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New Dimensions In Women's Health / Edition 5

New Dimensions In Women's Health / Edition 5

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New Dimensions in Women's Health, Fifth Edition, offers a practical approach to understanding the health of women-all races, ethnicities, socioeconomic status, cultures, and orientations. Objective and data-driven, the Fifth Edition provides solid guidance for women to optimize their well-being and prevent illness and impairment. Each chapter of this book comprehensively reviews an important dimension of a woman’s general health and examines the contributing epidemiological, historical, psychosocial, cultural/ethical, legal, political, and economic influences.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763765927
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 07/29/2009
Edition description: 5E
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

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SUNY Downstate Medical Center, New York


Table of Contents

Part1 Foundations of Women's Health
Chapter1 Introduction to Women's Health
Chapter2 The Economics of Women's Health
Chapter3 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Part2 Sexual and Reproductive Dimensions of Women's Health
Chapter4 Sexual Health
Chapter5 Reproductive Health
Chapter6 Pregnancy and Childbirth
Chapter7 Sexually Transmitted Infections
Chapter8 Menopause and Hormone Therapy
Part3 Physical and Lifespan Dimensions of Women's Health
Chapter9 Nutrition, Exercise, and Weight Management
Chapter10 Understanding and Preventing Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer
Chapter11 Other Chronic Diseases and Conditions
Chapter12 Mental Health
Part4 Interpersonal and Social Dimensions of Women's Health
Chapter13 Substance Abuse
Chapter14 Violence, Abuse, and Harassment
Chapter15 Women in the Workforce

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