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Physician health, stress and gender at a university hospital
(Wolters Kluwer, 2003-02)
Objective: To determine personal and work related factors contributing to physician health and stress in men and women physicians in a university hospital. Method: Mail survey of 161 hospital-based Canadian academic ...
Sacred Camp: Transgendering Faith in a Philippine Festival
(Cambridge University Press, 2007-02-01)
By embodying the paradoxes found in three webs of signification – panaad (devotional promise), sacred camp and carnivalesque during the Ati-atihan festival – Augusto Diangson, an individual of the ‘third sex’, was able to ...
York Researcher Shows How Women Lawyers Overcame Barriers
Although women lawyers faced many challenges at the turn of the twentieth century, many of them found ways to work in law.
Cardiac rehabilitation I: review of psychosocial factors
(Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, 2002-05)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause ofdeath and disability for women and men. There are gender differences in recovery from coronary events, which may be due physiological, sociodemographic, or psychosocial ...
Gender differences in motivations and perceived effects of Mind-Body Therapy (MBT) practice and views on integrative cardiac rehabilitation among acute coronary syndrome patients: Why do women use MBT?
(Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, 2008-12)
Background: Over one-third of cardiac patients practice Mind-Body Therapy (MBT), particularly women. Considering women are less likely to engage in conventional physical activity, few studies have examined why MBT is ...
Longitudinal Course of Depressive Symptomatology After a Cardiac Event: Effects of Gender and Cardiac Rehabilitation
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2005-01)
Preferences for gender of family physician among Canadian European-descent and South-Asian immigrant women
(Oxford University Press, 2002-04)
Objective. The aim of this study was to investigate expressed preferences for family physician (FP) gender among Canadian European-descent (CED) and Canadian South-Asian (CSA) immigrant women. Method. An ‘on-site’ survey ...
There Are Gender Differences in the Barriers to Cardiac Rehabilitation
Gender is an important factor that impacts health equity and access to healthcare programs and services. Healthcare professionals need to recognize that men and women behave differently within the environmental healthcare ...
Gender bias in cardiovascular advertisements
(Blackwell Publishing, 2004-11)
Rationale: Women with cardiovascular disease are treated less aggressively than men. The reasons for this disparity are unclear. Pharmaceutical advertisements may influence physician practices and patient care. Aims ...
Experiences of New Hebrides Housegirls Sheds Light on the History of Colonialism
Studying the experiences of New Hebrides house girls is a powerful way to understand the way colonialism shaped working conditions around the world.