Mental Health and Aging Women: Important Correlates

Pallavi M. Mehta,Parul Dave

Verlag: Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt.Ltd, 2008
ISBN 10: 8178356732 / ISBN 13: 9788178356730
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This book is a collection of papers on a variety of cross-cutting issues on the theme of mental Health and Aging women. It brings together contributions from academics, researchers, and Medical practitioners, in the form of Review papers, Hospital and community based quantitative and qualitative Research studies, psychological evaluations, and Observations and Experiences of medical practitioners. Besides the findings of a research project on Mental Health and Aging this book gives demographic data on the socio-economic and health conditions of the aged Population of India, explores the concerns and issues of aging women, their social realities and covers a range of problems related to the Physical and mental health of elderly persons. The role of Nutrition in mental health and intervention strategies has also been discussed in some papers. The last part is an annotated Bibliography of over 50 relevant literatures on Aging, Gender and Mental Health. Contents: 1. The Socio-demographic and Health Status of the Indian Elderly/Narayan P. Das and Urvi Shah 2. Mental Health and Aging : Glimpses of the WSRC Project/Parul Dave, Pallavi Mehta, Purnima Khanna Section I : AGING Women AND MENTAL HEALTH : ISSUES AND CONCERNS : 3. Mental Health and Aging : A Gender Perspective/Archana Sinha 4. Adjustment Problems of Aging Women/Dipti Oza Section II : GENDER AND Depression : 5. Gender Differences in Depression : Findings from a Controlled Study/Tushar Agravat 6. Depression in Middle Aged Women/Aruna Khasgiwala Section III : SOCIAL REALITIES AND MENTAL HEALTH OF WOMEN : 7. Determinants of Stress in Older Women/Geeta Challa, K, Mayuri 8. Mental Illness : A Risk Factor for Domestic Violence in Women?/Khyati Mehtaliya, G.K. Vankar 9. Is There Light at the Other End of the Tunnel? Travails of Widows from Rural Gujarat whose Children have out-migrated/Indira Mallya and Parul Dave 10. Traumatic Widowhood and Major Depression : A Study of Widows affected by Communal Violence/M.S. Saiyad, Arun Kumar, Chetan Patel, Rahul Shidhaye, Seema Garg, Nilesh Bhaiya, G.K. Vankar Section IV : SOME ASPECTS OF Physical AND MENTAL HEALTH IN AGING WOMEN : 11. Effects of Nutrients on Mental Health/N. Somashekara, Sandeep Shah, C.N. Ramchand 12. Effect of Iron Folic Acid Supplementation on the Physical and Mental Performance of Elderly, Anemic Women/Pallavi Mehta, Komal Chauhan, Swati Khurana 13. Physical and Mental Status of Geriatric Women of a District of Gujarat/Niraj Pandit, S.K. Choudhary, Jashmin Modi, Kalpesh Goswami 14. Osteoporosis in Aging Women : A study of adult women in a local community of Gujarat/Gayatree Jadeja and S. Rema 15. Common Medical Problems of the Elderly/Biren Roy Chauhan 16. Oral Care for Elderly People/Amit Parekh 17. Psychological and Social Aspects of Breast Cancer : Some Observations from Clinical Practice/Jayshree Mehta 18. Depression and Comorbid Anxiety in Older People : Diagnosis and Treatment Options/Anand B. Khorana Section V : Intervention Strategies : 19. "Pancha-Kosha" Purification in Mental Health Management : With Reference to Aging Women/B.M. Palan 20. Dealing with Depression During Menopause : Recommendations from Praxis/Monali Desai 21. Brahmi : An Alternative Therapy for Depression in Elderly Women/Pallavi Mehta, Tejal Vasavda, Arpita Shah and Komal Chauhan Printed Pages: 522. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 41976

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Inhaltsangabe: This book is collection of papers on a variety of cross-cutting issues on the theme of mental health and aging women. It brings together contributions from academics, researchers, and medical practitioners, in the form of review papers, hospital and community based quantitative and qualitative research studies, psychological evaluations, and observations and experiences of medical practitioners. Besides the findings of a research project on Mental Health and Aging this book gives demographic data on the socio-economic and health conditions of the aged population of India, explores the concerns and issues of aging women, their social realities and covers a range of problems related to the physical and mental health of elder persons. The role of nutrition in mental health and intervention strategies has also been discussed in some papers. The last part is an annotated bibliography of over 50 relevant literatures on Aging, Gender and Mental Health. About The Author:- Prof. Parul Dave retired in 2005 from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda as Head, Department of Human Development and Family Studies and Director, Women's Studies Research Centre. Family studies, women's studies and aging are areas of her academic interest. Her research work varies from tribal areas of Gujarat to migrated Gujaratis within and outside India. She had received Post-doctoral Fulbright Fellowship in 1992 and Shastri Indo Canadian Felloship in Women and Development in 2001. For these fellowships she had studied situation, programs and policies of Indian Aging Women in U.S.A. and Canada respectively. She is particularly interested in marriage and intergeneration relationships with focus on gender issues. Prof. Pallavi M. Mehta holds a M.Sc. Degree in Foods and Nutrition and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from M.S. University of Baroda. Presently she is Head and Professor, Department of Foods and Nutrition at the M.s. University of Baroda. She has more than 34 years of experience in teaching and r

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Verlag: Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt.Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: 2008
Einband: Hardcover
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