Women's Mental Health
Friday's Progress Notes - June 25, 1999
Mental Health Information - Vol. 3 Issue 24
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1. Detection and treatment of postpartum major depression
2. Patient/client handout on postpartum depression
3. Health screening in older women
4. Bone health
5. Women and alcohol abuse
6. Depression and diabetes
7. Emotional eating
8. Body image
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- Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychotherapy
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- Suicide Assessment and Intervention
- Supervision: Issues in Clinical Supervision
- PTSD: Treating Adults, Adolescents, and Children
- Eating Disorders, Obesity, and Other Eating-Related Problems
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Brief CBT in the Treatment of Substance Abuse
- Alcohol Problems in Intimate Relationships
- Dream Interpretation: A Developmental Counseling and Therapy Approach
- Adolescent Girls: Development and Treatment Issues
- Psychotherapeutic Medications: What Every Counselor Should Know
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1. AMERICAN FAMILY
Postpartum Major Depression: Detection and Treatment
Postpartum depression is a traumatic event that can have lasting effects on a
woman's confidence in herself as a mother and on her infant's social, emotional and
2. AMERICAN FAMILY
Postpartum Depression and the Baby Blues
This is a patient/client handout on postpartum depression.
3. AMERICAN ACADEMY
OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS
Health Screening in Older Women
This article points out the unique health needs of older women and discusses screening
factors and guidelines for such issues as functional status, cognition, depression,
alcohol abuse, and domestic violence.
4. OFFICE ON WOMEN'S HEALTH
Falls are the most common cause of injury and injury-related death among older adults. Falls that result in serious injury, like a broken bone, can threaten your physical health and independence.
INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM
Alcohol: A Women's Health Issue
Drinking behavior differs with the age, life role, and marital status of women.
6. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Stress and Your Health
Information on why women are vulnerable to stress, how to cope, how to change behavior,
and the psychological signs of stress.
Emotional Eating and Binge Eating Disorder
Athealth.com welcomes Ellen Shuman, Director of the Acoria Eating Disorders Treatment Center in Cincinnati, and Dr. Sandy Matthews, a licensed psychologist at the Acoria Eating Disorders Treatment Center, who answer questions about emotional overeating and binge eating disorder.
Body Image and Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Athealth.com is pleased to welcome J. Kevin Thompson, PhD, co-author of Exacting Beauty: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment of Body Image Disturbance, who answers questions about body image and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD).
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