Paul Latimer

Latimer: Smoking in pregnancy linked to schizophrenia

Another critical reason pregnant women should stop smoking all together.

Latimer: Address family violence for a healthy society

Family violence includes neglect as well as physical, sexual, emotional or financial abuse. Families need tools, support to make it stop.

Latimer: Introverted children face challenges in school system

Every person arrives in this world with a basic temperament that is unlikely to change much throughout life.

Latimer: Cognivity may decline but mental health improves with age

When it comes to mental health, there is some paradoxical news about aging.

Latimer: Smoking’s link to schizophrenia

More to add to the already massive amount of evidence that smoking is bad for your health.

Latimer: Marijuana and its effects on adolescents

…there does seem to be a relationship between regular marijuana use during adolescence and psychotic symptoms that can persist.

Latimer: Prevalence of suicidal thoughts in young people

Suicide and thoughts of suicide are not as uncommon as you may think.

Latimer: Coping with suicidal thoughts in young people

Therapy in Kelowna: Unfortunately, suicide and thoughts of suicide are not as uncommon as you may think.  

Latimer: Will medicine be able to beat death?

Two new medical studies are working at delaying or even reversing the aging process.

Latimer: Urging you to #GetLoud over mental health issues

Raise your voice to show support for those struggling with mental health issues.

Latimer: Therapy dogs for mental health

Three Canadian universities are currently studying the benefits of matching dogs with people experiencing mental illness and addictions.

Latimer: Selfie is the picture of narcissism

Instead of posing for endless shots, we could engage with our friends and family.

Risk of drug treatments during pregnancies

Whether or not to continue taking prescribed medication is an important thing to consider when preparing for baby.

Latimer: Relationship between smoking and mental illness

Rates of smoking are much higher for those with mental illness than in the general population.

Latimer: Most people experience memory deterioration after 60

Many Alzheimer research centres offer memory assessments so that people can track their memory difficulties.

Latimer: Mental health system study

Access to mental healthcare professionals emerged as an important issue.

Latimer: Inequality in mental health care

There are many people in the world who have virtually no way of accessing a mental health care professional.

Latimer: Antisocial personality often shows before age eight

People with this condition seldom seek help for their antisocial pattern of behaviour.

Latimer: Personalized medicine one step closer

It is a wonderful feeling when finally, after many…trials one gets it right and the patient comes in saying they have never felt better.

Latimer: Author says altruism generates true happiness

Author Mattieu Ricard says altruism and compassion, among qualities that combine to create happiness.