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Female Mind : A User's Guide - by Kathryn M. Abel & Rosalind Ramsay (Paperback)

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Contributors who work in psychiatry and other healthcare professions mainly in the UK, along with a woman who has experienced mental illness, provide 35 chapters that explore aspects of the female mind and mental health. They describe the history of the female mind, gender-informed responses to distress, female sexuality, and adolescence; societal aspects, such as the effect of poverty and deprivation on mental health and women, arranged marriage, risks like bullying and sexual abuse, domestic abuse, and mental illness and women in the criminal justice system; environmental factors, including emotional well-being, sensitivity and motherhood, religion and spirituality, the link between physical and mental health, psychological factors in obesity, sleep, the physical and psychological aspects of pain, and bereavement, loss, and grief; specific disorders, including depression, anxiety, trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder, rumination, obsessive-compulsive disorder, eating disorders and body dysmorphic disorder, psychosexual disorders, personality disorders, self-harm, addiction, autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, psychotic illness, postnatal depression and postpartum psychosis, and dementia; and treatment, including medication, mental health services, and complementary and alternative therapies. Distributed by Publishers Storage and Shipping Company, Fitchburg, MA. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 128
Genre: Health + Wellness
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Author: Kathryn M. Abel & Rosalind Ramsay
Language: English
Street Date: October 2, 2017
TCIN: 52143131
UPC: 9781909726802
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-0366
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