Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Resisting psychiatry

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Angela Browne
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.2
Publisher: 
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. 


Looking beyond labels

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Maureen Gans
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
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. 

 


Don’t blame mother

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Susan Penfold
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an edited version of a speech given by Susan Penfold at the University of Toronto's Rosenstadt Lectureship in community medicine on December 5 1985. Presents historical data around the origins of mother blaming.  

What people need to know about psychiatric drugs

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English
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Author: 
E. Daisy Anderson
Janet Currie
Publisher: 
Psychiatric Medication Awareness Group
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Duncan, BC

Reviews the major categories of psychiatric drugs, the commons uses of these drugs and the problems that can result from taking them, including dependency and addiction.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Psychological aspects of women's health care: the interface between psychiatry and obstetrics and gynecology

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English
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Paper
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Nada L. Stotland (ed.)
Donna E. Stewart (ed.)
Publisher: 
American Psychiatric Press, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Provides a clinical and theoretic sourcebook for the practitioner facing the many universal and specific issues of obstetrics and gynecology that arise in psychiatric practice.

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ISBN 088048831X
WOMH.P72 2000
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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