Periods

Written by an author with a distinguished background in both psychology and nursing, this down-to-earth overview of what is known about menstruation separates facts from mythology and normality from pathology.

Author: Sharon Golub

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 282

View: 573

Written by an author with a distinguished background in both psychology and nursing, this down-to-earth overview of what is known about menstruation separates facts from mythology and normality from pathology. It presents a broad survey of the research to date, covering psychological, developmental and medical issues.

From Menarche to Menopause

In this book, you will gain new understanding about the effects on a woman’s mental health that transitional life stages can cause, from preadolescence through the childbearing years to menopause.

Author: Joan Chrisler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317955536

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 230

View: 629

From Menarche to Menopause: The Female Body in Feminist Therapy examines the latest research on the menstrual cycle and women’s reproductive health. This timely volume focuses on women in therapy who are disconnected from—or even repelled by—their own bodies due to cultural attitudes, abuse, trauma, or the natural aging process. Experts in the fields of psychology and women’s health unite to celebrate the physical life stages of women and girls and to offer practical advice for therapists to use when addressing negativity caused by appearance, age, menstrual symptoms, or reproductive concerns. In this book, you will gain new understanding about the effects on a woman’s mental health that transitional life stages can cause, from preadolescence through the childbearing years to menopause. The suggestions in From Menarche to Menopause can help women resist the bombardment of negative messages and misleading information they receive about their bodies and their reproductive concerns. This helpful resource can also assist you in opening new lines of communication between mothers and daughter, women and men, and women and other women. From Menarche to Menopause discusses how to handle topics such as: self-loathing caused by media and cultural messages that affect women’s acceptance of their bodies overcoming a daughter’s reluctance to discuss sensitive topics of bodily maturation, menstruation, and emerging sexual development helping women, men, and couples cope with infertility assisting women in overcoming a disappointing birth experience providing therapeutic care to women and couples who experience perinatal loss addressing perimenopause in midlife women and the concerns, negative attitudes, and uncertainty of this transition This unique book fills the gap in feminist therapy literature with practical advice concerning the functions of women’s bodies that can be used within the therapy context. From Menarche to Menopause includes extensive references and several book reviews to further your research and provide reading and other resources you can recommend to your clients. This practical resource on women’s reproductive health—as it relates to mental health—is an important addition to the bookshelves of feminist psychologists, clinical practitioners, social workers, and health practitioners as well as faculty and students of these disciplines.

From Menarche to Menopause

Explores practical plans and techniques for addressing women's body issues to promote self-concept and self-acceptance.

Author: Joan C. Chrisler

Publisher: Haworth Press

ISBN: 9780789023490

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 218

View: 835

From Menarche to Menopause: The Female Body in Feminist Therapy examines the latest research on the menstrual cycle and women's reproductive health. This timely volume focuses on women in therapy who are disconnected from--or even repelled by--their own bodies due to cultural attitudes, abuse, trauma, or the natural aging process. Experts in the fields of psychology and women's health unite to celebrate the physical life stages of women and girls and to offer practical advice for therapists to use when addressing negativity caused by appearance, age, menstrual symptoms, or reproductive concerns. In this book, you will gain new understanding about the effects on a woman's mental health that transitional life stages can cause, from preadolescence through the childbearing years to menopause. The suggestions in From Menarche to Menopause can help women resist the bombardment of negative messages and misleading information they receive about their bodies and their reproductive concerns. This helpful resource can also assist you in opening new lines of communication between mothers and daughter, women and men, and women and other women. From Menarche to Menopause discusses how to handle topics such as: self-loathing caused by media and cultural messages that affect women's acceptance of their bodies overcoming a daughter's reluctance to discuss sensitive topics of bodily maturation, menstruation, and emerging sexual development helping women, men, and couples cope with infertility assisting women in overcoming a disappointing birth experience providing therapeutic care to women and couples who experience perinatal loss addressing perimenopause in midlife women and the concerns, negative attitudes, and uncertainty of this transition This unique book fills the gap in feminist therapy literature with practical advice concerning the functions of women's bodies that can be used within the therapy context. From Menarche to Menopause includes extensive references and several book reviews to further your research and provide reading and other resources you can recommend to your clients. This practical resource on women's reproductive health--as it relates to mental health--is an important addition to the bookshelves of feminist psychologists, clinical practitioners, social workers, and health practitioners as well as faculty and students of these disciplines.

From Menarche to Menopause

Discusses all of the factors related to menopause, looks at the social status of women in two cultures, and compares cultural attitudes toward menopause

Author: Yewoubdar Beyene

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780887068676

Category: Social Science

Page: 169

View: 678

Discusses all of the factors related to menopause, looks at the social status of women in two cultures, and compares cultural attitudes toward menopause

The Yale Guide to Women s Reproductive Health

This book is for every woman who has wished for an unhurried, personal conversation with a sympathetic doctor who will answer her questions about reproductive health.

Author: Mary Jane Minkin

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300135211

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 464

View: 383

This book is for every woman who has wished for an unhurried, personal conversation with a sympathetic doctor who will answer her questions about reproductive health. Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, a gynecologist practicing for more than 25 years, presents a complete and up-to-date guide to a healthy reproductive system for women in their teens through middle age. With warmth and understanding, Dr. Minkin and coauthor Carol V. Wright respond to questions about the gynecological issues that concern women today, including sexual activity, contraception, and family planning. Readers of The Yale Guide to Women’s Reproductive Health will learn how the female body works, what problems may arise, and what solutions are available—in short, they will become better prepared to participate in their own health care and to make healthy decisions.

