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Author Spiers, Mary V
Title Women's Health Psychology
Imprint Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2013
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Note Women's Health Psychology -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- List of Contributors -- SECTION 1: Women's Health in Context -- Chapter 1 Historical Roots of Women's Healthcare -- INTRODUCTION -- CHILD AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH -- ADOLESCENT GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT -- SEXUALITY AND SEX EDUCATION -- THE BIRTH CONTROL MOVEMENT -- THE WOMEN'S HEALTH MOVEMENT -- PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH -- ABORTION, STERILIZATION ABUSE, AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS -- SEXUAL ASSAULT AND THE ANTIRAPE MOVEMENT -- GENDER EQUALITY AND MEDICAL RESEARCH -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 2 Retheorizing Women's Health Through Intersectionality's Prism -- INTERSECTIONALITY: A BRIEF HISTORY OF AN INTENSELY USEFUL BUT UNDERUTILIZED THEORY IN PSYCHOLOGY -- THE INDIVIDUAL AS QUEEN: A REVIEW OF FIVE PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORIES OF HEALTH BEHAVIOR -- The Health Belief Model -- The Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) and the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) -- Social Cognitive Theory (SCT) -- Transtheoretical Model (TTM) and Stages of Change -- FLIPPING THE INDIVIDUALISTIC SCRIPT: CRITIQUES OF PSYCHOSOCIAL HEALTH BEHAVIOR THEORIES -- HIV/AIDS: THE OTHER WEIGHTY ISSUE -- Contextualizing HIV/AIDS Among Women -- Socioeconomic Status: The Dollars and Cents of Women's HIV Risk -- Social Inequality, Women, and HIV Risk -- OPTIMISM RISING AND FALLING: TOWARD AN INTERSECTIONALITY-INFORMED UNDERSTANDING OF WOMEN'S HEALTH -- THE REVERBERATIONS OF "AIN'T I A WOMAN?": CONCLUDING THOUGHTS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 3 Employment and Women's Health -- WORKING CONDITIONS AND HEALTH -- Occupational Segregation and Women's Health -- Sexual Harassment and Women's Health -- WORK-FAMILY BALANCE AND HEALTH -- Models of Work-Family Balance and Health -- Life Stage Variations -- IMPLICATIONS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 4 Effects of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women -- DEFINITION OF INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE (IPV)
RISK FACTORS FOR IPV IN THE UNITED STATES -- Homicides -- Nonlethal Physical and Sexual Assault -- Other Vulnerable Populations -- Summary -- THE NEGATIVE HEALTH EFFECTS OF IPV VICTIMIZATION -- Physical Effects -- Psychological Effects -- Summary -- THE NEED FOR ROUTINE HEALTHCARE SCREENING -- Resistance to IPV Screening -- Overcoming Attitudinal Barriers to IPV Screening -- FUTURE DIRECTIONS -- REFERENCES -- SECTION II: Well-Being and Health Challenges -- Chapter 5 Alcohol Use in Women -- INTRODUCTION -- PATTERNS OF ALCOHOL USE AND ALCOHOL PROBLEMS IN WOMEN -- Prevalence of Women's Drinking and Average Drinking Levels -- Prevalence of Women's Alcohol Problems and Disorders -- HEALTH AND SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF WOMEN 'S DRINKING -- Gender Differences in Alcohol-Related Morbidity and Mortality -- Women's Reproductive Health -- Adverse Psychological and Social Consequences of Women's Problem Drinking -- RISK FACTORS FOR WOMEN'S PROBLEM DRINKING -- Understanding Gender Differences in Alcohol use and Related Problems -- Genetic and Familial Risks -- Demographic Correlates and Psychosocial Risk Factors -- ASSESSMENT, INTERVENTION, AND PREVENTION OF ALCOHOL PROBLEMS IN WOMEN -- Screening and Assessment for Women's Problem Drinking -- Gender Differences in Outcome of Treatment for Alcohol Dependence -- Evidence-Based Interventions for Women's Problem Drinking -- Prevention of Risky Drinking in Women and Girls -- CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 6 Women and Smoking -- INTRODUCTION -- SIGNIFICANCE AND CURRENT TRENDS -- TOBACCO-RELATED MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY -- Cancer -- Respiratory and Cardiovascular Diseases -- Reproductive Health -- Maternal Smoking and Child SHSe -- SHSe and Nonsmoking Women's Health -- Health Disparities and High-Risk Groups -- PSYCHOSOCIAL CORRELATES OF SMOKING INITIATION -- Media Influence -- Parents and Peers
