Affiliation: Ryerson University
- Stress response syndromes and cancer: conceptual and assessment issuesMaria Gurevich
Psychosocial Oncology, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
Psychosomatics 43:259-81. 2002....
- Stress response syndromes in women undergoing mammography: a comparison of women with and without a history of breast cancerMaria Gurevich
Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Program, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Psychosom Med 66:104-12. 2004..The purpose of this study was to assess the incidence, severity, and correlates of acute stress responses in women undergoing diagnostic mammographic surveillance and to explore the moderating impact of physician support on these symptoms...
- (Dis)embodying gender and sexuality in testicular cancerMaria Gurevich
Department of Psychology, Ryerson University and Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Program, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5B 2K3
Soc Sci Med 58:1597-607. 2004..e., testicular integrity is equated with masculinity) are juxtaposed against construals of anatomical superfluousness (i.e., other sites of sexuality and male identity are emphasized as being more central)...
- The critical incident inventory: characteristics of incidents which affect emergency medical technicians and paramedicsJanice Halpern
Department of Psychiatry, MT, Sinai Hospital and University of Toronto, 244 Dupont Street, Toronto, ON M5R 1V7, Canada
BMC Emerg Med 12:10. 2012..We sought to determine these specific characteristics by developing an inventory of critical incident characteristics and testing their relationship to protracted recovery from acute stress, and subsequent emotional symptoms...
- Symptoms and responses to critical incidents in paramedics who have experienced childhood abuse and neglectRobert G Maunder
Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital and University of Toronto, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X5, Canada
Emerg Med J 29:222-7. 2012..As previous trauma is a risk factor for psychological symptoms after exposure to critical incidents, the prevalence of childhood experiences with abuse and neglect and paramedics' adaptation to critical incidents may be important...
- Identifying, describing, and expressing emotions after critical incidents in paramedicsJanice Halpern
Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Trauma Stress 25:111-4. 2012..In contrast, voluntary emotional expression, although perceived as helpful, may not prevent symptoms. These findings may inform education for paramedics in dealing with stress...
- Attachment insecurity, responses to critical incident distress, and current emotional symptoms in ambulance workersJanice Halpern
Department of Psychiatry, Mt Sinai Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Stress Health 28:51-60. 2012..These findings are relevant for optimizing post-incident support for ambulance workers...
- Health care services for lesbian and bisexual women: some Canadian dataCynthia M Mathieson
Department of Psychology, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Health Care Women Int 23:185-96. 2002..Our results are discussed in terms of barriers to basic health care, accessibility of services, and the importance of accurate information about AIDS and safer sex...