• ARCH Lab Collaborates on Paper in JAMA Network Open

    The ARCH Lab recently collaborated on a paper published in JAMA Network Open. This paper, titled “Trajectory of Health-Related Quality of Life After Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery” examined the trajectory of Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) over 2 years in children with drug-resistant epilepsy treated with surgery compared with medical therapy. There were 111 surgical and […]

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  • ARCH Lab Publishes Paper on Physical Activity Using MY LIFE Study Data

    Chloe Bedard, a Postdoctoral Fellow with the ARCH Lab, recently published a paper titled “Exploratory examination of the association between physical-mental multimorbidity and physical activity (PA) in children” in the journal Frontiers in Pediatrics. Using data from the MY LIFE study, this paper examined whether multimorbidity was associated with physical activity, and whether there is […]

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  • ARCH Lab Collaborates on Paper Examining Mental Health of Teens During Pandemic

    In a collaboration with the COMPASS team, a new paper was published, titled “Stronger together: Coping behaviours and mental health changes of Canadian adolescents in early phases of the COVID-19 pandemic” in BMC Public Health. Due to the global concern related to the mental health of adolescents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

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  • ARCH Lab Publishes Paper on Psychometric Properties of WHODAS 2.0

    Members of the ARCH Lab recently published a paper titled “Psychometric properties and informant agreement of the WHODAS 2.0 in youth with mental disorder” in the Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The purpose of this paper was to examine the psychometric properties, parent-youth agreement, and factors associated with agreement on […]

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  • ARCH Lab MSc Student wins 4th Place in GRADFlix Showcase

    Congratulations to Kiran Dhuga, MSc student with the ARCH Lab, who was awarded 4th place in the 2023 GRADflix virtual showcase! GRADflix is a research communication opportunity for graduate students at the University of Waterloo where participants were invited to create a video, moving slide show, or animation of no longer than 60 seconds in length that describes […]

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  • ARCH Lab Publishes Paper on Internalizing-Externalizing Comorbidity in Children

    Members of the ARCH Lab recently published a paper in Children (Basel) titled “Internalizing-Externalizing Comorbidity and Impaired Functioning in Children”. The objective of this exploratory study was to examine whether internalizing-externalizing comorbidity was associated with impaired functioning in children currently receiving mental health services. Data come from the Multimorbidity in Youth Receiving Mental Health Services […]

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  • ARCH Lab Collaborates on Paper Investigating Relationship between Sleep Duration and Eating Behaviours in Adolescents

    The ARCH Lab collaborated on a recent paper published in the journal Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: Research, Policy and Practice, titled “Sleep Duration and Eating Behaviours among Adolescents: A Scoping Review”. Investigations of the relationship between sleep duration and eating behaviours have been emerging prior to the current paper, however, a […]

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  • ARCH Lab Publishes Paper on Mental Health of MY LIFE Study Siblings

    The ARCH Lab has released findings about siblings from the MY LIFE study cohort in the journal Child: Care, Health and Development, titled “Mental health of siblings of children with physical illness or physical-mental comorbidity”. The sample included children aged 2 to 16 years with a chronic physical illness (PI) and their aged-matched healthy siblings […]

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  • ARCH Lab Publishes Series of Papers on WHODAS 2.0 Using MY LIFE Study Data

    The ARCH Lab recently published a series of three papers in the journal Disability and Rehabilitation, providing a comprehensive examination of the 12-item self-administered World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS) 2.0, one of the most widely used measures of disability and functioning. This series of publications examined measurement invariance and agreement between parent and […]

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  • ARCH Lab Publishes Paper Using Data from “Multimorbidity In Youth Receiving Mental Health Services” Study

    The ARCH Lab has published a paper using data from its Multimorbidity in Youth Receiving Mental Health Services study, exploring the potential interrelationships among perceived stress, hair cortisol concentration (HCC), and mental disorders from a sample of youth and their parents. The paper, “Do subjective and objective measures of stress agree in a clinical sample […]

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