Women and Mental Health

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SUBJECT INDEX
Abortion, 102, 503, 614; counseling on, 309, 395-98, 400-405, 626-27; spontaneous, 99
Adolescents: abortion counseling for, 400‐ 405; anorectic, 241-46 (see also Anorexia nervosa); binge-fast behavior in, 248-61; Freudian view of, 4; menarche as perceived by, 311-23; pregnant, 397, 402‐ 403; oral impregnation fears of, 250-51; 260, 260n4; out-of-wedlock birth rates for, 363
Aggression: depression and, 214, 225; hormonal influences and, 16, 71-72; overdependency and, 19
Agoraphobia, 223
Alcoholism, 124, 159; depression and, 172‐ 74, 187; disease concept of, 115-16; men predisposed to, 158; misdiagnosed in women, 114; see also Female alcoholics
Alimony, 365
Amenorrhea, 99, 251
Amnesia, 207, 217
Amphetamine abuse, 257
Androgen, 212
Androgenital syndrome, 16
Androgyny, 12, 542, 554; psychological, 76, 604
Anorexia nervosa, 159; bulimia and, 248‐ 61; case material regarding, 242-46; historical review of, 240-42; therapeutic implications in, 245-46
Anxiety hysteria, 207, 217-18, 223
Anxiety neurosis, 218
Archetypes, 118-21, 124
Assertiveness, 71; anxiety about, 99; labeled "penis envy," 107; training in, 110
Autistic children, 121
Barbiturates, 289
Battered women, see Wife battering
Behaviorist techniques, 249n1, 261n5
Bereavement: depression and, 162, 166, 170, 212, 214-25; divorce and, 407; group therapy in, 419-24
Binge-fast behavior, 248-61
Biological determinism, 12-22
Body image: in anorexia, 241, 249, 254; after mastectomy, 412
Breast cancer, 411-17
Breast envy, 29-30
Bulimia, 248-61
Career development counseling, 626
Castration complex, 4-5, 9; devaluation of women and, 28, 39; menarch and, 312‐ 13
Child abuse, 114, 116, 120; see also Incest
Childbirth, 17, 340-45; see also Pregnancy
Child pornography, 117
Child support, 365-67
Climacteric, see Menopause
Clitoris, 15, 15n4, 72
Cognition: hormonal influence on, 74; hysteria and, 198, 200-201
Competitive behavior, 16, 71
Compulsions, 158
Consciousness-raising groups, 110, 309; as psychotherapy, 510, 581-98; therapy for women modeled on, 572-79
Contraceptive counseling, 404-405
Conversion hysteria, 207, 217, 219, 221-25
Conversion reactions, 196
Crime, 187, 274, 276-77, 290
Dependency, 19; anorexia nervosa and, 243-45; binge-fast behavior and, 251-61; depression and, 215; devaluation and envy of women and, 27-33; drug addiction and, 275-77; fostered by psychotherapy, 113, 185; hysteria and, 198-99, 203, 208-209; after marriage, 228-39; therapeutic philosophy and, 101
Depression: drug addiction in women and, 275, 290; dynamics of, 212-17; female endocrine physiology as a cause of, 177-81, 189; feminist influence on understanding of, 514-15; Freudian view of, 6; gender bias in diagnosis of, 154-56, 158-59; genetic factors in, investigated, 175-76, 188-89; incest and, 481, 487-89; menopause and, 389-92; overdependency and, 19; postpartum, 178-79, 340-45; psychosocial explanation for fe

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