• ARCH Lab Publishes Paper on Use of KIDSCREEN-27 in Young Children with Chronic Physical Illness

    The ARCH Lab collaborated with the authors of the KIDSCREEN-27, a measure of health related quality of life for children and adolescents, to assess whether it was a reliable and valid measure in young children 2-7 years with chronic physical illnesses. The paper, “Measuring health-related quality of life in young children with physical illness: psychometric […]

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  • Dr. Ferro Panelist in CAPE Career Talk

    Dr. Ferro participated in a CAPE (Canadian Academy of Psychiatric Epidemiology) Conversation on June 30, 2021. This particular conversation focused on career opportunities, how to be successful in graduate school and other related topics. Click here to watch the talk.

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  • ARCH Lab and COMPASS Collaborate on Paper

    Members of the ARCH Lab recently collaborated with colleagues from the COMPASS study on a paper titled “Measurement Invariance of the GAD-7 and CESD-R-10 Among Adolescents in Canada” that was published in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology. The primary objective of the study was to assess measurement invariance (by grade and sex) of the 7-item […]

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  • Arch Lab Publishes Paper on Covid-19 Distress among Parents and Youth with Physical Illness

    The ARCH Lab published a paper titled “COVID-19-Related Psychological and Psychosocial Distress Among Parents and Youth With Physical Illness: A Longitudinal Study” that describes changes in psychological distress from prior to during the COVID-19 pandemic. Authors collected responses from youth with physical illness and their parents and compared perceptions of COVID-19-related psychosocial health. There were […]

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  • ARCH Lab Publishes Paper on Parent-Child Agreement of Child Psychopathology

    Members of the ARCH Lab recently published a paper titled “Parent-Child Agreement on the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview for Children and Adolescents (MINI-KID)” using data from the completed study “Multimorbidity in Youth Receiving Mental Health Services”. Multiple informants are often used in the assessment of child psychopathology; however, parent-child agreement is low in child psychiatry. […]

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  • ARCH Lab collaborates on study of PPD Intervention

    The ARCH Lab collaborated with colleagues from McMaster University on a paper published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, titled “Peer-Delivered Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Postpartum Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial”. The objective of this paper was to determine if a 9-week group cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) intervention delivered by women who have recovered from postpartum depression […]

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  • ARCH Lab Collaborates on Newly Published Paper

    The ARCH Lab collaborated on a paper with colleagues from the COMPASS study, titled “Associations between longitudinal patterns of substance use and anxiety and depression symptoms among a sample of Canadian secondary school students”. The purpose of this study was to examine the longitudinal associations between latent classes of substance use and anxiety and depression […]

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  • Dr. Ferro Guest on “Beyond the Books” Podcast

    Dr. Ferro was an invited guest on the “Beyond the Books” podcast recently where he discussed childhood multimorbidity and the mental health of youth during the COVID-19 pandemic. The very informative episode can be found on all podcast streaming platforms (Spotify, Apple Podcasts etc.) and as a direct link here.

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  • Dr. Ferro Awarded Graduate Mentorship Award

    Congratulations to Dr. Ferro, who was chosen as the 2021 recipient of the Health Mid-Career Graduate Mentorship Award in the Faculty of Health at the University of Waterloo. Quality mentorship of graduate students is an accomplishment during “normal” times; the past year, with virtual meetings and lack of face-to-face interaction was anything but typical. The […]

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  • ARCH Lab MSc Student Successfully Defends Thesis

    Congratulations to ARCH Lab’s Sydney Whitney on the successful defense of her MSc thesis, titled “Perceived Stress, Physiological Stress, and Mental Health in Parents and Children”. Sydney stated that she really enjoyed her time with the ARCH lab. The support and encouragement she received from Dr. Ferro and the other members of the lab were […]

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