The first scientific day of the Chair on Sex, Gender and Mental Health
of the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health was held on March 27th 2009.
List of guest speakers
Sonia Lupien, Ph.D.
Chairholder of Gender, Sex and Mental Health
Joy Johnson, Ph.D. (Keynote)
Scientific Director of Institute of Gender and Health (CIHR)
Sylvana Côté, Ph.D.
The development of sex differences in antisocial behaviours: Possible aetiologies and intergenerational transmission.
Jens Pruessner, Ph.D.
Sex, gender, hormones and the brain
Meir Steiner, Ph.D. , MD, Ph.D., FRCPC, (Keynote)
The Burden of Female-Specific Mood Disorders
Adrianna Mendrek, Ph.D.
Schizophrenia: Trapped in the brain of the wrong sex?
Aline Drapeau, Ph.D.
The influence of social anchors on the gender difference in the use of mental health services
Three prizes of $500 each were awarded for the best poster presentations. The winners of the 2009 Conference are:
Caroline Doramajian, M.A. student, for her poster presentation entitled
Friendship and group acceptance protect victimized boys and girls differently
Annie Duchesne, Ph.D. student, for her poster presentation entitled
Sex and stress: Neural activation changes during psychosocial stress
Adham Mancini, Ph.D. student, for his poster presentation entitled
Sex differences in corpus callosum fractional anisotropy in
schizophrenia patients: A pilot tractography study using Diffusion