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Mental Heath And Aging Women Important Correlation

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ISBN: 9788178356730    Publisher: Kalpaz Publications Year of publishing: 2008     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 522        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Prof. Parul Dave retired in 2005 from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda as Head, Department of Human Development and Family Studies and Director, Women's Studies...Read more
Description About The Author:- Prof. Parul Dave retired in 2005 from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda as Head, Department of Human Development and Family Studies and Director, Women's Studies Research Centre. Family studies, women's studies and aging are areas of her academic interest. Her research work varies from tribal areas of Gujarat to migrated Gujaratis within and outside India. She had received Post-doctoral Fulbright Fellowship in 1992 and Shastri Indo Canadian Felloship in Women and Development in 2001. For these fellowships she had studied situation, programs and policies of Indian Aging Women in U.S.A. and Canada respectively. She is particularly interested in marriage and intergeneration relationships with focus on gender issues. Prof. Pallavi M. Mehta holds a M.Sc. Degree in Foods and Nutrition and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from M.S. University of Baroda. Presently she is Head and Professor, Department of Foods and Nutrition at the M.s. University of Baroda. She has more than 34 years of experience in teaching and research. Her area of interest is Geriatric Nutrition. She has published sizeable number (over fifty) of papers in reputed National and International journals and written several monographs, chapters in books and report of the projects that she had undertaken. She was Govt. of India scholar for two years and during her career she made presentations at conferences and won prestigious awards like Goenka Memorial award from India Dietetic Association and Young Scientist award from Nutrition Society of India. She is a registered dietitian recognized by India Dietetic Association. She is member of many professional and academic bodies and was Vice President, IDA Gujarat Chapter, President, Alumini Association of Department of Foods and Nutrition, M.S. University.Contents:- Foreword • Preface • Acknowledgements • Introduction • List of Contributor • The Socio-demographic and Health Status of the Indian Elderly • Mental Health and Aging : Glimpses of the WSRC Project • Section-I : Aging Women and Mental Health: Issues and Concerns • Mental Health and Aging: A Gender Perspective • Adjustment Problems of Aging Women • Section-II : Gender and Depression • Gender Differences in Depression : Findings from a Controlled Study • Depression in Middle Aged Women • Section-III : Social Realities and Mental Health of Women • Determinans of Stress in Order Women • Mental Illness: A Risk Factor for Domestic Violence in Women? • Is There Light at the Other End of the Tunnel? Travails of Widows from Rural Gujarat whose Children have out-migrated • Traumatic Widowhood and Major Depression: A Study of Widows Affected by Communal Violence • Section-IV : Some Aspects of Physical and Mental Health in Aging Women • Effects of Nutrients on Mental Health • Effect of Iron Folic Acid Supplementation on the Physical and Mental Performance of Elderly, Anemic Women • Physical and Mental Status of Geriatric Women of a District of Gujarat • Osteoporosis in Aging Women: A Study of adult Women in a Local Community of Gujarat • Common Medical Problems of the Elderly • Oral Care for Elderly People • Psychological and Social Aspects of Breast Cancer: Some observations from clinical Practice • Depression and Comorbid Anxiety in Older People: Diagnosis and Treatment Options • Section-V : Intervention Strategies • "Pancha-Kosha" Purification in Mental Health Management: With Reference to Aging Women • Dealing with Depression During Menopause: Recommendations from Praxis • Brahmi: An Alternative Therapy for Depression in Elderly Women • Epilogue • Annotated Bibliography • Index.About The Book:- This Book Is Collection Of Papers On A Variety Of Cross-Cutting Issues On The Theme Of Mental Health And Aging Women. It Brings Together Contributions From Academics, Researchers, And Medical Practitioners, In