Women And The Ownership Of Pms / Edition 1

Women And The Ownership Of Pms / Edition 1

by Anne E. Figert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0202305511

ISBN-13: 9780202305516

Pub. Date: 01/01/1996

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780202305516
Publisher:
Transaction Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1996
Series:
Social Problems and Social Issues Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Glossary of Terms and Organizations
Introduction
1Is PMS Real?: PMS as a Scientific and Cultural Artifact3
2Setting the Stage: The DSM and the American Psychiatric Association23
3The Narrative: From PMS to PDD to LLPDD37
4Accounting for the Controversy: Multiple Accounts of LLPDD55
5Inter- and Intraprofessional Boundary Disputes: The Health and Mental Health Domain71
6Who Defines a Normal and Healthy Woman?: The Woman Domain97
7The "Truth" about PMS and LLPDD: The Science Domain119
8Who Won? Implications and Conclusions143
9Afterword: DSM-IV and the Controversy Revisited149
References175
Index189

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