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Women's unpaid caregiving and stress  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no1EN.pdf

Discusses research on unpaid caregiving and mental health issues, conducted by the Healthy Balanace Research Program.

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Published: 2006
A gender analysis of the stress experience of young Mi'kmaq women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol4no1EN.pdf

Describes a research project that examined physical and mental stressors, and stressors related to social relationships among on-reserve young Mi'kmaq women.

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Published: 2003
An exploration of the stress experience of Mi'kmaq female youth in Nova Scotia  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving22.pdf

Explores the underlying stress experiences of Mi'kmaq young women living on reserves, and seeks to develop policy and program interventions.

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Published: 2001
Coping with stress

Provides an 'online stress first aid kit' which outlines what stress is, its effects, how to manage it, and what resources are available to help. Offers tips for dealing with stress and tension, resources to help you cope with stress, and a link to stress resources on the Internet.

Stress

Explores the causes of stress, describes the body’s physical response, offers coping strategies, and suggests ways to avoid it.

Published: 1993
Work-life compendium 2001: 150 Canadian statistics on work, family and well-being  
http://dsp-psd.pwgsc.gc.ca/Collection/RH64-3-2001E.pdf

Brings together a variety of work-life facts and figures compiled from the most recent Canadian data sources available. Covers a wide range of interrelated topics including changes in the family, child and elder care, labour force participation patterns, income and earnings, public opinion, labour legislation, and industrial, organizational and workplace change. Designed to serve a wide range of readers with an interest in work-life issues, including policy makers, researchers, students, human resource cunsultants, social service and health professionals, employees, managers, and the general public.

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Published: 2001
Stress  
http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/publications/factsheets/stress

Looks at workplace stress and its effects on the body and the mind. Proposes ways to manage stress.

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Published: 2003
Stress and well-being  
http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/skills/module2

Looks at signs and sources of stress, its negative and positive effects, its link with physical and mental health, coping strategies and a survey to help identify where the stress in your life comes from.

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Published: 2004
Anxiety, stress and panic attacks: a guide for new mothers and fathers  
http://postpartum.net/resources/

Lists web sites that describe the symptoms of anxiety, stress, and panic disorders, and discusses possible causes. Includes information on determining the level of anxiety and whether it requires treatment, methods to eliminate current anxiety, and strategies to avoid future occurrences of anxiety and panic.

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Work-life balance

Explores the topic of work-life balance and its related consequences. Speaks to the causes and outcomes of time-stress felt, including gender roles and the changing family, declining fertility rates, informal caregivers and, lifetime labour transitions. PDF required.

Published: 2006