Depression

Depression

The right to grieve: two women talk about their abortions

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Naomi
Heather
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Vol 4, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article includes a conversation between two women about their abortion experiences. Addresses depression and grief. 

A population at risk

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Judith Elizabeth Pilowsky
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Vol 12, No.3
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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. 

 

 

 

"dear mr. m"

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Karin Singer
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Vol 11, No.1
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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. 

Looking beyond labels

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Maureen Gans
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Vol 9, No.2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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. 

 


Elderly and able?

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Ella Haley
Ann Hauprich
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Vol 9, No.1
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the health problems of growing older. Discusses mental health and aging. Challenges for elders without community support. 

Under his thumb - teenage battering

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Patrica Gibson
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Vol 5, No. 3
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the problem of violence against young women in dating relationships. Highlights the ways in which experiences of teenage women in abusive relationships are unique and require appropriate attention and resources. 

Through the medical maze

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Kathleen McDonnell
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Vol 5, No. 2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article examines one woman's experience with breast cancer. 

Everybody knows someone who...

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Rochon Ford
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vol 2, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explains what dysmenorrhea is. Discusses spectrum of causes. Outlines alternative treatments as well as allopathic treatments.


 

After birth blues

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Harriet Rosenberg
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vol 2, No. 1
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares a conversation with Joan Robertson, a staff person at Post Partum Counselling (PPC) in Vancouver; Differentiates Baby Blues from Post Partum Depression; Discusses women and anger; Women and depression; Child abuse; Changes in relationships postpartum.


 

 

Depression

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Donna Stewart
Enza Gucciardi
Sherry Grace
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BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
London, UK
Publication Place: 
2004

Examines depression among women across Canada and finds that this illness affects women almost twice as much as it does men. Finds that there are also differences in incidence among women according to income and education level, stage of life, where they live, whether they are single or married, and many other factors. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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