• Arch Lab Contributes to Paper on Cannabis Use and Traffic Violations in Emerging Adults

    ARCH Lab recently contributed to paper titled “Steering clear: Traffic violations among emerging adults who engage in habitual or casual cannabis use”. This study examined the association between habitual or casual cannabis use and past-year traffic violations among emerging adults (EAs). Data come from the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey-Mental Health. Respondents were categorized based […]

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Study Linking Prenatal Adversity and Adolescent Psychiatric Risk

    While the association between adverse pre- and postnatal exposure and offspring health is well established, it is unclear whether exposure to a greater number of prenatal adversities affects subsequent mental health risk. The ARCH Lab recently contributed to a study titled “Exploring Links Between Prenatal Adversity and Adolescent Psychiatric Risk in a Canadian Population-Based Sample” […]

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Paper Examining Cannabis Use and Psychiatric Admissions

    The ARCH Lab recently contributed to a paper titled “How High? Trends in Cannabis Use Prior to First Admission to Inpatient Psychiatry in Ontario, Canada, between 2007 and 2017: À quelle hauteur? Les tendances de l’usage du cannabis avant la première hospitalisation en psychiatrie en Ontario, Canada entre 2007 et 2017”. The study aimed to […]

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Study on Changes in Emotional Functioning Following Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

    The ARCH Lab contributed to a study titled “Longitudinal changes in emotional functioning following pediatric resective epilepsy surgery: 2-year follow-up”. The study looked at long term changes and predictors of depression and anxiety in the two years following epilepsy surgery in children with drug-resistant epilepsy (DRE). Data came from 128 children and adolescents with DRE […]

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Paper on the Canadian Movement Guidelines and Mental Health in Adolescents

    The ARCH Lab recently contributed to a paper titled “The Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines and Psychological Distress among Adolescents: Les Directives canadiennes en matière de mouvement sur 24 heures et la détresse psychologique chez les adolescents”. The study reviewed the current Canadian 24-Hour movement guidelines for children and youth and examined the association between meeting […]

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Two Studies Using COMPASS Data

    The ARCH Lab has contributed to two articles using data collected as part of the COMPASS (Cannabis, Obesity, Mental Health, Physical activity, Alcohol, Smoking, Sedentary behavior) study.   The first article, “Does having one or more smoking friends mediate the transition from e-cigarette use to cigarette smoking: a longitudinal study of Canadian youth”, looks at data from over 5000 […]

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Feasibility Study Among Young Adults with Cerebral Palsy

    Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that affect the development of movement and posture. Current neuroimaging research in CP has focused on the brain during early development, but research is lacking in CP brain structure and functioning during young adulthood. The ARCH Lab recently contributed to a feasibility study titled “Functional connectivity and […]

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Paper Validating the Flourishing Scale in Canadian Youth

    Positive mental health factors such as social wellbeing have been found to be protective against developing mental disorders such as depression. When adolescents have positive mental health they are more likely to thrive in areas such as academics and less likely to engage in risk taking behaviour. The secondary school environment presents an opportunity for […]

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Paper on Profile Analysis of Heavy Episodic Drinking in Emerging Adults

    Among emerging adults, heavy episodic drinking (HED) is a major public health concern. Within the literature there is currently much heterogeneity within concurrent substance use and psychopathology. To begin to address this, ARCH Lab recently contributed to a paper titled “Latent Profile Analysis of Heavy Episodic Drinking in Emerging Adults: A Reinforcer Pathology Approach” which […]

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  • ARCH Lab Graduate Students Publish Paper on Psychometric Properties of Three Commonly Used Scales

    ARCH Lab Graduate Students Megan Dol and Erica McDonald recently published a paper with Dr. Ferro titled “Psychometric properties of the CESD, STAI-T, and PSS among parents of children with mental illness”. The study looked at commonly used scales to assess psychological distress in adults to find out if the measures are still valid when […]

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