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Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, May). Psychwire, ASK World-Leading Experts (Relationship problems and depression often go hand-in-hand. ASK expert in interpersonal functioning, Dr. David Dozois, how to work through both and break the cycle).
https://psychwire.com/ask/topics/19lifvw/ask-about-depression-and-relationships

Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, April). Demand for mental health service in Canada is climbing. So are wait times for specialists. Interview with Bob Becken, CBC Radio.
https://www.cbc.ca/radio/checkup/mental-health-service-climbs-waitlists-too-1.6798601

Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, March). How accessible are mental health services in Canada? Interview with Ian Hanomansing, CBC’s Cross Country Checkup, CBC Radio One and SiriusXM. twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1vOGwMOnOeVxB
https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-13/clip/15971713

Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, March). Many Canadians happy, but mental health flatlines or worse for some, new data shows. Interview with Natasha O’Neill, Journalist CTV National News. https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/many-canadians-happy-but-mental-health-flatlines-or-worse-for-some-new-data-shows-1.6296163

Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, March). New data shows majority of Canadians happy, but mental health not improving for those already struggling. Interview with Patricia Boal on our show Ottawa at Work, 580 CFRA News Talk Radio. https://www.iheartradio.ca/580-cfra/audio-podcasts/oaw-new-data-shows-majority-of-canadians-happy-but-mental-health-not-improving-for-those-already-struggling-1.19338401?mode=Article

Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, February). Latest on Canadian mental health. Interview with Bruce Frisko, CTV Atlantic. https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=2635851&jwsource=cl

Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, February). Why do some relationships fizzle over time? Interview with Devon Peacock, The Morning Show, AM980 in London. https://megaphone.link/CORU6938091809
https://globalnews.ca/london/program/the-morning-show-with-devon-peacock

Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, February). Western U study explores health of relationships — and not just on Valentine’s Day. Amy Simon, Global News. https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1vOGwMOnOeVxB

Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, February). Exploring partner belief systems and the health of relationships. Interview with Shaye Ganam, 630 CHED radio in Edmonton and QR radio in Calgary. https://megaphone.link/CORU8129559877
https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/exploring-partner-belief-systems-and-the/id1562719994?i=1000599419838

Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, January). 11% of Saskatchewan residents suffer from high levels of anxiety, a new survey says. Canada Today, Sasknow, Meadow Lake Now, Prince Albert Now.
https://canadatoday.news/sk/11-of-saskatchewan-residents-suffer-from-high-levels-of-anxiety-a-new-survey-says-108507/
https://sasknow.com/2023/01/28/11-of-saskatchewan-residents-experiencing-high-anxiety-says-new-poll/
https://meadowlakenow.com/2023/01/28/11-of-saskatchewan-residents-experiencing-high-anxiety-says-new-poll/
https://panow.com/2023/01/28/11-of-saskatchewan-residents-experiencing-high-anxiety-says-new-poll/

Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, January). Accessing evidence-based psychological treatments for anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic. Interview on John Gormley Live, a radio talk show airing across Saskatchewan on CJME and CKOM. https://iono.fm/e/1272054

Dozois, D. J. A. (2023, January). The power of “non-negative” thinking: A negative self-schema can be changed through evidence. Interview with Sarah Sloat, Inverse. https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/feel-better-about-yourself

Dozois, D. J. A. (2022, June). The science of cognitive distortions. Interview with Markham Heid, The Nuance. https://medium.com/@mheidj/the-science-of-cognitive-distortions-f3649ca3fc66

Dozois, D. J. A. (2022, March). Masks now optional in Ontario, with mixed feelings. Interview with Chris delaTorre, CBC Afternoon Drive. https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-80-afternoon-drive/clip/15901920-masks-now-optional-ontario-mixed-feelings

Dozois, D. J. A. (2022, March). Restrictions are lifting and boosters are flowing, but the mental health of many isn’t improving. Interview with Nadine Yousif, Toronto Star. https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2022/03/13/restrictions-are-lifting-and-boosters-are-flowing-but-the-mental-health-of-many-isnt-improving.html.
Reprinted in the Guelph Mercury Tribune and St. Catherine’s Standard. https://www.guelphmercury.com/news-story/10588340-restrictions-are-lifting-and-boosters-are-flowing-but-the-mental-health-of-many-isn-t-improving/
https://www.stcatharinesstandard.ca/ts/news/gta/2022/03/13/restrictions-are-lifting-and-boosters-are-flowing-but-the-mental-health-of-many-isnt-improving.html

