This volume provides a comprehensive, up-to-date theoretical and empirical background to the psychology of reproductive health. Provides a life span perspective of the psychology of reproductive health and its disorders, from menarche to menopause and reproductive health in older ageFocuses on issues of the individual's reproductive health experience, including reproduction, pregnancy, maternity, and birth, as well as conditions such as PMDD, dysmenorrhea, and events including pregnancy failure, and abortionAcknowledges the wider social context with discussions of poverty, inequality, educational and economic status, age, and urban versus rural accessAddresses life style related factors, human rights to choice, information and access, fertility control and reproductive health regulation and health care servicesIllustrates topics with empirical data supported with tables and figures
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Published March 23, 2012
Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical.