Women's Mental Health: A Life-Cycle Approach

Women's Mental Health: A Life-Cycle Approach

by Sarah E. Romans
     
 

This volume brings together the latest research and clinical information on the wide variety of psychiatric problems that affect women in unique ways. The book is organized around the female life cycle—childhood, adolescence, adulthood, reproduction, and aging—and addresses specific disorders as they present at each stage.

Chapters examine the

See more details below

Overview

This volume brings together the latest research and clinical information on the wide variety of psychiatric problems that affect women in unique ways. The book is organized around the female life cycle—childhood, adolescence, adulthood, reproduction, and aging—and addresses specific disorders as they present at each stage.

Chapters examine the biological, hormonal, and psychosocial foundations of female psychiatric disorders at each life-cycle stage and offer a framework for thinking about clinical problems. Expert commentaries expand on key issues and provide an insightful overview of each life-cycle stage. The international group of contributors ensures complete coverage of cross-cultural issues. Concluding chapters discuss mental health services for women worldwide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781751292
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/11/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents


    SECTION I: Introduction 1

  1. A Relational-Cultural Theory of Human Development: The Power of Connection 3
    Judith V. Jordan
    Chapter 1 Commentary 13
    Malkah Notman and Carol Nadelson Mary Kay O'Neil
  2. Women, Culture, and Development 15
    Lisa Francesca Andermann
    Chapter 2 Commentary 32
    Charmaine C. Williams
  3. Women and Stress 35
    Elaine Walker, Zainab Sabuwalla, Annie M. Bollini, Deborah J. Walder
    Chapter 3 Commentary 48
    Soraya Seedat and Debra Kaminer

    SECTION II: Childhood 51

  4. Depression and Anxiety in Girls 53
    Katharina Manassis
  5. Gender Identity Disorder in Girls 71
    Susan J. Bradley and Kenneth J. Zucker
  6. Developmental Pathways of ADHD 85
    Florence Levy
  7. Conduct Disorders in Girls 93
    Ellen L. Lipman and David R. Offord

    SECTION III: Adolescence 109

  8. Eating Disorders and Body Image in Adolescence 111
    Cynthia M. Bulik and Lauren Reba
  9. Prodromal Phase of Psychosis in Adolescent Women 123
    Jean Addington and Frauke T. K. Schultze-Lutter
  10. Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependence in Adolescent Girls 133
    Sheila B. Blume, Monica L. Zilberman, Hermano Tavares
  11. The Origins of Emotion Regulation: Clinical Presentation and Neurobiology 147
    Ruth A. Lanius, Robyn L. Bluhm, and Clare Pain

    SECTION IV: Adulthood 161

  12. Gender Differences in Depression and Anxiety Disorders 163
    Gail Erlick Robinson
  13. Substance Use and Abuse in Women 179
    Monica L. Zilberman and Sheila B. Blume
  14. Psychotic Disorders in Women 191
    Jayashri Kulkarni
  15. Sexuality and Sexual Disorders in Women 205
    Rosemary Basson
  16. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 221
    Debra Kaminer and Soraya Seedat
  17. Living with Intellectual Disability 237
    Elspeth A. Bradley, Yona Lunsky, and Marika Korossy

    SECTION V: Reproduction 255

  18. Menstrual Cycles and Mental Health 257
    Judith H. Gold
  19. Pregnancy and Mental Health 269
    Anne Buist
  20. Postpartum and Its Mental Health Problems 283
    Sophie Grigoriadis
  21. Menopause and Mental Health 297
    Donna E. Stewart and Mona J. Khalid
  22. Mothering and Depression 311
    Sydney L. Hans

    SECTION VI: Aging 321

  23. The Psychosocial Challenge for Older Women 323
    Anne Hassett
  24. Aging and Cognition in Women 337
    Chris Perkins
  25. Vicissitudes and Disappointments: Loss and Illness in Late Life 351
    Pamela Melding

    SECTION VII: Health Services for Women 365

  26. Mental Health Services for Women 367
    Anne E. Rhodes
  27. Women's Mental Health: From Hysteria to Human Rights 377
    Jill A. Astbury
  28. Mental Health Services for Women in Third World Countries and Immigrant Women 393
    Nalini Pandalangat

    Index 407

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >