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...this book should be of interest to psychologically aware trainees in several disciplines, not just psychiatry (British Journal of Psychiatry).
Through easy-to-access, clearly written text and tables, this book provides clinicians with a 'need to know' update on the assessment and management of women's emotional and psychiatric problems at all stages of life...Every professional who deals with female patients...will find immediately practical information, clinical pearls, and wise sympathetic perspectives in this extremely valuable book (Joel Yager, M.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Education, The University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Albuquerque, New Mexico).
The Concise Guide to Women's Mental Health compresses a wealth of clinically useful material about the reproductive aspects of women's mental health into a handy accessible resource (Nada L. Stotland, M.D., Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Substance Abuse Services, Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois).
Victoria Hendrick, M.D., is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California-Los Angeles; and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center, Mental Health Clinic, Los Angeles, California.
The book contains black-and-white illustrations.
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|Introduction to the American Psychiatric Press Concise Guides|
|2||Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder||11|
|3||Hormonal Contraception and Effects on Mood||25|
|4||Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy||31|
|5||Postpartum Psychiatric Disorders||63|
|7||Infertility: Psychological Implications of Diagnosis and Treatment||89|
|8||Perimenopause and Menopause||103|
|9||Gender Issues in the Treatment of Major Mental Illness||117|
|Appendix||Support Groups and Organizations||145|