Mood and anxiety disorders in women represent an increasingly important area of research and treatment development. The authors take a broad biopsychosocial and developmental approach to the issues, looking at the whole female life cycle. All the disorders are covered, and evidence for gender differences and treatment implications is examined.Table of Contents Foreword1. Pubertal development and the mergence of the gender gap in mood disorders: a developmental and evolutionary synthesis Nicholas B. Allen, Anna Barrett, Lisa Sheeber and Betsy Davis2. Borderline personality disorder: sex differences Andrew M. Chanen3. Substance use and abuse in women Clare Gerada, Kristy Joyhns, Amanda Baker and David Castle4. Anxiety disorders in women Heather B. Howell, David Castle and Kimberley Yonkers5. Posttraumatic stress disorder in women Mark Creamer and Jessica Carty6. Domestic violence and its impact on mood disorder in women: implications for mental health workers Alison L. Warburton and Kathryn M. Abel7. Depression in women: hormonal influences Kathryn M. Abel and Jausahri Kulkarni8. Anxiety and mood disorders in pregnancy and the post-partum period Anne Buist, Lori Ross and Meir Steiner9. Pharmacological treatment of anxiety and depression in pregnancy and lactation Seetal Dodd, Jane Opie and Michael Berk10. Bipolar affective disorder: special issues for women Shaila Misri, Diane Carter and Ruth M. Little 11. Mood and menopause Lorraine Dennerstein and Jeanne Leventhal Alexander12. Anxiety and depression in women in old age Robert C. Baldwin and Jane GarnerIndex.
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Titolo: Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Women
Autori: Castle - Kulkarni - Abel
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Edizione: I 2006
Finitura: Copertina flessibile