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Looking beyond labels  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article highlights two new and controversial psychiatric classifications.  Discuses the adverse effects these new classifications will have on the way in which women will be seen and treated by mental health professionals in both Canada and the U.S. 

 


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Published: 1988
"dear mr. m"  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article shares a story of surviving the psychiatric system through letters and personal narrative and reflection.  Discusses women and mental health,  institutionalization, patient-physician relationships and support. 

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Published: 1989
Understanding stigma through a gender lens  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/41610

Expalins how women and men experience and apply stigma differently.

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Published: 2009
A population at risk  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_3_Fall.pdf

This article discusses immigrant women, refugee women and visible minority women and mental health. Identifies factors that constitute stress in the lives of these women and so create a vulnerability to psychosomatic problems. Explores how the needs addressed can be met. 

 

 

 

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Published: 1991
In her own words: How I dealt with grief and depression  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/41617

After the death of her partner due to pharma-induced suicide, the author immersed herself in issues of mental health, sustainable activism, big-pharma, and the potential dangers of anti-depressant drugs.

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Published: 2009