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Gender and Psychopathology

  • 1st Edition - January 28, 1982
  • Editor: Ihsan Al-Issa
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 2 - 6 0 7 7 - 8

Gender and Psychopathology is a comprehensive review of the connection between gender and psychopathology. The text is divided into five parts. Part I covers the introduction to… Read more

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Gender and Psychopathology is a comprehensive review of the connection between gender and psychopathology. The text is divided into five parts. Part I covers the introduction to the central themes discussed such as the connection between gender and patterns of psychopathology, personality disorders, concepts of mental health, and models related to gender. Part II deals with the developmental perspective of gender and psychopathology and includes topics such as the relationship between gender and the psychopathology of both the adult and child. Part III talks about topics related to gender and major psychopathology such as gender and depression, schizophrenia, and phobia. Part IV covers personality disorders in relation to gender, which includes drinking and alcohol abuse, drug use and abuse, and crime. Part V discusses gender and mind-body problems such as sexual problems and psychophysiological disorders. The book is recommended for both graduate and advanced undergraduate students who are taking up women's studies, abnormal psychology, or counseling.