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I am a PhD Student in Clinical Psychology at Dalhousie University. My doctoral thesis is on the healthy immigrant effect on alcohol use in youth and emerging adults.
Racism is prejudice and discrimination targeted at a person or people based on their membership to a racial group that is reinforced by societal structures of power. Unfortunately, the existence and nature of systemic racism has not changed significantly in the past decade,¹,² and it continues to be present in all facets of society, including psych...
Racism exists at the individual and systemic level where power differentials and hierarchies oppress racial minorities. Canada’s auspicious history of colonialism and systemic racism puts Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour at-risk of poor psychological health, in addition to a host of other health-related concerns. As psychologists and trainee...
The partner influence hypothesis postulates one partner's alcohol use influences the other partner’s alcohol use over time. While several studies have examined the partner influence hypothesis, the magnitude and gender-specific nature of partner influences on alcohol use are unclear and have yet to be examined meta-analytically. We addressed this b...
We present a collection of emotional video clips that can be used in ways similar to static images (e.g., the International Affective Picture System, IAPS; Lang, Bradley, & Cuthbert, 2008). The Database of Emotional Videos from Ottawa (DEVO) includes 291 brief video clips (mean duration = 5.42 s; SD = 2.89 s; range = 3–15 s) extracted from obscure...