Mental health

Mental health

Preventing misdiagnosis of women: a guide to physical disorders that have psychiatric symptoms

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English
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Paper
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Elizabeth A. Klonoff
Publisher: 
Sage Publications, Inc.
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Thousand Oaks, CA

Provides information for identifying those physiological disorders that may be at the root of the mental problems presented by women clients.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0761900470
WOMH.K66 1996
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A new view of women's sexual problems

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English
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Paper
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Ellyn Kaschak (ed.)
Leonore Tiefer (ed.)
Publisher: 
Haworth Press Inc.
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Binghamton, NY

Brings together gender theory, psychology, social science, and medicine in a critique of the reigning medical approach to women's sexual health. Illustrates a new paradigm for women's sexual problems.

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ISBN 0789016826
WOMH.A54 2001
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Co-published simultaneously as Women & Therapy, Volume 24, Numbers 1/2 2001. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Women's mental health: an evidence based review

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English
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Author: 
Meena Cabral
Jill Astbury
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Examines the impact of various socio-economic factors on women's mental health (violence, poverty, inequality) and analyzes the latest research evidence pertaining to the study of these issues.

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Psychiatric Survivors Network of Elgin

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Works to address the inequities of the mental health system identified by people who have been the subject of psychiatric treatment (mental health survivors) by encouraging and empowering psychiatric survivors, encouraging and organizing educational activities, making presentations to government about mental health issues, encouraging independent living, encouraging self-advocacy, whenever this is possible, and networking with other psychiatric survivor groups.

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519-631-1580
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Email Address: 
psne@bellnet.ca
Street Address: 
59 Curtis St
City: 
St. Thomas
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N5P 1H9

National Network for Mental Health

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Services d'information et de références
Éducation / développement communautaire
Groupe de pression

Forms an organization that advocates, educates, and provides expertise and resources for the increased health and well-being of the Canadian mental health consumer/survivor community. // Forme un organisme qui existe pour intervenir, éduquer et fournir l’expertise et les ressources pour le bien-être et une meilleure santé de la communauté des consommateurs/ survivants de la santé mentale canadienne.

Primary Telephone: 
905-682-2423
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Email Address: 
info@nnmh.ca
Fax Number: 
905-682-7469
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-406-4663
Street Address: 
604-55 King St
City: 
St. Catharines
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
L2R 3H5
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multiple languages found - // in abstract

Multiple roles and women's health in Canada

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English
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Author: 
Heather Maclean
Keva Glynn
Donna Ansara
Publisher: 
BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Explores the moderating affects of different role combinations on women's mental health. (from Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

Best bets: body image programs overview

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State government of Victoria, Australia, Department of Human Service
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Melbourne, Australia

Discusses the relationship between body image, self esteem and mental health. Suggests programs that can assist adolescents and all community members increase body satisfaction.

The last sisters: health issues of women with disabilities

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English
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Author: 
Carol J. Gill
Publisher: 
DisAbled Women's Netowrk Ontario
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Discusses particular concerns for women with disabilities, including abuse, mental health, disability policy, access, gender inequity, service barriers, invalidation of sexuality and reproductive health, medical negligence, depression and suicide.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The 2002 mental health strategy for women offenders

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English
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Author: 
Jane Laishes
Publisher: 
Correctional Services of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a framework for the development of mental health services for all women offenders within the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC).

National synthesis forum final report

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Citizens for Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Documents the proceedings from a two-day national forum, looking at the development of a national mental health policy framework.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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