Women's Mental Health: A Comprehensive Textbook / Edition 1

Women's Mental Health: A Comprehensive Textbook / Edition 1

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Women's Mental Health: A Comprehensive Textbook / Edition 1

This unique reference and text synthesizes a vast body of current know ledge about women's mental health and health care. Coverage includes w omen's psychobiology across the life spanysex differences in neurobiol ogy and psychopharmacology and psychiatric aspects of the reproductive cycley-as well as gender-related issues in assessment and treatment o f frequently encountered psychiatric disorders. Empirically sound, cli nically useful information is presented on sex differences in epidemio logy, risk factors, presenting symptoms, treatment options and outcome s, and more. Sections also delve into mental health consultation to ot her medical specialties; developmental and sociocultural consideration s in service delivery, including diversity issues; and research method ology and health policy concerns.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572306998
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Pages: 638
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

I. Women's Psychobiology and Reproductive Life Cycle
1. Sex Differences in Neuroendocrine and Neurotransmitter Systems
Elizabeth A. Young, Anita Korszun, and Margaret Altemus
2. Sex Differences in Psychopharmacology
Olga Brawman-Mintzer
3. Psychiatric Aspects of the Menstrual Cycle
Meir Steiner and Leslie Born
4. Psychiatric Aspects of Pregnancy
Ruta Nonacs, Adele C. Viguera, and Lee S. Cohen
5. Psychiatric Aspects of the Postpartum Period
Angela F. Arnold, Claudia Baugh, Angela Fisher, Jessica Brown, and
Zachary N. Stowe
6. Psychiatric Aspects of Hormonal Contraception
Julia K. Warnock and Christine F. Blake
7. Psychiatric Aspects of Menopause
Ineke Ayubi-Moak and Barbara L. Parry

II. Assessment and Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders in Women
8. Depression
Susan G. Kornstein and Barbara A. Wojcik
9. Bipolar Disorder
Marlene P. Freeman, Lesley M. Arnold, and Susan L. McElroy
10. Schizophrenia
Jean S. Gearon and Jill A. Rachbeisel
11. Anxiety Disorders
Teresa A. Pigott
12. Alcohol and Other Substance Abuse
R. J. Canterbury
13. Eating Disorders
Pauline S. Powers
14. Sexual Dysfunction
Anita H. Clayton
15. Sleep Disorders
Rachel Manber, Ian M. Colrain, and Kathryn A. Lee
16. Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Katharine A. Phillips
17. Somatoform Disorders
Ondria C. Gleason and William R. Yates
18. Personality Disorders
Paula L. Hensley and H. George Nurnberg
19. Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Daniel A. Monti and Marie Stoner
III. Psychiatric Consultation in Women
20. Gynecology
Diana L. Dell
21. Oncology: Women with Breast, Gynecologic, or Lung Cancer
Emmie I. Chen and Elisabeth J. S. Kunkel
22. Rheumatological Diseases
Catherine A. Staropoli and Christine Skotzko
23. Endocrine Disorders
Jennifer S. Brasch, Glenda MacQueen, and Russell Joffe
24. Cardiovascular Disease
Sherri Hansen
25. Gastrointestinal Disorders
Thomas N. Wise and Catherine C. Crone
Sally E. Herbert and Pamela Bachanas
27. Neurological Disorders of Increased Prevalence in Women: Migraines, Multiple Sclerosis, and Alzheimer's Disease
Howard L. Field and Reid Brackin
28. Cosmetic Surgery
David B. Sarwer and Michael J. Pertschuk
IV. Sociocultural Issues for Women
29. Developmental Perspectives on Gender
M. Beth Casey
30. Marriage and Family
Marcia Lasswell
31. Career and Workplace Issues
Diane K. Shrier
32. Trauma and Violence
Bethany Brand
33. Lesbian Women
Rochelle L. Klinger
34. Women of Color
Cheryl S. Al-Mateen, Frances M. Christian, Asha Mishra, Michele Cofield, and Toni Tildon
35. Aging and Elderly Women
Suzanne Holroyd
V. Research and Health Policy Issues
36. Women and Mental Health Research Methodology
Ruth B. Merkatz, Cathryn M. Clary, and Wilma Harrison
37. Mental Health Policy and Women
Mary C. Blehar and Grayson Norquist

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