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            UBC Faculty of Medicine    > Through knowledge, creating health. Research Associate  A Research Associate position is available within the Department of Psychiatry, UBC, to work in a research group which specializes in defining functional brain networks that play a role in the symptoms of schizophrenia. The successful applicant will have […]

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Use a Mac; setup Time Machine

Over the past few years, Psychiatry IT has noticed an abnormally high rate of computer hard drive failures, on iMac models. We highly recommend purchasing an external USB or wireless hard drive and using the built in Time Machine software. By default, Time Machine backs up the whole computer. The backup can be used to […]

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29th Annual Research Day

29th Annual Research Day

      On June 12th the Department held its 29th Annual Research Day where almost 200 department members came together to learn and celebrate the research being done across the department. There were 12 oral presentations and over 36 poster presentations highlighting basic and clinical research being done by department members. The event is […]

Dr. William Honer: Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside residents dying at 8 times the national average

Dr. William Honer: Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside residents dying at 8 times the national average

A new SFU study finds many in the Downtown Eastside migrated to the troubled neighbourhood from elsewhere. (Sean Marshall/UBC) By with files from Stephanie Mercier, CBC News Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, which is often associated with despair, poverty and addiction, now has a grim new claim to fame. According to a study conducted by UBC, marginalized […]

Dr. Ray Lam: Researchers Find Light Therapy Effective for Depression

Dr. Ray Lam: Researchers Find Light Therapy Effective for Depression

New research finds that light therapy can treat non-seasonal depression and improve the overall wellbeing of people suffering from the disease. “These results are very exciting because light therapy is inexpensive, easy to access and use, and comes with few side effects,” said Dr. Raymond Lam, a UBC professor and psychiatrist in the Mood Disorders […]

Dr. Lakshmi Yatham: Study Highlights Optimal use Atypical Antipsychotic Adjunctive Therapy-bipolar

Dr. Lakshmi Yatham: Study Highlights Optimal use Atypical Antipsychotic Adjunctive Therapy-bipolar

  When  a person experiencing  a period of mania related to bipolar disorder improves following treatment with a combination of a mood stabilizer and an atypical antipsychotic, the standard of practice is to continue both medications in order to maintain the improvement and prevent future mood episodes. However, antipsychotic medication can cause  many serious side […]

Dr. J. Austin: Study how Genetic Counselling Helps Psychiatric Patients

Dr. J. Austin: Study how Genetic Counselling Helps Psychiatric Patients

A new University of British Columbia study shows that genetic counselling helps patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and similar conditions understand and cope with their illness. The paper is published today in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. The study is among the first to show the value of genetic counselling for psychiatric illnesses, demonstrating that […]