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Mental Health from a Gender Perspective

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Published by Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental health services,
  • Psychology,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Medical,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Medical / General,
  • India,
  • Mental health,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8031147M
    ISBN 100761994777
    ISBN 109780761994770

      Perspectives: An Open Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, 2nd Edition by Nina Brown, Thomas McIlwraith, Laura Tubelle de González is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial International License, except where otherwise noted.


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Mental Health from a Gender Perspective. Gender and Mental Health provides a critical introduction to Mental Health from a Gender Perspective book ways in which gender affects mental health experiences and mental health service use. The volume is unique in including a policy perspective and an overview-including a look at crime, the law, and service structures-of society's responses to mental disorders/5(2).

Gender and Mental Healthprovides a critical introduction to the ways in which gender affects mental health experiences and mental health service use. The volume is unique in including a policy. Gender is a key determinant in mental health.

It moderates access to care, mediates the influence of socioeconomic factors on health, and interacts with specific risks of illness. Despite its importance, little is known about gender effects in the treatment of mental : Blanca M. Bolea-Alamanac. About the authors This book discusses psychiatric disorders among women in a manner that is relevant to clinical practice and keep cultural and social realities in perspective.

The topics covered in its chapters answer the needs of professionals, students, and faculty, providing an up-to-date conceptual tool that covers the relationships that exist between gender and health. The book will not only help users build expertise in psychology in gender and health, but also contribute to the awareness and training of psychologists as dynamic actors in the implementation of the gender perspective.

Key Features. Offers specific literature on the gender perspective in health and psychology. Addresses a broad and diverse audience, and its coverage is uniquely comprehensive.

Utilizes an intersectional approach to race, class, sexual orientation, nationality, disability status, and age. Gender differences have been reported in age of onset of symptoms, frequency of psychotic symptoms, course of these disorders, social adjustment and long term outcome.

The disability associated with mental illness falls most heavily on those who experience three or more comorbid disorders. Again, women predominate. WOMEN Women are more likely to have been treated for a mental health problem than men (29% compared to 17%).This could be because, when asked, women are more likely to report symptoms of common mental health problems.

(Better Or Worse: A Longitudinal Study Of The Mental Health Of Adults In Great Britain, National Statistics, )Depression is more common in women than men. More specifically, the present research incorporates the ecological model of coparenting, stress crossover, gender perspective, and child development to address how mental health affects parents.

Gender & Mental Health is an exciting textbook written from a policy perspective. Based on up-to-date information from Europe and the United States, it focuses not only on the individual experience of mental disorder for both men and women, but also on a range of mental health policy issues, including law.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: I. Gender and Mental Health: Inter-disciplinary Perspectives / Bhargavi V.

Davar Health of Indian Women: A Field Experience / Ajita Chakraborty Issues in Mental Health: A Clinical Psychology Perspective / Anisha Shah --IV. Gender and Psychopathology is a comprehensive review of the connection between gender and psychopathology.

The text is divided into five parts. Part I covers the introduction to the central themes discussed such as the connection between gender and patterns of psychopathology, personality disorders, concepts of mental health, and models related to Edition: 1. An Overview of Sociological Perspectives on the Definitions, Causes, and Responses to Mental Health and Illness; By Allan V.

Horwitz; Edited by Teresa L. Scheid, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, Tony N. Brown, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee; Book: A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health; Online publication: 05 June The first is that the ambiguity of gender as a social variable, in predicting mental health status, is also shared by others (such as age and race) (Rogers and Pilgrim ).

The least ambiguous predictor is social class—generally the poorer the person, the poorer their mental health, as with physical health. This book expands our understanding of mental health by considering the unique challenges faced by LGBTQ communities in the majority world.

LGBTQ Mental Health: International Perspectives and Pages: A comprehensive test of gender differences in overall psychopathology would require a systematic and exhaustive examination of gender differences across the known universe of mental health conditions, but this may be impossible to achieve due to a lack of consensus on the universe, the proliferation of diagnostic categories, and the tendency to Cited by: This study examines why men engage less in mental health service use, by studying how gender is performed in interactions, following the doing gender perspective.

