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A report on mental illnesses in Canada

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117320
Author
The Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Association of Chairs of Psychiatry in Canada
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Canadian Mental Health Association
Canadian Psychological Association
Canadian Psychiatric Association
Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Institute for Neurosciences. Mental Health and Addiction
National Network for Mental Health
Schizophrenia Society of Canada
Statistics Canada
Canada. Health Canada
Call Number
WM 30 R376 2002
Location
Vancouver Community

Medical management of vulnerable and underserved patients : principles, practice, and populations

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118057
Author
King, Talmadge E.
Wheeler, Margaret B.
Call Number
WA300 M45 2007
Location
Richmond Hospital
Title
Medical management of vulnerable and underserved patients : principles, practice, and populations
Author
King, Talmadge E.
Wheeler, Margaret B.
Responsibility
[edited by] Talmadge E. King, Jr... et al.
Place
New York
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Medical Pub. Division
Year Published
2007
Physical Description
xviii, 454 p.
Subjects
Poor -- medical care
Medically uninsured persons
People with social disabilities
Vulnerable Populations
Health Services Accessibility
Community Health Services
Minority Groups
Patient Advocacy
Abstract
...Teaches the core principles and skills needed to care for patients whose barriers to healthcare are due to lack of insurance[US] and/or accessible services, or based on culture, education, age, inadequate transportaton, poor English language skills, homelessness, immigrant status, chronic disease, mental illness, substance abuse, or HIV.
ISBN
9780071443319
0071443312
Format
Book
Location
Richmond Hospital
Call Number
WA300 M45 2007
URL Notes
Table of contents only
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Medical management of vulnerable and underserved patients : principles, practice, and populations

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog119574
Author
King, Talmadge E.
Wheeler, Margaret B.
Edition
2nd ed.
Call Number
WA300 M45 2016
Location
Lions Gate Hospital
Title
Medical management of vulnerable and underserved patients : principles, practice, and populations
Alternate Title
Medical management of vulnerable and underserved patients.
Author
King, Talmadge E.
Wheeler, Margaret B.
Responsibility
[edited by] Talmadge E. King, Jr., Margaret B. Wheeler.
Edition
2nd ed.
Place
New York
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Education
Year Published
2016
Physical Description
xviii, 454 p.
Subjects
Poor -- medical care
Medically uninsured persons
People with social disabilities
Vulnerable Populations
Health Services Accessibility
Community Health Services
Minority Groups
Patient Advocacy
Abstract
This one-of-a-kind resource teaches the core principles and skills needed to care for patients whose barriers to healthcare are due to lack of insurance and/or accessible services, or based on culture; education; age; inadequate transportation; poor English language skills; homelessness; immigrant status; chronic disease; mental illness; substance abuse; or HIV. Time-saving boxed inserts establish main points, provide practical "pearls" and help locate valuable community resources.
ISBN
9780071834018
Format
Book
Location
Lions Gate Hospital
Call Number
WA300 M45 2016
URL Notes
Table of contents only
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In love with daylight : a memoir of recovery

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118272
Author
Sheed, Wilfrid
Call Number
PR 6069 H396 Z469 1995
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
In love with daylight : a memoir of recovery
Author
Sheed, Wilfrid
Responsibility
Wilfrid Sheed
Place
New York
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Year Published
c.1995
Physical Description
252 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Depressed persons -- Biography
Depression, mental -- Biography
Recovery--Personal Narrative
Cancer -- Patients -- Biography
Polio -- Patients -- Biography
Abstract
Review: "Noted critic, novelist and essayist Sheed recounts his recovery from three major illnesses in this highly personal, torturous, oddly exhilarating chronicle. The first illness, polio, struck in 1945 when he was 14. With unbridled optimism, Sheed struggled for years with a disease that ``seemed much more like a vacation from the pains of growing up than an addition to them.'' The book's centerpiece, his plunge into depression triggered by addiction to sleeping pills and alcohol in his mid-50s, unfolds a nightmare of panic attacks, manic highs, proliferating phobias and suicidal dementia. Sheed found scant relief through a stay in a sanatorium, antidepressants or lithium, on all of which he heaps scorn. His recovery seemed to follow its own logic and inner mechanisms of healing. Diagnosed with cancer in 1991, he underwent operations of the tongue and neck, as well as radiation treatments, a two-year ordeal he describes with wit and gallantry." -- Reed Elsevier Inc.
ISBN
0671792156
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
PR 6069 H396 Z469 1995
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