Psychological Factors -- FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH NICOTINE DEPENDENCE -- Negative Affect -- Weight Concerns -- Race and Socioeconomic Factors -- Molecular Genetics -- SMOKING CESSATION AND RELAPSE: INTERVENTION ISSUES UNIQUE TO WOMEN -- Nicotine Replacement Therapy -- Nicotine Withdrawal Medications -- Behavioral Interventions -- Unique Challenges and Barriers to Smoking Cessation for Women -- Pregnancy and Smoking Cessation -- Postpartum and Smoking Relapse -- Sociocultural Factors -- PUBLIC HEALTH PRIORITIES AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 7 Obesity in Women -- INTRODUCTION -- CAUSES OF WEIGHT GAIN AND OBESITY -- Heritability -- Energy Balance -- Metabolism and Obesity -- Smoking Cessation -- Viruses -- Toxins -- Influences on Weight Related to Female Gender -- CONSEQUENCES OF OBESITY -- Medical Consequences of Obesity -- Mortality -- Health-Seeking Behavior -- Biological and Hormonal Changes -- Sexual and Reproductive Health -- Sleep -- Weight Loss -- Psychosocial Consequences of Obesity -- Changes in Cognition -- Public Health Costs -- DESCRIPTION AND EFFECTIVENESS OF OBESITY TREATMENT FOR WOMEN -- Benefits of Weight Loss -- Treatment Options -- Prevention of Obesity -- Pregnancy -- Menopause -- FUTURE DIRECTIONS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 8 Eating and Weight-Related Disorders -- INTRODUCTION -- DIAGNOSTIC FEATURES -- Anorexia Nervosa -- Bulimia Nervosa -- Binge-Eating Disorder -- Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified -- Body Dysmorphic Disorder -- Dual Diagnoses -- Prevalence Rates -- Course and Prognosis -- RISK FACTORS FOR EDS -- Genetic Factors -- Developmental Stages -- Psychological/Sociocultural Factors -- Mass Media -- Objectification Theory -- TREATMENT OPTIONS -- Common Treatment Approaches -- Anorexia Nervosa -- Bulimia Nervosa -- Binge-Eating Disorder -- Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified -- Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Challenges to Treatment -- FUTURE RESEARCH -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 9 Cosmetic Medical Procedures and Body Adornment -- INTRODUCTION -- MOTIVATIONS FOR COSMETIC PROCEDURES -- Increased Acceptance of Cosmetic Medical Treatments -- Body Image -- Gender -- Ethnicity -- Age -- TYPE-CHANGING COSMETIC PROCEDURES -- Rhinoplasty -- Facial Skeletal Procedures -- Cosmetic Breast Augmentation -- RESTORATIVE PROCEDURES -- Rhytidectomy and Blepharoplasty -- Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Procedures -- Lipoplasty -- Abdominoplasty -- OTHER PROCEDURES -- Tattoos and Body Piercing -- Genital Enhancement -- PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AMONG COSMETIC SURGERY PATIENTS -- Body Dysmorphic Disorder -- Eating Disorders -- PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE COSMETIC PATIENT -- SUMMARY -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 10 Women's Sleep Throughout the Lifespan -- INTRODUCTION -- Sleep Primer -- SLEEP AND THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE -- Subjective and Objective Sleep Changes -- Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) or Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), Dysmenorrhea, Sleepiness, and Sleep -- Treatments to Alleviate Premenstrual Sleep Disturbance -- Oral Contraceptives (OCs) and Sleep -- SLEEP DURING PREGNANCY AND POSTPARTUM -- Sleep During Pregnancy -- Sleep and Postpartum -- Sleep Strategies for Expecting and New Mothers -- SLEEP AND MENOPAUSE -- Reproductive Hormones and Sleep -- Hot Flashes and Sleep Disturbance -- Mood and Sleep -- Cultural and Ethnic Factors -- Sleep Strategies for Menopausal Women -- SLEEP AND AGING -- Sleep Architecture and Circadian Rhythms -- Sleep Disorders and Their Correlates Among Aging Women -- Treatments for Advanced Rhythms -- Polypharmacy and Sleep Among Aging Women -- SLEEP CHALLENGES -- Shift Work -- Chronic Insomnia in Women -- Obstructive Sleep Apnea -- FUTURE DIRECTIONS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 11 Promotion of Physical Activity for Women's Health -- INTRODUCTION