Contraception

This authoritative guide to contraception gives highly practical, evidence-based advice, with enough detail to inform effective clinical practice.

Author: Paula Briggs

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 110761466X

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 661

This authoritative guide to contraception gives highly practical, evidence-based advice, with enough detail to inform effective clinical practice.

The Curse

"In its hard headed, richly documented concreteness, it is worth a thousand polemics." -- New York Times, from a review of the first edition "The Curse deserves a place in every women's studies library collection.

Author: Janice Delaney

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 9780252014529

Category: Social Science

Page: 334

View: 414

"In its hard headed, richly documented concreteness, it is worth a thousand polemics." -- New York Times, from a review of the first edition "The Curse deserves a place in every women's studies library collection." -- Sharon Golub, editor of Lifting the curse of Menstruation "A stimulating and useful book, both for the scholarly and the general reader." -- Paula A. Treichler, co-author of A Feminist Dictionary

Human Biology

( and premature menopause ) may be a risk factor of MZ twinning at early
maternal ages ; rapid oocytes depletion might be ... D . W . , W . R . Welch , S .
Cassels AND R . E . SCULLY 1983 Mumps , menarche , menopause , and
ovarian cancer .

Author: Raymond Pearl

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Anthropology

Page:

View: 587

Includes section "Recent literature useful in the study of human biology."

American Journal of Public Health

Previous studies have reported positive associations of age at menopause with
bone density and inverse associations of age at menarche with bone density .
This study examined the relationships of early age at menopause and number of
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Public health

Page:

View: 534

Includes section "Books and reports."

The Menstrual Cycle

In his paper on statistical studies on menstruation Matsumoto ( 1962a ) included
an individual menstrual record over 34 ... Treloar ( 1967 ) published the first
complete record of the successive menstrual cycles from menarche to
menopause ...

Author: Rudolf F. Vollman

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 193

View: 539


Population Sciences

... COOPERATION / MATERNAL MORTALITY / * POPULATION CONTROL /
SOCIOECONOMIC FACTORS / WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS Menarche , menopause , and intervening
fecundability . Treloar AE .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Birth control

Page:

View: 644


Anatomy Physiology

Note that an increase in the gonadotropin level at the time of menarche sustains
a high but variable level of estrogens until the time of menopause , when ovarian
follicular cells cease to respond to gonadotropins . A negative feedback ...

Author: Gary A. Thibodeau

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 968

View: 614


Anthony s Textbook of Anatomy Physiology

Note that an increase in the gonadotropin level at the time of menarche sustains
a high but variable level of estrogens until the time of menopause , when ovarian
follicular cells cease to respond to gonadotropins . A negative feedback ...

Author: Gary A. Thibodeau

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 968

View: 650


Taboo Bodies

Research from a feminist paradigm is composed primarily of texts written by
women to explore menopause as a transitional process in a woman ' s life . In
reviewing the extant research pertaining to menstruation and menopause , it is ...

Author: Dacia Charlesworth

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Menopause

Page: 1102

View: 481


III i e Dritte Weltkongress Wien 3 9 September 1961 Berichte

From menarche to age 22 , the percentage of anovulatory cycles decreases
systematically . ... In summary , the distribution of the unovulatory menstrual cycle
from menarche to menopause in a sample of healthy women has been presented
.

Author: International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Gynecology

Page: 504

View: 974


Menstrual Health in Women s Lives

Menstrual health education, migraine headaches that occur around the time of the period, menstrual synchrony, seasonal variations in the menstrual cycle, tampon safety, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS) are among the topics discussed in this ...

Author: Alice J. Dan

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 9780252062094

Category: Medical

Page: 301

View: 420

Menstrual health education, migraine headaches that occur around the time of the period, menstrual synchrony, seasonal variations in the menstrual cycle, tampon safety, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS) are among the topics discussed in this interdisciplinary volume.

Cumulated Index Medicus

spina bifida and the value of repeat alpha - fetoprotein Hilus cells from human
postmenopausal ovaries : Hormonal profile following total abdominal ... Ages at
menopause and menarche in a high - altitude postmenopausal women .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Medicine

Page:

View: 845


The Anthropologist

International Journal of Contemporary and Applied Studies of Man. Table 1 :
Distribution of menarcheal and menopausal age among the Iruliga females Age
at No . Percentage Mean S . E . Age at No Percentage Menarche menopause 11
01 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Anthropology

Page:

View: 650


Journal of the Indian Anthropological Society

Table 2 shows the relationship between the mean menarcheal age and the mean
age at menopause in the present sample . The table depicts a slightly later age at
menopause for females having early menarche . Thus , this study supports the ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Anthropology

Page:

View: 375


Practical Points in Gynecology

The age at onset of menopause has been increasing at a rate of 3 years per
century , which ranges between 52 and 55 years . The lower normal limit of ...
Menarche before the age of 9 years is called precocious puberty . 3 . Menarche
after the ...

Author: Donald P. Swartz

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Gynecology

Page: 393

View: 816