The Oxford Handbook of Perinatal Psychology

Hardcover | April 22, 2016

EditorAmy Wenzel

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The Oxford Handbook of Perinatal Psychology is the most comprehensive resource to date for scholars, students, and clinicians on the emotional and psychological experiences associated with childbirth. The volume describes the typical biological, emotional, and psychosocial changes associatedwith childbearing as well as various domains of pathology. Chapters on normal psychosocial and biological changes associated with childbearing provide a sound knowledge base from which to interpret research on specific aspects of emotional and psychological maladjustment during this time. Chapterson special issues orient readers to the vast array of contextual factors that affect new parents' experiences during the transition to parenthood. The Handbook covers a broader base of research relevant to perinatal psychology than any other published work to date, focusing not only on parentalwellbeing, but also on fetal and infant wellbeing. Readers will gain an understanding of what happens during the perinatal period, why it happens, and options for intervention when expected events go awry.

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The Oxford Handbook of Perinatal Psychology is the most comprehensive resource to date for scholars, students, and clinicians on the emotional and psychological experiences associated with childbirth. The volume describes the typical biological, emotional, and psychosocial changes associatedwith childbearing as well as various domains ...

Amy Wenzel, PhD, ABPP, is a licensed psychologist, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Adjunct Faculty at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She has authored or edited 17 books, many on the topics of perinatal psychology and cognitive behavioral therapy, as well as appr...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:736 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:April 22, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199778072

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1. Amy Wenzel: Introduction: The Unique Importance of Perinatal PsychologyPart One: Typical Course of Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period2. Laura J. Miller: Psychological, Behavioral, and Cognitive Changes during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period3. Jonathan Schaffir: Biological Changes during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period4. Mylene Lachance-Grzela: Relationship and Sexual Functioning During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period5. Catherine Monk and Amie Ashley Hane: Fetal and Infant Neurobehavioral Development6. Elizabeth Meins: Attachment: Theory and ClassificationPart Two: Psychopathology during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period7. Shaila Misri, Jasmin Abizadeh, and Sonya Nirwan: Depression during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period8. Stephen Matthey: Anxiety and Stress during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period9. Cheryl Tatano Beck: Panic Attacks during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period10. Nichole Fairbrother and Jonathan S. Abramowitz: Obsessions and Compulsions during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period11. Susan Ayers and Elizabeth Ford: Posttraumatic Stress during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period12. Annemarie Unger, Gabriele Fischer, and Loretta P. Finnegan: Drug Dependence during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period13. Emma Roberston Blackmore, Jessica Heron, and Ian Jones: Severe Psychopathology during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period14. Kelly C. Allison and David B. Sarwer: Body Image Disturbance during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period15. Simone Vigod and Meir Steiner: Biological Changes during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period: Biomarkers of Perinatal Psychopathology16. Vivette Glover: Maternal Stress During Pregnancy and Infant and Child Outcome17. Janice H. Goodman and Cindy Hsin-Ju Liu: Maternal Psychopathology and Child AttachmentPart Three: Clinical Intervention for Psychopathology during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period18. Kimberly J. Hart and Heather A. Flynn: Screening, Assessment, and Diagnosis of Mood and Anxiety Disorders during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period19. Amy Wenzel, Scott Stuart, and Hristina Koleva: Psychotherapy for Psychopathology during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period20. Lisa S. Segre, Michael W. O'Hara, and Elena Perkhounkova: Adaptations of Psychotherapy for Psychopathology during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period21. Amy Wenzel and Deborah Kim: Psychopharmacology during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period22. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett: Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Perinatal Depression23. Jane Fisher, Sara Holton, and Heather Rowe: Nonprofessional Resources for Pregnant and Postpartum Women24. Golfo Tzilos, Kristina Davis, and Caron Zlotnick: Prevention of Postpartum PsychopathologyPart Four: Problems during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period25. David J. Diamond and Martha O. Diamond: Understanding and Treating the Psychosocial Consequences of Pregnancy Loss26. Arthur L. Greil, Lone Schmidt, and Brennan Peterson: Understanding and Treating the Psychosocial Consequences of Infertility27. Diane Holditch-Davis and Margaret Shandor Miles: Understanding and Treating the Psychosocial Consequences of Pregnancy Complications and the Birth of a High-Risk InfantPart Five: Special Issues28. M. Cynthia Logsdon, Catherine Monk, and Alison E. Hipwell: Perinatal Experiences of Adolescent Mothers29. Julie Poehlmann and Rebecca Shlafer: Perinatal Experiences of Low-Income and Incarcerated Women30. Lori E. Ross and Abbie E. Goldberg: Perinatal Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People31. Jane M. Onoye, Deborah Goebert, and Leslie Morland: Cross-Cultural Differences in Adjustment to Pregnancy and the Postpartum PeriodPart Six: Conclusion32. Amy Wenzel: Perinatal Psychology: A Field with an Impressive Past and an Exciting Future