A Nurse's Guide to Women's Mental Health by Michele R. Davidson PhD CNM CFN RN,Michele R. Davidson

By Michele R. Davidson PhD CNM CFN RN,Michele R. Davidson

Named a 2013 Doody's center Title!

2012 3rd position AJN ebook of the yr Award Winner in Psychiatric-Mental well-being Nursing!

"This is a smart source for any nurse operating with women."--Score: ninety four, four Stars. Doody's scientific Reviews

This is a quick-access medical consultant to the variety of psychological future health matters and diagnoses that usually impact girls around the existence span. It specializes in the original biopsychosocial elements that make girls particularly liable to mental issues and emphasizes key stressors particular to girls which are precursors to psychological sickness. common headings and bulleted, concise presentation of data enables reading.

In addition to discussing psychological wellbeing and fitness concerns particular to ladies, the consultant covers detailed populations comparable to disabled girls, lesbian and transgendered girls, girl veterans, girls with forensic healthiness matters, and girls who've been the thing of violence. Chapters additionally tackle childbearing concerns, together with menstruation-related difficulties, infertility and its mental implications, and antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum mental issues. Developmental milestones, the effect of tradition on psychological ailment, and worldwide future health matters are coated in addition. Tables and charts current key evidence in an easy-to-read format.

Key Features:

  • Provides a concise, easy-to-use advisor to womenís psychological overall healthiness matters around the existence span for brand spanking new and pro nurse practitioners
  • Focuses on stressors specified to ladies as precursors of psychological illness
  • Delivers in most cases happening DSM-IV issues in ladies, utilizing a constant layout that incorporates etiology, review, and drug and behavioral healing techniques
  • Discusses preconception and childbearing concerns, the effect of violence, lady veterans, disabled girls, lesbian ladies, and transgendered women

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