Women''s Reproductive Mental Health Across the Lifespan.
By: Barnes, Diana.Material type: TextPublisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2014Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (349 p.).ISBN: 9783319051161.Subject(s): Pregnancy -- Psychological aspects | Psychiatry | Women -- Mental healthGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women''s Reproductive Mental Health Across the LifespanDDC classification: 616.890082 LOC classification: RC451.4 .W6Online resources: Click here to access online
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Foreword; Reference; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; Part I: The Early Years; Pre- and Perinatal Influences on Female Mental Health; Introduction; Fetal Programming of Lifelong Health; Fetal Programming of Mental Health; The Impact of Stress; Stress and the HPA Axis; Toxins, Nutrients, and Epigenetics; Temperament: Bellwether of Mental Health; The Seeds of Attachment Disruption; Perinatal Influences on Mental Health; Labor and Birth; Postpartum; Attachment and the Foundations of Mental Health; The Reciprocal Genesis of Mental Health; Two Fundamental Aspects of Mental Health
The Malattachment of Postpartum Separation Premature Self-Differentiation; Prenatal-Postnatal Attachment Continuum; Prenatal Malattachment and Self-Differentiation; Conclusion; References; Girls In-Between: Social, Emotional, Physical, and Sexual Development in Context; Introduction; Ideal Girlhood and Womanhood; "Who Am I Relationally?"; Relational Stereotypes and Peer Relationships; Kin Relationships; Trauma and Relationships; "Who Am I Physically?"; Hormonal Factors; Cultural Messages About Girls' Appearance: The Internet and Other Media
Cultural Messages About Girls' Bodies and Appearance: School, Family, and Peers "Who Am I Sexually?"; Messages That Sexualize Girls; Messages About Sexual Risk; Messages About Positive Sexual Health and Identity; "Who Am I Emotionally?" Psychological and Emotional Well-Being; Protective Factors; Common Psychological Issues Facing Teen Girls Today; Relational Resilience and Resistance; Role Models; Connecting with Peers; Media Literacy; Positive School Climate; Evaluate the Environment; Comprehensive Social and Emotional Learning; Comprehensive Sexuality Education
Health and Psychological Interventions Public Health and Policy Leaders; Conclusion; Resources; References; Menstruation and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder: Its Impact on Mood; Introduction; The Menstrual Cycle; The Premenstrual Disorders; Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder; Premenstrual Syndrome; Premenstrual Exacerbation; Etiology; CNS Sensitivity to Hormonal Fluctuations; Progesterone, Allopregnanolone; Estrogens; Genetics; Stress; Brain Imaging; Immune Function; PMDs and the Life Span; Psychosocial Factors; PMD Treatment; Antidepressants; Intermittent or Luteal Dosing
Symptom Onset Therapy Hormonal Treatment; Psychotherapy; Other Treatments; Future Directions; References; Part II: The Reproductive Years; The Psychological Gestation of Motherhood; Introduction; Historical Perspectives on Motherhood; Motherhood as a Social Construction; Developing a Motherhood Identity; Who Is the Good Mother, Really?; The Birth of a Mother; Attachment History and Its Role in the Psychological Construction of Mothers; Maternal Ambivalence; Conclusion; References; Screening and Risk Assessment for Perinatal Mood Disorders; Introduction; Preconception Care
Pregnancy Screening and Risk Assessment
This outstanding collection of work is an important, timely, and much needed resource.?Dr. Diana Lynn Barnes has been instrumental in bringing attention to the needs of perinatal women for decades. In?Women''s Reproductive Health Across the Lifespan, she brilliantly unites the medical world of reproductive life events with the psychiatric and psychological world of mental health issues associated with them. Her expertise, combined with contributions by distinguished leaders in the field, create a volume of work that should be studied carefully by every medical and mental health provider who works with women.-Karen Kleiman, MSW, The Postpartum Stress Center, Author of Therapy and the Postpartum WomanFinally, a book that addresses the entire scope of women's reproductive mental health spanning the gamut from puberty to menopause. The list of chapter contributors reads like a who's who of international experts. Unique to this book is its focus on the interaction of genetics, hormonal fluctuations, and the social environment. It is a must addition for the libraries of clinicians and researchers in women's reproductive mental health.-Cheryl Tatano Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing, University of ConnecticutPregnancy and childbirth are generally viewed as joyous occasions. Yet for numerous women, these events instead bring anxiety, depression, and emotional distress. Increased interest in risk reduction and early clinical intervention is bringing reproductive issues to the forefront of women''s mental health.The scope of Women''s Reproductive Mental Health across the Lifespan begins long before the childbearing years, and continues well after those years have ended.Empirical findings, case examples, and dispatches from emerging areas of the field illuminate representative issues across the continuum of women''s lives with the goal of more effective care benefitting women and their families. Chapter authors discuss advances in areas such as fertility treatment and contraception, and present current thinking on the psychological impact of pregnancy loss, menopause, cancer, and other stressors. These expert contributors emphasize the connections between an individual''s biology and psychology and cultural expectations in shaping women''s mental health, and the balance between a client''s unique history and current clinical knowledge clinicians need to address disorders. Included in the coverage:The experience of puberty and emotional wellbeing.Body image issues and eating disorders in the childbearing years.Risk assessment and screening during pregnancy.Normal and pathological postpartum anxiety.Mood disorders and the transition to menopause.The evolution of reproductive psychiatry.A reference with an extended shelf life, Women''s Reproductive Mental Health across the Lifespan enhances the work of researchers and practitioners in social work, clinical psychology, and psychiatry, and has potential relevance to all health care professional