ISBN-10:
1585620300
ISBN-13:
9781585620302
Pub. Date:
05/01/2001
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Concise Guide to Women's Mental Health / Edition 2

Concise Guide to Women's Mental Health / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9781585620302
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/2001
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 4.40(w) x 6.52(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

Vivien K. Burt, M.D., Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, as well as Director of the Women’s Life Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, at the University of California at Los Angeles.

Victoria C. Hencrick, M.D., is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, and Director of the Pregnancy and Postpartum Mood Disorders Program, and Assistant Director of the Women’s Mood Disorders Research Program at the University of California at Los Angeles and Edelman Westside Mental Health Center.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Hormonal contraception and effects on mood. Psychiatric disorders during pregnancy. Postpartum psychiatric disorders. Induced abortion and pregnancy loss. Infertility: psychological implications of diagnosis and treatment. Perimenopause and menopause. Gender issues in the treatment of mental illness. Female-specific cancers. Appendix: resources and support groups. Index.

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