Gender differences

Gender differences

Sex differences in youth-reported depressive symptomatology and unwanted Internet sexual solicitation

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English
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Author: 
Michele L Ybarra
Philip J Leaf
Marie Diener-West
Publisher: 
Journal of Medical Internet Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Investigates the association between youth-reported depressive symptomatology and unwanted Internet sexual solicitation and identifies sex differences in related characteristics of affected youth.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14388871
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Includes bibliographical references.

Girls, women and substance use

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English
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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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Paper
Online
Author: 
Nancy Poole
Colleen Anne Dell
Publisher: 
BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health and Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Summarizes the ways in which substance use and addiction differ for girls and women, and the implications of those differences for policy, research, systems and services.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1896323677
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Includes bibliographical references.

Status report on women's health in medical education and training

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English
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Author: 
Mary K Zimmerman
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses women's health in relation to the education of physicians. Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum, Ottawa, ON, 1996 (CANUSA).

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Includes bibliographical references.

Sex differences in health status, health care use, and quality of care: a population-based analysis for Manitoba's Regional Heal

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English
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Author: 
Randy Fransoo
Patricia Martens
Elaine Burland
Heather Prior
Charles Burchill
Dan Chateau
Randy Walld
Publisher: 
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides an overview of male/female differences in health status, health service use, and quality of care, as revealed by analysis of administrative health care data files.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.F73 2005
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Includes bibliographical references.

Is anyone listening? A gender analysis of sex trade work

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Connie Carter
Michelle Walton
Publisher: 
Prostitutes Education, Empowerment and Resource Society (PEERS)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Presents an analysis of the sex trade using gender as a primary lens. Looks at the structural and social processes that shape women and men's experience of entry and exit from the sex trade.

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SEXP.C37 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender and the social construction of illness

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Judith Lorber
Lisa Jean Moore
Publisher: 
AltaMira Press
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Walnut Creek, CA

Examines the interface between the social institutions of gender and Western Medicine.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.L67 2002
ISBN 0759102384
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

HIV/AIDS on rise for Canadian women

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Barbara Clow
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at the reasons for women's increased vulnerability to HIV infection. Explores actions governments and policy-makers can take to help stem the tide of infection rates.

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ISSN 14800039
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Includes bibliographical references.

Woman: an intimate geography

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Nathalie Angier
Publisher: 
Anchor Books
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides a tour of female anatomy and physiology that explores everything from organs to orgasm, and delves into topics such as exercise, menopause, and the mysterious properties of breast milk.

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ISBN 0385498411
WOMI.A54 1999
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Provides bibliographical references and index.

Women are not small men: life-saving strategies for preventing and healing heart disease in women

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Mieca Goldberg
Publisher: 
Ballantine Books
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides information that gives women the facts and the guidance they need to recognize, treat, and prevent heart disease.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0345440994
WOMH.G65 2003
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Women and the health care industry: an unhealthy relationship?

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Peggy Foster
Publisher: 
Open University Press
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Bristol, PA

Provides a critical look at the kind of health care provided for women by mainstream medicine. Argues that the current system is primarily designed to meet the needs of health care providers-especially the drug companies.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0335094732
WOMH.F67 1995
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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