The Psychology Of Gender And Health: Conceptual And Applied Global Concerns

Hardcover | January 4, 2017

byM. Pilar Sánchez-lEditorRosa M. Limiñana-gras

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The Psychology of Gender and Health: Conceptual and Applied Global Concerns examines the psychological aspects of the intersection between gender and health and the ways in which they relate to the health of individuals and populations. It demonstrates how gender should be strategically considered in the most routine research tasks from establishing priorities, constructing theory, designing methodologies, in data interpretation, and how to practically apply this information in clinical contexts. The topics covered in its chapters answer the needs of professionals, students, and faculty, providing an up-to-date conceptual tool that covers the relationships that exist between gender and health. The book will not only help users build expertise in psychology in gender and health, but also contribute to the awareness and training of psychologists as dynamic actors in the implementation of the gender perspective in their studies, reflections, research, and health interventions. Offers specific literature on the gender perspective in health and psychology Addresses a broad and diverse audience, and its coverage is uniquely comprehensive Utilizes an intersectional approach to race, class, sexual orientation, nationality, disability status, and age Updates on the pressing concerns of gender violence Covers specific content on transgender and same-sex attracted populations that includes a focus on men and masculinity Deals with hot topics on infertility, immigration, and HIV/AIDS

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The Psychology of Gender and Health: Conceptual and Applied Global Concerns examines the psychological aspects of the intersection between gender and health and the ways in which they relate to the health of individuals and populations. It demonstrates how gender should be strategically considered in the most routine research tasks fro...

Doctor of Psychology (Extraordinary Doctorate Prize) and Diploma of Educational Science from the School of Psychology, both belonging to the Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Chair Professor of the same University. Has been President of a National Congress (1998), and guest organizer of 15 Symposia in National and International Congress...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:430 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 4, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128038640

ISBN - 13:9780128038642

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Health From a Gender Perspective: The State of the Art

Part I. Conceptual Approaches for Gender and Health

Chapter 2. Gender-Based Perspectives About Women's and Men's Health

Chapter 3. The Health Gender Gap: A Constrained Choice Explanation

Chapter 4. Masculinities and Health: Whose Identities, Whose Constructions?

Chapter 5. Transgender, Sexual Orientation, and Health

Part II. Clinical and Health Contexts

Chapter 6. He's More Typically Female Because He's Not Afraid to Cry: Connecting Heterosexual Gender Relations and Men's Depression

Chapter 7. Intimate Partner Violence Against Women: Prevention and Intervention Strategies in Spain

Chapter 8. Examining Migrants Health From a Gender Perspective

Chapter 9. An Integrity Model, Existential Perspective in Clinical Work With Men From a Gender and Health Perspective

Chapter 10. Contributions of Gender Perspective to HIV Infection

Chapter 11. Breastfeeding and Health: A Gender Perspective

Chapter 12. Mainstreaming Gender Equality to Improve Women's Mental Health in England

Chapter 13. Health and Gender Perspective in Infertility

Chapter 14. Epilogue