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L’utilisation des désastres naturels pour mieux comprendre le stress maternel prénatal

Conférence scientifique

Friday 20 March 2015 from 12:00 at 13:00

Speaker

Suzanne King, PhD

  • Full Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University 

  • Principal Investigator, Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Suzanne King, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychiatry at McGill University as well as a principle investigator at the McGill-affiliated Douglas Mental Health University Institute, both in Montreal, Canada. After graduate training in psychology and educational research in Virginia, she conducted post-doctoral research at the Douglas, studying the family dynamics of people with schizophrenia. Her results led to the study of risk factors for mental illness, and then of prenatal maternal stress in particular. She is currently running three studies of children exposed to natural disasters in utero in order to understand the nature and mechanisms of effects of prenatal stress.

 
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