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Infertility Counseling

Infertility Counseling
A Comprehensive Handbook for Clinicians

2nd Edition

$155.00

Roger D. Kempers, Linda Hammer Burns, Sharon N. Covington, William R. Keye, Jr., William D. Petok, Michaela Hynie, Susan Caruso Klock, Katherine E. Williams, Laurel N. Zappert, Jacky Boivin, Linda D. Applegarth, Christopher R. Newton, Christianne Verhaak, Jacqueline N. Gutmann, Donald B. Maier, Louise U. Maier, Krista Redlinger-Grosse, Cheri Schoonveld, Petra Thorn, Patricia L. Sachs, Sheryl A. Kingsberg, Hilary Hanafin, Linda P. Salzer, Gretchen Sewall, Janet E. Takefman, Dorothy A. Greenfeld, Nancy Stowe Kader, Margaret E. Swain, Jean M. Haase, Eric Blyth
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  • Date Published: October 2006
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521853637

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  • Infertility Counseling: A Comprehensive Handbook for Clinicians, second edition, is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary textbook for all health professionals providing care for individuals facing reproductive health issues. It is the most thorough and extensive book currently available for clinicians in the field of infertility counseling, providing an exhaustive and comprehensive review of topics. It addresses both the medical and psychological aspects of infertility, reviewing assessment approaches, treatment strategies, medical counseling issues, third-party reproduction, alternative family building and post infertility counseling issues. Each chapter follows the same format: introduction, historical overview, literature review, theoretical framework, identification of clinical issues, suggestions for therapeutic interventions, and future implication. This edition also includes extensive appendixes of clinical tools useful to the clinician, including an Internet database of resources and an extensive glossary of terminology.

    • Defines professional competency and standards of practice in infertility counseling globally
    • Takes an evidence-based medicine approach to psychotherapy and treatment interventions
    • Presents readers with a collaborative treatment approach in which the infertility counselor is an integral professional member
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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: October 2006
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521853637
    • length: 678 pages
    • dimensions: 287 x 220 x 34 mm
    • weight: 1.692kg
    • contains: 42 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword Roger D. Kempers
    Part I. Overview:
    1. Psychology of infertility Linda Hammer Burns and Sharon N. Covington
    2. Medical aspects of infertility for the counselor William R. Keye, Jr.
    3. The psychology of gender-specific infertility diagnoses William D. Petok
    4. Cross-cultural issues in infertility counseling Michaela Hynie and Linda Hammer Burns
    Part II. Assessment:
    5. Psychosocial evaluation of the infertile patient Susan Caruso Klock
    6. Psychopathology and psychopharmacology in the infertile patient Katherine E. Williams and Laurel N. Zappert
    7. Evidenced-based approaches to infertility counseling Jacky Boivin
    Part III. Treatment Modalities:
    8. Individual counseling and psychotherapy Linda D. Applegarth
    9. Counseling the infertile couple Christopher R. Newton
    10. Group approaches to infertility counseling Sharon N. Covington
    11. Behavioral medicine approaches to infertility counseling Christianne Verhaak and Linda Hammer Burns
    12. Complementary and alternative medicine in infertility counseling Jacqueline N. Gutmann and Sharon N. Covington
    13. Sexual counseling and Infertility Linda Hammer Burns
    Part IV. Medical Counseling Issues:
    14. Patients with medically complicating conditions Donald B. Maier, Sharon N. Covington and Louise U. Maier
    15. Genetic counseling and the infertile patient Linda Hammer Burns, Krista Redlinger-Grosse and Cheri Schoonveld
    16. Pregnancy loss Sharon N. Covington
    Part V. Third-Party Reproduction:
    17. Recipient counseling for donor insemination Petra Thorn
    18. Recipient counseling for oocyte donation Patricia L. Sachs and Linda Hammer Burns
    19. The donor as patient: assessment and support Linda D. Applegarth and Sheryl A. Kingsberg
    20. Embryo donation: counseling donors and recipients Linda D. Applegarth
    21 Surrogacy and gestational carrier participants Hilary Hanafin
    Part VI. Alternative Family Building:
    22. Adoption after infertility Linda P. Salzer
    23. Involuntary childlessness Gretchen Sewall and Linda Hammer Burns
    Part VII. Postinfertility Counseling Issues:
    24. Ending treatment Janet E. Takefman
    25. Pregnancy after infertility Sharon N. Covington and Linda Hammer Burns
    26 Parenting after infertility Linda Hammer Burns
    27. Assisted reproductive technology and the impact on children Dorothy A. Greenfeld and Susan Caruso Klock
    Part VIII. Infertility Counseling in Practice:
    28. Infertility counseling in practice: a collaborative reproductive healthcare model Sharon N. Covington
    29. Ethical aspects of infertility counseling Nancy Stowe Kader and Dorothy A. Greenfeld
    30 Legal issues in infertility counseling Margaret E. Swain
    31. Global perspectives on infertility counseling Jean M. Haase and Eric Blyth
    Appendixes
    1. Qualification guidelines for mental health professionals in reproductive medicine
    2. International comparison of standards/guidelines for infertility counselors
    3. Comprehensive psychosocial history for infertility (CPHI)
    4. Psychological fertility-related questionnaires
    5. Recommended guidelines for the screening and counseling of oocyte donors
    6. Psychological guidelines for embryo donation
    7. Psychological guidelines for evaluation and counseling of gestational carriers and intended parents
    8. Release of information example
    9. Informed consent: pre-psychological counseling and/or evaluation example
    10. Informed consent: proceeding with fertility treatments: post-MHP consultation/evaluation example
    11. Embryo donor consents: Consent of couple to donate frozen dmbryos Example
    12. Embryo recipients' consents: consent to receive thawed donated embryos example
    Resources
    Glossary
    Author index
    Subject index.

  • Editors

    Sharon N. Covington, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC
    Sharon N. Covington is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. She is also currently the Director of Psychological Support Services at Shady Grove Fertility Reproductive Science Center in Rockville, Maryland. A psychotherapist for over 30 years, she practises individual, couple and group psychotherapy as well as the highly specialized area of infertility counseling.

    Linda Hammer Burns, University of Minnesota Medical School
    Linda Hammer Burns is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Minnesota Medical School and the Director of Counseling Services at the Reproductive Medicine Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has been a psychologist over 20 years providing individual and couple counseling in women's health psychology with a special focus on reproductive health psychology.

    Contributors

    Roger D. Kempers, Linda Hammer Burns, Sharon N. Covington, William R. Keye, Jr., William D. Petok, Michaela Hynie, Susan Caruso Klock, Katherine E. Williams, Laurel N. Zappert, Jacky Boivin, Linda D. Applegarth, Christopher R. Newton, Christianne Verhaak, Jacqueline N. Gutmann, Donald B. Maier, Louise U. Maier, Krista Redlinger-Grosse, Cheri Schoonveld, Petra Thorn, Patricia L. Sachs, Sheryl A. Kingsberg, Hilary Hanafin, Linda P. Salzer, Gretchen Sewall, Janet E. Takefman, Dorothy A. Greenfeld, Nancy Stowe Kader, Margaret E. Swain, Jean M. Haase, Eric Blyth

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