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Title Women in health & illness : life experiences and crises / [edited by] Diane K. Kjervik, Ida M. Martinson.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : Saunders, 1986.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  155.633 K62W    Check Shelf
Description x, 261 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents Women's stress and health. a conceptualization of women's stress / Diane Kjervik -- Health assessment / Katleen Sodergren -- Women's health perceptions in a male-dominated medical world / Mary Weisensee -- Older women's healthcare -- Biopsychosocial factors in health and illness. Female sexuality / Rosemary Huerter -- Lesbians / Elizabeth Morrison -- Childbearing: its dilemmas / Sharon Rising -- Communication patterns of women and nurses / Marie Leland Menikheim and Miriam Watkins Meyers -- Dependency in women / Elizabeth A. Peterson and Diane Kjervik -- Women and chemicals / Marjorie Jamieson and Catherine Schabot -- Sexism and its resulting effect on the mental health of women / Diane Kjervik -- Health appraisal of low-income women / Beverly L. McElmurry -- Women's life experiences and their resolutions. Working with the physically abused women / Carol Valenti -- Impact of rape on victims and families: treatment and research considerations / Linda Ledray, Sander Lund, and Thomas Kiresuk -- Child abuse / Georgia Millor and La Vohn Josten -- The stress of infertility / Sandra Lindell and Kathleen Dineen -- Eating disorders and women / Marcea Kjervik -- Women in pain / Holly Branch -- Loss. The potential health care crisis of hysterectomy / Karen Finck -- Menopause: a closer look for nurses / Ruth Dyer and Linda C. McKeever -- Divorce and depression in women / Verona C. Gordon -- The experiences of widowhood / Marie Albrecht -- Loss of the child: two case studies / Ida Martinson.
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index.
Subject Women -- Mental health.
Stress (Psychology)
Women -- Psychology.
Life change events -- Psychological aspects.
Women -- Diseases.
Life Change Events.
Stress, Psychological.
Women -- psychology.
Added Author Kjervik, Diane K., 1945-
Martinson, Ida Marie, 1936-
Added Title Women in health and illness.
ISBN 0721620868
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