Women’s Health – FPN

Friday's Progress Notes
Mental Health Information
July 2015 - Vol. 19 Issue 7
Published by athealth.com


CONTENTS:

  1. Why Women’s Health Can’t Wait
  2. Working with Lesbian-Headed Families: What Social Workers Need to Know
  3. Working with women from all walks of life
  4. Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers
  5. Treatment Choices in Women with Bipolar Disorder Seeking Pregnancy: A Clinical Case Illustration
  6. Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Girls and Women
  7. Review of Trauma-Specific Treatment in the Context of Domestic Violence
  8. What stalking victims need to restore their mental and somatic health
  9. Alcohol A Women’s Health Issue
  10. Sexualization of Young Girls in Entertainment
  11. 10 Things Every Social Worker Needs to Know About Domestic Violence

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1. Why Women’s Health Can’t Wait
It is clear that men and women experience illness differently and this report looks closely at four diseases where this is especially true: cardiovascular disease, lung cancer, depression and Alzheimer’s disease. Brigham and Women's Hospital    Learn more...

2. Working with Lesbian-Headed Families: What Social Workers Need to Know
More lesbian women are choosing parenthood. One common challenge facing lesbian-headed families is how to navigate interactions with societies that are unaware of how to embrace nontraditional families.  Advances in Social Work   Learn more...

3. Working with women from all walks of life
This article explores some of the unique needs and circumstances that female clients bring to treatment. Counseling Today   Learn more...

4. Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers
Developed collaboratively for clinic-based healthcare providers, the Global Handbook offers the latest guidance on providing contraceptive methods. Knowledge for Health Project   Learn more...

5. Treatment Choices in Women with Bipolar Disorder Seeking Pregnancy: A Clinical Case Illustration
A 40-year-old woman with a long history of bipolar disorder discussed with the treating psychiatrist the possibility of planning a pregnancy. Case Reports in Psychiatry   Learn more...

6. Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Girls and Women
Although many recent changes have resulted in increased equality, opportunity, and quality of life, girls and women are also at risk for a variety of health concerns and life stresses. American Psychological Association (APA)   Learn more...

7. Review of Trauma-Specific Treatment in the Context of Domestic Violence
This paper reviews the trauma-based treatments that have been designed or modified specifically for IPV survivors and provides cautions and recommendations for moving forward. National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health   Learn more...

8. What stalking victims need to restore their mental and somatic health
Stalking victims typically experience mood, anxi­ety, and posttraumatic stress symptoms that require prompt evaluation and treatment.Current Psychiatry Online (Requires free registration)  Learn more...

9. Alcohol A Women’s Health Issue
Even in small amounts, alcohol affects women differently than men, therefore in some ways, heavy drinking is much more risky for women than it is for men. National Institutes of Health (NIH)   Learn more...

10. Sexualization of Young Girls in Entertainment
Concerns exist today among parents, particular social groups, and the government that girls as young as seven are being introduced to sexual material, and this is affecting their psychological well-being in many different ways. The New Social Worker   Learn more...

11. Ten Things Every Social Worker Needs to Know About Domestic Violence
Violence occurs in families from every socioeconomic level, race, education level, and community. As many as 40% of the male population may at some point become violent with an intimate partner. The New Social Worker   Learn more...


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