Textbook of Men's Mental Health

Textbook of Men's Mental Health

by Marc N. Potenza
     
 

This book reflects progress in a too-little explored corner of psychiatry to show that gender plays an integral role in mental health issues for men. The book provides clinicians with the information they need for understanding how certain disorders manifest differently in men -- and for recognizing how treatment responses in men differ.

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Overview

This book reflects progress in a too-little explored corner of psychiatry to show that gender plays an integral role in mental health issues for men. The book provides clinicians with the information they need for understanding how certain disorders manifest differently in men -- and for recognizing how treatment responses in men differ.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585622153
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
468
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Jon E. Grant, M.D., M.P.H., J.D. is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Marc N. Potenza, M.D., Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Table of Contents

Contributors. Introduction. Boys and Men at Different Life Stages. Childhood: normal development and psychopathology. Adolescence: neurodevelopment and behavioral impulsivity. Older men. Psychiatric Disorders in Men: Assessment and Treatment. Anxiety disorders. Depression. Substance use disorders. Antisocial personality disorder, conduct disorder, and psychopathy. Sexual health and problems: erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, and male orgasmic disorder. Impulse control disorders. Posttraumatic stress disorder. Sociocultural Issues for Men. Fathering and the mental health of men. Men, marriage, and divorce. Body image and muscularity. Aggression, violence, and domestic abuse. Culture, ethnicity, race, and men's mental health. Mental health of gay men. Overcoming stigma and barriers to mental health treatment. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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