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Women''s Health Psychology.

By: Spiers, Mary V.
Contributor(s): Geller, Pamela A | Kloss, Jacqueline D.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2013Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (674 p.).ISBN: 9781118418192.Subject(s): Women - Health and hygiene - Psychological aspects | Women -- Health and hygiene -- Psychological aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women''s Health PsychologyDDC classification: 613.04244 | 613/.04244 | 616.890082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Women's Health Psychology; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Contributors; SECTION 1: Women's Health in Context; Chapter 1 Historical Roots of Women's Healthcare; INTRODUCTION; CHILD AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH; ADOLESCENT GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT; SEXUALITY AND SEX EDUCATION; THE BIRTH CONTROL MOVEMENT; THE WOMEN'S HEALTH MOVEMENT; PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH; ABORTION, STERILIZATION ABUSE, AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS; SEXUAL ASSAULT AND THE ANTIRAPE MOVEMENT; GENDER EQUALITY AND MEDICAL RESEARCH; REFERENCES; Chapter 2 Retheorizing Women's Health Through Intersectionality's Prism
INTERSECTIONALITY: A BRIEF HISTORY OF AN INTENSELY USEFUL BUT UNDERUTILIZED THEORY IN PSYCHOLOGYTHE INDIVIDUAL AS QUEEN: A REVIEW OF FIVE PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORIES OF HEALTH BEHAVIOR; The Health Belief Model; The Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) and the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB); Social Cognitive Theory (SCT); Transtheoretical Model (TTM) and Stages of Change; FLIPPING THE INDIVIDUALISTIC SCRIPT: CRITIQUES OF PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH BEHAVIOR THEORIES; HIV/AIDS: THE OTHER WEIGHTY ISSUE; Contextualizing HIV/AIDS Among Women; Socioeconomic Status: The Dollars and Cents of Women's HIV Risk
Social Inequality, Women, and HIV RiskOPTIMISM RISING AND FALLING: TOWARD AN INTERSECTIONALITY-INFORMED UNDERSTANDING OF WOMEN'S HEALTH; THE REVERBERATIONS OF "AIN'T I A WOMAN?": CONCLUDING THOUGHTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 3 Employment and Women's Health; WORKING CONDITIONS AND HEALTH; Occupational Segregation and Women's Health; Sexual Harassment and Women's Health; WORK-FAMILY BALANCE AND HEALTH; Models of Work-Family Balance and Health; Life Stage Variations; IMPLICATIONS; REFERENCES; Chapter 4 Effects of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women; DEFINITION OF INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE (IPV)
RISK FACTORS FOR IPV IN THE UNITED STATESHomicides; Nonlethal Physical and Sexual Assault; Other Vulnerable Populations; Summary; THE NEGATIVE HEALTH EFFECTS OF IPV VICTIMIZATION; Physical Effects; Psychological Effects; Summary; THE NEED FOR ROUTINE HEALTHCARE SCREENING; Resistance to IPV Screening; Overcoming Attitudinal Barriers to IPV Screening; FUTURE DIRECTIONS; REFERENCES; SECTION II: Well-Being and Health Challenges; Chapter 5 Alcohol Use in Women; INTRODUCTION; PATTERNS OF ALCOHOL USE AND ALCOHOL PROBLEMS IN WOMEN; Prevalence of Women's Drinking and Average Drinking Levels
Prevalence of Women's Alcohol Problems and DisordersHEALTH AND SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF WOMEN 'S DRINKING; Gender Differences in Alcohol-Related Morbidity and Mortality; Women's Reproductive Health; Adverse Psychological and Social Consequences of Women's Problem Drinking; RISK FACTORS FOR WOMEN'S PROBLEM DRINKING; Understanding Gender Differences in Alcohol use and Related Problems; Genetic and Familial Risks; Demographic Correlates and Psychosocial Risk Factors; ASSESSMENT, INTERVENTION, AND PREVENTION OF ALCOHOL PROBLEMS IN WOMEN; Screening and Assessment for Women's Problem Drinking
Gender Differences in Outcome of Treatment for Alcohol Dependence
Summary: Praise for Women''s Health Psychology "Women''s Health Psychology provides an important overview and analysis of key issues affecting women''s health and well-being ... almost every chapter in this volume touches on the importance of quality of life, not just longevity.... It will serve as a valuable reference for health and mental health providers, researchers, and those in training for professional or research careers."-from the Foreword by Nancy E. Adler, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine, Director of the Center for Health and Community Women''s Health Psychology is the first comprehensive collection ever published to consider the developmental, reproductive, and sociocultural contexts of health decision-making and behavior for women. It provides current, expert advice to help policy makers, researchers, and clinicians make the best decisions concerning topics including: The Context of Women''s Health: history of women''s healthcare, employment and women''s health, and the effects of intimate partner violenceHealth Challenges: smoking, alcohol, eating disorders, and sleepReproductive Health: premenstrual dysphoric disorder, the stress of infertility, psychiatric symptoms and pregnancy, and menopauseDisability and Chronic Conditions: women''s responses to disability, experiencing cancer, the psychology of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and rheumatic, heart, and Alzheimer''s diseases
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Women's Health Psychology; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Contributors; SECTION 1: Women's Health in Context; Chapter 1 Historical Roots of Women's Healthcare; INTRODUCTION; CHILD AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH; ADOLESCENT GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT; SEXUALITY AND SEX EDUCATION; THE BIRTH CONTROL MOVEMENT; THE WOMEN'S HEALTH MOVEMENT; PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH; ABORTION, STERILIZATION ABUSE, AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS; SEXUAL ASSAULT AND THE ANTIRAPE MOVEMENT; GENDER EQUALITY AND MEDICAL RESEARCH; REFERENCES; Chapter 2 Retheorizing Women's Health Through Intersectionality's Prism

