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Blog — April 2017

Equity – It Affects Our Mental Health

Racialized and Indigenous communities are often faced with systemic barriers that impact every social determinant of health. They must face these barriers to gain access...


Quintessence — Volume 8 n°1

A new mental health action plan for Quebec

In 2005, the Quebec Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS) introduced its Mental Health Action Plan (MHAP) 2005-20101 amid major reforms....


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Publications 

File of the month : Social work and mental health
 

Social capital and mental illness: a systematic review

De Silva, M. J., McKenzie, K., Harpham, T., & Huttly, S. R. (2005). Social capital and mental illness: a systematic review. Journal of epidemiology and community health, 59(8), 619-627.
1 out of 15
 

Social support and mental health: Concepts, measures, recent research and implications for clinicians

Caron, J., & Guay, S. (2005). Soutien social et santé mentale : concept, mesures, recherches récentes et implications pour les cliniciens. Santé mentale au Québec, 30(2), 15-41.
2 out of 15
 

Disparities in the geography of mental health: Implications for social work

Hudson, C. G. (2012). Disparities in the geography of mental health: Implications for social work. Social Work, 57 (2), 107-119.
3 out of 15
 

Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Bywaters, P., McLeod., E., & Napier, L. (2009). Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments. Oxford: Policy Press.
4 out of 15
 

Using community-level mental health surveillance data to examine the relationship of depression prevalence to social determinants of health and access to mental health services

Currie, S.R., Fiest, K. & Guyn, L. (2013). Using community-level mental health surveillance data to examine the relationship of depression prevalence to social determinants of health and access to mental health services. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 32(1), 43-57.
5 out of 15
 

Interprofessional collaboration in mental health: Social worker and responding psychiatrist

Chouinard, M.-J. & Potvin, C. (2013). Collaboration interprofessionnelle en santé mentale : travailleur social et psychiatre répondant. Journées annuelles de santé mentale 2013. Québec, Montréal, 7 mai.
6 out of 15
 

Medicalization of social problems: Issues and interventions

Collin, J. et Suissa, A. J., (dir) (2007). Le phénomène de la médicalisation du social : enjeux et pistes d'intervention. Nouvelles pratiques sociales, 19(2). Numéro spécial.
7 out of 15
 

Psychologising social intervention: Issues and perspectives

Moreau, N. et Lapierre, S. (dir) (2011). La psychologisation de l'intervention sociale : enjeux et perspectives. Reflets : revue d'intervention sociale et communautaire, 17(1). Numéro spécial.
8 out of 15
 

Social inequalities in health: The specific case of mental health

Dorvil, H. (2009). Les inégalités sociales en santé. Le cas spécifique de la santé mentale. Dans H. Dorvil (dir.), Problèmes sociaux : Théories et méthodologie de la recherche (Tome 3). Québec: Presses de l'Université du Québec, 169-202.
9 out of 15
 

Social work treatise. Social policies and interventions

Bilodeau, G. (2005). Traité du travail social. Politiques et interventions sociales. Rennes : Éditions de l'école nationale de santé publique.
10 out of 15
 

Quebec in 2011

Institut du nouveau monde (2011). L'état du Québec 2011. Montréal : Les Éditions du Boréal.
11 out of 15
 

Systemic approach to mental health

Landry Balas, L. (dir.) (2008). L'approche systémique en santé mentale. Montréal : Presses de l'Université de Montréal.
12 out of 15
 

Rethinking community-based mental health service quality: A new outlook

Rodrigues, L., Bourgeois, L., Landry, Y., Guay, L., et Pinard, J.L. (2006). Repenser la qualité des services en santé mentale dans la communauté : changer de perspective. Québec : Presses de l'Université du Québec.
13 out of 15
 

Mental disorders: equity and social determinants

Patel, V., Lund, C., Hatherill, S., Plagerson, S., Corrigall, J., Funk, M., Flisher, A. J. (2010). Mental disorders: equity and social determinants. Dans E. Blas & A. S. Kurup(dir.), Equity, social determinants and public health programmes. Switzerland : World Health Organisation, 115-134.
14 out of 15
 

Closing the gap in a generation: Health equity through action on the social determinants of health

OMS. (2008). Combler le fossé en une génération. Instaurer l'équité en agissant sur les déterminants sociaux de la santé. OMS/Commission des déterminants sociaux de la santé.
15 out of 15
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