Tag Archives: dépression

Public health ignores mens suicide Public health ignores men’s suicide
By Shannon Sampert
Désamorcer la bombe à retardement que peut être la dépression postpartum
Par Nicole Letourneau et Cindy Lee Dennis
Defusing the ticking time bomb that can be postpartum depression
By Nicole Letourneau and Cindy Lee Dennis

Recently a distraught young mother from British Columbia took her own life while in the grip of postpartum depression, leaving behind a grieving husband and infant son. She was a Registered Nurse and had been seeking treatment for depression and anxiety. Tragically, the health care system she worked for was unable to help her.

It’s time to invest in a comprehensive Child and Youth Mental Health Strategy at provincial and national levels
By Mariette Chartier and Marni Brownell

Mental illness is the most common illness experienced by children and teens in Canada.

Personalized medicine for child health is a distraction
By Nicole Letourneau and Suzanne Tough

Genetics will save the day — at least that’s the message you see pretty much everywhere in the media, and sometimes even in the academic literature.

Les investissements de santé publique en médecine personnalisée destinée aux enfants ne sont que de la poudre aux yeux
Par Nicole Letourneau et Suzanne Tough

La génomique va sauver le monde : voilà le message dont à peu près tous les médias se font l’écho et parfois même la littérature scientifique.

Why Canadians need to be having end-of-life conversations Why Canadians need to be having end-of-life conversations
By Michelle Howard

Canadians likely had many important conversations with their loved ones over the holidays, but probably most didn’t talk about what should happen in the event they could no longer speak or make medical decisions for themselves.

Many patients with chronic health conditions also have mental health issues that go undiagnosed and untreated Many patients with chronic health conditions also have mental health issues that go undiagnosed and untreated
By Paul Kurdyak and Sanjeev Sockalingam

Our health system often divides mental health from physical health into distinct silos of care and treatment, yet no such mind-body duality exists in actual patients.

How Canada fails people with mental illnesses
By Paul Kurdyak and Sanjeev Sockalingam

In any developed country, politicians and clinicians are struggling to improve quality of care while reducing costs of healthcare systems.

Le Canada néglige les personnes souffrant de maladie mentale
Par Paul Kurdyak et Sanjeev Sockalingam

Tout démontre que l’accessibilité des soins de santé mentale au Canada est médiocre. Parmi les personnes souffrant de dépression, une sur cinq bénéficie de soins adéquats.


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