Women's Health: Psychological and Social Perspectives

Women's Health: Psychological and Social Perspectives

by Christina Lee
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761957286

ISBN-13: 9780761957287

Pub. Date: 08/07/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

'Women's Health has a great deal to offer students, academics and practitioners in health and clinical psychology, as well as people working in women's studies, sociology and social work. It is a thought-provoking text which left me feeling invigorated about carrying out research in this field' - Journal of Health Psychology

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'Women's Health has a great deal to offer students, academics and practitioners in health and clinical psychology, as well as people working in women's studies, sociology and social work. It is a thought-provoking text which left me feeling invigorated about carrying out research in this field' - Journal of Health Psychology

'This will be a useful source book for health psychology students and those in health professions who are interested in a social and feminist approach to health' - British Journal of Health Psychology

'Women's Health: Psychological and Social Perspectives has a great deal to offer students, academics and practitioners in health and clinical psyc

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761957287
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/07/1998
Series:
Behaviour and Health Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

The Social Context of Women's Health
PART ONE: IT'S YOUR HORMONES, DEAR
Premenstrual Syndrome
Is Anatomy Destiny After All?
Postpartum Depression
The Sorrows of Motherhood
Menopause
'What Can You Expect, At Your Age?'
PART TWO: EVERY WOMAN'S DESTINY
Childlessness by Chance or Choice
Personal Tragedy or Social Deviance
Fertility Control
Choosing Motherhood
'I'm Just a Mum'
PART THREE: WOMEN AND WORK: A WOMAN'S WORK IS NEVER DONE
Paid Work and Domestic Labour
The Double Shift
Family Caregiving
Angel in the House
PART FOUR: PRETTY MAIDS ALL IN A ROW: WOMEN AS OBJECTS IN A MALE LANDSCAPE
Unsightly Fat
Eating, Weight and Beauty
Something To Look Forward To
Women and Ageing
Lesbian Women
Resistance and Redefinition
PART FIVE
Making a Difference
Feminist Approaches to Research in the Psychology of Women's Health

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