4333 Cote Sainte Catherine Road
Montreal, QC, Canada, H3T 1E4
Tel.: 514-340-8210, ext. 25178
Dr. G. Eric Jarvis, M.D.
Investigator, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, Lady Davis Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Dr. G. Eric Jarvis is the Director of the Cultural Consultation Service, and Medical Director of the First Episode Psychosis Program, at the Jewish General Hospital. His research activities are closely linked to his clinical work and include the assessment, treatment, and follow up of psychosis in ethnic minority patients, and the effects of cultural consultation on psychiatric assessment and treatment.
Recent Publications
Jarvis, G.E., Toniolo, I., Ryder, A.G., Sessa, F., &Cremonese, C. (2011). “High Rates of Psychosis for Black Inpatients in Padua and Montreal: Different Contexts, Similar Findings.” Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 46:247-253.

Jarvis, G.E. (in press). Fragmentation and Reintegration: “Cultural Diversity and Mental Health Policy in Canada from 1982.” Submitted to TranSfaire& Culture June 20, 2011.

Adeponle, A., Thombs, B., Groleau, D., Jarvis, G.E., &Kirmayer, L.J. “Use of the Cultural Formulation to Resolve Uncertainty in the Diagnosis of Psychosis Among Ethnocultural Minority and Immigrant Patients.” Submitted to Psychiatric Services June, 2011 and currently under revision.

Dr. Jarvis is recognized as an expert in cultural consultation and the relationship between psychosis and culture.

He continues to collaborate with Dr. Laurence Kirmayer on the Cultural Consultation Service follow up project, and with Dr. Ashok Malla’s group on the treatment of patients with first episode psychosis.

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