When Words Are Not Enough

By: Raskin, Valerie

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One in four women will experience clinical depression, anxiety, or premenstrual depression in her lifetime. The good news is that popular new prescription drugs like Prozac and Xanax bring much needed relief. The bad news is that many physicians and therapists are unaware of common issues for women. As medical treatment for depression and anxiety has become simpler, more and more general practitioners are prescribing antidepressants, often with little background in the nonmedical alternatives or complex mind-body interactions.

Emphasizing women's family roles as well as their unique biological/hormonal sensitivities, Dr. Raskin explains contemporary integrated treatment options. Raskin pays special attention to how birth control, menstrual cycles, childbearing, and menopause impact treatment choices. Raskin empowers women to take an active approach in dealing with common side effects, including weight gain and diminished sexual responsiveness. Using revealing case studies, Raskin offers a wealth of hands-on advice.

At a time when trends in health care have led to less personalized contact between doctor and patient, "When Words Are Not Enough" provides the facts and reassurance women need to be in control of their own health.

Title: When Words Are Not Enough

Author Name: Raskin, Valerie

Categories: Women's Health,

Publisher: Harmony: 1997-05-05

ISBN Number: 0553067133

ISBN Number 13: 9780553067132

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Softcover

Seller ID: 053103