Psychotherapy and Counseling With Older Women: Cross-Cultural, Family, and End-of-Life Issues / Edition 3

Psychotherapy and Counseling With Older Women: Cross-Cultural, Family, and End-of-Life Issues / Edition 3

by Frances Trotman, Claire Brody
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826114687

ISBN-13: 9780826114686

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Trotman and Brody, along with expert contributors, view older women through a feminist lens and examine social constructs concerning aspects of aging, caregiving, elders' relationships with family, health, body image, and sexuality concerns. The authors define issues that are important to older women and their emotional health and bring into sharp relief some of

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Trotman and Brody, along with expert contributors, view older women through a feminist lens and examine social constructs concerning aspects of aging, caregiving, elders' relationships with family, health, body image, and sexuality concerns. The authors define issues that are important to older women and their emotional health and bring into sharp relief some of the painful issues professionals must confront in counseling older women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826114686
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Focus on Women
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

    Part I: Gender Issues Across Cultures
  1. Introduction: Gender Issues of Aging Women, F. K. Trotman, C. M. Brody
  2. A Woman’s Aging Body: Friend or Foe?, R. G. Crose
  3. Cross-Cultural perspectives: Grandmothers, F. K. Trotman, C. M. Brody
  4. Older Women Working: Life Goals, Achievements, and retirement issues, C. M. Brody
  5. Being Female, old, and African American: Political, economic and historical contexts for older women, F. K. Trotman
  6. Women in the middle: Caretaking Issues, S. H. Qualls

  7. Part II: Therapy Issues
  8. Mental health and older women, C. M. Brody, M. Denninger, F. K. Trotman
  9. The therapeutic alliance with older women, H. Q. Kivnick, A. Kavka
  10. Feminist psychotherapy with older African American women, F. K. Trotman
  11. Older lesbians concerns and psychotherapy: Beyond a footnote to the footnote, B. Greene
  12. Strategies for working with women with dementia, M. Duffy
  13. Working with women with severe communication disorders: Three cases, C. M. Brody
  14. Commentary: V. Molinari

  15. Part III: End-Of- Life Issues
  16. Dying and death: Decision about care at the end of life, K. M. Coppola, F. K. Trotman
  17. An existential therapeutic approach to end-of-life issues for women, C. M. Brody

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