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Today, CTV News Montreal is featuring an interview with our very own Dr. Mimi Israel, who discusses mental resilience and explains why some people react better than others to psychological pressure.

Mimi Israël, MA, MD, FRCPC, is an active clinician, teacher, researcher and administrator. She is an Associate Professor and the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, and she is also Psychiatrist-in-Chief at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute. Dr. Israel is primarily interested in the areas of eating disorders, affective disorders, crisis intervention, emergency psychiatry and mental health care service organization and delivery.

Click here to watch the interview.


February 12, 2013