Bowman, Marjorie A., Frank, Erica, Allen, Deborah I.
Originally published with the title: Stress and Woman Physicians
3rd ed. 2002, XV, 187 p. 3 illus.
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In this newly revised, expanded and updated edition, the authors have provided a definitive resource about and for women physicians. From statistical data regarding practicing women physicians in the US and abroad, minorities and gay/lesbian physicians, to practical advice on coping with stress, STRESS AND WOMEN PHYSICIAN is an exceedingly useful and insightful volume for understanding and managing the issues faced by women physicians in both their professional and personal lives.
1) Historical Context 2) The Stress of Our Profession 3) Stress Prevention and Management 4) Enjoying a Marriage Partnership 5) The Second Shift 6) Having and Raising Children 7) Sexual Harassment and Sex Discrimination 8) Disability 9) Physical and Mental Health of Women Physicians 10) Ethnicity in Women Physicians 11) The Older Woman Physician 12) Women in Medical School and Academia 13) Women Physicians in Practice 14) Women Physicians as Healers 15) Conclusions