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Women's Mental Health

A Clinical and Evidence-Based Guide

Editors: Rennó Jr, J., Valadares, G., Cantilino, A., Mendes-Ribeiro, J., Rocha, R., Geraldo da Silva, A. (Eds.)

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  • Provides a state of the art review written by leading experts on women's mental health
  • Covers a wide range of core knowledge needed to appropriately understand and perform diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders in women
  • Each chapter emphasizes current, evidence-based literature and highlights relevant information and clinical aspects of  the approach to and management of women suffering from mental disorders
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About this book

There is an increasing focus on medical studies related to differences between men and women, and women’s mental health stands out as one of the most important fields where sex-based differences are being investigated. Overall, studies show an existence of important sex-specific differences in several aspects of psychiatric disorders such as etiology, epidemiology, clinical presentation and therapeutics. In this book, recognized experts present the current state of knowledge on this topic, providing a reliable, accurate and comprehensive clinical guide to women's mental health. 
The book will steer clear of an in-depth discussion of genetics and sex-based differences to focus quickly and narrowly on how best to diagnose and treat psychiatric disorders in women, thereby offering a targeted and practical guide for clinicians. It is intended to serve a broad audience -- including psychiatrists, psychologists, family physicians, obstetricians, gynecologists, nurses, social workers and other medical and mental health providers with an interest in women's mental health.  
Women's Mental Health: A Clinical and Evidence-Based Guide will be fully evidence-based and will present chapters authored by distinguished leaders with extensive experience and clinical wisdom in this area. It offers psychiatrists, psychologists, family physicians, obstetricians, gynecologists, nurses, social workers and other medical and mental health providers a valuable source of information to enhance their clinical practice.

About the authors

Joel Rennó Jr., MD, PhDMD from the University of São Paulo Medical School, Brazil (1994). Medical residency (1997) and doctorate (2002) from the Institute of Psychiatry, University of São Paulo. Since 2013 Professor of Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, University of São Paulo Medical School. Director of Program on Women’s Mental Health at the Institute of Psychiatry Clinics Hospital University of São Paulo since 2000. Coordinator of the Commission of Studies and Research on Women’s Mental Health, Brazilian Association of Psychiatry.
Gislene C Valadares, MD, MScPsychiatrist and master’s in Pharmacology and Molecular Biochemistry from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil. President of the Brazilian Association for Prevention and Treatment of Sexual Offense. Member of the Women’s Mental Health Section at the World Psychiatric Association, of the International Association for Women’s Mental Health and of the Women’s Mental Health Research and Study Group at the Brazilian Association of Psychiatry. Member of the clinical Staff at the Women’s Mental Health Service at UFMG, supervisor of the Psychiatry Residents at UFMG Medical School. Her focus areas include women’s mental health, gender violence, sexual violence against women and incestuous families.
Amaury Cantilino, MD, PhDMD (1999), master’s (2003) and PhD in Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (2009) from the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), Brazil. Currently he is a researcher at the UFPE’s Women’s Mental Health Program and a supervisor of the Psychiatry Residents at the UFPE Clinical Hospital. His focus areas include women’s mental health, postpartum depression, screening scales, and psychopharmacology during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Jeronimo Mendes-Ribeiro, MDMD from the Universidade Catolica de Pelotas Medical School (Brazil). Specialist qualification in Psychiatry from the Brazilian Psychiatry Association. Clinical Research Fellow for Women’s Mental Health at McMaster University (Canada).
Renan Rocha, MD, MHSSpecialist in psychiatry and psychotherapy. He is currently a researcher and psychiatrist at the Laboratory of Epidemiology, University of Southern Santa Catarina (UNESC). He has been a member of the Commission of Studies and Research on Women’s Mental Health, Brazilian Association of Psychiatry, since 2012. His current research interests concern issues on evidence-based telepsychiatry.
Antônio Geraldo da Silva, MDDr. Antônio Geraldo da Silva holds a specialist qualification in Psychiatry from the Brazilian Association of Psychiatry and completed his residency in Psychiatry at the University of Brasilia. Current president of the Brazilian Association of Psychiatry.

Table of contents (27 chapters)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-29081-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $119.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-29080-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Women's Mental Health
Book Subtitle
A Clinical and Evidence-Based Guide
Editors
  • Joel Rennó Jr
  • Gislene Valadares
  • Amaury Cantilino
  • Jeronimo Mendes-Ribeiro
  • Renan Rocha
  • Antonio Geraldo da Silva
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-29081-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-29081-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-29080-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 430
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 7 illustrations in colour
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