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Title Behavioral medicine and women : a comprehensive handbook / edited by Elaine A. Blechman, Kelly D. Brownell ; forewords by W. Stewart Agras, Bonnie R. Strickland.

Publication Info. New York : Guilford Press, [1998]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  610.82 B419B    Check Shelf
Description xxxiii, 876 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Life course perspectives -- Stress and coping -- Prevention -- Health care paradigms, policies, and settings -- Body image and substance use -- Sexuality and reproduction -- Physiological disorders with behavioral and psychosocial components -- Links between behavioral, psychosocial, and physical disorders -- Gender, culture, and health.
Summary Documenting significant recent advances in understanding women's psychosocial and physical health, this comprehensive resource covers both prevention and intervention and provides cutting-edge information on the links between behavior and disease. With contributions from over 150 leading experts, the book addresses a wide range of topics on women's health across the lifespan, including physiological and mental conditions, substance abuse, sexuality and reproduction, body image, and cultural issues and concerns. Succinct, accessible chapters with annotated references enable readers to find desired information quickly and easily.
Subject Women -- Health and hygiene -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Women -- Psychology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medicine and psychology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Women's Health.
Behavioral Medicine.
Women -- psychology.
Medicine and psychology. (OCoLC)fst01015154
Women -- Health and hygiene. (OCoLC)fst01176758
Women -- Psychology. (OCoLC)fst01176894
Psychologische aspecten.
Genre/Form Handbooks, manuals, etc. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Added Author Blechman, Elaine A.
Brownell, Kelly D.
Cover Title Behavioral medicine & women
ISBN 1572302186
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