Tamara M. Pringsheim

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Recent Research Projects

TICS: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Intervening in Children with Tourette's Syndrome

2018/19-2020/21 • $435,377 • PI,CO
Tourette syndrome (TS) is common. TS affects over 80,000 Canadian youth. Tics are the core symptom of TS. These are repetitive, sudden, semi-voluntary movements or sounds. In some children, these tics can be especially bad and require treatment. However, options are limited. Medications for TS...

Personalizing Psychosocial Intervention for Children with Oppositional-Defiant Disorder

2015/16-2019/20 • $505,435 • PI,CO
Childhood Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) affects between 5 and 15% of school-aged children, including the majority of children referred to mental health centres. However, many children do not respond to first-line psychosocial treatments and current approaches to predict treatment response...

Canadian Guidelines on Pharmacotherapy for Oppositional Behaviour, Conduct Problems, and Aggression in Children and Adolescents with Disruptive Behaviour Disorders: Creation of a Patient Decision Aid to Reduce Decisional Conflict and Encourage Active Decision Making

2014/15 • $11,830 • PI,CO,Other
This application seeks support for a one day meeting of clinicians, researchers and knowledge users to plan the development of a patient decision aid for parents of children with oppositional behaviour, conduct problems and aggression. Aggression is a major risk factor for the development of...

Knowledge Translation and Dissemination of an Antipsychotic Safety Monitoring Guideline for Children

2011/12 • $75,227 • PI,CO,Other
We seek support for knowledge translation and dissemination activities related to a guideline on monitoring antipsychotic drug safety in children. Antipsychotic use in children has more than doubled over the past five years. While these medications offer real benefits to children with mental...

Diagnosis and Treatment of Tourette Syndrome: An Evidence Based Guideline

2010/11 • $8,500 • PI,CO
This application seeks partial support for a small group meeting. The mandate of this meeting is to have a consensus group process to develop evidence based guidelines on the treatment of Tourette Syndrome and related psychiatric comorbidities. These guidelines are intended for use by...