Donna E Stewart

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Publications

  1. pmc Latin American and Caribbean countries' baseline clinical and policy guidelines for responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women
    Donna E Stewart
    University Health Network, Centre for Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 15:665. 2015
  2. doi request reprint New Developments in Intimate Partner Violence and Management of Its Mental Health Sequelae
    Donna E Stewart
    UHN Centre for Mental Health, Toronto General Research Institute, University of Toronto, 200 Elizabeth Street, EN 7 229, Toronto, M5G2C4, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 18:4. 2016
  3. pmc Single item measures of self-rated mental health: a scoping review
    Farah Ahmad
    School of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Health, York University, 4700 Keele Street, HNES 414, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:398. 2014
  4. pmc Developing population interventions with migrant women for maternal-child health: a focused ethnography
    Anita J Gagnon
    Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, 3506 University St, Room 207, Montreal QC H3A 2A7, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:471. 2013
  5. pmc Priorities for research in child maltreatment, intimate partner violence and resilience to violence exposures: results of an international Delphi consensus development process
    C Nadine Wathen
    Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University, London, ON, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:684. 2012
  6. pmc Risk factors and health profiles of recent migrant women who experienced violence associated with pregnancy
    Donna E Stewart
    University Health Network and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:1100-6. 2012
  7. pmc Drive time to cardiac rehabilitation: at what point does it affect utilization?
    Janette Brual
    Department of Geography, Queen s University, 99 University Avenue, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 9:27. 2010
  8. pmc Contribution of patient and physician factors to cardiac rehabilitation referral: a prospective multilevel study
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:653-62. 2008
  9. pmc Exploration of the relationship between household food insecurity and diabetes in Canada
    Enza Gucciardi
    Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 32:2218-24. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Monitoring gender equity in mental health in a low-, middle-, and high-income country in the Americas
    Natalia Diaz-Granados
    Women s HealthProgram, University Health Network, EN 7 234, Toronto, OntarioM5G 2C4, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 62:516-24. 2011

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Publications77

  1. pmc Latin American and Caribbean countries' baseline clinical and policy guidelines for responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women
    Donna E Stewart
    University Health Network, Centre for Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 15:665. 2015
    ..This project was undertaken to determine the 2013 baseline national policies and clinical guidelines on IPV and SV within the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region to identify strengths and gaps requiring action...
  2. doi request reprint New Developments in Intimate Partner Violence and Management of Its Mental Health Sequelae
    Donna E Stewart
    UHN Centre for Mental Health, Toronto General Research Institute, University of Toronto, 200 Elizabeth Street, EN 7 229, Toronto, M5G2C4, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 18:4. 2016
    ..Children who witness IPV are also negatively impacted in the short and long term. This paper reviews prevalence, risk factors, adverse effects and current evidence-based mental health treatment advice for IPV victims. ..
  3. pmc Single item measures of self-rated mental health: a scoping review
    Farah Ahmad
    School of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Health, York University, 4700 Keele Street, HNES 414, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:398. 2014
    ..The item asks respondents to rate their mental health on a five-point scale from excellent to poor. This scoping study presents the first known review of the SRMH literature...
  4. pmc Developing population interventions with migrant women for maternal-child health: a focused ethnography
    Anita J Gagnon
    Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, 3506 University St, Room 207, Montreal QC H3A 2A7, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:471. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Priorities for research in child maltreatment, intimate partner violence and resilience to violence exposures: results of an international Delphi consensus development process
    C Nadine Wathen
    Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University, London, ON, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:684. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Risk factors and health profiles of recent migrant women who experienced violence associated with pregnancy
    Donna E Stewart
    University Health Network and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:1100-6. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Drive time to cardiac rehabilitation: at what point does it affect utilization?
    Janette Brual
    Department of Geography, Queen s University, 99 University Avenue, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 9:27. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to empirically test the drive time threshold for CR utilization...
  8. pmc Contribution of patient and physician factors to cardiac rehabilitation referral: a prospective multilevel study
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:653-62. 2008
    ..These issues have not been investigated concurrently. To this end, we employed a hierarchical design to investigate physician and patient factors that affect verified CR referral...
  9. pmc Exploration of the relationship between household food insecurity and diabetes in Canada
    Enza Gucciardi
    Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 32:2218-24. 2009
    ..To determine the household food insecurity (HFI) prevalence in Canadians with diabetes and its relationship with diabetes management, self-care practices, and health status...
  10. doi request reprint Monitoring gender equity in mental health in a low-, middle-, and high-income country in the Americas
    Natalia Diaz-Granados
    Women s HealthProgram, University Health Network, EN 7 234, Toronto, OntarioM5G 2C4, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 62:516-24. 2011
    ..This study aimed to identify, select, and assess the feasibility of comparing gender-sensitive mental health indicators in a low- (Peru), middle- (Colombia), and high- (Canada) income country...
  11. pmc Contribution of patient and physician factors to cardiac rehabilitation enrollment: a prospective multilevel study
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:548-56. 2008
    ..This is due to both health system and patient-level factors; issues that have yet to be investigated concurrently. This study utilized a hierarchical design to examine physician and patient-level factors affecting verified CR enrollment...
  12. doi request reprint Effect of cardiac rehabilitation referral strategies on utilization rates: a prospective, controlled study
    Sherry L Grace
    School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, York University, 368 Bethune, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 171:235-41. 2011
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  13. pmc Timing of depressive symptom onset and in-hospital complications among acute coronary syndrome inpatients
    Keerat Grewal
    York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychosomatics 51:283-8. 2010
    ..Recent research has reported an association between in-hospital depression and poorer long-term prognosis and a greater risk of in-hospital complications...
  14. pmc A prospective comparison of cardiac rehabilitation enrollment following automatic vs usual referral
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 39:239-45. 2007
    ..This study prospectively compared verified cardiac rehabilitation enrollment following automatic vs usual referral, postulating that automatic referral would result in significantly greater enrollment for cardiac rehabilitation...
  15. pmc Cardiologists' charting varied by risk factor, and was often discordant with patient report
    Shannon Gravely-Witte
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1073-9. 2008
    ..To assess the completeness of cardiac risk factor documentation by cardiologists, and agreement with patient report...
  16. doi request reprint Musculoskeletal comorbidities in cardiac patients: prevalence, predictors, and health services utilization
    Susan Marzolini
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:856-62. 2012
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  17. pmc Effectiveness of inpatient and outpatient strategies in increasing referral and utilization of cardiac rehabilitation: a prospective, multi-site study
    Sherry L Grace
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:120. 2012
    ..The effect of each strategy on participants' CR referral and enrollment was examined using generalized estimating equations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Voices of South Asian women: immigration and mental health
    Farah Ahmad
    University Health Network, Women s Health Program, University of Toronto and St Michael s Hospital, Inner City Health Research, 70 Richmond St East, 4th Floor, 30 Bond St, Toronto, ON, M5G 2N2, Canada
    Women Health 40:113-30. 2004
    ..This qualitative research aimed to elicit experiences and beliefs of recent South Asian immigrant women about their major health concerns after immigration...
  19. doi request reprint Monitoring gender equity in health using gender-sensitive indicators: a cross-national study
    Natalia Diaz-Granados
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:145-53. 2011
    ....
  20. doi request reprint "Why doesn't she seek help for partner abuse?" An exploratory study with South Asian immigrant women
    Farah Ahmad
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto M5T 3M7, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 69:613-22. 2009
    ..Further research and program evaluation is needed to advance the field...
  21. pmc Factors contributing to attrition behavior in diabetes self-management programs: a mixed method approach
    Enza Gucciardi
    Ryerson University, School of Nutrition, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:33. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to examine factors that may contribute to attrition behavior in diabetes self-management programs...
  22. pmc Psychometric validation of the cardiac rehabilitation barriers scale
    Shamila Shanmugasegaram
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Rehabil 26:152-64. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the factor structure and psychometric properties of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Barriers Scale (CRBS)...
