Donna J. Stewart, MD

Selected Publications

Diaz-Granados N, Stewart DE. Using a gender lens to monitor mental health. International Journal of Public Health 2007; 52(4): 197-198.

Gajic-Veljanoski O, Stewart DE. Women trafficked into prostitution: determinants, human rights, and health needs. Transcultural Psychiatry 2007; 44(3): 338-358.

Gagnon AJ, Wahoush O, Dougherty G, Saucier JF, Dennis CL, Merry L, Stanger E, Stewart DE. The childbearing health and related service needs of newcomers (CHARSNN) study protocol. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2006; 6:31.

Stewart DE, Ashraf IJ, Munce SE. Women’s mental health: a silent cause of mortality and morbidity. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2006; 94:343-349.

Stewart DE. The International Consensus Statement on Women’s Mental Health and the WPA Consensus Statement on Interpersonal Violence against Women. World Psychiatry 2006; 5:61-64.

Barata PC, Gucciardi E, Ahmad F, Stewart DE. Cross-cultural perspectives on research participation and informed consent. Social Science and Medicine 2006; 62(2):479-490.

Barata PC, McNally MJ, Sales IM, Stewart DE. Portuguese immigrant women’s perspectives on wife abuse: a cross-generational comparison. Journal of Interpersonal Violence 2005; 20(9):1132-1150.

Barata P, McNally MJ, Sales I, Stewart DE. Portuguese-speaking women voice their opinions: Using their words to teach about wife abuse. Women’s Health Issues 2005; 15(3): 134-144.

Ahmad F, Ali M, Stewart DE. Spousal-abuse among Canadian immigrant women. Journal of Immigrant Health 2005; 7(4):239-246.

Ng KA, Robertson Blackmore ER, Stewart DE. Disclosure of antenatal HIV testing results. International Journal of STD & AIDS 2005;16:582-584.

Stewart DE, Gajic-Veljanoski O. Trafficking in women: the Canadian perspective. Canadian Medical Association Journal 2005;173(1):25-26.

Ahmad, F, Cameron JI, Stewart DE. A tailored intervention to promote breast cancer screening among South Asian immigrant women. Social Science and Medicine 2005; 60:575-586.

Ahmad F, Shik S, Vanza R, Cheung AM, George U, Stewart DE. Voices of South Asian Women: Immigration and Mental Health. Women & Health 2004;40:113-130.

Ahmad F, Shik A, Vanza R, Cheung AM, George U, Stewart DE. Popular health promotion strategies among Chinese and East Indian immigrant women. Women and Health 2004; 40:21-40.

Ahmad F, Stewart DE.  Predictors of clinical breast examination among South Asian immigrant women.  Journal of Immigrant Health. 2004;6(3):119-126.

Ahmad F, Riaz S, Barata P, Stewart DE.  Patriarchal beliefs and perceptions of abuse among South Asian immigrant women. Violence Against Women 2004; 10-3:262-279.

Hyman I, Cameron JI, Singh PM, Stewart DE. Physicians and Pap testing in the Chinese and Vietnamese communities in Toronto. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2003; 14(4):489-502.

Stewart DE, Menopause in highland Guatemalan women. Maturitas. 2003;44:293-297.

Midmer D, Carroll J, Stewart DE.  From research to application: The development of an antenatal psychosocial health assessment tool.  Canadian Journal of Public Health 2002; 93:291-296.

Hyman I, Singh M, Meana M, George U, Wells LM, Stewart DE. Physician-related determinants of cervical cancer screening among Caribbean women in Toronto. Ethnicity and Disease 2002; 12:268-75.

Austin LA, Ahmad F, McNally MJ, Stewart DE.  Breast and cervical cancer screening in Hispanic women: A literature review using health belief model. Womens Health Issues 2002; 12:122-28.

Ahmad F, Gupta H, Rawlins J, Stewart DE.  Preferences for gender of family physicians among Canadian European-descent and South Asian immigrant women.  Family Practice 2002; 19:146-53.

Gupta A, Kuman A, Stewart DE.  Cervical cancer screening among South Asian women: The role of education and acculturation.  Health Care for Women International 2002; 23:123-134.

Bonetta C, Cheung AM, Stewart DE. Italian-Canadian women’s views of menopause: How culture may affect hormone use. Medscape Womens Health 2001; 6:5.

Hyman I, Singh M, Ahmad F, Austin L, Meana M, Usha G, Wells LM, Stewart DE. The role of the physician in mammography referral for older Caribbean women in Canada. Medscape Womens Health 2001; 6:5.

Hyman I, Guruge S, Ahmad F, Stewart DE. Primary prevention of violence against women.  Womens Health Issues 2000; 10:288-93.




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