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Author Kendall-Tackett, Kathleen A

Title Women's Mental Health Across the Lifespan : Challenges, Vulnerabilities, and Strengths
Published Milton : Taylor and Francis, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (243 pages)
Series Clinical Topics in Psychology and Psychiatry
Clinical topics in psychology and psychiatry
Contents Women's Mental Health Across the Lifespan- Front Cover; Women's Mental Health Across the Lifespan; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Series Editor's Foreword; About the Editors; Preface; Introduction; References; Author Biographies; PART I: Women's Mental Health in Lifespan Perspective; Chapter 1: Mental Health of Women: A Focus on Adolescent Girls; Self-Esteem; Depression; Disordered Eating; Social Media; Conclusions; References; Chapter 2: Women's Mental Health and Reproductive Events During Young Adulthood (Ages 20-39); Birth; Infertility; Becoming Mom; References
Chapter 3: Women at Midlife Cultural Differences; Workplace; Motherhood; Divorce; Case Study: Victoria; Parent Caretaking; Menopause; Case Study: Rebecca; Conclusion; Note; References; Chapter 4: Older Women's Mental Health; Gender Differences in Mental Health; Theoretical Perspectives to Understand Women's Mental Health; Social Relationships and Older Women's Mental Health; Effects of Mental Health on Health Among Older Women; Older Women's Mental Health Care Use; Effective Interventions; Conclusion; References; PART II: Diversity Issues in Women's Mental Health
Chapter 5: Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Women's Mental HealthSocial Stress Theory; Empirical Findings for the Impact of Racism on Mental Health; Racial Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Outcomes; Alternative Explanations; Mental Health Services Utilization; Treatment Outcomes; Summary and Conclusion; References; Chapter 6: The Impact of Sexual and Gender Diversity on Women's Mental Health; Overview of Terminology; Challenges and Limitations; Sexual-Minority Women; Strengths of Sexual-Minority Women; Gender-Minority Women; Summary; References
Chapter 7: Leveraging Integrated Health Services to Promote Behavioral Health Among Women with DisabilitiesIntegrated Behavioral Healthcare; Addressing Behavioral Health Concerns in Primary Care; Sources of Marginalization for WWD; Assessment of WWDs' Behavioral Health in Primary Care; Culturally Appropriate Treatment in Integrated Care; Conclusions; References; Appendix; Chapter 8: Women in the Military; Women in the Military: A Brief History; The Demographics of Women in the Military; Rates of Mental Health Diagnoses for Women in the Military; Other Unique Issues for Women; Disclaimer
Bibliography ReferencesPART III: Specific Disorders Related to Women's Mental Health; Chapter 9: Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Women; Defining Disorder; Related Disorders; Relationship Between Mood Disorder and Anxiety; Two-Hit Models; Psychosocial Treatments; Gender and Treatment Response; Summary; References; Chapter 10: Women, Trauma, and PTSD; Women and Trauma; Women and Trauma-Related Disorders; Women and Trauma Recovery: Therapeutic Considerations; Summary; References; Chapter 11: Women and Substance Use Disorders; Epidemiology of Substance Use Disorders
Notes Risk Factors for Addiction and Psychiatric Comorbidities
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Form Electronic book
Author Ruglass, Lesia M
ISBN 9781317281474