Leah S Steele
Affiliation: University of Toronto
- The impact of policy changes on the health of recent immigrants and refugees in the inner city. A qualitative study of service providers' perspectivesLeah 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...
- Using administrative data to measure ambulatory mental health service provision in primary careLeah 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...
- Challenges and mental health experiences of lesbian and bisexual women who are trying to conceiveChristina 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...
- Inequity in mental health care under Canadian universal health coverageLeah 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...
- Men's sexual orientation and health in CanadaDavid 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...
- Measuring the effect of a large reduction in welfare payments on mental health service use in welfare-dependent neighborhoodsLeah 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...
- Rural residence and risk for perinatal depression: a Canadian pilot studyLori 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...
- Women's sexual orientation and health: results from a Canadian population-based surveyLeah 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...
- Correlates of mental health service use among lesbian, gay, and bisexual mothers and prospective mothersLeah 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...
- LGBT Identity, Untreated Depression, and Unmet Need for Mental Health Services by Sexual Minority Women and Trans-Identified PeopleLeah S Steele
1 Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
J Womens Health (Larchmt) . 2016..This study compared past year unmet need for mental health care and untreated depression between four groups: heterosexual cisgender (i.e., not transgender) women, cisgender lesbians, cisgender bisexual women, and transgender people...
- Mental health service use by recent immigrants from different world regions and by non-immigrants in Ontario, Canada: a cross-sectional studyAnna Durbin
Canadian Mental Health Association Toronto Branch, Toronto, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 15:336. 2015..Service use by recent immigrants in broad source region groups representing all world regions was compared to use by age-matched Canadian-born or long term immigrants (called long term residents)...
- Use of mental health care for nonpsychotic conditions by immigrants in different admission classes and by refugees in Ontario, CanadaAnna Durbin
Anna Durbin, MPH, is a PhD candidate in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Open Med 8:e136-46. 2014..In this study, we compared service use for nonpsychotic mental health disorders by newcomers in various admission classes with that of long-term residents (i.e., Canadian-born persons or immigrants before 1985) in urban Ontario...
- Examining the relationship between neighbourhood deprivation and mental health service use of immigrants in Ontario, Canada: a cross-sectional studyAnna Durbin
Research Associate at Canadian Mental Health Association Toronto branch, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
BMJ Open 5:e006690. 2015..This study assessed the inter-relationship between recent immigration status, living in deprived areas and service use for non-psychotic mental health disorders...
- Geographic methods for understanding and responding to disparities in mammography use in Toronto, CanadaRichard 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...
- Primary care reform and service use by people with serious mental illness in OntarioLeah S Steele
Methadone Works, Toronto, ON
Healthc Policy 10:31-45. 2014....
- Regular health care use by lesbians: a path analysis of predictive factorsLeah 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...
- Inclusion of persons with mental illness in patient-centred medical homes: cross-sectional findings from Ontario, CanadaLeah 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...
- Lesbian and bisexual women's recommendations for improving the provision of assisted reproductive technology servicesLori E Ross
Women s Mental Health and Addiction Research Section, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Fertil Steril 86:735-8. 2006....
- Depression and discrimination in the lives of women, transgender and gender liminal people in Ontario, CanadaCharmaine C Williams
Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Health Soc Care Community . 2017..Future research can build on intersectionality theory by foregrounding the role of structural inequities and discrimination in promoting poor mental health and barriers to healthcare...
- 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...
- Socioeconomic misclassification in Ontario's Health Care RegistryRichard 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...
- Education level, income level and mental health services use in Canada: associations and policy implicationsLeah 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...
- Service use and gaps in services for lesbian and bisexual women during donor insemination, pregnancy, and the postpartum periodLori 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....