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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 ...
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 ...
Gender differences and quality of life in atrial fibrillation: The mediating role of depression
Objective This study investigated gender differences, depression, and health-related quality of life (QoL) in a cross-sectional sample of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). Methods This cross-sectional study ...
A Critical Literature Review of the Impact of Precarious Work on the Mental Health of Immigrant Women in Canada
This critical review draws on existing literature on the discourse of precarious work within the Canadian nation-state. The goal of this research work is to critically examine the impact of precarious work on the lives, ...
Longitudinal Course of Depressive Symptomatology After a Cardiac Event: Effects of Gender and Cardiac Rehabilitation
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2005-01)
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 ...
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 ...
Work family balance, stress, and salivary cortisol in men and women academic physicians
Background: The stress of medical practice has been recurrently studied, but work- and family-related determinants of health by gender remain under researched. Purpose: To test the hypothesis that cortisol excretion would ...
Women in clinical trials: a review of policy development and health equity in the Canadian context
(Biomed Central, 2019-04-15)
Health equity in pharmaceutical research is concerned with creating equal opportunities for men and women to partake in clinical trials. Equitable representation is imperative for determining the safety, effectiveness, and ...
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 ...