New Dimensions of Women's Health

New Dimensions of Women's Health

by Linda Lewis Alexander, Judith H. LaRosa

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Alexander, Linda Lewis, PhD, RN(Univ of Maryland); LaRosa, Judith H., PhD, RN(National Institutes of Health)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780867207774
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 03/01/1994
Series: Health Science Ser.
Pages: 438
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexxiii
Acknowledgmentsxxiv
About the Authorsxxv
Part 1Introducing the Dimensions of Women's Health1
Chapter 1Introduction to Women's Health3
Chapter 2Developmental Lifespan of Women25
Chapter 3Mental Health49
Chapter 4Occupational Health77
Part 2Lifestyle and Social Dimensions of Women's Health101
Chapter 5Nutrition and Weight Management103
Chapter 6Exercise and Fitness131
Chapter 7Substance Abuse155
Chapter 8Violence, Abuse, and Harassment201
Part 3Personal and Sexual Dimensions of Women's Health233
Chapter 9Sexual Health235
Chapter 10Contraception and Abortion271
Chapter 11Pregnancy and Childbirth313
Chapter 12Reproductive Tract Infections355
Part 4Lifespan Dimensions of Women's Health393
Chapter 13Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy395
Chapter 14Understanding and Preventing Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer413
Chapter 15Understanding and Preventing Chronic Conditions459
Summary482
Topics for Discussion483
References483
Glossary487
Index521

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