Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health by Dora Kohen | 9780199214365 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health

Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health

by Dora Kohen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199214360

ISBN-13: 9780199214365

Pub. Date: 03/11/2010

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health presents a balanced understanding of different aspects of gender and mental health. Exploring issues covering psychological, social, and cultural aspects of mental health problems, this work looks at epidemiological data that shows the increased frequency of different clinical aspects of many psychiatric disorders in

Overview

The Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health presents a balanced understanding of different aspects of gender and mental health. Exploring issues covering psychological, social, and cultural aspects of mental health problems, this work looks at epidemiological data that shows the increased frequency of different clinical aspects of many psychiatric disorders in women, and helps readers to appreciate the societal, parental, and personal consequences of mental health problems.

The online version of the Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health contains the full text of the print edition (which can be browsed by the contents list or searched), links from references in the text to external sources (via PubMed, ISI, and CrossRef), and all figures and illustrations from the print edition, downloadable into PowerPoint.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199214365
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/11/2010
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors xiii

Part 1 Fundamental Aspects: Women and Mental Health Dora Kohen

1 Stigma, women, and mental health Levent Küey 3

2 Gender-based violence and mental health Neerja Chowdhary Vikram Patel 7

3 Mind the gender gap: mental health in a post-feminist context David Pilgrim 17

4 Women, ethnicity, and mental health Mervat Nasser 23

5 Biological sex differences relevant to mental health Peter Fitzgerald Timothy G. Dinan 30

6 Lesbianism and mental health Kristian Aleman Ronald Doctor 42

7 Attachment and women's mental health Daniel McQueen Ronald Doctor 49

8 Maternal mental health: an ethical base for good practice Michael Göpfert Nora McClelland James Wilson 59

9 Women as carers Irene Cormac 72

Part 2 Clinical Aspects: Women and Mental Health

Part 2A Clinical Aspects of Mental Illness in Women

10 Anxiety disorders in women Heather A. Church James V. Lucey 83

11 Depression in women Jona Lewin 93

12 Schizophrenia in women Anita Riecher-Rössler Marlon Pflüger Stefan Borgwardt 102

13 Women with borderline personality disorder: aetiology, assessment, and prognosis Sarah Majid 115

14 Borderline personality disorder in women: treatment approaches Sarah Majid 127

15 Women in forensic institutions Lisa Wootton Anthony Maden 139

16 The social care needs of women with mental illness Adil Akram Andrew Kent 147

Part 2B Perinatal Psychiatric Disorders Jona Lewin

17 Perinatal psychiatric disorders Jona Lewin 161

18 Postnatal depression Nora Turjanski 169

19 Puerperal psychosis Ian Jones Jessica Heron Emma Robertson Blackmore 179

20 Obstetric liaison services Gillian Wainscott Giles Berrisford 187

21 Psychiatric mother and baby units Trevor Friedman 193

Part 2C Women and Substance Abuse

22 Women and alcohol John Roche Eilish Gilvarry Ed Day 201

23 Women and drugs Ed Day Erin Turner 208

Part 2D Eating Disorders

24 The sociocultural and personal dimension of eating disorders Mervat Nasser 219

25 Eating disorders: recognition, pathogenesis, classification, management, and services for women with eating disorders Rebecca Cashmore Bob Palmer 227

Part 3 Special Clinical Topics

26 Post-traumatic stress disorder Joanne Stubley 237

27 Self-harm and suicide in women Judith Horrocks Allan House 246

23 Medically unexplained symptoms in women Vedat Sar 254

Part 4 Parental Psychiatric Disorders Michael Göpfert

29 Maternal stress, anxiety, and depression during pregnancy: effects on the fetus and the child Vivette Glover Kieran O'Donnell T. G. O'Connor 265

30 Depressed mothers and their children: attachment issues Antonia Bifulco 271

31 Women, neglect and abuse, and the consequences Patricia Moran 278

Part 5 Women and Learning Disability Jane McCarthy

32 Women with intellectual disability and mental health problems: the invisible victims Jane McCarthy 289

33 Affective disorders in women with intellectual disabilities Alaa Al-Sheikh Dimitrios Paschos 296

34 Psychopharmacology in women with learning disabilities Gregory O'Brien Geetha Kumeravelu 305

Part 6 Legislation and Policy Dora Kohen

35 Building on or building in? The contribution of policy and the law to women's mental health Karen Newbigging Jenifer Paul 313

Afterword Mary V. Seeman 323

Index 327

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >