Textbook of Men's Mental Health
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Textbook of Men's Mental Health by Jon E. Grant
Book DescriptionThe first of its kind, this book reflects progress in a too-little explored corner of psychiatry to show that gender plays an integral role in mental health issues for men. Textbook of Men's Mental Health provides clinicians with the information they need for understanding how certain disorders manifest differently in men -- and for recognizing how treatment responses in men differ from those in women. Multidisciplinary coverage in this groundbreaking guide draws from fields such as public health and substance abuse to create a well-rounded approach to addressing men's specific mental health problems. With contributions by today's experts in men's mental health, this work gathers the latest research about men's psychiatric issues, from the difficulties in diagnosing male depression to strategies for engaging men in marital therapy. First addressing developmental issues specific to childhood, adolescence, and old age, the text then presents treatment options for an array of problems, from anxiety to sexual disorders to posttraumatic stress disorder. This volume then addresses psychosocial issues as they apply uniquely to men, such as fathering, marriage, aggression, and overcoming the stigma of mental health treatment -- as well as a chapter on how men's ethnicity influences the effectiveness of therapy. Among the topics discussed are * how men behave in intimate relationships with women -- and the mental health considerations unique to gay men* psychiatric disorders more prevalent in men than women, such as substance abuse, antisocial personality, and conduct disorder* up-to-date facts on male sexual functioning, covering erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, and male orgasmic disorder* why disorders less common in men -- anxiety, depression, PTSD -- require different treatment than for women* coverage of compulsive disorders seen in men both more frequently, such as pathological gambling and compulsive sexual behavior -- and less frequently, such as kleptomania and compulsive buying* insight into how body image, a problem usually associated with women, has become a serious health issue for men, as evidenced by eating disorders, muscle dysmorphia, and steroid abuse No previous text has addressed such a wide range of issues concerning men's mental health, presented here in evidence-based coverage featuring case vignettes, key points, practice guidelines, and an extensive reference list in each chapter. Clinicians who wish to make more prudent decisions regarding the care of men with mental health issues will find this text indispensable to their practice -- and to the well-being of their male patients.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781585622153
(229mm x 152mm x 27mm)
Imprint: American Psychiatric Press Inc.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Publish Date: 13-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Jon E. Grant
Jon E. Grant, M.D., M.P.H., J.D. is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Marc N. Potenza, M.D., Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.
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