New York: Basic Civitas Books, c2005. Factors associated with perceived paternal involvement in childrearing. Rationale: Symptoms of depression, disturbed body image and eating disorders, and dependency in girls and women can emerge in a context of powerlessness Enns, 2004; Mazure et al. Trauma in children and adolescents: Risk and treatment of psychiatric sequelae. Prescriptive gender stereotypes and backlash toward agentic women. A short history of the future: Feminism and clinical psychology. Psychologists are also urged to be knowledgeable about and work to help eliminate barriers to psychological treatment for girls and women and to insure full access to psychological services.
Toward an inclusive psychology: Infusing the introductory psychology textbook with diversity content. Through a review of psychological and literary sources, she illustrates the feminine construction of reality. Social Science and Medicine, 54. Research on women of color: From ignorance to awareness. Distress and concerns in couples referred to a specialist infertility clinic.
These handbooks should be acquired by college and university libraries. The media plays a major role in shaping contemporary values and attitudes. African American lesbian couples: Ethnocultural considerations in psychotherapy. The unique biological, social, and psychological realities of persons with diverse social identities point to the value of considering how gender and other social identities may affect the expression of a disorder. Sexual health begins with one's sexual self-concept or belief in one's ability to deal with oneself and others as a sexual person and to feel in control of the sexual aspects of one's life Snell, 1998. Application: Psychologists are encouraged to participate in prevention, education, and social policy as forms of psychological practice that improve the mental health and lives of women and girls. Having a multiracial identity that is validated by others as opposed to invalidated or contextually dependent identities was associated with higher levels of identity integration and self-concept clarity.
American Journal of Public Health, 95 4 , 703-709. Women's gender-role socialization, gender-role conflict, and abuse: A review of predisposing factors. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, c2005. African-American women: Considering diverse identities and societal barriers in psychotherapy. New York: Oxford University Press. Assessment tools such as social, cultural, and gender role identity analyses may be especially useful for facilitating assessment of the experiences of girls and women e.
In addition, studies have suggested that counselors and therapists who prioritize issues of power with their clients are more likely to engage in behaviors that promote empowerment of clients Worell, 2001. Psychologists may also assist in identifying and evaluating self-help books and electronic information and support structures e. Racial and cultural identity development: Therapeutic implica-tions. Hence, women, and particularly women of color, may be blamed for their poverty status. Within a given setting, as youths, the potential for social experiences were relatively fixed and changed only gradually. Journal of Counseling and Development, 83. Goodheart, Kazdin, and Sternberg have edited a powerful, insightful, and timely contribution essential for understanding and implementing clinical practice, research, and training relevant to evidence-based psychotherapy.
Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, c2005. The role of hostile and benevolent sexism in women's and men's perceptions of the menstruating woman. Poverty, welfare, and patriarchy: How macro-level changes in social policy can help low-income women. African-American women are more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia than White women Marecek, 2001. Clearing the air: Identity safety moderates the effects of stereotype threat on women's leadership aspirations. Females, on the other hand, showed higher risk for suicidal ideation and behavior as well as disordered eating and more frequent use of alcohol than males. Identity and the life cycle.
Feminism and Diversity in Psychology: The Case of Women of Color. Shifting: The double lives of Black women in America. Gender differences regarding responses to psychopharmacological treatments have received insufficient attention Ackerman, 1999. Archives of Internal Medicine, 160. Amsterdam; Boston: Elsevier Academic Press, c2004. Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders 4th ed. Risks to Healthy Development: The Somber Planes of Life, Cheryl Brown Travis 3.
Further, women and girls may be misdiagnosed with more stigmatizing and chronic disorders e. View all references and construction of the genogram are used to explore individual differences. Ethnic minority women as they age. Sex bias in the diagnosis of borderline personality disorder and post traumatic stress disorder. The majority of the sexually abused runaways ran away due to problems in their relationships with parent figures. New York: Columbia University Press.
Multicultural assessment: Reexamination, reconceptualization, and practical applications. Rice, and Carol Zerbe Enns, were appointed by Divisions 17 and 35 in April, 2000 to assemble a task force that would be responsible for drafting a new set of guidelines for counseling and therapy with women and girls. Assessing and improving women's health. In Shaping the Future of Feminist Psychology: Education, Research, and Practice, ed. I briefly summarize the development of the intersectionality perspective, and then review how the realization of its promise has been diverted by preoccupation with intersectionality as a methodological challenge.
Poverty, inequality, and discrimination as sources of depression among U. Journal of Family Issues, 23. Older Americans 2000: Key indicators of well-being. It is easy to read yet it challenges the reader to look beyond simple explanations. Kelly, Jess Maghan, Joseph D. New York, Harrington Park Press. The interaction between physical, psychological, and cultural factors is integrated with This book integrates the role of gender in girls' and women's development across the life span, looking specifically at internal and external vulnerabilities and risks, and the protective or supportive factors that facilitate effective coping, positive growth, strength, and resilience.