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND OBESITY -- PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT -- Cardiovascular Disease -- Diabetes -- Hypertension -- Breast Cancer -- PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR SMOKING CESSATION -- PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR MENTAL HEALTH -- INTERNET TECHNOLOGIES AND OTHER INNOVATIVE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY INTERVENTION STRATEGIES -- PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROMOTION IN WOMEN FROM UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS -- DISCUSSION -- REFERENCES -- SECTION III: Reproductive Health -- Chapter 12 Women's Sexual Health -- INTRODUCTION -- Do We Need a Model for Healthy Sexuality? -- Characteristics of Healthy Sexuality -- ACTIVE SEX -- Dominance and Submission -- Internal Focus -- Sexual Assertiveness -- CONSENSUAL SEX -- Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA) -- Rape -- Sexual Revictimization -- SEX THAT IS WANTED AND LIKED -- Engaging in Disliked Sexual Activities -- SAFE SEX -- INTEGRATING RELATIONSHIP AND INDIVIDUAL SEXUAL GOALS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 13 Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder -- INTRODUCTION -- DIAGNOSIS OF PREMENSTRUAL DYSPHORIC DISORDER -- Physical Disorders as Differential Diagnoses -- Psychiatric Disorders as Differential Diagnoses -- Prospective Symptom Assessment and Rating Scales -- PREVALENCE AND DEMOGRAPHIC CORRELATES -- IMPACT -- POTENTIAL ETIOLOGIC FACTORS -- Biological Factors -- Psychosocial Factors -- MANAGEMENT OF PREMENSTRUAL DYSPHORIC DISORDER -- Psychoeducation -- Healthy Lifestyle and Dietary Supplementation -- Relaxation Skills and Structured Psychotherapies -- Herbal, Complementary, and Other Treatments -- Pharmacotherapy -- Manipulation of Menstruation -- CASE FOLLOW-UPS -- Krista P. -- Andrea F. -- FUTURE DIRECTIONS -- SUMMARY -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 14 The Stress of Infertility -- TOPIC INTRODUCTION AND SIGNIFICANCE -- CRITICAL REVIEW -- Lifestyle Factors That Impact Infertility and Its Treatment
Psychiatric Disorders Secondary to Infertility
Praise for Women's Health Psychology "Women's Health Psychology provides an important overview and analysis of key issues affecting women's health and well-being ... almost every chapter in this volume touches on the importance of quality of life, not just longevity.... It will serve as a valuable reference for health and mental health providers, researchers, and those in training for professional or research careers." -from the Foreword by Nancy E. Adler, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine, Director of the Center for Health and Community Women's Health Psychology is the first comprehensive collection ever published to consider the developmental, reproductive, and sociocultural contexts of health decision-making and behavior for women. It provides current, expert advice to help policy makers, researchers, and clinicians make the best decisions concerning topics including: The Context of Women's Health: history of women's healthcare, employment and women's health, and the effects of intimate partner violence Health Challenges: smoking, alcohol, eating disorders, and sleep Reproductive Health: premenstrual dysphoric disorder, the stress of infertility, psychiatric symptoms and pregnancy, and menopause Disability and Chronic Conditions: women's responses to disability, experiencing cancer, the psychology of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and rheumatic, heart, and Alzheimer's diseases
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Spiers, Mary V. Women's Health Psychology Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2013 9780470890660
Subject Women -- Health and hygiene -- Psychological aspects
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Alt Author Geller, Pamela A
Kloss, Jacqueline D
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