Archive: July, 2010

Understanding and minimizing the effects of shiftwork

(by Dr. Joti Samra, for Lifespeak)   About 30% of employed Canadians, approximately 3 million, work shift—non-standard work hours that cover a wide variety of work schedules. Shift work can consist of fixed shifts or shifts that rotate or change according to a set schedule. About 30% of employed Canadians, approximately 3 million, work shift—non-standard […]

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Psychology behind gang involvement

(interview on CTV)

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Confessions: Animal Hoarding season one of new docu-reality series premieres July 2010

Dr. Samra is a featured clinical expert in a new docu-reality series called Confessions: Animal Hoarding. The show premiered in July 2010 on Animal Planet, and has been developed by the producers of the critically acclaimed A & E series Intervention.   Watch Dr. Samra in an episode trailer from Season 1 here.  

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Ask a Health Expert

Read Dr. Samra's weekly column in The Globe and Mail.
Ask a Health Expert column in The Globe and Mail

Dr. Samra in the Media

Books & Resources

Dr. Samra has co-authored a number of treatment books and resource for patients, families & clinicians.
Antidepressant Skills at Work: Dealing with Mood Problems in the Workplace