Gender Issues in Clinical Psychology
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Gender Issues in Clinical Psychology by Jane M. Ussher
Book DescriptionClinical psychology has traditionally ignored gender issues. The result has been to the detriment of women both as service users and practitioners. The contributors to this book show how this has happened and explore the effects both on clients and clinicians. Focusing on different aspects of clinical psychology's organisation and practice, including child sexual abuse, family therapy, forensic psychology and individual feminist therapy, they demonstrate that it is essential that gender issues are incorporated into clinical research and practice, and offer examples of theory and practice which does not marginalise the needs of women.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415054867
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Apr-1992
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jane M. Ussher
Managing the Monstrous Feminine, Paperback (December 2005)
Takes an approach to the study of the material and discursive practices associated with the construction and regulation of the female body. This work examines the ways in which medicine, science, law, and culture combine to produce fictions about femininity, positioning the reproductive body as the source of women's power, danger and weakness.
Women's Health, Paperback (January 2000)» View all books by Jane M. Ussher
Covering the lifespan of women from puberty to old age, this title provides research and theory that challenges the conceptions of women's health. It illustrates the diversity of approaches in this field. It includes commentaries on topics such as: anorexia, nervosa, menstruation, sexual abuse, breast cancer, sexual violence, and, drug abuse.
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