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Author Ashurst, Pamela, 1940-
Title Understanding women in distress / Pamela Ashurst and Zaida Hall with contributions from George Christie [and others].
Imprint London ; New York : Tavistock/Routledge, 1989.

Subject Women -- Mental health.
Women -- Psychology.
Depression, Mental.
Stress (Psychology)
Genital Diseases, Female -- psychology.
Identification (Psychology)
Life Change Events.
Mental Disorders.
Mothers -- psychology.
Stress, Psychological.
Alt Name Hall, Zaida, 1925-
Description 1 online resource (x, 237 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-231) and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Authors and contributors; Forword; Introduction; 1. Understanding distress; 2. Women's role and identity; 3. The development of feminine identity and sexuality; 4. On becoming a mother; 5. Bonding and rejection; 6. Hungry womanhood; 7. Womanhood despoiled; 8. Lesbian womanhood; 9. Childless womanhood; 10. Barren womanhood; 11. Motherhood thwarted; 12. Motherhood bereft; 13. Motherhood disappointed; 14. Motherhood depressed; 15. Perverse womanhood; 16. Bereft womanhood; 17. Pairing and parting; 18. Single motherhood; 19. Stepmotherhood.
Summary Women are more likely to seek help from professionals when in times of distress. Therefore the response they recieve from the professionals is vital in determining the best outcome for them. This book provides the understanding they need.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0415018323
0415018331 (pbk.)
9780415018333 (pbk.)
0203131452 (electronic bk.)
9780203131459 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 70741392
Additional Format Print version: Ashurst, Pamela, 1940- Understanding women in distress. London ; New York : Tavistock/Routledge, 1989 (DLC) 89003569.