Women's Mental Health

Women's Mental Health

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This comprehensive reference and text synthesizes a vast body of clinically useful knowledge about women's mental health and health care. Coverage includes women's psychobiology across the life span--sex differences in neurobiology and psychopharmacology and psychiatric aspects of the reproductive cycle--as well as gender-related issues in assessment and treatment of frequently encountered psychiatric disorders. Current findings are presented on sex differences in epidemiology, risk factors, presenting symptoms, treatment options and outcomes, and more. Also addressed are mental health consultation to other medical specialties, developmental and sociocultural considerations in service delivery, and research methodology and health policy concerns.Side effects are similar to those of Norplant, with approximately half of users experiencing irregular bleeding episodes. ... POPs should not be used by women taking hepatic-enzyme-inducing drugs, as efficacy of the contraceptive will be reduced. Thus far, there is not ... This method can reduce the risk of unwanted pregnancy by up to 75% after unprotected intercourse (Dull aamp; Blythe, 1998). The same ... The product, called Plan B, consists of two 0.75-mg tablets of levonorgestrel. Againanbsp;...

Title:Women's Mental Health
Author:Susan G. Kornstein, Anita H. Clayton
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2004-12


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