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.
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.
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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: 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
Date: February 14, 2018 / 9-10 am, West 5th site, Lower Auditorium
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
Title: Identifying and Overcoming Barriers to Social Functioning in Early Psychosis
Presenter: Michael Grossman
Date: January 24, 2018 / ...
Date: Jan 24, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences - Winter Department Meeting
Date: Wed, Jan 17th, 9-10am, West 5th site, Low...
Date: Jan 17, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00
Title: The DA VINCI Project: Implementation of an integrated treatment protocol and its outcomes across Ontario
Presenter: Andriy Samokhv...
Date: Jan 10, 2018 Times: 09:00 - 10:00