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Behavioral Medicine and Women : A Comprehensive Handbook

Behavioral Medicine and Women : A Comprehensive Handbook - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-1572302181

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Publisher: Guilford Press
Published: 1998
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Behavioral Medicine and Women : A Comprehensive Handbook - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-1572302181

Elaine A. Ed. Blechman and Kelly Ed. Brownell

ISBN13: 978-1572302181
ISBN10: 1572302186
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 98
Publisher: Guilford Press

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

This comprehensive resource documents significant recent advances in understanding women's and physical health. Covering both prevention and intervention, over 100 leading experts provide cutting-edge information on the links between behavior and disease. The book addresses a wide range of topics on women's health across the lifespan, including physiological and mental conditions, substance abuse, sexuality and reproduction, body image, and cultural issues and. Succinct, accessible chapters with annotated references enable readers to find desired information quickly and easily.

Table of Contents

Forewords

I. Life Course Perspectives

1. Section Editors' Overview
2. Brain and Behavior Development
3. Infancy
4. Maternal Cocaine Use and Fetal Development
5. Maternal Alcohol Use and Fetal Development
6. Childhood: Gender Role Development
7. Adolescence
8. Puberty
9. Adolescent Sexuality
10. Teenage and Adolescent Pregnancy
11. Parenting
12. Parenting of Adults with Mental Retardation
13. Midlife
14. Aging and Women'sLife Course

II. Stress And Coping

15. Section Editor's Overview
16. Attachment
17. Marital Quality
18. Marital Conflict
19. Social Support
20. Personality
21. Type A Behavior Pattern
22. Hostility
23. Achievement
24. Optimism
25. Hardiness
26. Resilience
27. Multiple Roles
28. Life Events
29. Social Comparison
30. Positive Mental Health

III. Prevention

31. Section Editor's Overview
32. HIV Prevention
33. HIV Prevention among Homeless Women
34. Breast Cancer Screening: Improving Adherence
35. Breast Cancer Screening: When to Begin?
36. Osteoporosis Prevention
37. Smoking Prevention
38. Preventing Alcohol Problems
39. Nutrition: Diet and Disease
40. Nutrition: Guidelines, Attitudes, and Behaviors
41. Nutrition Education
42. Oral Health
43. Exercise
44. Exercise for Adolescents
45. Relaxation

IV. Health Care: Paradigms, Policies, And Settings

46. Section Editor's Overview
47. Health Care Policy
48. Accountability
49. Medical Curricula and Training
50. Substance Abuse and Health Care Utilization
51. School-Based Clinics
52. Worksite Nicotine Treatment
53. The Military and Health
54. Access to Prenatal Care
55. Self-Administered Interventions
56. Alternative Medicine

V. Body Image And Substance Use

57. Section Editor's Overview
58. Anorexia Nervosa
59. Bulimia Nervosa
60. Stress and Coping in Eating Disorders
61. Dieting, Exercise, and Body Weight
62. Social Physique Anxiety
63. Negative Body Image
64. The Emergence of Negative Body Images
65. Breast Implants
66. Obesity
67. Alcoholism
68. Alcohol Metabolism
69. Drug Abuse
70. Drug Abuse Treatment
71. Cigarette Smoking

VI. Sexuality And Reproduction

72. Section Editor's Overview
73. Sexual Functioning
74. Reproductive Endocrinology
75. Premenstrual Disorders
76. Gynecological Pain
77. Sexual Abuse
78. Pregnancy and Childbirth
79. Pregnancy in Women with Disabilities
80. Postpartum Depression
81. Breastfeeding
82. The Lactational Amenorrhea Method
83. Contraception
84. Abortion
85. Reproductive Technologies
86. Menopause
87. Sexuality and Aging

VII. Physiological Disorders With Behavioral And Psychosocial Components

88. Section Editors' Overview
89. Alzheimer's Disease: A General View
90. Alzheimer's Disease: Impact on Women
91. Arthritis: Behavioral and Psychosocial Aspects
92. Arthritis: Medical Aspects
93. Arthritis and Osteoporosis
94. Asthma
95. Breast Cancer: Biobehavioral Aspects
96. Breast Cancer: Psychosocial Aspects
97. Cancer: Behavioral and Psychosocial Aspects
98. Cancer: Medical Aspects
99. Cardiovascular Disorders
100. Coronary Heart Disease
101. Diabetes: Biopsychosocial Aspects
102. Diabetes: Medical Aspects
103. The Endocrine System and Endocrine Disorders
104. Gastrointestinal Physiology
105. Gastrointestinal Syndromes and Disorders
106. Headache
107. HIV Infection
108. Hormonal Influences on Epileptic Seizures
109. Hypertension
110. The Immune System
111. Immunity and Behavior
112. Lupus
113. Multiple Sclerosis
114. Pain
115. Raynaud's Disease
116. Respiratory Disorders
117. Syndrome X

VIII. Linkages Between Behavioral, Psychosocial, And Physical Disorders

118. Section Editor's Overview
119. Anxiety Disorders
120. Panic Disorder
121. Rape and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
122. Bipolar Disorders
123. Depression
124. Depression and Comorbid Disorders
125. Depression and Acupuncture
126. Borderline Personality Disorder
127. Schizo-phrenia
128. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
129. Chronic Pain
130. Sleep and Sleep Disorders
131. Psycho-neuroimmunology
132. Stress-Related Disorders

IX. Gender, Culture, And Health

133. Section Editors' Overview
134. Culture and Women's Health
135. African-American Women's Health
136. Asian-American Women's Health
137. Hispanic Women and Health Care
138. Native American Women and Health Care
139. Lesbian Health
140. Physician Gender and Physician Patient Interaction
141. What We Know about Women's Health

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