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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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Singing to fight the stigma and social isolation of dementia

April 25, 2018 - Ring

"Voices in Motion" is an intergenerational community choir for persons with dementia, their family caregivers and high school students. It's also a UVic research study looking into how participation in an intergenerational choir might foster social engagement and caregiver well-being, improve quality of life for persons with dementia, and reduce some of the stigma surrounding memory loss.

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