Paul Latimer

Latimer: Working into old age for health

the idea of retirement is evolving as a large part of our population enters these years in better health than ever before.

Latimer: Smoking in pregnancy linked to schizophrenia

Another critical reason pregnant women should stop smoking all together.

Latimer: Address family violence for a healthy society

Family violence includes neglect as well as physical, sexual, emotional or financial abuse. Families need tools, support to make it stop.

Latimer: Health accord should address mental health

Capital News columnist Paul Latimer says more investment in health care needed to deal with mental health issues.

Latimer: Poverty and children’s mental health

Poverty is both a cause and effect of mental health problems

Latimer: Misconceptions about dementia

Many common assumptions about dementia are based on incorrect or misleading information.

Latimer: Introverted children face challenges in school system

Every person arrives in this world with a basic temperament that is unlikely to change much throughout life.

Latimer: Mental health in schools

Capital News columnist Paul Latimer says statistics reveal that one in five students experience mental health concerns

Latimer: Misconceptions about dementia

Capital News colunnist Paul Latimer says many common assumptions about dementia are based on incorrect information.

Latimer: Difficult for introverted children to navigate Kelowna schools

Introverted children likely to remain that way throughout their life

Latimer: Cognivity may decline but mental health improves with age

When it comes to mental health, there is some paradoxical news about aging.

Latimer: Smoking’s link to schizophrenia

More to add to the already massive amount of evidence that smoking is bad for your health.

Latimer: Marijuana and its effects on adolescents

…there does seem to be a relationship between regular marijuana use during adolescence and psychotic symptoms that can persist.

Latimer: Prevalence of suicidal thoughts in young people

Suicide and thoughts of suicide are not as uncommon as you may think.

Young people experiencing suicidal thoughts

In B.C., there are roughly 500 suicides carried out annually and one in 25 Canadians will attempt suicide in their lifetime.

Latimer: Coping with suicidal thoughts in young people

Therapy in Kelowna: Unfortunately, suicide and thoughts of suicide are not as uncommon as you may think.  

Latimer: Will medicine be able to beat death?

Capital News columnist cites study on impact of vitamin nicotinamide riboside to restore body's ability to regenerate and repair itself.

Latimer: Help to relieve for post-partum anxiety

Pregnancy and the post-partum period are times when a woman is most vulnerable to develop or relapse into a mental illness

Latimer: Senate helpful in assisted dying debacle

Columnist Paul Latimer says he was disappointed with the federal government's Bill C-14.

Latimer: Will medicine be able to beat death?

Two new medical studies are working at delaying or even reversing the aging process.