Epidemiology of Women's Health

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Mar 27, 2013 - Education - 581 pages
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With contributions from leading authorities in the field, this one-of-a-kind text explores the major health challenges and conditions specifically affecting women. Epidemiology of Women’s Health covers chronic, infectious, autoimmune and psychological conditions as well as the health disparities and differences in health behaviors to give the reader a comprehensive understanding of the major female-specific needs that may be useful in developing effective public health programs. The text concludes with a review of the ethical aspects of gender-specific research studies. Divided into 10 sections, the book covers the following topic areas: Introduction to Epidemiology of Women’s Health; Personal and Community-Based Health Promotion and Morbidity Prevention; Sexual Health Across the Life Span; Sexually Transmitted Infections; Chronic Psychological and Psychosocial Conditions; Endocrine & Autoimmune Conditions; Malignancies; Chronic Conditions; Aging; and Impact of Research: Lessons from the Past, Challenges of the Future.
 

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Contents

Section II Personal and CommunityBased Health Promotion and Morbidity Prevention
33
Section III Sexual Health Across the Life Span
101
Section IV Sexually Transmitted Infections
167
Section V Chronic Psychological and Psychosocial Conditions
207
Section VI Endocrine and Autoimmune Conditions
269
Section VII Malignancies
313
Section VIII Chronic Conditions
411
Section IX Aging
465
Lessons from the Past Challenges of the Future
523
Abbreviations
545
Glossary
547
Index
551
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Professor of Clinical Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York

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