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Title Women's minds, women's bodies : interdisciplinary approaches to women's health / edited by Gwyneth Boswell and Fiona Poland.

Publication Info. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.

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Description xv, 258 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-246) and indexes.
Contents 'A picture of health': women's health in historical context. Images of women's health and healing: cultural prescriptions? -- Disordered minds: women, men and unreason in thought, emotion and behaviour. Breaking and building bodies. Women and deliberate self-harm -- Women, drugs and alcohol -- Beyond health and beauty: a critical perspective on fitness culture -- Listening within: counselling women in awareness of the body. Giving women a voice: the power of health dialogues. Professional control or women's choice in childbirth? is either possible? -- Pregnant women and consent to treatment--from autonomy to state control and back again -- Long-term psychological effects of child sexual abuse -- Maternal depression and the needs of the child -- Can women with learning disabilities access good health care? a case study of cervical screening. Building health in policy and practice. Health policy and provision for maternity care in the United Kingdom in the twentieth century -- Ethnicity and inequalities in older women's health -- Discursive challenges: reproductive rights and women's well-being in developing countries.
Subject Women -- Health and hygiene.
Women -- Health and hygiene.
Women's Health.
Higiene (assistência à saúde)
Added Author Boswell, Gwyneth.
Poland, Fiona.
ISBN 0333919696 cloth