Fertility Counseling: Clinical Guide and Case Studies

Fertility Counseling: Clinical Guide and Case Studies

by Sharon N. Covington (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107643116
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/02/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 7.48(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Sharon N. Covington is Director of Psychological Support Services, Shady Grove Fertility Reproductive Science Center, Rockville, Maryland; Associate Investigator, Intramural Research Program on Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology, National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD; and Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA.

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Dedication; Acknowledgement; Foreword Alan Decherney and Dorothy Greenfeld; Part I. Introduction: 1. Collaborative reproductive health care model Sharon N. Covington and David Adamson; 2. Reproductive psychology and fertility counseling Susan C. Klock; Part II. Therapeutic Approaches: 3. Fertility counseling for individuals Linda D. Applegarth; 4. Fertility counseling for couples Brennan D. Peterson; 5. Spirituality in fertility counseling Eileen A. Dombo and Megan Flood; 6. Reproductive psychiatry and fertility counseling Katherine Williams; Part III. Third-Party Reproduction: Assessment and Preparation; 7. Counseling recipients of anonymous donor gametes Patricia L. Sachs and Carol B. Toll; 8. Counseling anonymous gamete donors Laura Josephs and Uschi Van den Broeck; 9. Counseling surrogate carrier participants Tara H. Simpson and Hilary Hanafin; 10. Counseling known participants in third-party reproduction Erica J. Mindes and Laura S. Covington; Part IV. The Expanding Image of Families: 11. Last chance or too late? Counseling prospective older parents Julianne E. Zweifel; 12. Counseling single women and single men choosing parenthood Lauri A. Pasch and Sarah R. Holley; 13. Counseling gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender patients Sarah R. Holley and Lauri A. Pasch; 14. Adoption Anne F. Malavé; Part V. Special Topics in Fertility Counseling: 15. Fertility preservation counseling Allison Rosen; 16. Pregnancy and loss counseling Irving G. Leon; 17. The view from the fertility counselor's chair Janet Jaffe; 18. Disclosure: helping families talk about assisted reproduction Jean M. Benward; Part VI. Practice Issues: 19. An evidence-based approach to counseling for fertility treatment compliance Sofia Gameiro and Jacky Boivin; 20. Ethical aspects of fertility counseling Joann Paley Galst and Judith E. Horowitz; 21. Legal issues for fertility counselors Margaret Swain and William Petok; 22. Cross-border reproductive services and fertility counseling Petra Thorn and Eric Blyth; Appendix: WHO/ICMART glossary; Index.

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