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You are only as old as your telomeres

You are only as old as your telomeres

Your biological age can speed up or slow down, depending on biological and environmental events in your life. But how can you tell how old you are, biologically?

Rates of Reporting Suicidal Ideation and Symptoms of Depression on Children’s Depression Inventory in a Paediatric Neurology Sample

Rates of Reporting Suicidal Ideation and Symptoms of Depression on Children’s Depression Inventory in a Paediatric Neurology Sample

The purpose of this study was to see if children with cognitive, psychiatric or neurological deficits are more prone to suicidal thinking and symptoms of depression.

An evidence-based checklist to assess neuropsychological outcomes of epilepsy surgery: How good is the evidence?

An evidence-based checklist to assess neuropsychological outcomes of epilepsy surgery: How good is the evidence?

The purpose of this study was to determine psychological function in patients who underwent epilepsy surgery. To efficiently assess these patients, researchers created an evidence-based checklist.

Comparing Canadian and American Normative Scores on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale

Comparing Canadian and American Normative Scores on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale

The purpose of this study was to compare how using either the American or Canadian assessment differed in interpretation of results.

Pediatric Forensic Neuropsychology

Pediatric Forensic Neuropsychology

The Pediatric Forensic Neuropsychology provides a comprehensive source for neuropsychologists who engage in forensic work and for professionals who assess children and adolescents.

Comparing Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury to Trauma Controls on CNS Vital Signs

Comparing Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury to Trauma Controls on CNS Vital Signs

This study set out to determine the effectiveness of the CNS Vital Signs (CNS-VS) in measuring cognitive function in patients with mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBI) compared to more traditional forms of measurement.

An evidence-based checklist to assess neuropsychological outcomes of epilepsy surgery: How good is the evidence?

Improving the methodology for identifying mild cognitive impairment in older adults

This study, published in 2012 in Alzheimer’s & Dementia, The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, set out to determine if changes in psychological measurements can improve the ability to diagnose mild cognitive impairment in older adults.

Support offers peace of mind

Support offers peace of mind

In a Calgary Herald feature on mental health, journalist Barbara Balfour spoke to Copeman Healthcare’s Dr. Elisabeth Sherman about the importance of integrating psychological and brain health with primary healthcare services

Three common myths about your brain

Three common myths about your brain

As we continue to learn more about its intricate operation with every passing day, we now know enough to dispel some of the most enduring myths. Here are three you may have heard:

Breakthrough in cognitive testing at Copeman Healthcare

Breakthrough in cognitive testing at Copeman Healthcare

Last year, Dr. Shawnda Lanting completed her two year fellowship with Copeman Healthcare Centre. As part of her fellowship, she had been researching how to streamline testing for mental illness and cognitive impairment.