Dozois, D. J. A. (2022, March). Addressing anxiety as more restrictions are lifted. Interview with Nick Dixon, CP24 Breakfast News, Toronto. https://www.cp24.com/video?clipId=2392645

Dozois, D. J. A. (2022, January). How the pandemic has affected depression and anxiety. Interview with Ken Eastwood, The Morning Show: CJBK, London, Ontario. https://www.iheartradio.ca/newstalk-1290-cjbk/audio-video/david-j-a-dozois-professor-psychology-and-psychiatry-schulich-school-of-medicine-dentistry-with-ken-jan-26-2022-1.17018108?mode=Article

Dozois, D. J. A. (2022, January). Battling COVID-19 frustration and burnout. Interview with Steve Paikin, The Agenda. https://www.tvo.org/video/battling-covid-19-frustration-and-burnout

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, December). Coping for the holidays. Interview with Heather Butts, CTV National News. https://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=2346859&playlistId=1.4856091&binId=1.810401&playlistPageNum=1&binPageNum=1

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, December). Winnipeg family’s annual 10-day social media detox. Interview with Mike Albanese, CityNews Winnipeg. https://winnipeg.citynews.ca/video/2021/12/21/winnipeg-familys-annual-10-day-social-media-detox/

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, December). People have reached their restriction limit. The Chronical Journal: The Newspaper of the Northwest. https://www.chroniclejournal.com/opinion/people-have-reached-their-restriction-limit/article_1a5a4f22-6021-11ec-b4fa-1703ba02468a.html

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, December). London psychologist: There's a new pandemic side-effect – 'caution fatigue'. London Free Press. https://lfpress.com/news/local-news/london-psychologist-theres-a-new-pandemic-side-effect-caution-fatigue

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, December). Canadians are experiencing pandemic fatigue amid the fourth wave. The Globe and Mail. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-covid-19-live-updates-omicron-variant/

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, December). 'We are in for the long haul': Canadians experience pandemic fatigue amid fourth wave The Omicron variant and caution fatigue. Ottawa City News, Toronto CTV News, Calgary Sun, Edmonton Journal. Interview with Noushin Ziafati, Canadian Press. https://ottawa.citynews.ca/coronavirus-covid-19-local-news/we-are-in-for-the-long-haul-canadians-experience-pandemic-fatigue-amid-fourth-wave-4866828
https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/we-are-in-for-the-long-haul-canadians-experience-pandemic-fatigue-amid-fourth-wave-1.5708505
https://calgarysun.com/news/national/we-are-in-for-the-long-haul-canadians-experience-pandemic-fatigue-amid-fourth-wave
https://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/edmonton-alberta-covid-19-live-december-16-2021-updates-feds-warn-against-non-essential-travel-1650-ahs-employees-put-on-unpaid-leave-alberta-eases-restrictions-ahead-of-christmas-omicron-kenney-hinsh

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, December). A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada. Orillia Matters, Delta Optimist, St. Albert Gazette. Interview with Noushin Ziafati, Canadian Press. https://www.delta-optimist.com/coronavirus-covid-19-national-news/a-look-at-the-latest-covid-19-developments-in-canada-4868604
https://www.orilliamatters.com/national-news/a-look-at-the-latest-covid-19-developments-in-canada-4868596
https://www.stalberttoday.ca/national-news/a-look-at-the-latest-covid-19-developments-in-canada-4868596

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, October). How to cope with anxiety as Canadians face the 4th wave of COVID-19. Radio interview with Andrew Pinsent, 580 CFRA in Ottawa.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, September). 'It's a problem': As society reopens, many still suffering from pandemic anxiety. Interview with Jackie Dunham, CTV National News. https://t.co/yX0iUdfGah

