The University of Calgary is home to many dedicated researchers studying child and adolescent mental health.
Check out some of their recent work:
Identifying Gene-Drug Pairs for Pharmacogenetic Testing
Better Prescribing for Adolescents with Autism
Dr. Carly McMorris is a clinical-developmental psychologist with a research focus on improving the mental health and well-being of children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism. Dr. Chad Bousman’s research aims to discover, develop, and evaluate genetic-based tools to inform clinical decision-making and improve mental health outcomes.
Check out their findings.
Changes in Symptoms from a Clinical High-risk State to Psychosis
Suicidality in Children and Youth with Autism
Dr. Daniel Kopala-Sibley’s research focuses on the influence of developmental experiences such as parenting, peers, and life stress on changes in personality and brain functioning in youth. He examines how these factors interact to influence risk for depressive and anxiety disorders.
Measuring Value in Youth Mental Health Services