  23. doi request reprint What makes family caregivers happy during the first 2 years post stroke?
    Jill I Cameron
    From the Departments of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy J I C, Psychiatry D E S, D L S, Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation P C C, and Department of General Internal Medicine A M C, University of Toronto, ON, Canada Toronto Rehabilitation Institute J I C, University Health Network D E S, A M C, Toronto, ON, Canada and Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada D L S
    Stroke 45:1084-9. 2014
    ..This study aimed to identify aspects of the caregiving situation contributing to family caregivers' psychological well-being...
  24. pmc A multisite examination of sex differences in cardiac rehabilitation barriers by participation status
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Ontario, Canada, University Health Network Women s Health Program, Ontario, Canada, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:209-16. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantitatively investigate sex differences in CR barriers by participation status...
  25. pmc A prospective, controlled multisite study of psychosocial and behavioral change following women's cardiac rehabilitation participation
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:241-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively assess psychosocial and behavioral changes, comparing women who participated in CR with those who did not...
  26. pmc A mixed methods study of continuity of care from cardiac rehabilitation to primary care physicians
    Dana L Riley
    York University, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:e187-92. 2009
    ..In Canada, the involvement of the primary care physician post-CR should increase the likelihood of sustaining the benefits achieved by CR and enhance the continuity of care that cardiac patients receive...
  27. doi request reprint A prospective examination of disease management program use by complex cardiac outpatients
    Shannon Gravely
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:490-6. 2012
    ..Although rates of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) use are well established, less is known about other DMPs. The objectives of this study were to describe the degree of DMP utilization by CVD outpatients, and examine factors related to use...
  28. pmc A simultaneous test of the relationship between identified psychosocial risk factors and recurrent events in coronary artery disease patients
    Keerat Grewal
    Faculty of Health, Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anxiety Stress Coping 24:463-75. 2011
    ..While replication is warranted, efforts to investigate the potential benefits of screening and to investigate treatments are needed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Portuguese immigrant women's perspectives on wife abuse: a cross-generational comparison
    Paula C Barata
    University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    J Interpers Violence 20:1132-50. 2005
    ..The study's implications for research and practice within Portuguese communities are discussed...
  30. doi request reprint Post-traumatic growth among cardiac outpatients: degree comparison with other chronic illness samples and correlates
    Yvonne W Leung
    York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Health Psychol 15:1049-63. 2010
    ..The degree of PTG was equivalent to that of cardiac patients in other countries, but was lower than that of breast cancer and multiple sclerosis patients...
  31. doi request reprint Experiences of immigrant new mothers with symptoms of depression
    Amal Ahmed
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 11:295-303. 2008
    ..Personal and systematic barriers exist in new immigrant mothers obtaining care for symptoms of depression. Suggestions for improvements are offered...
  32. ncbi request reprint Popular health promotion strategies among Chinese and East Indian immigrant women
    Farah Ahmad
    Women s Health Program at University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Women Health 40:21-40. 2004
    ..To advance understanding about the popular health promotion strategies and factors associated with the successful transfer and uptake of health messages among Chinese and Indian immigrant women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prospective examination of anxiety persistence and its relationship to cardiac symptoms and recurrent cardiac events
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Canada
    Psychother Psychosom 73:344-52. 2004
    ..The current study builds on previous research demonstrating a link between anxiety and inhospital recurrent ischemic and arrhythmic events, by examining the effects of persistent anxiety on recurrent events 1 year later...
  34. ncbi request reprint Increasing access to cardiac rehabilitation: automatic referral to the program nearest home
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:171-4. 2004
  35. doi request reprint Examining gender equity in health policies in a low- (Peru), middle- (Colombia), and high- (Canada) income country in the Americas
    Donna E Stewart
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, 200 Elizabeth Street, EN 7 229, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Public Health Policy 30:439-54. 2009
    ..Future studies should assess the implementation of policy indicators within countries and assess their performance in increasing gender equity...
