Folding Back the Shadows: A Perspective on Women's Mental Health

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Sarah E. Romans
University of Otago Press, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 280 pages
The first book of its kind this work brings together current writings on women's mental health in New Zealand by a broad spectrum of people, from researchers, mental health professionals, to women with mental illness. The book covers issues such as, self esteem, eating disorders, violence against women, substance abuse, psychotropic medication, resilience and coping, and gender difference in mental disorder. The chapters are ordered in three sections: general issues, psycho-social determinants of mental health, and clinical issues.

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Contents

About the authors
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Undertaking Research with Women
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Gender Differences in Psychiatric Disorder
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