Introducing the New Women’s Health Topics and Issues Page

Introducing the New Women’s Health Topics and Issues Page

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In the past year, about 1 in 10 women experienced depression. Even more live with or have experienced other psychological stressors that influence their day-to-day functioning. For example, sexual or emotional abusereproductive healthinequity in employment, and societal discrimination like sexualized media are other areas that detract from women’s psychological well-being.

Although these topics are significant to men and women, they may be especially relevant to females. Psychologists have a breadth of knowledge on a variety of topics that are salient to women’s psychological health. For example, psychologists have specialized training working with female trauma survivors, the psychological effects of pregnancymenstruation, menopause, and postpartum depression.

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Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in The Wire | 0 comments