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Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health free pdf Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global Perspectives in a Changing Society considers both the mental health and psychiatric disorders of women in relation to global social change. The book addresses the current themes in psychiatric disorders among women: reproduction and mental health, service delivery and ethics, impact of violence, disasters and migration, women's mental health promotion and social policy, and concludes each section with a commentary discussing important themes emerging from each chapter. Psychiatrists, sociologists and students of women's studies will all benefit from this textbook. With a Foreword by Sir Michael Marmot, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London- Chair, Commission on Social Determinants of Health

About Prabha S. Chandra

Prabha S. Chandra is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India. She has served as a member of the WPA section on women's mental health and is the first person from a developing country to be elected to the executive of the Marce International Perinatal Psychiatry Society. She has also been a convener and chairperson of the Task force on women's mental health of the Indian Psychiatric Society. Her main research contributions in the areas of women's mental health have been in perinatal psychiatry, psychosomatic obsetrics and gynecology and the role of violence in women with mental illness. Prof. Chandra has received several national awards for research in womens mental health. She has been a member of the Advisory group on HIV Behavioral Research of the Indian Council of Medical Research and has also served as a Temporary Advisor to the WHO and UNAIDS. She has about 90 publications in the above areas of research and has edited several books and training manuals. Helen Herrman is Professor of Psychiatry at the Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne. She is also Director, WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health, Melbourne- Secretary for Publications, World Psychiatric Association- and Regional Vice-President Oceania, World Federation for Mental Health. Her interests include mental health promotion, the assessment of outcomes and quality of life for people with mental illnesses, the link between mental health and HIV infection, and the delivery of mental health services. Jane Fisher Deputy Director and Coordinator of International Programs, University of Melbourne, Australia. Marianne Kastrup was Medical Director of the Rehabilitation and Research Centre for Torture Victims, Copenhagen (1997-2001) and is now Head of the Centre Transcultural Psychiatry, Psychiatric. Dept. Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark. She is the Zonal Representative for the WPA and has served on various committees for both the WPA and the European Association of Psychiatry. Unaiza Niaz is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist who is the Director of The Psychiatric Clinic

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Author : Prabha S. Chandra
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Data Published : 03 August 2010
ISBN : 0470746734
EAN : 9780470746738
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 594 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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