Search Resources (English): Post traumatic stress disorder, Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)

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Post traumatic stress disorder: the lived experience of immigrant, refugee and visible minority women  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/postTraumaticStress.pdf
Describes awareness among physicians, psychiatrists and other service providers, and their experiences with immigrant, refugee and Aboriginal women. (See Details)
Published: 2001
The true name of her condition  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/en/publications/RB/v4n1/page5.shtml
Examines post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurance and effects on immigrant and refugee women in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Women and post traumatic stress disorder: moving research to policy  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/ptsdResearchPolicy.pdf
Explores policies that can contribute to alleviating the obstacles immigrant, refugee women and women of colour experience when accessing health services for post-traumatic stress disorder. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Post traumatic stress disorder: the lived experience of immigrant, refugee and visible minority women  
http://www.pwhce.ca/pdf/postTraumaticStress.pdf

The report provides excerpts from the stories recounted by immigrant and refugee women and information about how they addressed their experiences with community based services, what was useful to them in their healing, and what the barriers were. It also describes the knowledge and awareness of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among physicians, psychiatrists and other service providers and their experiences with immigrant and refugee women suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Finally, the study also begins to draw parallels with the experiences of Aboriginal women.

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