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, September). Anxiety and depression remain high despite eased restrictions and high vaccination rates. Interview with Rick Zamperin, Good Morning Hamilton, 900 CHML. https://omny.fm/shows/good-morning-hamilton/new-bipoc-program-serena-ryder-s-mental-health-jou

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, August). Anxiety, social isolation and returning to 'normal.' Interview with Julia Sunstrum and Niveen Fulcher, Brain Matter Chatter, Podcast, Episode 5, https://www.buzzsprout.com/1799289/8996125-episode-5-anxiety-social-isolation-returning-to-normal-with-dr-david-dozois

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, July). Manitoba creates action plan as post-pandemic mental health presents major issue. Interview with Michael D'Alimonte, CTV News, Winnipeg, Manitoba. https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/manitoba-creates-action-plan-as-post-pandemic-mental-health-presents-major-issue-1.5514803
https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?binId=1.1206950

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, June). 'True anxiety about going back to work': Studies show Canadians feeling post-pandemic anxiety. Interview with Brent Lale, CTV News, London, Ontario. https://london.ctvnews.ca/true-anxiety-about-going-back-to-work-studies-show-canadians-feeling-post-pandemic-anxiety-1.5484735

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, June). Anxiety about returning to post-pandemic life. Interview with Ken Eastwood, The Morning Show: CJBK, London, Ontario. https://t.co/QWBdo9HRXh

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, June). Reopening anxiety. Interview with Steve Paikin, The Agenda. https://www.tvo.org/video/reopening-anxiety-transitioning-to-normal.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, May). Canadians' anxiety about returning to pre-pandemic life: Tips to confront those anxieties as the reopening process continues. Radio interview with Andrew Pinsent, 580 CFRA in Ottawa.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, May). How the pandemic is affecting the mental health of Canadians. Interview on John Gormley Live, a radio talk show airing across Saskatchewan on CJME and CKOM.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, May). Anxious about returning to pre-pandemic life? Here are tips on how to cope. Interview with Jackie Dunham, CTV National News.https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/anxious-about-returning-to-pre-pandemic-life-here-are-tips-on-how-to-cope-1.5438558

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, March). Helpless and hopeless: How a year of COVID-19 has impacted our mental health. Interview with Nadine Yousif, Toronto Star. https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2021/03/22/helpless-and-hopeless-how-a-year-of-covid-19-has-impacted-our-mental-health.html

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, February). COVID-19 and the importance of friendships and acquaintances. 7 interviews on CBC Radio with:
        • Wendy Bergfeldt, Mainstreet, CBC Radio, Cape Breton
        • Rod Kurtz, Radio Active, CBC Radio, Edmonton
        • Chris dela Torre, Afternoon Drive, CBC Radio, London/Windsor
        • Garth Materie, Afternoon Edition, CBC Radio, Saskatchewan
        • Kathryn Marlow, All Points West, CBC Radio, Victoria
        • Faith Fundal, Up to Speed, CBC Radio, Winnipeg
        • Gloria Macarenko, On the Coast, CBC Radio, Vancouver

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, February). How we perceive our relationships. Interview on The Morning News with Sue Deyell and Andrew Schultz, 770 CHQR Global News, Calgary.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, January). Teachers, parents, teens mental health hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic. Interview with Reta Ismail, CTV News, London. https://london.ctvnews.ca/teachers-parents-teens-mental-health-hit-hard-by-covid-19-pandemic-1.5284782

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, January). Remote work is increasingly affecting our mental health. Interview with Rubina Ahmed-Haq, CBC Radio; broadcast across Canada to all 19 CBC radio morning programs. https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-90/clip/15819873

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, January). What behavioural science can teach us about why the second lockdown is not being followed as strictly as it should. Interview with Patrick Magermans, Blackburn news. https://theblackburnnewspodcast.podbean.com/#.YDVyeenHYYg.gmail

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, January). Mental health and the pandemic. Interview on John Gormley Live, a radio talk show airing across Saskatchewan on CJME and CKOM. https://iono.fm/e/982932

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, January). Battling blue Monday. Interview with Audra Brown, City TV News, broadcast across the nation. https://toronto.citynews.ca/video/2021/01/18/battling-blue-monday/

