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Women's health : the Commonwealth Fund survey

Author: Marilyn Falik; Karen Scott Collins; Commonwealth Fund.
Publisher: Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1996.
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The results of the landmark 1993 Commonwealth Fund survey demonstrated that women's health is too often neglected. This book, based on in-depth analysis of experiences reported in the survey, provides baseline information on the psychobehavioral factors that have an impact on women's health. Topics addressed include socioeconomic factors that influence health (insurance, employment, poverty), care-seeking behaviors,  Read more...
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Women's health.
Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)604153307
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Falik; Karen Scott Collins; Commonwealth Fund.
ISBN: 0801853532 9780801853531 0801853540 9780801853548
OCLC Number: 33404467
Description: xiii, 361 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : listening to women's voices, learning from women's experiences / Marilyn M. Falik --
Women's use of health care / Carol S. Weisman --
Women's use of preventive health services / Roberta Wyn, E. Richard Brown, and Hongjian Yu --
Gender and patterns of physician-patient communication / Sherrie H. Kaplan [and others] --
African American women : social factors and the use of preventive health services / Marsha Lillie-Blanton, Janice Bowie, and Marguerite Ro --
Latino women : health status and access to health care / Annette B. Ramirez de Arellano --
Midlife women : health care patterns and choices / Nancy Fugate Woods --
Older women : health status, knowledge, and behavior / Linda P. Fried --
Depression and self-esteem among women / Mary Clare Lennon --
Violence and abuse : implications for women's health / Stacey B. Plichta --
Poverty, access to health care, and medicaid's critical role for women / Barbara Lyons, Alina Salganicoff, and Diane Rowland --
Employment and women's health / Heidi I. Hartmann, Joan A. Kuriansky, and Christine L. Owens --
Health insurance and women's access to health care / Anne Lenhard Reisinger --
Conclusion : moving forward, evolving an agenda on women's health / Karen Scott Collins and Joan M. Leiman.
Responsibility: edited by Marilyn M. Falik and Karen Scott Collins.
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This volume is based on an in-depth analysis of the findings of the 1993 Commonwealth Fund survey, which demonstrated that women's health is too often neglected. Topisc include: socio-economic  Read more...

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