  36. pmc The prevalence and correlates of mind-body therapy practices in patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Yvonne W Leung
    222A Bethune College, York University, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 16:254-61. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to quantitatively examine the prevalence of MBT practice and its sociodemographic, clinical, psychosocial and behavioral correlates among patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  37. pmc Longitudinal course of depressive symptomatology after a cardiac event: effects of gender and cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    Women s Health Program, Toronto General Research Institute, Behavioural Sciences and Health Division, and Kinesiology and Health Sciences, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychosom Med 67:52-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to longitudinally examine the prevalence and course of depressive symptomatology among women and men for 1 year after a cardiac event, and the effect of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) on this trajectory...
  38. ncbi request reprint Health-promoting behaviors through pregnancy, maternity leave, and return to work: effects of role spillover and other correlates
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, University Health Network Women s Health Program, and Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3, Canada
    Women Health 43:51-72. 2006
    ..Both demographic and psychosocial factors have effects on health-promoting behaviors, and we must look to these correlates to promote increased PA...
  39. doi request reprint Stroke survivor depressive symptoms are associated with family caregiver depression during the first 2 years poststroke
    Jill I Cameron
    University of Toronto, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7
    Stroke 42:302-6. 2011
    ..A subsample completed additional assessments 18 and 24 months poststroke. These longitudinal data were analyzed using mixed effects modeling...
  40. pmc The association among depressive symptoms, smoking status and antidepressant use in cardiac outpatients
    Shannon Gravely-Witte
    Faculty of Health, York University, Norman Bethune 222B, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3, Canada
    J Behav Med 32:478-90. 2009
    ..This study demonstrated that smokers and quitters with CAD had greater depressive symptoms and use of antidepressants than non-smokers, but that the antidepressants utilized may not be optimizing outcomes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Postdischarge care for depression in Ontario
    Elizabeth Lin
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 56:481-9. 2011
    ..We focused on a pattern consistent with guideline and policy directions: higher rates of physician visits, postdischarge, combined with lower rates of emergency department (ED) admissions or rehospitalization...
  42. doi request reprint Quality of life following participation in cardiac rehabilitation programs of longer or shorter than 6 months: does duration matter?
    Yvonne W Leung
    Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Popul Health Manag 14:181-8. 2011
    ..This could be a result of greater program adherence among those who attend shorter programs. Future research is needed using a randomized design to assess effects of program duration on cardiac events and mortality...
  43. ncbi request reprint The role of work stress as a moderating variable in the chronic pain and depression association
    Sarah E P Munce
    Women s Health Program, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 61:653-60. 2006
    ..This article aims to examine the role of work stress as a moderating variable in the chronic pain-depression association, as well as sex differences in this link...
  44. pmc Concordance of self- and program-reported rates of cardiac rehabilitation referral, enrollment and participation
    Sheena Kayaniyil
    York University, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:e96-9. 2009
    ..Despite potential bias, researchers often rely on patient self-reported data of health care use. However, the validity and accuracy of self-reported data on cardiac rehabilitation (CR) use are unknown...
  45. doi request reprint Gender differences in motivations and perceived effects of Mind-Body Therapy (MBT) practice and views on integrative cardiac rehabilitation among acute coronary syndrome patients: why do women use MBT?
    Yvonne W Leung
    Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, 222B Bethune College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 16:311-7. 2008
    ..Over one-third of cardiac patients practice Mind-Body Therapy (MBT), particularly women. Considering women are less likely to engage in conventional physical activity, few studies have examined why MBT is well-accepted by women...
  46. ncbi request reprint The role of depression and chronic pain conditions in absenteeism: results from a national epidemiologic survey
    Sarah E P Munce
    Women s Health Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1206-11. 2007
    ..This study examined whether depression is associated with absenteeism in a sample of individuals with chronic pain...
  47. pmc Program design features that can improve participation in health education interventions
    Enza Gucciardi
    School of Nutrition Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:47. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to identify design features that may increase participation in health education interventions and evaluation surveys, and to maximize recruitment and retention efforts in a general ambulatory population...