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, January). Keeping New Year’s resolutions. Interview with Megan Stacey, London Free Press. LFP Weekender Newsletter.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, January). Interview on caution fatigue on the Moment of Truth with David Moses, 106.5 ELMNT FM Radio in Toronto, 95.7 in Ottawa. https://soundcloud.com/elmntfm/sets/mot-david-dozios-erin-phelan-jan-14-2021

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, January). Canadians reporting more anxiety and depression than ever before, poll finds. Ryan Flanagan, CTV News. https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/canadians-reporting-more-anxiety-and-depression-than-ever-before-poll-finds-1.5266911

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, January). What 1 year of the pandemic can do to us : COVID fatigue. Interview on the Morning Wave in Busan, BeFM, a public English radio station in South Korea. https://www.befm.or.kr/program/template.php?midx=89&pg=morning&cn=morning_sp&mode=view&page=1&intnum=27056

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, January). The pandemic has taken a toll on mental health in Canada. Will it also change mental health care? Interview with Nadine Yousif, Toronto Star. https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2021/01/04/the-pandemic-has-taken-a-toll-on-mental-health-in-canada-will-it-also-change-mental-health-care.html

Dozois, D. J. A. (2021, January). Set a new year’s resolution. When every day feels the same, having a goal to work towards will make a difference. Interview with Dave McGinn, The Globe and Mail. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/article-set-a-new-years-resolution-when-every-day-feels-the-same-having-a-goal/

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, December). COVID-19 caution fatigue: Why it happens, and 3 ways to prevent it. The Conversation Canada. https://theconversation.com/covid-19-caution-fatigue-why-it-happens-and-3-ways-to-prevent-it-150837. Republished in the National Post, the Montreal Gazette, Wiley Psychology Weekly Updates, Gladstone Online News, Healthing.ca, Philippine Canadian Inquirer, Big News Network, Medical Xpress, News Karnataka, Newsify, Newsblur, and Inkl.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, December). Alone during the holidays? How to cope when you're feeling lonely. Interview with Jackie Dunham, CTV National News. https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/alone-during-the-holidays-how-to-cope-when-you-re-feeling-lonely-1.5215803

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, December). Caution fatigue as London moves to red-control level of COVID-19 restrictions. Interview with Marek Sutherland, CTV News, London. https://london.ctvnews.ca/video?binId=1.1137524#2092165

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, December). Anxiety and COVID. Interview with Stirling Faux, The Sunday Edition, CKNW 980, Vancouver. https://omny.fm/shows/cknw-weekend-mornings/anxiety-and-covid

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, November). We need a return to our springtime vigilance. Interview with Jane Sims, London Free Press. https://lfpress.com/opinion/columnists/sims-we-need-a-return-to-our-springtime-vigilance

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, November). The Science behind intrusive thoughts. Interview with Sarah Wallace, Western Gazette. https://westerngazette.ca/culture/science-behind-intrusive-thoughts/article_5fd64240-2f94-11eb-97fc-17029a0f4d4a.html

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, November). Winter could put a chill on Canada's top COVID-19 coping strategy. Interview with Graham Slaughter, CTV News. https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/winter-could-put-a-chill-on-canada-s-top-covid-19-coping-strategy-1.5194306

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, November). Why this Trump-Biden showdown has our Canadian hearts racing. Interview with Douglas Quan, Toronto Star. https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/11/03/why-this-trump-biden-showdown-has-our-canadian-hearts-racing.html?rf

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, October). Higher levels of anxiety and depression. Interview with Leah Hanson (Dan MacDonald Show) AM800, Windsor, Ontario. http://fw.to/qvdtRIS

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, October). Nova Scotians report the highest level of COVID-19 related anxiety in the country. Interview with Steve Sutherland (CBC’s Information Morning - Cape Breton). https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-24-information-morning-cape-breton/clip/15803449-nova-scotians-report-highest-level-covid-19-related-anxiety

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, October). Levels of anxiety and depression rising during pandemic. Interview with Ross Lord, Global National News. https://globalnews.ca/video/7377961/levels-of-anxiety-and-depression-rising-during-pandemic

