Leah S Steele

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of policy changes on the health of recent immigrants and refugees in the inner city. A qualitative study of service providers' perspectives
    Leah S Steele
    Inner City Health Research Unit, Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 93:118-22. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Using administrative data to measure ambulatory mental health service provision in primary care
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 42:960-5. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Challenges and mental health experiences of lesbian and bisexual women who are trying to conceive
    Christina Yager
    Rainbow Services, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Health Soc Work 35:191-200. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Inequity in mental health care under Canadian universal health coverage
    Leah S Steele
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, 3rd Floor Tower, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2S1 Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 57:317-24. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Men's sexual orientation and health in Canada
    David J Brennan
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M55 1A1
    Can J Public Health 101:255-8. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Measuring the effect of a large reduction in welfare payments on mental health service use in welfare-dependent neighborhoods
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, and Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, M4X 1K2, Canada
    Med Care 43:885-91. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Rural residence and risk for perinatal depression: a Canadian pilot study
    Lori E Ross
    Social Equity and Health Research Section, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 455 Spadina Ave Suite 300, Toronto, ON, M5S 2G8, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 14:175-85. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Women's sexual orientation and health: results from a Canadian population-based survey
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto
    Women Health 49:353-67. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Correlates of mental health service use among lesbian, gay, and bisexual mothers and prospective mothers
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital and University of Toronto, Canada
    Women Health 47:95-112. 2008
  10. pmc Geographic methods for understanding and responding to disparities in mammography use in Toronto, Canada
    Richard Henry Glazier
    Inner City Health Research Unit, Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 1W8
    J Gen Intern Med 19:952-61. 2004

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of policy changes on the health of recent immigrants and refugees in the inner city. A qualitative study of service providers' perspectives
    Leah S Steele
    Inner City Health Research Unit, Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 93:118-22. 2002
    ..This study explored service providers' opinions about the impact of four major policy changes on the health of recent immigrant and refugee communities in Toronto's inner city...
  2. ncbi request reprint Using administrative data to measure ambulatory mental health service provision in primary care
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 42:960-5. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the accuracy of administrative data for identifying mental health service provision in primary care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Challenges and mental health experiences of lesbian and bisexual women who are trying to conceive
    Christina Yager
    Rainbow Services, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Health Soc Work 35:191-200. 2010
    ..The findings from this study begin to elucidate the unique context of TTC for lesbian and bisexual women, and they highlight the importance of culturally competent social work practice with this population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Inequity in mental health care under Canadian universal health coverage
    Leah S Steele
    Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, 3rd Floor Tower, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2S1 Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 57:317-24. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine equity in the delivery of ambulatory services from psychiatrists and family physicians for mental health problems in this setting...
  5. ncbi request reprint Men's sexual orientation and health in Canada
    David J Brennan
    Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M55 1A1
    Can J Public Health 101:255-8. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to determine whether health status and health risk behaviours of Canadian men vary based on sexual orientation identity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Measuring the effect of a large reduction in welfare payments on mental health service use in welfare-dependent neighborhoods
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, and Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, M4X 1K2, Canada
    Med Care 43:885-91. 2005
    ..Major social policy changes were implemented in Canada in the last decade with few efforts to examine their potential health effects...
  7. doi request reprint Rural residence and risk for perinatal depression: a Canadian pilot study
    Lori E Ross
    Social Equity and Health Research Section, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 455 Spadina Ave Suite 300, Toronto, ON, M5S 2G8, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 14:175-85. 2011
    ..Further studies examining potential relationships between indicators of social connectedness and perinatal mental health may be warranted...
  8. doi request reprint Women's sexual orientation and health: results from a Canadian population-based survey
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto
    Women Health 49:353-67. 2009
    ..Bisexual women, in particular, reported poorer health outcomes than lesbian or heterosexual women, indicating this group may be an appropriate target for specific health promotion interventions...
  9. doi request reprint Correlates of mental health service use among lesbian, gay, and bisexual mothers and prospective mothers
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital and University of Toronto, Canada
    Women Health 47:95-112. 2008
    ..Providers may benefit from additional knowledge about the LBG social context that is relevant to perinatal health, and from identifying a strong referral network of skilled and affordable counsellors...
  10. pmc Geographic methods for understanding and responding to disparities in mammography use in Toronto, Canada
    Richard Henry Glazier
    Inner City Health Research Unit, Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 1W8
    J Gen Intern Med 19:952-61. 2004
    ..To use spatial and epidemiologic analyses to understand disparities in mammography use and to formulate interventions to increase its uptake in low-income, high-recent immigration areas in Toronto, Canada...
  11. ncbi request reprint Regular health care use by lesbians: a path analysis of predictive factors
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital University of Toronto and the Health Systems Research and Consulting Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
    Fam Pract 23:631-6. 2006
    ..Lesbians have more health risks than other women but access preventive medical care less frequently...
  12. pmc Inclusion of persons with mental illness in patient-centred medical homes: cross-sectional findings from Ontario, Canada
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Open Med 7:e9-20. 2013
    ..We evaluated the extent to which persons with mental illness were included in physicians' total practices (as rostered and non-rostered patients) and were included on physicians' rosters across types of medical homes in Ontario...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lesbian and bisexual women's recommendations for improving the provision of assisted reproductive technology services
    Lori E Ross
    Women s Mental Health and Addiction Research Section, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Fertil Steril 86:735-8. 2006
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  14. pmc Education level, income level and mental health services use in Canada: associations and policy implications
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto and St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Healthc Policy 3:96-106. 2007
    ..We explored the relationships between education level, income level and mental health services use among people with a mental illness using data from the Canadian Community Health Survey: Cycle 1.2...
  15. ncbi request reprint Are claims of equivalency in digestive diseases trials supported by the evidence?
    Jill M Tinmouth
    Division of Gastroenterology, Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M58 1W8, Canada
    Gastroenterology 126:1700-10. 2004
    ..Our aim was to determine whether claims of equivalency in digestive diseases trials are supported by the evidence...
  16. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic misclassification in Ontario's Health Care Registry
    Richard H Glazier
    Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 94:140-3. 2003
    ..Our purpose was to investigate the accuracy of socioeconomic classification based on addresses in Ontario's provincial health care registry...
  17. ncbi request reprint Service use and gaps in services for lesbian and bisexual women during donor insemination, pregnancy, and the postpartum period
    Lori E Ross
    Women s Mental Health and Addiction Research Section, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto ON, Canada
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 28:505-11. 2006
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