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Women's Health
Hormones, Emotions and Behavior


Part of Psychiatry and Medicine

R. C. Casper, K. E. William, D. Renshaw, L. Marsh, N. Ahmed, M. D.- P. T. Loosen, D. L. Musselman, C. B. Nemeroff, J. Fair, D. Spiegel, S. Stein, J. L. Kelsey, R. Marcus
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  • Date Published: April 2008
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521060202

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  • This book offers an overview of the complex interplay between hormonal activation and individual and environmental influences in health and disease in women. The book provides useful information and background material important for treating problems related to the reproductive cycle, eating disorders, drug treatment of women, and clinical and treatment issues in coronary artery disease and breast cancer. This is a medically oriented book written firstly for the practising physician in primary care, psychiatry, internal medicine and gynaecology and obstetrics.

    • A new look at the interaction between physical and psychological states in women
    • Written by some of the top researchers in women's health
    • A clinically useful reference describing the ways in which women's reactions to disease or drugs may be different from men's
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    Product details

    • Date Published: April 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521060202
    • length: 348 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.51kg
    • contains: 1 b/w illus. 33 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Growing up female Regina C. Casper
    2. Reproduction and its psychopathology Katherine E. Williams and Regina C. Casper
    3. Womn's sexual function and dysfunction Domeena C. Renshaw
    4. Gender differences in brain morphology and in psychiatric disorders Regina C. Casper and Laura Marsh
    5. Thyroid hormones in major depressive and bipolar disorder Naseem Ahmed Smith and Peter T. Loosen
    6. The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal-cortical system Dominique L. Musselman, Gail Anderson, Maryfrances R. Porter and Charles B. Nemeroff
    7. The cost of starvation: eating disorders Regina C. Casper
    8. Coronary artery disease and women: estrogens and psychosocial and lifestyle risk factors Regina C. Casper, Kathleen A. Berra and Joan M. Fair
    9. The psychophysiology of breast cancer: Disease, hormones, immunity and stress Sara L. Stein, Kaye Hermanson and David Spiegel
    10. The psychopharmacology of women Regina C. Casper
    11. Intervention trials concerned with disease prevention in women Jennifer L. Kelsey and Robert Marcus.

  • Editor

    Regina C. Casper, Stanford University, California


    R. C. Casper, K. E. William, D. Renshaw, L. Marsh, N. Ahmed, M. D.- P. T. Loosen, D. L. Musselman, C. B. Nemeroff, J. Fair, D. Spiegel, S. Stein, J. L. Kelsey, R. Marcus

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