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Title Mental disorder in Canada : an epidemiological perspective / edited by John Cairney and David L. Streiner.

Published Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2010 (Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2010)


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 464 pages : illustrations)
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: Psychiatric Epidemiology in Canada: A Coming of Age / John Cairney, David Streiner -- PART I: Context and Theory -- Chapter 1: The Social Science Contribution to Psychiatric Epidemiology David Streiner and John Cairney -- Chapter 2: The History of Psychiatric Epidemiology in Canada: The Development of Community Surveys / Roger Bland and Tara Hanson -- Chapter 3: Intersecting Social Statuses and Psychiatric Disorder: New Conceptual Directions in the Social Epidemiology of Mental Disorder John Cairney, Scott Veldhuizen and Terrance J. Wade -- PART II: Methodological Issues -- Chapter 4: On the Use of Secondary Data as a Method for Population-based Studies in Mental Health, Addictions and Social Behaviour: An Introduction / Terrance J. Wade and Augustine Brannigan -- Chapter 5: The Canadian Community Health Survey: Mental Health and Well-Being / Ronald Gravel and Yves Beþland -- PART III: Epidemiology of Disorders -- Chapter 6: Affective Disorders in Canada / Scott Patten -- Chapter 7: Anxiety Disorders in Canada / Tracie Afifi, Brian Cox and Jitender Sareen -- Chapter 8: Contribution of Psychiatric Epidemiology on Counting Adult Severely Mentally Ill / Alain Lesage -- Chapter 9: Alcohol, Substance Abuse and Gambling Problems: Co-morbidity with Mental Disorders Brian Rush [and others] -- Chapter 10: Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence / Michael Boyle and Kathy Hadjiyannakis -- Chapter 11: Psychiatric Disorder in Later Life: A Canadian Perspective Laurie Corna [and others] -- PART IV: Special Topics Chapter 12: Women and Mental Health Sarah Romans and Lori Ross -- Chapter 13: Migrants and Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders in Canada Douglas W. MacPherson and Brian D. Gushulak -- Chapter 14: Mental Disorders and Stigma: Three Moments in Canadian History / Heather Stuart -- Chapter 15: Psychiatric Epidemiology and Correction / Julio Arboleda-Floþrez -- Chapter 16: The Epidemiology of Suicide in Canada / Isaac Sakinofsky and Greg Webster -- PART V: Mental Health Care Services and Policy -- Chapter 17: Depression and Mental Health Supports and Services in Canada / Anne Rhodes, University of Toronto, Julie Thurlow [and others] -- Chapter 18: Examining the Mental Health of the Working Population: Organizations, Individuals and Haystacks / Carolyn Dewa [and others] -- Chapter 19: Knowledge Translation in Mental Health Care Research: From Epidemiology to Policy / Paula Goering and Charlotte Waddell -- PART VI: Final Thoughts -- Chapter 20: Where do we go from here? The future of Psychiatric Epidemiology in Canada / David Streiner and John Cairney.
Summary "Canada has long been recognized as a leader in the field of psychiatric epidemiology, the study of the factors affecting mental health in populations. However, there has never been a book dedicated to the study of mental disorder at a population level in Canada. This collection of essays by leading scholars in the discipline uses data from the country's first national survey of mental disorder, the Canadian Community Health Survey of 2005, to fill that gap.
Mental Disorder in Canada explores the history of psychiatric epidemiology, evaluates methodological issues, and analyzes the prevalence of several significant mental disorders in the population. The collection also includes essays on stigma, mental disorder and the criminal justice system, and mental health among women, children, workers, and other demographic groups. Focusing specifically on Canadian scholarship, yet wide-reaching in scope, Mental Disorder in Canada is an important contribution to the dissemination and advancement of knowledge on psychiatric epidemiology."--Pub. desc.
Other author Streiner, David L.
Cairney, John, 1968-
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Psychiatric epidemiology -- Canada.
Mental illness -- Canada.
Mental health -- Canada.
Mental health services -- Canada.
Mental health policy -- Canada.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781442698574