Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Paula Nicolson and Jane Ussher ; consultant editor Jo Campling.|
|Contributions||Nicolson, Paula., Ussher, Jane M., 1961-, Campling, Jo.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||274|
The psychology of women's health is an area traditionally controlled by male-orientated scientists, psychologists and doctors. Women by definition have been unquestioningly seen and treated as deviant from the male norm. This model has been challenged by feminist historians and sociologists but not. Towards a psychology of women's health and health care / Paula Nicolson --Reproductive rhetoric and the blaming of the body / Jane Ussher --Anorexia nervosa: displacing universalities and replacing gender / Helen Malson --Female sexuality and health / Christine D. Baker --The abortion debate: an analysis of psychological assumptions underlying. Health Care Policy and Practice for Women's Health —Cheryl B. Travis, Diane L. Gressley, and Patricia L. Adams Psychology of Women's Health: Challenges for the FuturePages: The Psychology of Gender and Health: Conceptual and Applied Global Concerns examines the psychological aspects of the intersection between gender and health and the ways in which they relate to the health of individuals and populations. It demonstrates how gender should be strategically considered in the most routine research tasks—from establishing priorities, constructing theory, designing.
Health Psychology of Women: Medicine & Health Science Books @ Skip to main content Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders. Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address. This volume integrates psychosocial, behavioral, and medical perspectives to encourage health promotion and disease prevention for women. Accounting for the social and behavioral context of women's lives, the authors review the factors that disproportionately affect women, such as domestic violence, multiple roles, and lower socioeconomic status. Cheryl B. Travis, PhD, is emerita professor of psychology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she also chaired the Women's Studies Program from to Her research in the area of women's health has focused on patterns in medical decision making, access to and quality of health care, and race and gender disparities in cardiovascular care. Nicolson P. () Towards a Psychology of Women’s Health and Health Care. In: Nicolson P., Ussher J., Campling J. (eds) The Psychology of Women’s Health and Health Care. Palgrave Macmillan, London.
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