Psychology

Using cannabis can ease cravings for street-level drugs, UBC research suggests

Using cannabis can ease cravings for street-level drugs, UBC research suggests

New findings from researchers at the University of British Columbia suggest that cannabis could play a role in addressing the ongoing opioid overdose crisis.

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The doctor is in

The doctor is in

Dr. Lesley Lutes’ vision is for a healthier future where everyone gets the psychological care they need, when they need it.

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Dr. Jessica Lougheed wants to better understand our emotions

Dr. Jessica Lougheed wants to better understand our emotions

Assistant Professor strives to incorporate 2SLGBTQIA+ issues into her research and teaching.

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Parity needed for mental and physical health funding, treatment

Parity needed for mental and physical health funding, treatment

UBCO researcher says more patients need access to life-saving care

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Psychopaths may have an insensitivity to suffering

Psychopaths may have an insensitivity to suffering

Do psychopathic traits allow people to ignore pain, or simply not care

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UBCO researcher looks at the stigma of prenatal cannabis use

UBCO researcher looks at the stigma of prenatal cannabis use

Women worry about a doctor’s attitude or lack of knowledge

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Emo-jional rescue: UBCO researchers create tool to measure the emotion in emojis
First impressions: Is it a good idea to be yourself?

First impressions: Is it a good idea to be yourself?

UBCO researcher provides tips on how to make the ideal first impression

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Texts can help when someone is dealing with a mental health crisis

Texts can help when someone is dealing with a mental health crisis

UBCO researchers examine user responses to text-based crisis lines

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Psychedelic mushroom microdoses can improve mood, mental health

Psychedelic mushroom microdoses can improve mood, mental health

Microdosers noted improvements compared to non-microdosing peers

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