Physician patient relationships

Physician patient relationships

Do seniors get good health care?

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Lee Stones
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Vol 13, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an up-front look at some of the pressing issues facing seniors today. Illustrates a general dissatisfaction with doctors and the quality of health care services.  

Immigrant women and psychiatrists

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Eva Szekely
Eleni Skodra
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Vol 12, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares experiences of immigrant women undergoing therapy. Identifies some immigrant women's expectations, treatments and disillusions with therapy. 

 


 


"dear mr. m"

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karin Singer
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Vol 11, No.1
Publisher: 
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. 

Visions for women's reproductive care

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Diana Majury
Connie Clement
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Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article presents an interview with Diana Majury and Connie Clement to discuss why they do not support a strategy asking government to appoint a royal commission on reproductive technologies. 

 


 

 

In poor health: women in pharmaceutical advertising

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Rochon Ford
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Vol 7, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the portrayals of women in medical advertising. Illustrates how pharmaceutical companies use negative stereotypes of women in order to sell drugs to doctors. Impact on women's health and quality of care. Ethics of drug advertising. 


Conception without sex

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Debra Pilon
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Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explains the process of In Vitro Fertilization in detail and explores the pro's and con's of this choice for women. Points to the male power inherent in reproductive technologies. 

 

Candidiasis : beginning to understand a new disease complex

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Mary Louise Adams
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Vol 6, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores yeast related illnesses. Lists symptoms and conditions that may be caused by excess yeast in the body. Calls for a more holistic approach to health. 

Healthcare and lesbians

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Robin Barnett
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Vol 6, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores health care issues of special concern to lesbians. Homophobia and challenges to accessing safe health care. Gynecological and breast health concerns. 

Mitral valve prolapse - a benign syndrome?

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Sharon Anderson
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Vol 4, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights a personal account illustrating medicine's failure to treat seriously a heart condition experienced by 20% of women. Describes Mitral Valve Prolapse; association between MVP and endocarditis. 


Women in institutions

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
The Feminist Therapy Support Group
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Vol 3, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the fourth of a special issue of Healthsharing on the topic of women and therapy by The Feminist Therapy Study/Support Group. Examines whether institutions could be more intimate and more humane.

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