The Psychology of Gender and Health: Conceptual and Applied Global Concerns
This project book aims to show how to include sex and gender analysis in questions of health, with a particular approach for Psychology students and practitioners. It is also written for psychologists working in research and in clinical, health and community contexts, as well as for graduate and postgraduate students of Psychology. It can be a very valuable resource for the health (including mental health) care providers.
The Psychology of Gender and Health brings together 13 contributions around this proyecto. Its aim is to show throughout the chapters how health analysis with a gender viewpoint has potential relevance in all studies and research and their application. Also, to be of use in the necessary task befalling every professional, academic, researcher or student of psychology, namely reviewing his/her scientific knowledge and the effectiveness of his/her practice.
The book contains contributions from different standpoints of academics and professionals devoted to research and practice in health-related topics, male and female psychologists in training, male and female professionals who are in practice, such men and women need to know how gender perspective is applied from different approaches and perspectives to be able to act as active agents in applying this perspective in research and treatment of health cases.
The Psychology of Gender and Health: Conceptual and Applied Global Concerns.
This book is intended for graduate and postgraduate students of Psychology as well as for psychologists working in research and in clinical, health and community contexts. It will cover conceptual and applied aspects of gender and heath, offering a rich and updated overview of the contributions of Psychology in this field. The book may also be of interest for other professionals working in health and social fields, aiming to explore the psychological aspects of women and men in relation to sex and gender.
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