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Included in the coverage: • Gender issues and cyberbullying in children and adolescents: from gender differences to gender identity measures.

• Family relationships and cyberbullying. Mental health disorders make a size-able contribution to the global burden of disease, affecting some million people worldwide, yet the resources devoted to mental health problems in most parts of the world are grossly inadequate.

The primary objective of this paper is to argue for a greater emphasis on gender issues in mental health research.

To better understand what happens inside the clinical setting, this chapter looks outside. It reveals the diverse effects of culture and society on mental health, mental illness, and mental health services. This understanding is key to developing mental health services that are more responsive to the cultural and social contexts of racial and ethnic minorities.

Promoting Mental Health: Concepts, Emerging Evidence, Practice clarifies the concept of mental health promotion and is a potent tool for guiding public officials and medical professionals in addressing the behavioural health needs of their societies.

The mental health literature also echoes the broader literature on social support, which demonstrates that men, in comparison to women, typically have smaller social networks and less frequent exchanges of social support with family and friends (Fuhrer & Stansfeld, ; Liebler & Sandefur, ).Cited by: 5.

InBroverman and Broverman conducted a groundbreaking study on the traits mental health workers ascribed to males and females. When asked to name the characteristics of a female, the list featured words such as unaggressive, gentle, emotional, tactful, less logical, not ambitious, dependent, passive, and neat.

The book provides guidance on specific issues aimed at a wide audience, male and female psychologists in training, male and female professionals who are in practice, such men and women need to know how gender perspective is applied from different approaches and perspectives to be able to act as active agents in applying this perspective in.

Welcome to the Mental Health Bookstore. We have books on ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Personality Disorders, Schizophrenia and many other mental health issues to help people with mental health conditions along with family and friends.

Eight years ago, in our book The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better, we shared with readers the correlations between higher inequality and higher rates of mental then, other pieces of the inequality-and-mental-health jigsaw puzzle have been falling into.

Why are mental health and disabilities fields that sociologists seem to neglect. Historically, medical sociologists studied mental health and institutions. But there are few sources in the recent sociological literature on women and mental health.

Feminist psychologists have done most of. Mental Health At Focus on the Family, our passion is to help families thrive in Christ.

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This handbook represents the first concerted effort to understand male mental health in a way that facilitates a positive step forward in both theory and treatment, with a focus on practical suggestions and demonstrations of successful clinical work with men. Designed for undergraduate classes, this textbook uses a sociological perspective to examine the types of mental disorders, causes, treatments, help-seeking behavior, the mental hospital patient, community care, public policy, legal issues, and the mental health effects of social class, age, gender, marital status, and race/ethnicity.

"I would recommend this book highly as an essential text for Mental Health Branch nursing." Philip Lister, Nurse Tutor, The Hereford & Worcestershire College of Nursing and Midwifery "Pilgrim and Rogers' text offers an excellent starting point for those wanting an overall introduction to the Praise for the first edition of A Sociology of Mental /5(14).

Mental health in the context of primary care Mental health is vital to positive physical outcomes and, as for all patients, should be addressed for transgender patients in primary care. Due to pathologization and mistreatment by mental health professionals, transgender people are often reluctant to engage with mental health providers.[1,2] Primary care settings may offer a.

Although this gender disparity in mental health is reported across diverse geographical regions, societies, populations, and social contexts, there is a dearth of research that explores a link Cited by:   Researchers want a different perspective on how gender discrimination and more specifically, gender equality and lack thereof, affects mental health among across a.

This book provides mental health professionals with a guide to the Gender Affirmative Model, the leading approach to providing culturally competent care to transgender and gender expansive children and their :   Women Have High Mental Health Diagnosis Rates.

The most common mental illness, anxiety, affects more than 40 million adults every year in the United States. Anxiety disorders such as generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder are twice as likely to affect women as men.

Of the million people who live with depression worldwide, women experience depression twice as often as men.Syllabus for HBEH Global Mental Health Edwin Fisher, Department of Health Behavior Thus, understanding cultural difference is a key part of understanding mental health.

IV. Global perspective is central to understanding mental health Texts: Craighead, W.E., Miklowitz, D.J., & Craighead, L.W.

(Editors). Beyond the "Gender Paradox.