Clinical Manual of Women's Mental Health
The Clinical Manual of Women's Mental Health emphasizes evidence-based medicine and reflects the authors' expanding clinical experience. Key features include Extensively revised chapters on the use of psychiatric medications during pregnancy and breast-feeding, abortion and contraception, and the use of hormones during menopause. A meticulous review of the use of psychopharmacological agents to treat women at important reproductive transition points. Numerous and thorough references and citations from the latest peer-reviewed journals. More than 50 carefully annotated tables and charts -- especially those on the use of psychiatric medications in pregnancy and breast-feeding. Summary passages that enable readers to quickly gain access to important evidence-based data that will inform their practice.
Asserting that a multidisciplinary, comprehensive approach -- one that incorporates both psychotherapy and careful attention to social needs -- is integral to successful treatment, the authors of Clinical Manual of Women's Mental Health discuss the latest data on women's mental health, including premenstrual dysphoric disorder, hormonal contraception and effects on mood, mood/anxiety/psychotic disorders during pregnancy and postpartum, the effect of breast-feeding on the treatment of postpartum disorders, perimenopause and menopause, postmenopause, psychological implications of infertility, abortion and miscarriage, female-specific cancers, and gender issues in the treatment of mental illness.
Easily accessed by clinicians at every level of medicine, psychiatry, obstetrics-gynecology, psychology, and social work, the Clinical Manual of Women's Mental Health is best used as an ancillary text for students, interns, residents, and graduated clinicians and researchers in psychiatry, family medicine, internal medicine, internal medicine subspecialties, and obstetrics-gynecology.
Finally, lay women with psychiatric conditions who wish to better understand how they can make wise decisions regarding their care and well-being as they face important issues such as pregnancy, breast-feeding, and hormone therapy will welcome this updated edition of the Clinical Manual of Women's Mental Health.
- Paperback | 224 pages
- 138 x 210 x 13mm | 295g
- 27 Apr 2005
- American Psychiatric Association Publishing
- VA, United States
- annotated ed
- 3 Line drawings, unspecified
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This concise manual offers extensively revised chapters on premenstrual dysphoric disorder, hormonal contraception and its effects on mood, psychiatric disorders during pregnancy and the postpartum period, induced abortion and pregnancy loss, infertility, perimenopause and menopause, gender issues in the treatment of mental illness, and female-specific cancers. For handy reference in clinical situations, the book also features extensive references, more than 50 carefully annotated tables and charts, and summary passages that emphasize the key evidence-based data.
Easily accessed by clinicians from all medical and mental health disciplines, as well as by the lay public, the Clinical Manual of Women's Mental Health is an essential resource for every health professional who treats women -- from students, interns, and residents to experienced practitioners and researchers working in psychiatry, family medicine, internal medicine, internal medicine subspecialties, and obstetrics-gynecology.
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About Vivien K. Burt
Victoria Hendrick, M.D., is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and the Olive View - UCLA Medical Center.