August 25, 2016


Public Education Materials

Canadian Psychiatry Aujourd'hui Patient Information Series
Patient Confidentiality
Workplace Depression: Should I take time off work?
Workplace Depression: What to tell your coworkers and your employer

Schizophrenia : The Journey to Recovery
A Consumer and Family Guide to Assessment and Treatment

This is a companion to the CPA schizophrenia guidelines.
Downloadable PDF. Searchable PDF.

CPA Psychiatry and Science Series
The latter half of the 20th century has seen enormous scientific advances in the understanding of psychiatric disorders and treatment—moving psychiatry from theory to evidence-based treatments. The articles and fact sheets below are written by some of Canada's foremost experts and explain the current state of scientific knowledge behind various mental illnesses, their treatment and prevention.

Newspaper Articles
Understanding Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents
by Dr. Stanley Kutcher

Brain, Mind and Society: Psychosocial Treatments in Depression
by Dr. Sagar Parikh

Can Stress Lead to Depression?
by Dr. Glenda MacQueen

Seniors Not Just Older Adults When It Comes to Mental Illness
by Dr. Nathan Herrmann

Social Consequences and Facets of Serious Mental Disorder
by Dr. Ashok Malla

The Science of Psychotherapy
by Dr. Zindel Segal and Dr. Molyn Leszcz

Canada in Need of a Suicide Prevention Strategy
by Dr. Paul Links

Fact Sheets
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
by Dr. Michael Van Ameringen

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
by Dr. Michael Van Ameringen

Neuroscience and Philosophy
by Dr. Georg Northoff

What Causes Schizophrenia?
by Dr. Patricia Boksa

Social Phobia and Social Anxiety Disorder
by Dr. Michael Van Ameringen

Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW)
CPA is a proud supporter of Mental Illness Awareness Week.

For websites with more mental illness information, see Resources-Public and CPA Partner Organizations on the CPA Links page.

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