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, September). Psychologist urges people to stay active heading into the second wave of COVID-19. Interview with Joanne Chianello, CBC News, Ottawa. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-coronavirus-ottawa-symptoms-information-oct-1-1.5745539

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, September). How to handle feelings of anxiety and depression at work. Interview with Jonathan Forani, CTV National News. https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/how-to-handle-feelings-of-anxiety-and-depression-at-work-1.5107493

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, August). Feeling burnt out? You may have 'caution fatigue'. Interview with Sarah Wallace, Western Gazette. https://https://westerngazette.ca/culture/feeling-burnt-out-you-may-have-caution-fatigue/article_efa225b2-ea4b-11ea-9ff4-db70f413f6ca.html

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, May). Study: Post-pandemic mental health wave coming. Interview with Paul Mayne, Western News. https://news.westernu.ca/2020/05/survey-post-pandemic-mental-health-wave-coming/

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, May). Anxiety and depression during COVID-19. Interview with Bill Kelly, Radio 900CHML in Hamilton, Ontario. https://omny.fm/shows/bill-kelly-show/ontario-atlantic-canada-see-the-highest-spike-in-a

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, May). Mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak. Interview with Patricia Boal, CTV News, Ottawa, Ontario. https://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/video?binId=1.1164587

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, May). Mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak. Interview with Marcia MacMillan, CTV National News Channel. http://ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1962501

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, May). Ontario and Atlantic Canada had the largest spike in anxiety, depression since pandemic began: Survey. Interview with Alexandra Mae Jones, CTV News. https://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/health/coronavirus/ontario-and-atlantic-canada-had-the-largest-spike-in-anxiety-depression-since-pandemic-began-survey-1.4946022

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, May). Canadians report increased levels of anxiety since the onset of COVID-19, according to findings of new survey by Mental Health Research Canada. Interview on John Gormley Live, a radio talk show airing across Saskatchewan on CJME and CKOM. https://iono.fm/e/855736

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, May). COVID-19 taking its toll on the mental health of many Montrealers. Interview with Tim Sargeant, Reporter, Global News, Montreal. https://globalnews.ca/video/rd/b99bf642-90b3-11ea-a9a3-0242ac110003/?jwsource=em

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, May). "Some days I get very depressed": Seniors discuss isolation during the pandemic. Interview with Liam Casey of The Canadian Press. https://www.nationalnewswatch.com/2020/05/06/some-days-i-get-very-depressed-seniors-discuss-isolation-during-the-pandemic-2/#.XrLf-S0ZPRY (picked up same day by National Newswatch & Global News).

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, May). Gender differences in anxiety and depression responses to COVID-19. Interview with Tom Keenan, Calgary Herald. https://calgaryherald.com/health/men/keenan-would-men-show-their-privates-on-telemedicine/wcm/22928430-e6fb-4961-b8d3-e9ac6efed07c/

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, May). Canadians report increased levels of anxiety and depression since the onset of COVID-19, according to findings of new survey by Mental Health Research Canada. Interview with Briar Stewart, CBC News, The National. https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1733216835930/

Dozois, D. J. A. (2020, April). Anxiety and depression have spiked among Canadians: Survey. Interview with Graham Slaughter, CTV News. https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/anxiety-and-depression-have-spiked-among-canadians-survey-1.4919741

Dozois, D. J. A. (2017, October). Seasonal Affective Disorder. Interview with Vanessa Milne, Reader’s Digest. https://www.readersdigest.ca/health/healthy-living/seasonal-affective-disorder-remedies/?utm_source=rd_tellafriend&utm_medium=referral

Dozois, D. J. A. (2016, December). Improving Access to Psychological Therapies. Interview with Benjamin Carey, New York Times.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2016, October). The Canadian Psychological Association applauds Starbucks Canada for increasing its employee mental health benefit. Interview with Tamara Steele, CHSJ News, Saint John, NB.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2015, September). Happiness. Interview with Carly Ottaway, free lance journalist with Student Health 101.

Dozois, D. J. A. (2015, March). Germanwings plane crash: Depression and dangerousness. Interview with Craig Needles, AM980, London, Craig Needles Show.