INTERSECTIONALITY: A BRIEF HISTORY OF AN INTENSELY USEFUL BUT UNDERUTILIZED THEORY IN PSYCHOLOGYTHE INDIVIDUAL AS QUEEN: A REVIEW OF FIVE PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORIES OF HEALTH BEHAVIOR; The Health Belief Model; The Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) and the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB); Social Cognitive Theory (SCT); Transtheoretical Model (TTM) and Stages of Change; FLIPPING THE INDIVIDUALISTIC SCRIPT: CRITIQUES OF PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH BEHAVIOR THEORIES; HIV/AIDS: THE OTHER WEIGHTY ISSUE; Contextualizing HIV/AIDS Among Women; Socioeconomic Status: The Dollars and Cents of Women's HIV Risk

Social Inequality, Women, and HIV RiskOPTIMISM RISING AND FALLING: TOWARD AN INTERSECTIONALITY-INFORMED UNDERSTANDING OF WOMEN'S HEALTH; THE REVERBERATIONS OF "AIN'T I A WOMAN?": CONCLUDING THOUGHTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 3 Employment and Women's Health; WORKING CONDITIONS AND HEALTH; Occupational Segregation and Women's Health; Sexual Harassment and Women's Health; WORK-FAMILY BALANCE AND HEALTH; Models of Work-Family Balance and Health; Life Stage Variations; IMPLICATIONS; REFERENCES; Chapter 4 Effects of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women; DEFINITION OF INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE (IPV)

RISK FACTORS FOR IPV IN THE UNITED STATESHomicides; Nonlethal Physical and Sexual Assault; Other Vulnerable Populations; Summary; THE NEGATIVE HEALTH EFFECTS OF IPV VICTIMIZATION; Physical Effects; Psychological Effects; Summary; THE NEED FOR ROUTINE HEALTHCARE SCREENING; Resistance to IPV Screening; Overcoming Attitudinal Barriers to IPV Screening; FUTURE DIRECTIONS; REFERENCES; SECTION II: Well-Being and Health Challenges; Chapter 5 Alcohol Use in Women; INTRODUCTION; PATTERNS OF ALCOHOL USE AND ALCOHOL PROBLEMS IN WOMEN; Prevalence of Women's Drinking and Average Drinking Levels

Prevalence of Women's Alcohol Problems and DisordersHEALTH AND SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF WOMEN 'S DRINKING; Gender Differences in Alcohol-Related Morbidity and Mortality; Women's Reproductive Health; Adverse Psychological and Social Consequences of Women's Problem Drinking; RISK FACTORS FOR WOMEN'S PROBLEM DRINKING; Understanding Gender Differences in Alcohol use and Related Problems; Genetic and Familial Risks; Demographic Correlates and Psychosocial Risk Factors; ASSESSMENT, INTERVENTION, AND PREVENTION OF ALCOHOL PROBLEMS IN WOMEN; Screening and Assessment for Women's Problem Drinking

Gender Differences in Outcome of Treatment for Alcohol Dependence

Praise for Women''s Health Psychology "Women''s Health Psychology provides an important overview and analysis of key issues affecting women''s health and well-being ... almost every chapter in this volume touches on the importance of quality of life, not just longevity.... It will serve as a valuable reference for health and mental health providers, researchers, and those in training for professional or research careers."-from the Foreword by Nancy E. Adler, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine, Director of the Center for Health and Community Women''s Health Psychology is the first comprehensive collection ever published to consider the developmental, reproductive, and sociocultural contexts of health decision-making and behavior for women. It provides current, expert advice to help policy makers, researchers, and clinicians make the best decisions concerning topics including: The Context of Women''s Health: history of women''s healthcare, employment and women''s health, and the effects of intimate partner violenceHealth Challenges: smoking, alcohol, eating disorders, and sleepReproductive Health: premenstrual dysphoric disorder, the stress of infertility, psychiatric symptoms and pregnancy, and menopauseDisability and Chronic Conditions: women''s responses to disability, experiencing cancer, the psychology of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and rheumatic, heart, and Alzheimer''s diseases

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<p> MARY V. SPIERS, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychology at Drexel University.</p> <p> PAMELA A. GELLER, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology and Public Health at Drexel University, Research Associate Professor of OB/GYN at the Drexel University College of Medicine, and Director of the Drexel University Student Counseling Center for medical, nursing, health profession, and public health students.</p> <p> JACQUELINE D. KLOSS, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology at Drexel and Clinical Psychologist and Behavioral Director of the Insomnia Program at the Sleep Center, Drexel University College of Medicine.</p>

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