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Gender and Mental Health Care in Ontario
A look at how gender relates to health care in Canada.
# 132728 | 1,250 words | 5 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Medical and Health (Medical Studies)

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This paper is based on Pat Armstrong's model of gender in relation to health and care as an imperative of policy analysis. In particular, the paper focuses on the present circuit of Ontario mental health policy reform in relation to federal initiatives for the near future. An ongoing trend appears recognition of more women in need of mental health care than men, as a 'given' of psychiatry, support services, and different kinds of research, but not expressed in policy and planning efforts.

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"This paper examines current the mental health strategy of the Government of Ontario as developed through the last years in a promise of superior treatment services. Pat Armstrong's paper "Gender, Health and Care" is helpful to all subjects of Canadian healthcare policy in a reminder that health issues, policies and services must be attuned to gender differences and how women's health care may warrant more direct attention. (2006) Ontario women present mental illness, notably Major Depression, at twice the male rate (q.v.) but policy documents like scholarly research indicate..."

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