Sexual health encompasses a broad range of interlinked mental, physical and emotional issues, reflecting how well-being, illness or a particular problem can influence a woman's sexuality and affect not only her but also her family, relationships, work and her own hopes and fears. Women's Sexual Health is a comprehensive reference and text book that holistically covers the full range of women's health issues from the young adolescent woman through to the post-menopausal woman. This book gives a holistic and balanced view of women's sexual well-being and of the inseparability of physical and mental health. The third edition of this successful book draws on a wealth of research and contributors' professional experience to provide a fully up-to-date and comprehensive textbook of women's sexual health.
- Comprehensively updated and referenced content on all aspects of women's health, reflecting the latest research and developments in current thinking
- Advice on dealing with key ethical and moral issues and dilemmas
- Case scenarios to illustrate particular situations
- Sections in each chapter containing: learning objectives; ideas for personal and professional development; patient education points; useful resources and further reading lists
Foreword. Preface .Women's sexuality. Ethico-legal issues in women's health .Promoting a healthy lifestyle. Using complementary therapies to aid women's sexual health .Psychosexual and emotional care. Women with special needs and concerns .Young people and sex. Sexuality during and after pregnancy . Unplanned pregnancy The management of subfertility. Contraception. Breast screening and breast disorders. Cervical screening and abnormalities. Sexual Health and sexually transmissible infections. Premenstrual syndrome. The menopause. Continence issues. Common gynaecological problems. Gynaecological investigations and surgery. Glossary. Index
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- © Bailièrre Tindall 2005
- 22nd March 2005
- Bailièrre Tindall
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Clinical Nurse Specialist in Family Planning, King's College Hospital NHS Trust; Menopause and PMS Specialist Nurse, The Lister Hospital, London, UK
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