Why we get old and die, and what to do about it

This presentation was most recently given at the Westmount Healthy City Project, on 2015-10-29.  It was also presented at: Institut universitaire en santé mentale Douglas Grand Rounds, 2013-5-23 Jewish General Hospital Department of Psychiatry Clinical Grand Rounds, 2012-4-12 McGill Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds, Montreal General Hospital, 2012-1-24 Ste. Anne’s Hospital, Continuing…

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Depression in Long Term Care

This presentation was given on 2008-11-17 at Ste. Anne’s Hospital in the Department of Psychiatry Conference Series, and on 2008-11-20 to the Head Nurses at Ste. Anne’s Hospital. It had previously been presented to staff of CSSS Cavendish on 2008-10-8, at Centre d’Accueil Henri-Bradet. Download a pdf of the slides and…

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Does a fish a day keep the doctor away? The role of omega-3 fatty acids in psychiatry

This presentation was given on 2006-9-5 at Ste. Anne’s Hospital, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Québec. Earlier versions of this talk were presented at: • Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Rounds, Sir Mortimer B. Davis – Jewish General Hospital, 2002-6-28 • Department of Psychiatry Clinical Grand Rounds, Sir Mortimer B. Davis – Jewish General Hospital, 2002-9-12 •…

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Does too much sleep cause depression?

Presented at Ste. Anne’s Hospital 2006-5-9 and on 2006-6-1. Some proverbs about sleep: “One hour’s sleep before midnight is worth two hours after.”
—John Rays (1627-1705): A Compleat Collection of English Proverbs, 1670 “Plough deep while sluggards sleep.”
—Benjamin franklin (1706-1790): Maxim prefixed to Poor Richard’s Almanac, 1757 “The early bird catches…

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Journal club: olfactory perception, communication, and the nose-to-brain pathway

Consultation-Liaison Rounds, 05-3-3, at the SMBD – Jewish General Hospital Article: Stockhorst, U., and R. Pietrowsky (2004) Physiol Behav 83:3-11. Olfactory perception, communication, and the nose-to-brain pathway. Abstract: The present paper’s aim is of to give an overview about the basic knowledge as well as actual topics of olfaction–with a…

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Assessment of depression in dementia

This was presented on 2003-9-19 at the McGill Division of Geriatric Medicine First Annual Interdisciplinary Geriatric Seminar, titled “Promoting partnership through protocols: intervention strategies for dementia care”, held at the Ruby Foo Hotel, Montreal. It was also presented on 2003-9-18 at Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Rounds, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal. Download a…

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