LaMarsh Centre for Research on Child and Youth Research

The price of perfectionism: Suicidal thoughts along cultural lines

Gordon Flett looks at ethnic variations on perfectionism, and how they relate to suicidal thoughts in university students. This study, a global first, could help Canadian undergrads. There is no doubt university students are under increasing pressure to succeed in their academic, social and personal lives. York University psychology Professor Gordon Flett, Canada Research Chair […]

Two York psychology profs listed in top 11

York psychology professors Jane Irvine and Debra Pepler of York’s Faculty of Health have recently been named two of the most published women in the field of clinical psychology in Canada, according to an article in the Canadian Psychology journal. “Assessing the Publication Productivity of Clinical Psychology Professors in Canadian Psychological Association-Accredited Canadian Psychology Departments,” […]

Professors question assumptions in immigrant mental health research

Migration is a complex phenomenon that can have important consequence on mental health, say two York professors who will talk about some of the assumptions made in conducting research on immigrant mental health at the upcoming Multicultural Mental Health Promotion. Michaela Hynie (left), associate director of the York Institute for Health Research and a York psychology professor, and […]

Professor Debra Pepler inducted into Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

York Distinguished Research Professor Debra Pepler, considered an international leader in research on child and youth bullying, aggression and victimization, was inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) during its annual general meeting yesterday in Ottawa. Election to Fellowship in the CAHS is considered one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian […]

Sir Richard Bowlby to speak about fatherhood and its implications

Sir Richard Bowlby, the son of Sir John Bowlby, regarded as the father of attachment theory, will talk about fatherhood, the implications of what is known about fathers and how this impacts resources like daycare and early years centres.  The talk will take place Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 2 to 4pm, in the conference room […]