Mental health

Mental health

Women and mental health

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Health Canada
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Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses women's current situation (1996) in the use of mental health services, prevalence of mental health issues among women, and women's experiences with community-based support networks.

Review of best practices in mental health reform

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Clarke Institute of Psychiatry Health Systems Research Unit
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Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes the evidence that is most relevant to the reform of our mental health systems. Focuses on services and strategies for persons with serious mental illness at the program and system level.

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ISBN 0662269470
MENH.R48 1997

Best practices in mental health reform: situational analysis

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Clarke Institute of Psychiatry Health Systems Research Unit
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Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies and describes current mental health reform policies, practices and initiatives in Canada which approximated 'best practices'.

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ISBN 0662266404
MENH.H43 1997
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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Best practices in mental health reform: discussion paper

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Federal/Provincial/Territorial Advisory Network on Mental Health
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a situational analysis of mental health reform policies, practices and initiatives in Canada which approximated 'best practices.' Includes a discussion of new initiatives.

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ISBN 0662260732
MENH.B47 1997
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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Working with mental illness guidebook

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Norma Reveler
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Canadian Psychiatric Association
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Dispels myths about mental illness as part of Mental Illness Awareness Week and focuses on how stigma against mental illnesses affects the work place and the many dimensions of work issues.

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MENH.R48 2000

Women's moods, women's minds: what every woman must know about hormones, the brain, and emotional health

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English
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Deborah Sichel
Publisher: 
William Morrow & Company
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Presents a new way of caring for women and their emotional well-being by taking into account life experiences, genetics, neurobiochemistry, reproductive biology, and psychology.

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ISBN 0380728524
MENH.S53 1999
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Review, Network Fall 2000: This book is dedicated to a new way of caring for women and their emotional well-being by taking into account life experiences, genetics, neurobiochemistry, reproductive biology, and psychology. Emphasis is placed on the Nurse Program, a plan of care for the brain, a major organ often ignored in matters of health an oversight that affects all aspects of well-being.

Women's health in the 21st century

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University of Saskatchewan
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University of Saskatchewan
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

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.

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The "Go Ask Alice" book of answers: a guide to good physical, sexual, and emotional health

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Columbian University's Health Education Program
Publisher: 
Henry Holt & Company
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Responds to questions generally posed by university students under the topics: relationships, sexuality, sexual health, fitness and nutrition, emotional health, alcohol, nicotine and other drugs, and general health.

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ISBN 0805055703
TEEN.C65 1998 (CWHN Offices)
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Summer 2000: Nothing is too personal for this informative book of answers concerning everything from Athe pill@ to gym etiquette. Alice provides a casual, friendly and uninhibited voice, responding to questions, generally from university students. Added bonus: If you can't find what you need to know, there is an extensive list of resources included, or you can always visit the web site and ask Alice yourself!

South West Health

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Governmental Body
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English
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Clinical or health care services

Forms one of nine district health authorities serving the province of Nova Scotia.

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902-742-3541
Fax Number: 
902-742-0369
Street Address: 
60 Vancouver St
City: 
Yarmouth
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B5A 2P5

Justice issues: emotional abuse

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Author: 
Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.

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