Mental health

Mental health

Gender and mental health

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English
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World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization, Department of Gender and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Examines how differences between women and men contribute to differences in the nature of mental health problems suffered, health seeking behaviour of those affected and responses of the health sector and society as a whole.

Shared mental health care in Canada: current status, commentary and recommendations: a report of the Collaborative Working Group

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English
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Collaborative Working Group on Shared Mental Health Care
Canadian Psychiatric Association
College of Family Physicians of Canada
Publisher: 
Canadian Psychiatric Association; and, College of Family Physicians of Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Hamilton, ON and Mississauga, ON

Examines current status of shared mental health in Canada and suggests ways to improve it through residency training, medical education, research, and advocacy.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0969999259
MENH.C65 2000
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Psychiatric admissions of low-income women following abortion and childbirth

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English
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Author: 
David C. Reardon
Jesse R. Cougle
Vincent M. Rue
Martha W. Shuping
Priscilla K. Coleman
Philip G. Ney
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores psychological effects of abortion on low-income women by comparing incidents of psyciatric admission between low-income women who carried pregnancies to term and those who had abortions.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Estronaut: a forum for women's health

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
GenneX Healthcare Technologies
Publication Place: 
Chicago, IL

Provides Internet-based communications and information services on women's health topics to the consumer.

A motherhood issue: discourses on mothering under duress

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Colleen Varcoe
Nancy Poole
Marina Morrow
Joy Johnson
Ann Pederson
Lori Irwin
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyzes the policy discourse as it pertains to women in three situations of mothering under duress (women who use substances, mothers who are subjected to violence and women who experience mental illness).

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ISBN 0662326791
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Une question capitale pour les mères, le discours sur les soins maternels en situation de crise.

The Leadership Council

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy

Provides the public with accurate, research-based information about a variety of mental health issues and to preserving society's commitment to protect its most vulnerable members.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
610-664-5007
Email Address: 
http://www.leadershipcouncil.org/Contact_Us/Feedback/feedback.html
Fax Number: 
610-664-5279
Street Address: 
C132-191 Presidential Blvd
City: 
Bala Cynwynd
Province: 
Pennsylvania
Postal/ZIP Code: 
19004

A report on mental illness in Canada

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English
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Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes major mental illnesses and outlines their incidence and prevalence, causation, impact, stigma, and prevention and treatment.

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ISBN 0662328175
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Includes bibliographical references.

Across Boundaries

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Alternative care

Forms an ethnoracial community mental health centre which provides a range of services and supports to people from communities of colour who are experiencing severe mental health problems/severe mental illness.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-787-3007
Fax Number: 
416-787-4421
Street Address: 
51 Clarkson Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6E 2T5

Women and mental health: reflections of inequality

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Adriana Gómez
Deborah Meacham
Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network (LACWHN)
Publisher: 
Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network (LACWHN)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Santiago, Chile

Addresses aspects of women's mental health, the impact of gender roles on our psychological state, the hazards we face at work, the impact of gender-based violence, and the burden of body image in society.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MENH.W66 2001
Women's Health Collection #6.

The impact of violence on mental health: a guide to the literature

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English
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Author: 
Janice L. Ristock
Publisher: 
National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of the literature in this area in order to provide professionals in the health/mental health fields and others with various references for further readings.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 066223605X
MENH.R57 1995
Notes: 
<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>
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