Chapter 10. Psychosocial Issues and Reproductive Health Conditions: An Interface

  1. Prabha S. Chandra2,
  2. Helen Herrman3,4,
  3. Jane Fisher5,6,
  4. Marianne Kastrup7,
  5. Unaiza Niaz8,9,
  6. Marta B. Rondón10 and
  7. Ahmed Okasha11
  1. Veena A. Satyanarayana1,
  2. Geetha Desai2 and
  3. Prabha S. Chandra2

Published Online: 18 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470746738.ch10

Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society

Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society

How to Cite

Satyanarayana, V. A., Desai, G. and Chandra, P. S. (2009) Psychosocial Issues and Reproductive Health Conditions: An Interface, in Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society (eds P. S. Chandra, H. Herrman, J. Fisher, M. Kastrup, U. Niaz, M. B. Rondón and A. Okasha), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470746738.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

  2. 3

    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  3. 4

    WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia

  4. 5

    Key Centre for Women's Health in Society, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  5. 6

    WHO Collaborating Centre in Women's Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  6. 7

    Transcultural Psychiatry, Psychiatric Department, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark

  7. 8

    The Psychiatric Clinic & Stress Research Centre, Karachi, Pakistan

  8. 9

    The University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

  9. 10

    Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru

  10. 11

    WHO Collaborating Centre for Training and Research in Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Author Information

  1. 1

    Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2009

Book Series:

  1. World Psychiatric Association Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Helen Herrman

Series Editor Information

  1. WPA Secretary for Publications, University of Melbourne, Australia

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470754115

Online ISBN: 9780470746738

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • psychosocial issues and reproductive health conditions - an interface;
  • association between gynaecology and psychiatry;
  • reproductive health in psychological well-being of women;
  • infertility – a psychosocial appraisal;
  • Polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD) - common endocrine disorder, in reproductive age group women;
  • assisted reproductive technology (ART) and psychological outcome;
  • infertility - touching all aspects of a person's life;
  • qualitative methods of enquiry - gateway in research;
  • psychological implications of hysterectomy;
  • cervical cancer - most common cancer next to breast cancer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Infertility – a psychosocial appraisal

  • The psychological implications of hysterectomy

  • Gynaecological infections

  • Conclusions