Behavioral Medicine and Women: A Comprehensive Handbook

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Elaine A. Blechman, Kelly D. Brownell
Guilford Publications, Aug 1, 1999 - Psychology - 876 pages
Documenting significant recent advances in understanding women's psychosocial and physical health, this comprehensive resource covers both prevention and intervention and provides cutting-edge information on the links between behavior and disease. With contributions from over 100 leading experts, the book addresses a wide range of topics on women's health across the lifespan, including physiological and mental conditions, substance abuse, sexuality and reproduction, body image, and cultural issues and concerns.
Succinct, accessible chapters with annotated references enable readers to find desired information quickly and easily. This volume would be invaluable to practitioners, students, and researchers in psychology, psychiatry, social work, nursing, and medicine, as well as other professionals and students involved with women's health issues.

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Elaine A. Blechman, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder

Kelly D. Brownell, PhD, Department of Psychology, Yale University

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