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Jaswant Guzder, MD
Head of Child Psychiatry and Director of Childhood Disorders Day Hospital, Jewish General Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University

Dr. Jaswant Guzder is Head of Child Psychiatry and Director of Childhood Disorders Day Hospital at the Jewish General Hospital, and Associate Professor of Psychiatray at McGill University. She is active in the Child and Transcultural Psychiatry Divisions. She is the Quebec representative to the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Her research collaborations have focused on the etiology of borderline personality disorder in adults and borderline pathology in childhood, with an interest in neuropsychological risk, parental, family, and trauma factors. Her collaborations in transcultural psychiatry include work with Mental Health Commission of Canada (Diversity Steering Committee), the Teasdale Corti Global Health Project, and research on immigrant youth and children.

Recent Publications

Dr. Laurence J. Kirmayer, Dr. Cécile Rousseau, Dr. Jaswant Guzder, Dr. Eric Jarvis. Training Clinicians in Cultural Psychiatry: A Canadian Perspective, Academic Psychiatry, 32:(4) 313-319, 2008

Dr. Laurence J. Kirmayer, Dr. Eric Jarvis, Dr. Jaswant Guzder, Dr. Thomas Jurcik, Dr. Brett Thombs. Use of DSM-IV Cultural Formulation on a Cultural Consultation Service, Psychiatric Services 59:(6) 683-686, 2008

Dr. Phyllis Zelkowitz, Dr. Joel Paris, Dr. Jaswant Guzder, Dr. Ronald Feldman, Dr. Carmella Roy, Dr. Lindsay Rosval. A Five Year Follow-Up of Patients with Borderline Pathology of Childhood, Journal of Personality Disorders, 21:(6) 664-674, 2007
Dr. Guzder is recognized for her collaborative work on borderline pathology in childhood with Dr. Joel Paris and Dr. Phyllis Zelkowitz.

She is currently working with Dr. Cecile Rousseau's research group on immigrant children and mental health issues.
 
Dr. Guzder's Publications Indexed on PubMed

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