Joanna Cheek

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Dr. Joanna Cheek, M.D., is a psychiatrist and clinical assistant professor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine.

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by Joanna Cheek

‘This is a fight worth fighting’: Pushing back against misinformation

We are not hyper-rational beings who make decisions based on facts. Instead, we too often fall prey to misinformation from innumerable cultural, social and psychological forces that shape the decisions we make. 

by Joanna Cheek

The pandemic paradox: The crisis of loneliness

With the second wave forcing more people into isolation, we are now facing another public health crisis with deadly consequences: loneliness. 

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