Emily Carrese-Chacra

Emily Carrese-Chacra

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Emily Carrese-Chacra is currently an honours Psychology student at Concordia University. Her honours thesis focused on the effects of optimism and coping strategies on resilience in disadvantaged youth. She has been volunteering in the Stress, Interpersonal Relationships, and Health Laboratory led by Dr. Gouin since 2017. Emily received a Concordia Undergraduate Student Research Award (2018) that led to her involvement in research on expressed emotion, spontaneous attributions, and psychological distress in mothers of children with and without neurodevelopmental disorders. She is now coordinating the sleep apnea project, which explores the impact of exercise training and cognitive-behavioural treatment on sleep quality among sleep apnea patients with comorbid insomnia.

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Emily Carrese-Chacra is currently an honours Psychology student at Concordia University. Her honours thesis focused on the effects of optimism and coping strategies on resilience in disadvantaged youth. She has been volunteering in the Stress, Interpersonal Relationships, and Health Laboratory led by Dr. Gouin since 2017. Emily received a Concordia Undergraduate Student Research Award (2018) that led to her involvement in research on expressed emotion, spontaneous attributions, and psychological distress in mothers of children with and without neurodevelopmental disorders. She is now coordinating the sleep apnea project, which explores the impact of exercise training and cognitive-behavioural treatment on sleep quality among sleep apnea patients with comorbid insomnia.

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