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New paper challenges evidence for some gold-standard psychotherapies

July 31, 2019 - Media release

Psychologists rely on a gold standard of clinical treatments for a wide range of conditions from depression and post-traumatic stress disorder to adult ADHD. Now new research by social psychologist John Sakaluk and his colleague at University of Kansas is calling into question some of the statistics supporting these psychotherapies.

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Rare plant thrives in campus teaching garden

July 23, 2019 - Ring

A cluster of rare pink star-shaped blossoms will soon be blooming in UVic’s David Turpin Native Plant garden— planted earlier this spring by ethnobotanist Fiona Hamersley Chambers and her environmental studies students. The Pink Sand Verbena, a federally red-listed endangered species, was considered extinct in Canada until it was rediscovered in 2000 along a beach on the BC West Coast Trail.

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