Psychology

Medical cannabis users report consuming less tobacco

Medical cannabis users report consuming less tobacco

Reduced consumption attributed to onset of cannabis use

UBCO researchers explore the impact of canine cuddles on students

UBCO researchers explore the impact of canine cuddles on students

Physical contact with a dog makes a significant difference to wellbeing

Extraordinary academic achievement leads to major award win

Extraordinary academic achievement leads to major award win

The old adage ‘there is no I in team’ rings true for a recent UBC Okanagan graduate who has won a major financial award.

Perfectionists more likely to suffer from body dissatisfaction

Perfectionists more likely to suffer from body dissatisfaction

New research from UBC Okanagan finds young women who are perfectionistic are more likely to experience body dissatisfaction — a general unhappiness with, and negative attitude towards, their bodies.

UBCO researcher examines the need for positive support when a child is sexually abused

UBCO researcher examines the need for positive support when a child is sexually abused

New research from UBC Okanagan has determined if a child knows they have safe support from a trusted adult, it significantly increases the chances of that child disclosing they have been sexually assaulted. This likelihood is especially true when the offender is a family member or trusted caregiver.

Multidisciplinary approach leads to top award for UBCO scholar

Multidisciplinary approach leads to top award for UBCO scholar

Although Aidan O’Callahan describes himself as a planner — a critical thinker who likes to get his ducks in a row before committing to anything — it’s almost a fluke he ended up at UBC Okanagan.

Parental consumption shapes how teens think about and use cannabis

Parental consumption shapes how teens think about and use cannabis

Turns out the old adage, “monkey see, monkey do,” does ring true — even when it comes to cannabis use. However, when cannabis use involves youth, it’s see, think, then do, says a team of UBC Okanagan researchers.

Psychologist Lesley Lutes is passionate about mental health

Psychologist Lesley Lutes is passionate about mental health

DURING UNPRECEDENTED TIMES, WE NEED UNPRECEDENTED COMPASSION. And this is […]

Progressive Thinker

Progressive Thinker

Doctoral candidate Michelle St. Pierre is on a mission to reform drug policy and revolutionize psychological healing by exploring the therapeutic potential of cannabis and psychedelics.

UBCO researcher examines therapeutic use of psychedelic drugs

UBCO researcher examines therapeutic use of psychedelic drugs

Michelle St. Pierre has been named UBC Okanagan’s student researcher of the year.