Social Media use and Suicidality

  New APEAL research, published in Computers in Human Behavior, suggests that different ways of using social media may be associated with mental health in different ways. The paper, authored by APEAL members Mila Kingsbury, Ian Colman,…

24-hour movement guidelines and youth mental health

            Congratulations to APEAL PhD Candidate Hugues Sampasa-Kanyinga, who has recently published two papers on the links between adolescents’ adherence to Canada’s 24-hour movement guidelines and their mental health.The papers,…

Research on contagion of non-suicidal self-injury

Congratulations to APEAL graduate Shaezeen Syed, whose research has been published in Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. Her paper, ‘Adolescents’ knowledge of a peer’s non-suicidal self-injury and own non-suicidal self-injury and suicidality’ examines the contagion hypothesis for non-suicidal self-injury,…

Trivia in the time of Covid-19

With students and staff struggling to keep up morale during the pandemic, APEAL lab director Ian Colman organized a virtual event to boost everyone’s spirits. An evening of virtual trivia was just what the Professor…

APEAL student recognized with doctoral award

Congratulations to APEAL PhD student Nicole Hammond, who was recently awarded a CIHR Frederick Banting & Charles Best Doctoral Studentship. This competitive scholarship provides three years of funding to students pursuing doctoral degrees in health-related fields.…