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Women’s Health Issues Across the Life CycleAuthor: Angela Sammarco
Women’s Health Issues Across the Life Cycle: A Quality of Life Perspective is a unique text that explores a wide-variety of health issues and concerns for women to offer a holistic approach to care. Presented within a quality of life framework, it provides a women-centred perspective to explore the range of factors that can impact women’s health and well-being throughout the major life stages.
The first text of its kind, Women’s Health Issues Across the Life Cycle: A Quality of Life Perspective examines the ways in which the physical, psychological, spiritual, socioeconomic, and family domains impact women’s quality of life. It also offers current research specific to women’s health, health promotion strategies and interventions, case studies, critical thinking questions, and Internet resources for more information.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 The Dimensions of Women’s Health
Chapter 2 Women’s Developmental Stages and Quality of Life
Chapter 3 Vulnerable Populations of Women
Chapter 4 Enhancing Women’s Health, Wellness, and Quality of Life
Chapter 5 Eating Disorders
Chapter 6 Bipolar Disorder
Chapter 7 Substance Abuse
Chapter 8 Consequences of Risky Sexual Behavior
Chapter 9 Violence against Women
Chapter 10 Breast Cancer
Chapter 11 Gynecologic Cancers
Chapter 12 The Climacteric and Menopause
Chapter 13 Cardiovascular Disease
Chapter 14 Stroke
Chapter 15 Musculoskeletal Disorders
Chapter 16 Alzheimer’s Disease