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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 ...
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 ...
Measurement of depressive symptoms among cardiac outpatients: Should sex differences be considered?
Confounding of depressive and cardiac symptoms may hold implications for assessment. This study investigated psychometric properties and sex differences in two depression scales among cardiac patients. Cardiac inpatients ...
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 ...
Complicating Gender, Sport, and Social Inclusion: The Case for Intersectionality
(Cogitatio Press, 2017)
The following opinion piece concerns a reading of the work of Angela Davis and its application to the research on sport and social inclusion. It has the following aims: first, we use her work to argue that racism, as ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...