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Tools from Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) may help manage unpleasant emotions during lockdown stress. (Pexels/Ketut Subiyanto)

The Conversation: Beyond self-care –Try these 5 therapeutic tools to manage stress better during COVID-19 restrictions

December 16, 2020 — 
Here are five key Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) strategies that validate difficult emotions invoked by the pandemic and make the case for changing automatic reactions that may be driven by strong emotions, such as self-medicating with substances, starting an argument or eating a pint of ice cream to feel better.

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Stephen Alalade sitting at a computer desk.

Students

Find an opportunity to learn and grow

November 17, 2020 — 
You have many career options with an Arts degree! Stephen Alalade’s [BA Adv/2015] story showcases how an Arts degree can quickly connect you to the world of full-time work.

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CBC Manitoba: Winnipeg’s code red restrictions can bring pandemic fatigue — here’s how to cope

November 2, 2020 — 
Dr. Andrea Piotrowski and Dr. Renee El-Gabalawy give advice on how to cope with more restrictions

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A drawing of planet Earth in space, with spikes emanating from the planet so that it resembles the coronavirus.

Op-ed: And then came COVID-19

November 2, 2020 — 
Researchers from the University of Manitoba’s departments of psychology and clinical health psychology explore commonly held storylines

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CBC: Mental health and health care workers

October 14, 2020 — 
Psychology professor provides insights

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Washington Post: Authoritarian Nightmare

October 2, 2020 — 
Retired psychology professor's book getting noted

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Family mental health crisis: Parental depression, anxiety during COVID-19 will affect kids too

August 17, 2020 — 
The potential long-term consequences on children from increased parental stress, anxiety and depression are only beginning to be understood.

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Chauntel Dyck standing in a field.

Faculty of Arts

Meet the 2020 Faculty of Arts Gold Medal Recipients

June 26, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to present the 2020 academic medal winners. Their achievements are recognized in the Spring 2020 virtual convocation ceremony.

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Ariane Freynet-Gagné

Students

Passion for social justice leads Psychology student to award

June 24, 2020 — 
Ariane Freynet-Gagné received a 2020 3M National Student Fellowship from the Society of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

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UM's 2020 Vanier Scholars from left to right: Javad Alizadeh, Ashley Hayward, Belal Zia, Rachel Nickel, Sarah Turner.

Five Vanier Scholars will call UM home in 2020

June 19, 2020 — 
Considered to be the Canadian equivalent of the United Kingdom’s Rhodes Scholarships, these $150,000 awards will help recruit and keep top doctoral students from across the country and around the world

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