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Nov 08, 2011, 09:00 ET CAMH study suggests increased risk of schizophrenia in heavy methamphetamine users

Canadian scientists also confirm previous research showing possible link between cannabis dependence and schizophrenia TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2011...


Sep 01, 2011, 09:00 ET Women who marry as children at greater risk for mental illness

TORONTO, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - New research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that women who marry as adolescents...


Aug 02, 2011, 09:00 ET Brain chemical may explain why heavy smokers feel sad after quitting

TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Heavy smokers may experience sadness after quitting because early withdrawal leads to an increase in the...


Feb 08, 2011, 09:00 ET New combination of brain imaging and genetic analysis may help identify people at early risk for Alzheimer's disease

TORONTO, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ - A new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found evidence suggesting that a variation of a ...


Dec 07, 2010, 09:00 ET Mindfulness meditation found to be as effective as antidepressant medication in prevention of depression relapse

TORONTO, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ - A new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy...


Nov 29, 2010, 09:00 ET Neurological protein may hold the key to new treatments for depression

TORONTO, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ - Neuroscientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have developed a protein peptide that may be a...


Sep 16, 2010, 08:15 ET Link to autism in boys found in missing DNA

TORONTO, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ - New research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids),...