  48. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in depression and chronic pain conditions in a national epidemiologic survey
    Sarah E P Munce
    University Health Network, Women s Health Program, 200 Elizabeth St, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    Psychosomatics 48:394-9. 2007
    ..3% in those without. Women reported higher rates of chronic pain conditions and depression and higher pain severity than men. Depression and chronic pain conditions represent significant sources of disability, especially for women...
  49. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted screening for intimate partner violence and control: a randomized trial
    Farah Ahmad
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 151:93-102. 2009
    ..Intimate partner violence and control (IPVC) is prevalent and can be a serious health risk to women...
  50. pmc Referral and use of heart failure clinics: what factors are related to use?
    Shannon Gravely
    York University, Faculty of Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:483-9. 2012
    ..This study investigated the rates of referral and use of HF clinics and examined factors related to program use...
  51. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural perspectives on research participation and informed consent
    Paula C Barata
    Women s Health Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 62:479-90. 2006
    ..The Caribbean participants qualified their participation in research studies and repeatedly raised images of invasive research...
  52. ncbi request reprint Predictors of self-reported antidepressant adherence
    Tara A Burra
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Behav Med 32:127-34. 2007
    ..Clinicians should be cognizant of this complexity and address not only issues related to medication efficacy and tolerability, but also social mediators and health beliefs when prescribing antidepressants...
  53. doi request reprint Therapeutic benefit of preventive telehealth counseling in the Community Outreach Heart Health and Risk Reduction Trial
    Robert P Nolan
    University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 107:690-6. 2011
    ..In conclusion, telehealth counseling augments therapeutic lifestyle change in subjects at high risk for cardiovascular events compared to a recommended guideline for brief preventive counseling...
  54. doi request reprint Relevance of gender-sensitive policies and general health indicators to compare the status of South Asian women's health
    Roopan Gill
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Womens Health Issues 21:12-8. 2011
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  55. ncbi request reprint Factor structure and reliability of the brain impairment behavior scale
    Jill I Cameron
    Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurosci Nurs 40:40-7. 2008
    ..75 to .88. Future research and clinical use of this measure will increase our understanding of how specific domains of stroke survivors' behavioral and psychological symptoms affect the well-being of family caregivers...
  56. pmc Barriers to cardiac rehabilitation: DOES AGE MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 29:183-7. 2009
    ..To quantitatively investigate age differences in barriers to cardiac rehabilitation (CR) enrollment and participation...
  57. doi request reprint Sex differences in the prevalence of post-stroke depression: a systematic review
    Brittany Poynter
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychosomatics 50:563-9. 2009
    ..Depression after stroke occurs in 33% of individuals. It is grossly underdiagnosed and untreated...
  58. pmc Perspectives of family physicians on computer-assisted health-risk assessments
    Farah Ahmad
    Social and Behavioral Health Sciences Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 12:e12. 2010
    ..The firsthand experience of physicians using computer-assisted health-risk assessment is salient for designing practical eHealth solutions...
  59. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms as a determinant of breast and cervical cancer screening in women: a population-based study in Ontario, Canada
    Simone N Vigod
    Women s College Hospital, Women s College Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 14:159-68. 2011
    ..65, 95% CI 0.41-1.04). This study's findings suggest that attention to the uptake of preventive services in women with depressive symptoms is warranted...
  60. doi request reprint A systematic review of resilience in the physically ill
    Donna E Stewart
    University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Psychosomatics 52:199-209. 2011
    ..Resilience is the capacity of individuals to maintain, or regain, their mental health in the face of significant adversity, including physical illness...
  61. doi request reprint Factors affecting cardiac rehabilitation referral by physician specialty
    Sherry L Grace
    Bethune College, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 28:248-52. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare factors affecting CR referral in primary care physicians versus cardiac specialists...
  62. ncbi request reprint Major depression in female urinary incontinence
    Simone N Vigod
    University of Toronto and the Women s Health Program, University Health Network Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychosomatics 47:147-51. 2006
    ..These conditions frequently occur together in Canadian women, and the combined impact of urinary incontinence and major depression exceeds the impact of either condition alone. Physicians need to be attentive to these findings...
