Offers an overview of the complex interplay between hormonal activation and individual and environmental influences in health and disease in women. The book provides useful information and background material important for treating psychological and physical problems in women.Table of Contents1. Growing up female Regina C. Casper2. Reproduction and its psychopathology Katherine E. Williams and Regina C. Casper3. Womn's sexual function and dysfunction Domeena C. Renshaw4. Gender differences in brain morphology and in psychiatric disorders Regina C. Casper and Laura Marsh5. Thyroid hormones in major depressive and bipolar disorder Naseem Ahmed Smith and Peter T. Loosen6. The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal-cortical system Dominique L. Musselman, Gail Anderson, Maryfrances R. Porter and Charles B. Nemeroff7. The cost of starvation: eating disorders Regina C. Casper8. Coronary artery disease and women: estrogens and psychosocial and lifestyle risk factors Regina C. Casper, Kathleen A. Berra and Joan M. Fair9. The psychophysiology of breast cancer: Disease, hormones, immunity and stress Sara L. Stein, Kaye Hermanson and David Spiegel10. The psychopharmacology of women Regina C. Casper11. Intervention trials concerned with disease prevention in women Jennifer L. Kelsey and Robert Marcus.
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Titolo: Women' s Health - Hormones, Emotions and Behavior
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 15x22 cm