Women and Health Psychology / Edition 1

Women and Health Psychology / Edition 1

by Cheryl Brown Travis, Travis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0805802533

ISBN-13: 9780805802535

Pub. Date: 10/01/1988

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The author proposes that the conditions, events, and experiences that contribute to serious mental health problems for a percentage of women, will at some point be experienced by all. Mental Health Issues presents two basic themes: that social contexts and frameworks are experienced and expressed, and then subconsciously internalized as part of the self;

Overview

The author proposes that the conditions, events, and experiences that contribute to serious mental health problems for a percentage of women, will at some point be experienced by all. Mental Health Issues presents two basic themes: that social contexts and frameworks are experienced and expressed, and then subconsciously internalized as part of the self; and that specific diagnostic conditions, such as depression, alcoholism, or eating disorders, can emerge from dynamics that are experienced by most women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805802535
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/01/1988
Series:
Environment and Health Series
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
1350L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Volume I: Mental Health Issues Contents: The Psychology of Gender: Mental Health Implications. Gender and Mental Health Status. Introduction to Psyhotropic Drugs. Psychotropic Drugs: Treatment Issues. Edidemiology of Alcoholism. Etiologoy and Treatment of Alcoholism Among Women. Overview of Eating Disorders. Eating Disorders: Etiology and Treatment. Issues in Therapy. Feminist Alternatives.

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