• ARCH Lab Contributes to Paper on Quality of Life Measurement in Children with Epilepsy

    In collaboration with colleagues from the University of Waterloo and Western University, Dr. Ferro published a paper entitled, “Measurement equivalence of the short-form Quality of Life in Childhood Epilepsy Questionnaire (QOLCE-16)” in the journal Epilepsy & Behavior. Results showed that the short-form QOLCE-16 is measurement equivalent across age groups, sex and time in children with […]

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Paper on Youth Cannabis Use

    Dr. Ferro, along with colleagues from the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo recently authored a paper, “Interrelationships among depression, anxiety, flourishing,and cannabis use in youth” in the journal Addictive Behaviors. Findings suggested that youth cannabis users commonly reported mental health problems. However, the associations between depression, anxiety and […]

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  • ARCH Lab Student Successfully Defends MSc Thesis

    Congratulations to Jennie Tang for successfully defending her MSc thesis entitled, “Cancer and mental disorder among emerging adults”. Awesome job Jennie!

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  • ARCH Lab Publishes Paper

    Irina Oltean, a Master’s student with the ARCH Lab, published a paper entitled “Agreement of child and parent-proxy reported health-related quality of life in children with mental disorder” in Quality of Life Research. The purpose of this paper was to examine whether parents with elevated levels of depressive and anxiety symptoms report on the health-related […]

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Paper on Traffic Violations by Youth with ADHD

    Collaborating with University of Waterloo colleague, Scott Leatherdale, Dr. Ferro recently published a paper entitled “Traffic Violations among Young People with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. Results showed that individuals with ADHD are not at greater odds for traffic violations. Instead, young people with ADHD share similar risk factors—being aged 20-29 […]

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  • Results from MY Study Published

    Findings from the MY Study were published in a paper in Child Psychiatry & Human Development, entitled “Mental–Physical Multimorbidity in Youth: Associations with Individual, Family, and Health Service Use Outcomes”. The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence, correlates, and outcomes of youth with comorbid mental and physical conditions (i.e., multimorbidity) in a […]

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  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Available with the ARCH Lab

    Dr. Mark Ferro is looking for a postdoctoral fellow to join the ARCH Lab at the University of Waterloo. The fellowship is suitable for candidates who are interested in developing their own independent program of research in the areas of child and young person multimorbidity, mental health or substance use. For more details, please click […]

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Study of Substance Use Disorders

    A paper by Qadeer et al., entitled “An epidemiological study of substance use disorders among emerging and young adults“ was recently published in The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. Findings showed that emerging adults have increased odds for substance use disorders and provided evidence of an extension of emerging adulthood into the late 20s.

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  • Dr. Ferro Elected as Vice President of CSEB

    Dr. Ferro Elected as Vice President of CSEB Congratulations to Dr. Ferro who was recently elected to be Vice President of the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CSEB) from July 2018 until June 2020. The CSEB is an organization devoted to promoting the use of epidemiology and biostatistics to improve health and well-being through […]

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  • ARCH Lab has some fun!

    Theses were on hold for one afternoon last week when the ARCH Lab took time off for some fun. First, an escape room challenge that had us navigating The Mayor’s Office. A solid team effort that saw us one clue and one minute away from completion. Second, an evening BBQ, a lively debate about whether […]

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