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Women in dialogue: caring together. An inter-disciplinary conference to improve mental health care for women in the 1990s
Examines the effect on women's mental health of gender role socialization, devalued status in society, and lower socio-economic status.
Published: 1991
Be active for your mind and body: part two  
http://www.canadianhealthnetwork.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1133700916223&pagename=CHN-RCS/CHNResource/CHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource
Provides advice for increasing physical activity levels. Discusses the possible financial, geographical, and psychological barriers and offers suggestions and encouragement. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Women's health in the 21st century
Presents a compilation of abstracts of the 8th International Congress on Women's Health Issues, June 8-10, 1997 at The University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.
Published: 1997
Respecting women's issues in mental health  
http://www.ontario.cmha.ca/admin_ver2/maps/96%5F15%2Epdf
Discusses how to improve mental health services for women. (See Details)
Published: 1996
Justice issues: emotional abuse  
http://www.owjn.org/issues/emotion.htm
Discusses emotional abuse as a factor in divorce and custody cases. Advocates for changes that would cause emotional abuse to be treated with the same seriousness as physical abuse. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Preventing misdiagnosis of women: a guide to physical disorders that have psychiatric symptoms
Provides information for identifying those physiological disorders that may be at the root of the mental problems presented by women clients.
Published: 1996
Consumer/survivor community participation  
http://nnmh.ca/files/en_consumers_in_action_vi.pdf
Discusses the benefits of community participation for mental health consumers, and includes tips. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Violence and trauma in the lives of women with serious mental illness often overlooked, study finds  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39512
Summarizes a study that found that the impact of violence against women with serious mental illness has been routinely overlooked in policy development, mental health planning, in clinical practice and educational manuals. (See Details)
Published: 2003, 2004
Be active for your mind and body: part one  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1133700860100&pagename=CHN-RCS/CHNResource/CHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource
Argues that practicing mental fitness helps to achieve and sustain a state of good mental health. Includes a brief discussion of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and the 'winter blues'. (See Details)
Published: 2006
The health needs of Somali women in the lower mainland
Provides health care practitioners with a framework for addressing Somalian women's health needs. Examines childbirth concerns, mental health, birth control and other health issues.
Published: 1997