Encyclopedia of women's health / edited by Sana Loue and Martha Sajatovic ; core editors, Keith B. Armitage ... [et al.]. - New York, N.Y. : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, c2004. - 1 online resource (vii, 710 p.) - Gale virtual reference library .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

History of women's health in the United States -- Disparities in women's health and health care -- Women in the health professions -- Women in the workforce -- Women in health: advocates, reformers, and pioneers.

Explores women's health from a biopsychosocial perspective, and considers the many facets of women's health and the many factors that impact women's health status.

9780306481130 (electronic book) 0306481138 (electronic book)


Women--Health and hygiene--Encyclopedias.
Women--Health and hygiene--Psychological aspects--Encyclopedias.
Women--Health and hygiene--Sociological aspects --Encyclopedias.
Women--Diseases--Encyclopedias.

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