ABOUT OUR RESEARCH

Research Topics

The following is a broad outline of the research topics that we are currently focused on:

1. Child and adolescent depression and the key differences between depressed and non-depressed youth

2. Child and adolescent suicidal ideation and the development of an intervention for youth presenting to the emergency department with acute suicidality

3. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on child, youth, and family mental health

4. The relationship between early onset depression and future cardiovascular risk

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School Kids Meditating

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The Lab

The Korczak Lab is located in the Psychiatry Department at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids, 4th floor, Black Wing) in Toronto, Canada. The lab features a welcoming waiting area for youth and families, spacious observation rooms where on-site research is conducted, research offices and ample study workspace. Research participants (children, youth and families) and staff alike will find the lab to be a friendly, inviting and comfortable environment.

TAKING A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH

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