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Women's Health: Hormones, Emotions and Behavior
     

Women's Health: Hormones, Emotions and Behavior

by Regina C. Casper
 

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ISBN-10: 0521060206

ISBN-13: 9780521060202

Pub. Date: 02/04/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book offers an overview of the complex interplay between hormonal activation and individual and environmental influences in health and disease in women. The book provides useful information and background material important for treating problems related to the reproductive cycle, eating disorders, drug treatment of women, and clinical and treatment issues in

Overview

This book offers an overview of the complex interplay between hormonal activation and individual and environmental influences in health and disease in women. The book provides useful information and background material important for treating problems related to the reproductive cycle, eating disorders, drug treatment of women, and clinical and treatment issues in coronary artery disease and breast cancer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521060202
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/04/2008
Series:
Psychiatry and Medicine Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Growing up female Regina C. Casper; 2. Reproduction and its psychopathology Katherine E. Williams and Regina C. Casper; 3. Womn's sexual function and dysfunction Domeena C. Renshaw; 4. Gender differences in brain morphology and in psychiatric disorders Regina C. Casper and Laura Marsh; 5. Thyroid hormones in major depressive and bipolar disorder Naseem Ahmed Smith and Peter T. Loosen; 6. The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal-cortical system Dominique L. Musselman, Gail Anderson, Maryfrances R. Porter and Charles B. Nemeroff; 7. The cost of starvation: eating disorders Regina C. Casper; 8. Coronary artery disease and women: estrogens and psychosocial and lifestyle risk factors Regina C. Casper, Kathleen A. Berra and Joan M. Fair; 9. The psychophysiology of breast cancer: Disease, hormones, immunity and stress Sara L. Stein, Kaye Hermanson and David Spiegel; 10. The psychopharmacology of women Regina C. Casper; 11. Intervention trials concerned with disease prevention in women Jennifer L. Kelsey and Robert Marcus.

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