Alissa Pencer

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CRISM-Quebec-Maritimes: Research on interventions in drug misuse

2014/15-2020/21 • $2,374,845 • PI,CO,Other
Substance misuse remains a significant global public health problem which carries a heavy burden for abusers and their families alike. This disorder is indeed associated with suffering and severe health problems in patients, distress among family members, as well as tremendous costs to society....

Development, implementation, and evaluation of equitable and effective e-mental health care delivery for parents and care givers struggling with anxiety and depression arising during the COVID-19 pandemic: improving access and matching services to need.

2020/21 • $144,696 • PI,CO,Other
Parents, particularly women, are experiencing heightened anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is unclear which specific stressors faced by parents are overwhelming their coping resources during COVID-19. Evidently though, treatment is needed. E-mental health care has become a...

Understanding reward motivation and expectancy in early phase psychosis smokers: a neuroimaging and genetic approach

2010/11-2013/14 • $201,164 • PI,CO
Psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia, are severe mental illnesses affecting approximately 3% of the population. These disorders typically begin in late adolescence or early adulthood and are often associated with lifelong, psychological and social impairments. Smoking rates are highly...