  63. ncbi request reprint Stroke survivors' behavioral and psychologic symptoms are associated with informal caregivers' experiences of depression
    Jill I Cameron
    Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:177-83. 2006
    ..To determine the impact of stroke survivors' behavioral and psychologic symptoms (BPS) on informal caregivers' experience of depression in the context of the caregiving situation...
  64. pmc Gender and sex differences in prevalence of major depression in coronary artery disease patients: a meta-analysis
    Shamila Shanmugasegaram
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Maturitas 73:305-11. 2012
    ..The prevalence of major depression is two-times higher in women than men in the general population, but whether this pattern holds true in the CAD population has not been established...
  65. pmc Referral to and discharge from cardiac rehabilitation: key informant views on continuity of care
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 12:155-63. 2006
    ..To assess the system-level barriers and facilitators of continuity of care from acute care to cardiac rehabilitation (CR), and from CR discharge to follow-up with primary health care providers...
  66. doi request reprint Emergent research in the cause of mental illness in women across the lifespan
    Simone N Vigod
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:396-400. 2009
    ..However, emerging research investigating gene-environment interactions presents another layer of complexity in understanding sex differences in epidemiology, clinical features and treatment of mental disorders across the lifespan...
  67. doi request reprint Discussions about self-obtained samples for HPV testing as an alternative for cervical cancer prevention
    Paula C Barata
    Women s Health Program, University Health Network, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 29:251-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore women's beliefs about collecting their own samples for HPV testing instead of participating in conventional Pap testing...
  68. ncbi request reprint Beyond adolescence exploring Canadian women and men's perception of overweight
    Enza Gucciardi
    Ryerson University, School of Nutrition, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Womens Health Issues 17:374-82. 2007
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Patient factors associated with attrition from a self-management education programme
    Enza Gucciardi
    Ryerson University, School of Nutrition, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:913-9. 2007
    ..To examine utilization patterns of diabetes self-management training (DSME) and identify patient factors associated with attrition from these services at an ambulatory diabetes education centre (DEC)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Portuguese-speaking women voice their opinions: using their words to teach about wife abuse
    Paula C Barata
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Womens Health Issues 15:134-44. 2005
    ..The goals were to determine the breadth of definitions and to examine cultural stereotyping. This information was sought in an effort to design education strategies in the Portuguese-speaking community...
  71. ncbi request reprint Duloxetine in the treatment of major depressive disorder: comparisons of safety and tolerability in male and female patients
    Donna E Stewart
    University Health Network, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Affect Disord 94:183-9. 2006
    ..Pooled data from double-blind, placebo-controlled studies were utilized to assess the safety and tolerability of duloxetine in the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) in male and female patients...
  72. ncbi request reprint A comparison of physical activity environments between South Asians and white Caucasians with coronary heart disease
    Shazareen N Khan
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ethn Dis 20:390-5. 2010
    ..Thus, further research is required to optimize SA awareness of the need for PA, and access to equipment and facilities...
  73. ncbi request reprint Predictors of clinical breast examination among South Asian immigrant women
    Farah Ahmad
    Women s Health Program, University Health Network, and Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Immigr Health 6:119-26. 2004
    ..The odds of "ever had" CBE increased with age and decreased with more perceived barriers. The study highlights the need for education interventions on breast cancer and screening among SA recent immigrant women...
  74. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting perceived risk of contracting severe acute respiratory syndrome among academic physicians
    Sherry L Grace
    University of Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:1111-3. 2004
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Effect of depression on five-year mortality after an acute coronary syndrome
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 96:1179-85. 2005
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Automatic referral to cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 42:661-9. 2004
    ..Through the Behavioral Model of Health Services Utilization, it was postulated that enabling and perceived need factors, but not predisposing factors, would significantly predict patient enrollment...
  77. doi request reprint Turning points for perpetrators of intimate partner violence
    Kathleen A Sheehan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Trauma Violence Abuse 13:30-40. 2012
    ..Further research, combining quantitative and qualitative approaches, will be helpful in the modification of existing BIPs and the development of new interventions to reduce IPV...