Tag Archives: Faculty of Health

York U professor co-authors first-ever academic book on perfectionism in young people

Perfectionism in Childhood and Adolescence: A Developmental Approach builds on 30 years of research in a field that the authors helped pioneer TORONTO, March 8, 2022 — When a person self-describes as a “perfectionist,” we might assume they mean they have an exacting personality, one who sets and pursues high standards. But perfectionism can also […]

Nurse-education group co-created by York U gets $1.5 million in new funding from Ontario government

Group supports education programs for internationally educated nurses, allowing them to become registered in the province. TORONTO, March 3, 2022 — A $1.5-million funding boost from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, will support the University-led Ontario Internationally Educated Nurses Course Consortium (OIENCC) in updating its successful competency-bridging program of study for internationally […]

York University and Qatar University launch world’s first international cardiac rehabilitation registry

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2022 – In collaboration with the International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, researchers from York and Qatar Universities have launched the first-of-its-kind International Cardiac Rehabilitation Registry (ICRR) featured today in the journal Global Heart. The new online registry is designed for cardiac rehabilitation programs in low-resource settings and will make it easier […]

New tool developed by York University could offer more ways to assess distress in youth and adults

New Anti-Mattering Scale provides clinicians with another tool to assess the tendency of certain people to experience a profound sense of not mattering to others TORONTO, Dec. 21, 2021 – As many prepare to spend the holidays in isolation again this year and plans for in-person classes remain up in the air for January due […]

York University and Oak Valley Health to advance medical education and health research in York and Durham regions

TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2021 – Today, York University and Oak Valley Heath announced a local health partnership aimed at advancing innovative medical education and research collaboration opportunities as well as improving the health and health care of citizens in Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond. Earlier today, York University President Rhonda Lenton was joined by Jo-anne Marr, […]

Study: How some young people feel toward COVID-19 may not reflect their perception of risk

TORONTO, November 9, 2021 –COVID-19 has led to a burst of new language to help us better understand and cope with changing health protocols. For most of us, words and phrases such as ‘quarantine’, ‘lockdown’, ‘pandemic’ and ‘hand sanitizer’ have become familiar and may even elicit an unpleasant feeling — however York University researchers have found […]