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Morden, M.V. (Submitted, 2022).Young adult status and low household income worsened the mental health impact of COVID-19 on Canadians: Summer 2020-2021

Morden, M.V. & Ferris, E. (Submitted, 2022). A qualitative study of how COVID-19 transformed – for better and worse – the pregnancy and postpartum experiences of Canadian women.

Morden, M.V. (in progress, 2022). A detailed analysis of how COVID-19 impacted the mental health of school-aged children in three school systems: Face to Face, Distance Learning, and Home-school. (Data collection ongoing)

Morden, M.V. (in progress, 2022). Innovative methods for investigating cognitive reorganization during pregnancy (REB approval; pilot study commencing fall 2022)