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Handbook of girls' and women's psychological health

Author: Judith Worell; Carol D Goodheart
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford series in clinical psychology.
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Integrates the role of gender in girls' and women's development across the life span, looking at internal and external vulnerabilities and risks, and the protective or supportive factors that facilitate effective coping, positive growth, strength, and resilience.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Handbook of girls' and women's psychological health.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2004027119
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Worell; Carol D Goodheart
ISBN: 9780198036685 019803668X 1423733827 9781423733829 1602569851 9781602569850 019516203X 9780195162035
OCLC Number: 62288345
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 500 pages) : illustrations.
An integrated view of girls' and women's health: psychology, physiology, and society / Carol D. Goodheart --
Risks to healthy development: the somber planes of life / Cheryl Brown Travis --
Pathways to healthy development: sources of strength and empowerment / Judith Worell --
Assessment and gender / Marcia C. Linn, Cathy Kessel --
Mood disturbance across the lifespan / Valerie E. Whiffen, Natasha Demidenko --
Anxiety disturbance in girls and women / Wendy K. Silverman, Rona Carter --
Body image / Linda Smolak --
Serious emotional disturbance and serious mental illness / Diane T. Marsh --
Violence against girls and women: an integrative developmental perspective / Jacquelyn W. White, James M. Frabutt --
Physical or systemic disabilities / Rhoda Olkin --
Trauma in the lives of girls and women / Janis Sanchez-Hucles, Kimberly Gamble --
Substance use and abuse by girls and women / Lula A. Beatty, Cora Lee Wetherington, Dionne J. Jones, Adele B. Roman --
Poor women and girls in a wealthy nation / Deborah Belle, Lisa Dodson --
Women and suicide / Lillian M. Range --
Strengths and resources. Coping in adolescent girls and women / Patricia A. Bennett, Susan H. McDaniel --
Self-esteem / Oksana Malanchuk, Jacquelynne S. Eccles --
Resilience and empowerment / Virginia E. O'Leary, Jeshmin Bhaju --
Subjective well-being / Sonja Lyubomirsky, Rene Dickerhoof --
The sense of entitlement: implication for gender equality and psychological well-being / Vanessa L. McGann, Janice M. Steil --
Balanced living through self-care / Carol Williams-Nickelson --
To your sexual health! : incorporating sexuality into the health perspective / Lucia F. O'Sullivan, M.C. McCrudden, Deborah L. Tolman --
Women and giving / Michele Harway, Roberta L. Nutt --
Women and relationships / Mary M. Brabeck, Kalina M. Brabeck --
Healthy environments for youth and families / Karen Fraser Wyche --
The psychotherapeutic relationship as a positive and powerful resource for girls and women / Lucia Albino Gilbert, Lisa K. Kearney --
pt. III. PHASES OF DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE LIFE SPAN. Children and adolescents: awakenings --
Gender role and gender identity development / Susan A. Basow --
The interplay of physical and psychosocial development / Annette M. La Greca, Eleanor Race Mackey, Karen Bearman Miller --
The family environment: where gender role socialization begins / Phyllis Bronstein --
Girls and academic success: changing patterns of academic achievement / Diane F. Halpern --
Gender and schooling: progress and persistent barriers / Judith L. Meece, Kathryn Scantlebury --
Adolescent girls' health in the context of peer and community relationships / Bridget M. Reynolds, Rena L. Repetti --
From girlhood to womanhood: multiple transitions in context / Niva Piran, Erin Ross --
Adults: balancing. Women's career development / Nancy E. Betz --
Love, intimacy, and partners / Susan S. Hendrick --
Women's reproductive health: issues, findings, and controversies / Linda J. Beckman --
The mixed messages of motherhood / Joy K. Rice, Nicole Else-Quest --
Family and work balance / Faye J. Crosby, Laura Sabattini --
Midlife transitions / Claire A. Etaugh, Judith S. Bridges --
Older adults: winding down and summing up. Aging and identity: how women face later life transitions / Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Karyn M. Skultety --
Physical health and illness in older women / S. Deborah Majerovitz --
Older women and security / Bonnie Markham --
Bereavement / Deborah Carr, Jung-Hwa Ha --
Women's issues at the end of life / Dolores Gallagher-Thompson, Jennifer Dillinger, Heather L. Gray, Veronica Cardenas, Lani Singer, Shannon Hsu --
Positive aging: reconstructing the life course / Mary M. Gergen, Kenneth J. Gergen --
pt. IV. SPECIAL PROBLEMS AND RESOURCES. Legal issues influencing girls' and women's psychological health / Lenore E.A. Walker --
Adaptation of immigrant girls and women / Melba J.T. Vasquez, Ay Ling Han, Cynthia de las Fuentes --
Psychopharmacotherapy and women: issues for consideration / Debra Lina Dunivin --
Survivors of male violence: research and training initiatives to facilitate recovery from depression and posttraumatic stress disorder / Veronica M. Herrera, Mary P. Koss, Jennifer Bailey, Nicole P. Yuan, Erika L. Lichter --
An overview of policies that impact the psychological well-being of girls and women / Sherry Glied, Sharon Kofman --
pt. V: CONCLUSION. Afterword / Carol D. Goodheart, Judith Worell.
Series Title: Oxford series in clinical psychology.
Responsibility: Judith Worell, Carol D. Goodheart, editors.


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