Welcome to the Psychiatric Epidemiology Journal Club Webpage!

Below you will find the past and upcoming journal club dates, locations, presenters, and articles. If you would like to be part of our mailing list, click on the 'Contact' tab above and send us message! 

Winter 2016

January 18, 2016 

Location: Purvis Hall, room 48

Presenter: Miriam Kinkaid

Time: 11:30pm-12:30pm

Article: Does Population Density and Neighbourhood Deprivation Predict Schizophrenia? A Nationwide Swedish Family-Based Study of 2.4 Million Individuals 

Sariaslan 2015.pdf
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Fall 2015

October 26, 2015 

Location: Purvis Hall, room 24

Presenter: Tanya Murphy

Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm

Article: Non-cognitive deficits and young adult outcomes: the long-run impacts of a universal child care program  - NBER Working Paper 

Baker Gruber Milligan_2015.pdf
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November 23, 2015 

Location: Purvis Hall, room 24

Presenter: Natasha Larivee

Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm

Article: Age of onset of mental disorders: a review of recent literature

Kessler2007.pdf
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Winter 2015

January 27, 2015 

Location: Purvis Hall, room 48 

Presenter: Miriam Kinkaid

Time: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Article: Explaining the Increase in the Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Proportion Attributable to Changes in Reporting Practices 

Hansen 2015.pdf
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February 24, 2015 

Location: Purvis Hall, room 48 

Presenter: Zinzi Bailey, Erika Braithwaite, Hannah Kraicer-Melamed, Miriam Kinkaid  

Time: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Discussion:  Debate on the pros and cons of moving from a categorical to a dimensional diagnosis approach in the DSM.  One paper (Widiger 2005) and an editorial from Nature (Adam 2013) are provided for background.  

Widiger 2005_.pdf
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Adam_Nature _2013.pdf
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April 28, 2015 

Location: Purvis Hall, room 48 

Presenter: Aemal Akhtar

Time: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Article title:  Is the use of accurate psychiatric labels associated with intentions and beliefs about responses to mental illness in a friend?  Findings from two national surveys of Australian youth  

Yap 2015.pdf
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Fall 2014

September 23, 2014
Location: Lady Meredith House, room 100
Presenter: Erika Braithwaite
Time: 3pm-4pm
Dunn 2007.pdf
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October 28th, 2014
Location: Thomson House, room 406
Presenter: Miriam Kinkaid
Time: 3pm-4pm
McFarlane 2014.pdf
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November 25th, 2014
Location: Lady Meredith House, room 100
Presenter: Robin Richardson
Time: 3pm-4pm
Bernert 2014.pdf
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Winter 2014

January 16, 2014
Location: Thomson House, room 404
Presenter: Erika Braithwaite
Cooper 2013.pdf
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McMichaels 2013.pdf
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Susser 2013.pdf
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February 20, 2014
Location: Thomson House, room 404
Presenter: Robin Richardson
Barnes 2013.pdf
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March 20, 2014
Location: Thomson House, room 404
Presenter: Miriam Kinkaid
D'Onofrio 2014.pdf
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April 10, 2014
Location: Thomson House, room 404
Presenter: Aemal Akhtar
Rygaard Hjorthoj 2013.pdf
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Fall 2013

October 24, 2013
Location: Thomson House, room 403
Presenter: Miriam Kinkaid
Kessler et al 2005.pdf
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November 14, 2013
Location: Thomson House, room 404
Presenter: Erika Braithwaite
Eaton et al 2013.pdf
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December 5, 2013
Location: Thomson House, room 404
Presenter: Martine Elbejjani
Zeki Al Hazzouri et al 2011.pdf
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Purpose:

to provide a forum for interactive discussions on recent literature and methods in the field of psychiatric epidemiology

Scope:

the scope is broad and topics diverse; any topic related to psychiatric epidemiology ranging from descriptive epidemiology, etiology, health services research, and epidemiologic methods

Attendees:

all are welcome! If you would like to be added to our mailing list click on the 'Contact' tab above