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This complete guide provides a comprehensive overview of the psychological issues that concern women most. Arguing that women need to understand their mental health as more than a question of disorder or normality, it begins with the life cycle, helping women understand the major issues and biological changes associated with young adulthood, middle age, and old age. It also addresses the psychological importance of women's sexuality, relationships, motherhood and childlessness, trauma, and illness, and discusses how social contexts, such as poverty and racism, affect mental health.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780807029251
ISBN-10: 0807029254
Format: Paperback
(255mm x 203mm x 28mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publish Date: 8-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Lauren Slater

Lauren Slater, Ed.D., is a psychologist and Knight-Ridder Science Journalist Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her writing has appeared in "The Best American Science Writing 2002, " and she is the author of numerous books, including "Prozac Diary" and "Welcome to My Country." Jessica Henderson Daniel, Ph.D., ABPP, is director of training in psychology at Children's Hospital, Boston, assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, and past president of the Society for the Psychology of Women in the American Psychological Association. Amy Elizabeth Banks, M.D., is Medical Director for Mental Health at the Fenway Community Health Center, an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and a faculty member at the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute.

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