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Women's self care workshops: a guide

Provides a brief overview of how to organize and lead a women's self care workshop.

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Published: 2000
Supporting self-care: the contribution of nurses and physicians - An Exploratory Study

Examines how physicians and nurses support the self-care efforts of their patients and clients. Describes exemplary programs and tools that nurses and physicians can use as adjuncts in supporting self-care.

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Published: 1997
How can I take care of myself? a few suggestions
Provides self-care suggestions to women experiencing postpartum depression. (See Details)
Getting ready for surgery
Provides a number of methods that people can use to lessen the risks of complications during surgery, including quitting smoking, the self-donation of blood, and reviewing any medicines before a surgery. Advises that people make sure that all pre-operative health tests are necessary and to plan early for post operative support. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Self-help for premenstrual syndrome
Provides information on a variety of topics related to PMS, including treatment options.
Published: 1998
Supporting self-care: a workshop for nurses and physician educators
Presents the proceedings of two workshops exploring the perspectives of physician and nurse educators on how to help health professionals to become more skillful and successful in supporting self-care. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Women's self-care book
Provides health information for the women of Newfoundland and Labrador on a wide variety of subjects related to women's health, on available health services and resources, as well as ideas on how to care for ourselves and encourage good health throughout our lives.
Published: 2000
Working through despair

This article addresses the despair that an increasing number of people are experiencing in relation to imagining the future of our planet. Introduces the concept of despair work; symptoms and suppression, validation, feeling, imaging, waiting and community. 

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Published: 1982
Battling interstitial cystitis

This article discusses interstitial cystitis, a bladder disease that is becoming more frequent in women, is under-diagnosed and not often talked about. Explains symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and what it is like to live with the disease. 




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Published: 1992
Help for premenstrual syndrome

This article defines pre menstrual syndrome, describes mental, emotional and physical effects. Lists possible treatments and available resources. 

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Published: 1983