Women's Mental Health: A Life-Cycle Approach

Publication Year: 2005

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Romans, Sarah E.; Seeman, Mary V.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-175129-2

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 93

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Women's Mental Health: A Life-Cycle Approach 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 are included to 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.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Romans, Sarah E.; Seeman, Mary V.
ISBN: 978-0-78-175129-2
Specialty:
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Psychiatry
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Psychopharmacology
Psychology
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 288
Illustrations: 4
Year: 2005
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 93

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