The Form Of Review Papers, Hospital And Community Based Quantitative And Qualitative Research Studies, Psychological Evaluations, And Observations And Experiences Of Medical Practitioners. Besides The Findings Of A Research Project On Mental Health And Aging This Book Gives Demographic Data On The Socio-Economic And Health Conditions Of The Aged Population Of India, Explores The Concerns And Issues Of Aging Women, Their Social Realities And Covers A Range Of Problems Related To The Physical And Mental Health Of Elder Persons. The Role Of Nutrition In Mental Health And Intervention Strategies Has Also Been Discussed In Some Papers. The Last Part Is An Annotated Bibliography Of Over 50 Relevant Literatures On Aging, Gender And Mental Health., About The Author:- Prof. Parul Dave Retired In 2005 From The Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda As Head, Department Of Human Development And Family Studies And Director, Women'S Studies Research Centre. Family Studies, Women'S Studies And Aging Are Areas Of Her Academic Interest. Her Research Work Varies From Tribal Areas Of Gujarat To Migrated Gujaratis Within And Outside India. She Had Received Post-Doctoral Fulbright Fellowship In 1992 And Shastri Indo Canadian Felloship In Women And Development In 2001. For These Fellowships She Had Studied Situation, Programs And Policies Of Indian Aging Women In U.S.A. And Canada Respectively. She Is Particularly Interested In Marriage And Intergeneration Relationships With Focus On Gender Issues. Prof. Pallavi M. Mehta Holds A M.Sc. Degree In Foods And Nutrition And Ph.D. In Biochemistry From M.S. University Of Baroda. Presently She Is Head And Professor, Department Of Foods And Nutrition At The M.S. University Of Baroda. She Has More Than 34 Years Of Experience In Teaching And Research. Her Area Of Interest Is Geriatric Nutrition. She Has Published Sizeable Number (Over Fifty) Of Papers In Reputed National And International Journals And Written Several Monographs, Chapters In Books And Report Of The Projects That She Had Undertaken. She Was Govt. Of India Scholar For Two Years And During Her Career She Made Presentations At Conferences And Won Prestigious Awards Like Goenka Memorial Award From India Dietetic Association And Young Scientist Award From Nutrition Society Of India. She Is A Registered Dietitian Recognized By India Dietetic Association. She Is Member Of Many Professional And Academic Bodies And Was Vice President, Ida Gujarat Chapter, President, Alumini Association Of Department Of Foods And Nutrition, M.S. University., Content:- Foreword • Preface • Acknowledgements • Introduction • List Of Contributor • The Socio-Demographic And Health Status Of The Indian Elderly • Mental Health And Aging : Glimpses Of The Wsrc Project • Section-I : Aging Women And Mental Health: Issues And Concerns • Mental Health And Aging: A Gender Perspective • Adjustment Problems Of Aging Women • Section-Ii : Gender And Depression • Gender Differences In Depression : Findings From A Controlled Study • Depression In Middle Aged Women • Section-Iii : Social Realities And Mental Health Of Women • Determinans Of Stress In Order Women • Mental Illness: A Risk Factor For Domestic Violence In Women? • Is There Light At The Other End Of The Tunnel? Travails Of Widows From Rural Gujarat Whose Children Have Out-Migrated • Traumatic Widowhood And Major Depression: A Study Of Widows Affected By Communal Violence • Section-Iv : Some Aspects Of Physical And Mental Health In Aging Women • Effects Of Nutrients On Mental Health • Effect Of Iron Folic Acid Supplementation On The Physical And Mental Performance Of Elderly, Anemic Women • Physical And Mental Status Of Geriatric Women Of A District Of Gujarat • Osteoporosis In Aging Women: A Study Of Adult Women In A Local Community Of Gujarat • Common Medical Problems Of The Elderly • Oral Care For Elderly People • Psychological And Social Aspects Of Breast Cancer: Some Observations From Clinical Practice • Depression And Comorbid Anxiety In Older People: Diagnosis And Treatment Options • Section-V : Intervention Strategies • "Pancha-Kosha" Purification In Mental Health Management: With Reference To Aging Women • Dealing With Depression During Menopause: Recommendations From Praxis • Brahmi: An Alternative Therapy For Depression In Elderly Women • Epilogue • Annotated Bibliography • Index.
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