Mental health

Mental health

Report of the APA task force on the sexualization of girls

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American Psychological Association
Publication Date: 
2007

Looks at the proliferation of sexualized images of girls and young women in advertising, merchandising, and media, and explores the cognitive and emotional consequences, consequences for mental and physical health, and impact on development of a healthy sexual self-image. Also has a section on what parents can do.

Hospital mental health services in Canada: 2003-2004

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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2006

Presents information on general hospital readmissions and their relationship to seven diagnosis categories of mental illness.

Life after death: coping with bereavement

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Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2007

Getting through grief and being able to move on with life is essential to our mental health and well-being. This article discusses the three stages of grief: shock, disorganization and reorganization, as well as how to help yourself.

Mental health at work: managing stress is essential!

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Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Points out the cost of excess stress to the employee, the employer, and to society in general. Suggests ways both individuals and workplaces can reduce the effects of stress.

The human face of mental health and mental illness in Canada 2006

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Public Health Agency of Canada (ed.)
Mood Disorders Society of Canada (ed.)
Health Canada (ed.)
Statistics Canada (ed.)
Canadian Institute for Health Information (ed.)
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information on various mental health conditions, including statistical data.

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ISBN 0662438876
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Includes bibliographical references.

Mental health consumer/survivor advocacy

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Francine Vezina
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National Network for Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
St. Catharines, ON

Provides guidance for mental health consumer and/or survivors who wish to become advocates for another person or for themselves.

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ADVO.V49 2003

Consumer/survivor community participation

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Francine Vezina
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National Network for Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
St. Catharines, ON

Discusses the benefits of community participation for mental health consumers, and includes tips.

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MENH.V49 2003

Maintaining your mental health

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Author: 
Francine Vezina
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National Network for Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
St. Catharines, ON

Looks at mental health issues and suggests ways to help maintain good mental health and help recovery.

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MENH.V49 2003

About mental health and mental health problems

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Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2003
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Toronto, ON

Looks at mental health, and what can contribute to mental health problems. Describes the types of mental health problems and where to get help in the Toronto region.

About mental health and mental health problems (Amharic)

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Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2003
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Toronto, ON

Looks at mental health, and what can contribute to mental health problems, in Amharic. Describes the types of mental health problems and where to get help in the Toronto region.

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