Mental health

Mental health

Mental health and addictions in women

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English
Translated Title: 
La santé mentale et de l’accoutumance chez les femmes
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Paper
Author: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines sex, gender and women's health in relation to mental health and problematic substance use.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Social determinants of mental health disparities among new mothers

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Paper
Author: 
Cecilia Benoit
Rachel Westfall
Adrienne Bonfonti
Kim Nuernberger
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Reports on research looking at the fundamental causes of mental health disparities among different groups of new mothers. Also presents some preliminary data on mental well-being among these women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Counselling and mental health care of transgender adults and loved ones

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Walter Bockting
Gail Knudson
Joshua Mira Goldberg
Publisher: 
Transgender Health Program
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Addresses trans-specific elements of mental health practice, including assessment,
care planning, and treatment, to assist clinicians providing mental health services in the community setting.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Initiative

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Training
Policy development

Forms an organization that works to improve the mental health and well-being of Canadians by increasing collaboration among health care providers, consumers, families and caregivers.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
905-629-0900
Email Address: 
info@ccmhi.ca
Fax Number: 
905-629-0893
Street Address: 
c/o College of Family Physicians of Canada, 2630 Skymark Ave
City: 
Mississauga
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L4W 5A4

Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research

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English
Owning Org: 
Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Marlyn Bennett
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AWHHRG ABGN.B46 2005
ISBN 0973997605
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Includes bibliographical references.

Menopause and midlife health of the 'strong black woman': African Canadian women's perspectives

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Josephine Etowa
Barbara Keddy
Brenda Beagan
Felicia Eghan
Charlotte Loppie
Wanda Thomas Bernard
Sharon Davis-Murdoch
Jacqueline Gahagan
Anne Houston
Susan Edmonds
Publisher: 
Health Association of African Canadians
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Reports on the experiences of health and well-being of middle-aged African Canadian women living in Nova Scotia.

Mental Health Foundation

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to help people survive, recover from and prevent mental health problems. Brings together teams that undertake research, develop services, design training, influence policy, and raise public awareness.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
020 7803 1100
Email Address: 
mhf@mhf.org.uk
Fax Number: 
020 7803 1111
Street Address: 
9th Floor Sea Containers House 20 Upper Ground
City: 
London
Postal/ZIP Code: 
SE1 9QB

Changing diets, changing minds: how food affects mental health and behaviour

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Courtney Van de Weyer
Publisher: 
Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Reviews the research that appears to demonstrate a link between diet and mental health, and to place that evidence in the context of a changing food system.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MENH.V36 2005
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Feeding minds: the impact of food on mental health

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Deborah Cornah
Publisher: 
Mental Health Foundation
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Lays out the evidence linking trends in food consumption with mental ill-health. Supports the case for an integrated approach to the treatment of mental health problems, identifying nutrition as a key component.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
MENH.C67 2005
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Be active for your mind and body: part two

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides advice for increasing physical activity levels. Discusses the possible financial, geographical, and psychological barriers and offers suggestions and encouragement.

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