessment methods and treatment approaches. The overall goal of this research is to improve quality of life and treatment outcomes in individuals struggling with mental illness and addiction. Our research mission is driven by our strategic aims to improve detection, access and transitions, to integrate psychiatry across medicine and healthcare and to advance person- and family-centred care.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University is a multidisciplinary department consisting of MD and non-MD faculty working within a unique regional network of psychiatric services that integrates two general hospitals, a network of community services, a 24-hour regional psychiatric emergency service, an innovative shared-care mental health program, and outreach services for children, adults and the elderly.
Title: How Does the Brain Compensate for Psychosis?
Presenter: Lena Palaniyappan
Date: June 13, 2018 / 9-10 am, West 5th site,...
Date: Jun 13, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Deconstructing the Myths and Facts of Competency Based Education
Title: Deconstructing the Myths and Facts of Competency Based Education...
Date: Jun 6, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Department of Psychiatry Summer Meeting
West 5th Site, Lower Auditorium, 9-10am
Date: May 30, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Title: Depiction to Prediction: An Overview of the Mass Media's Portrayal of Psychiatry
Presenter: Jonathan Duboff
Date: May 23, 2...
Date: May 23, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Title: Reconceptualizing Schizophrenia: Implications for Treatment (Cleghorn Lecture)
Presenter: Gary Remington
Date: May 16, 2018 /&nbs...
Date: May 16, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:30
Title: Suicidal Behaviour Risk Factors
Presenter: Zena Samaan
Date: May 9, 2018 / 9-10 am, West 5th site, Lower Auditorium
Date: May 9, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Risk and Resilience in Child and Youth Mental Health
Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, Mohawk College, Fennell Campus, McIntyre Performing Arts ...
Date: May 2, 2018 Times: 08:00 - 17:00
Title: East Asian Canadian Mental Health
Presenter: Janet Song
Date: April 25, 2018 / 9-10 am, West 5th site, Lower Audi...
Date: Apr 25, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Title: Beyond the Model: Innovations in the Understanding of Hoarding Disorder
Presenter: Karen Rowa, Noam Soreni and Hannah McCabe-Bennett
Date: Apr 18, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Title: Working with Traumatized Clients Who Avoid Attachment, Closeness & Painful Feelings
Presenter: Robert T. Muller
Date: April 11, 20...
Date: Apr 11, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Title: Evaluating an Approach to Cognitive Remediation Among Individuals with Affective Disorders
Presenter: Jenna Boyd & Duncan Cameron
Date: Apr 4, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Title: The 2014 Ontario Child Health Study - Initial Findings
Presenter: Michael Boyle
Date: March 28, 2018 / 9-10 am, West 5th&nb...
Date: Mar 28, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Title: Disconnected: Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse Disorders
Presenter: Rachel Lamont
Date: March 21, 2018 / 9-10 am, West 5th&...
Date: Mar 21, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Title: CTOs – White Matter as a Transport System (Brain Awareness Week)
Presenter: Tomas Paus
Date: March 14, 2018 / 9-10 am, ...
Start Date: Mar 14, 2018 09:00End Date: Mar 15, 2018 10:00
Title: Studies of Hysteria and Search for a Paradigm
Presenters: John Deadman, Joseph Burley & Casimiro Cabrera Abreu
Date: March 7, 2018...
Date: Mar 7, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Title: CTOs – Introducing a New Approach to Studying Hoarding Disorder Using Virtual Reality
Presenter: Hanna McCabe-Bennett
Date: Feb 28, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Title: Deep Space Exploration of Mars: The Role of Psychiatry & Artificial Intelligence
Presenter: Gary Hasey
Date: February 21, 2018 /&nb...
Date: Feb 21, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Title: CTOs – Controversial Treatment Orders
Presenter: Alanna Courtright
Date: February 14, 2018 / 9-10 am, West 5th sit...
Date: Feb 14, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Title: What the Brain's Spontaneous Activity Can Tell Us About Psychiatric Symptoms - Spatiotemporal Psychopathology
Date: Feb 7, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Title: Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Children's Mental Health
Presenter: Harriet MacMillan
Date: January 31, 2018 / 9-10 ...
Date: Jan 31, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00