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Title Psychological aspects of women's reproductive health / Michael W. O'Hara ... [et al.], editors.

Published New York : Springer Pub. Co., c1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  618.019 PSYC    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 298 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Michael W. O'Hara -- 1. Menstruation / Susan R. Johnson -- 2. Childbearing / Michael W. O'Hara -- 3. Menopause / Mary K. Walling -- 4. Chronic Pelvic Pain / Mary K. Walling and Robert C. Reiter -- 5. Gynecologic Surgery / Amy Fuller Stockman -- 6. Gynecologic Cancer / Lynette A. Menefee -- 7. Contraception / Kristen K. Brewer -- 8. Sexually Transmitted Diseases / Alison Milburn and Kristen K. Brewer -- 9. Infertility / Robin L. Davisson -- 10. Prenatal Diagnosis / Gail L. Rose -- 11. Childbirth Preparation / Elizabeth F. Swanson-Hyland -- 12. Pregnancy Loss Through Miscarriage or Stillbirth / Kerrie L. Cole -- 13. Abortion / Elizabeth A. Weerts Whitmore -- 14. High-Risk Pregnancy / Laura L. Gorman -- 15. Adolescent Pregnancy / Robin M. MacFarlane -- 16. Medical Decision Making / Carol J. Hodne.
Summary In this insightful text, the editors and contributors explore the interrelationship between the psychology of women and their reproductive health. The volume discusses reproductive transitions in women's lives, addresses the psychology of gynecological problems, including cancer and sexually transmitted diseases, and focuses on issues in obstetrics including infertility and high-risk pregnancy. The concluding chapter deals with medical decision making. This volume is of relevance and importance to psychiatrists, psychologists, and counselors, as well as nurses, social workers, and other health professionals and students concerned with women's health.
Other author O'Hara, Michael W.
Subject Gynecology -- Psychosomatic aspects.
Obstetrics -- Psychosomatic aspects.
Gynecology -- Psychological aspects.
Obstetrics -- Psychological aspects.
Women -- Mental health.
ISBN 0826186602