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Look Inside The Female Mind

The Female Mind
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Claire Eastham, Kathryn M. Abel, Rosalind Ramsay, Lisa Conlan, Jennie Williams, Gilli Watson, David T. Evans, Margot Waddell, Jed Boardman, Chetna Kang, Trish O'Donnell, Roxane Agnew-Davies, Louise M. Howard, Annie Bartlett, Kamaldeep Bhui, Zenobia Nadirshaw, Helen Minnis, Philip Wilson, Julia Head, Irene Cormac, John Morgan, Neil Stanley, George Ikkos, Susan Lingwood, Lynne M. Drummond, Paul Blenkiron, Nuri Gené-Cos, Raj Persaud, Sandeep Ranote, Andrea Phillipou, Susan Rossell, David Castle, Jennifer Davies-Oliveira, Leila Frodsham, Gwen Adshead, Alys Cole-King, Sue Sibbald, Sally Marlow, Helen Pearce, Gaelle Slater, Helen Crimlisk, Alison R. Yung, Sarah Cornick, Lucinda Green, Liz McDonald, Nori Graham, Iracema Leroi, Ann Mortimer, Sally Dean, Ursula Werneke
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  • Date Published: October 2017
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781909726802

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  • This great book offers an up-to-date overview of how gender and sexuality affect mental health. It will help women to self-identify and self-manage the symptoms of mental ill health. The book covers a wide range of specific mental health disorders - many of which are more common in women - and includes real-life case studies, the latest treatments and where to find further help and support. It's written in an easy-to-read format to give an invaluable guide for women.

    • An invaluable guide for women, written in an easy-to-read format
    • Wide-ranging in scope
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    • Date Published: October 2017
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781909726802
    • length: 266 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 138 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.37kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword Claire Eastham
    Introduction: being female Kathryn M. Abel and Rosalind Ramsay
    Part I. Women in Perspective:
    1. The history of the 'female mind' Lisa Conlan
    2. Gender-informed responses to women's distress Jennie Williams and Gilli Watson
    3. Female sexuality David T. Evans
    4. Growing up female Margot Waddell
    Part II. Women and Society:
    5. Poverty, exclusion, debt and women Jed Boardman
    6. Arranged marriage Chetna Kang
    7. Girls at risk Trish O'Donnell
    8. Domestic abuse Roxane Agnew-Davies and Louise M. Howard
    9. Women and the criminal justice system Annie Bartlett
    Part III. Women and their Environment:
    10. Emotional well-being and staying well Kamaldeep Bhui and Zenobia Nadirshaw
    11. Sensitive motherhood Helen Minnis and Philip Wilson
    12. Religion and spirituality Julia Head
    13. Linking physical and mental health in women Irene Cormac
    14. Obesity John Morgan
    15. Women and sleep Neil Stanley
    16. Women and pain George Ikkos and Susan Lingwood
    17. Bereavement, loss and grief Lynne M. Drummond
    Part IV. Women and Specific Disorders:
    18. Depression and other mood disorders Paul Blenkiron
    19. Anxiety disorders Lynne M. Drummond
    20. Trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder Nuri Gené-Cos
    21. The dangers of rumination Raj Persaud
    22. Obsessive-compulsive disorder Lynne M. Drummond
    23. Eating disorders and body dysmorphic disorder Sandeep Ranote, Andrea Phillipou, Susan Rossell and David Castle
    24. Psychosexual disorders Jennifer Davies-Oliveira and Leila Frodsham
    25. Personality disorders: risks and recovery Gwen Adshead
    26. Self-harm Alys Cole-King and Sue Sibbald
    27. Women and addiction Sally Marlow
    28. Autism spectrum disorder Helen Pearce
    29. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder Gaelle Slater and Helen Crimlisk
    30. Psychotic illness Alison R. Yung, Kathryn M. Abel and Sarah Cornick
    31. Postnatal depression and postpartum psychosis Lucinda Green and Liz McDonald
    32. Living longer: normal age-related changes, dementia and depression Nori Graham and Iracema Leroi
    Part V. Women and Treatment:
    33. What women want from medication Ann Mortimer
    34. What women want from services: a patient's perspective Sally Dean
    35. Complementary and alternative therapies Ursula Werneke
    Contributors
    Index.

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    Kathryn Abel

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    Claire Eastham, Kathryn M. Abel, Rosalind Ramsay, Lisa Conlan, Jennie Williams, Gilli Watson, David T. Evans, Margot Waddell, Jed Boardman, Chetna Kang, Trish O'Donnell, Roxane Agnew-Davies, Louise M. Howard, Annie Bartlett, Kamaldeep Bhui, Zenobia Nadirshaw, Helen Minnis, Philip Wilson, Julia Head, Irene Cormac, John Morgan, Neil Stanley, George Ikkos, Susan Lingwood, Lynne M. Drummond, Paul Blenkiron, Nuri Gené-Cos, Raj Persaud, Sandeep Ranote, Andrea Phillipou, Susan Rossell, David Castle, Jennifer Davies-Oliveira, Leila Frodsham, Gwen Adshead, Alys Cole-King, Sue Sibbald, Sally Marlow, Helen Pearce, Gaelle Slater, Helen Crimlisk, Alison R. Yung, Sarah Cornick, Lucinda Green, Liz McDonald, Nori Graham, Iracema Leroi, Ann Mortimer, Sally Dean, Ursula Werneke

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