Women's Health Psychology

Editors: Spiers, Mary V., Geller, Pamela A. and Kloss, Jacqueline D.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-0-47-089066-0
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 9
Book Status: Pending
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Table of Contents

Women's Health Psychology is the first comprehensive collection ever published to consider the developmental, reproductive, and sociocultural contexts of health decision-making and behavior for women.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Contributors
  • Chapter 1 Historical Roots of Women's Healthcare
  • Chapter 2 Retheorizing Women's Health Through Intersectionality's Prism
  • Chapter 3 Employment and Women's Health
  • Chapter 4 Effects of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women
  • SECTION II: Well-Being and Health Challenges
  • Chapter 5 Alcohol Use in Women
  • Chapter 6 Women and Smoking
  • Chapter 7 Obesity in Women
  • Chapter 8 Eating and Weight-Related Disorders
  • Chapter 9 Cosmetic Medical Procedures and Body Adornment
  • Chapter 10 Women's Sleep Throughout the Lifespan
  • Chapter 11 Promotion of Physical Activity for Women's Health
  • SECTION III: Reproductive Health
  • Chapter 12 Women's Sexual Health
  • Chapter 13 Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Chapter 14 The Stress of Infertility
  • Chapter 15 The Psychology of Agency in Childbearing
  • Chapter 16 Psychiatric Symptoms and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 17 Breastfeeding and Maternal Mental and Physical Health
  • Chapter 18 Rethinking Menopause
  • SECTION IV: Disability and Chronic Conditions
  • Chapter 19 Women's Responses to Disability
  • Chapter 20 The Experience of Cancer in Women
  • Chapter 21 The Psychology of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Chapter 22 Stress and Resilience in Women With Rheumatic Disease
  • Chapter 23 Neurological Disorders in Women
  • Chapter 24 Converging Issues in Heart Disease, Stroke, and Alzheimer's Disease in Women