Handbook of Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health

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Gina M. Wingood, Ralph J. DiClemente
Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 31, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 473 pages
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The Handbook ofWomen's Sexual and Reproductive and legal issues confronted in women's sexual Health provides an in-depth examination of the and reproductive health. This handbook is de signed ro motivate scientists, policymakers, epidemiology, social, and behavioral correlates, effective intervention and prevention strategies, and practitioners ro intervene on the gender and health polices related ro women's sexual based social norms, social relations, and social and reproduc ti ve health. The /irst nine chapters systems, such as the media, and religious insti of this text explore the relationships between tutions and family systems. Moreover, it is how hisrorical, developmental, and social struc hoped that this handbook will help generate tures such as media portrayals of women, family grearer scientific discourse, reduce the stigma, and validate the importance of women's sexual rearing of female adolescents, religious beliefs, gendered norms, women's sociocultural experi and reproducrive health. ences, and exposure to alcohol and drugs serve The Handbook r!tl Womens Sexual and Repro ro increase women's vulnerability ro adverse duetive Health is for anyone interested in having sexual and reproductive health consequences. access to the cutting-edge knowledge of re The next 10 chapters take a life-span ap search in this area.
  

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Contents

Womens Sexual and Reproductive Health An Overview
3
Historical Influences on Womens Sexual and Reproductive Health
7
Adolescent Girls Sexual Development
21
The Social Organization of Womens Sexuality
43
Cultural Influences on Womens Sexual Health
71
Mass Media and Adolescent Female Sexuality
93
Family Influences on Adolescent Females Sexual Health
113
Illicit Drug Use and Womens Sexual and Reproductive Health
129
Sexually Transmitted Infections
255
HIVAIDS
281
Sexual Dysfunction
303
Cervical Cancer
329
Breast Cancer
345
Menopause
367
Technological and Ethical Issues in Womens Sexual and Reproductive Health
393
Contraceptive Technology
395

Alcohol Use and Womens Sexual and Reproductive Health
153
Epidemiologic Psychological Prevention and Policy Issues in Womens Sexual and Reproductive Health
173
Womens Body Images
175
Sexual Abuse
195
Chronic Pelvic Pain
217
Adolescent Pregnancy
231
Reproductive Health Technology and Genetic Counseling
417
Legal and Ethical Issues Impacting Womens Sexual and Reproductive Health
437
Womens Sexual and Reproductive Health
449
Index
455
About the Editors
473
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Dr. Ralph J. DiClemente is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Public Health and associate director, Emory Center for AIDS Research. He holds concurrent appointments as professor in the School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, and Immunology; and the Department of Psychiatry. He was most recently chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. Dr. DiClemente was trained as a health psychologist at the University of California San Francisco where he received his PhD in 1984 after completing an MSPH in Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard School of Public Health and his undergraduate degree at the City University of New York. Dr. DiClemente has published extensively in the area of HIV/STD prevention, particularly among adolescents and young adults. He has authored more than 200 articles, chapters and books.