Survivors

Survivors

A tradition of pain

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Author: 
Virginia Mak
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Vol 13, No.4
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
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Toronto, ON

This article examines the tradition of female genital mutilation. Discusses the health effects for women who have experienced FGM.

Profiles: pei healing centre for survivors

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

This article profiles a healing centre for adult survivors of child sexual abuse in PEI. Explores reasons why a healing centre and where they gathered resources to make this dream come true.  

Resisting psychiatry

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Angela Browne
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Vol 11, No.2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article illustrates self-help alternatives for psychiatric survivors. Discuses implications of a medical model which perpetuates negative values and stereotypes about psychiatric survivors. 


"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. 

Tranquility can kill

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Linda Rauch Peregal
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vol 3, No. 4
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article consists of an interview about one womans withdrawal from addiction to Valium. The interview is conducted by a member of the Women's Therapy Study Support Group and Connie Clement of Women Healthsharing.   


Aroma-massage is effective in addressing major consequences of child sexual abuse

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Wendy E. MacDermott
Michael Epstein
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Tamara's House
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2001
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

Describes the evaluation of a pilot project involving the use of Aroma-Massage to deal with the consequences of child sexual abuse.

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VIOL.C45 2001

Reiki is effective in addressing major consequences of child sexual abuse

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English
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Wendy E. MacDermott
Michael Epstein
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Tamara's House
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2001
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

Describes the evaluation of a pilot project involving the use of Reiki by Tamara's House, to deal with the consequences of child sexual abuse.

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VIOL.C45 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.

Psychodramatic Bodywork® is effective in addressing major consequences of child sexual abuse

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English
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Wendy E. MacDermott
Michael Epstein
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Tamara's House
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

Describes the evaluation of a pilot project involving the use of psychodramatic bodywork by Tamara's House, to deal with the consequences of child sexual abuse.

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VIOL.C45 2001

An annotated bibliography of survivro services and needs

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English
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Wendy E. MacDermott
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Tamara's House
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

Provides a summary and description of reports relevant to the service needs of survivors of child sexual abuse.

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VIOL.C45 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.

An evaluation of Tamara's House: a community-based strategy for healing consequences of child sexual abuse

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English
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Wendy E. MacDermott
Michael Epstein
Anne Elliott
Candice Schachter
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Tamara's House
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

Describes a research study with approximately 80 survivors of child sexual abuse (CSA) to evaluate the effectiveness of a Tamara's House approach to address the major consequences of CSA.

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VIOL.C45 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.
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