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Author Boston Women's Health Book Collective.

Title Our bodies, ourselves : a new edition for a new era / The Boston Women's Health Book Collective
Edition Thirty-fifth anniversary edition
Published New York : Simon & Schuster, 2005

Copies

Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 WATERFT HEALTH  613.04244 Bos/Obo 2006  AVAILABLE
 MELB  613.04244 Bos/Obo 2006  DUE 29-02-20
Description xiv, 832 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series The Boston Women's Health Book
Boston Women's Health Book
Contents Introduction : a letter from founders of the Boston Women's Health Book Collective -- 1. Body image -- 2. Eating well -- 3. Alcohol, tobacco, and other mood-altering drugs -- 4. Our bodies in motion -- 5. Complementary health practices -- 6. Emotional well-being -- 7. Environmental and occupational health -- 8. Violence and abuse -- 9. Gender identity and sexual orientation -- 10. Relationships with men -- 11. Relationships with women -- 12. Sexuality -- 13. Sexual anatomy, reproduction, and the menstrual cycle -- 14. Safer sex -- 15. Sexually transmitted infections -- 16. HIV and AIDS -- 17. Considering parenting -- 18. Birth control -- 19. Unexpected pregnancy -- 20. Abortion -- 21. Pregnancy -- 22. Childbirth -- 23. The first year of parenting -- 24. Childbearing loss -- 25. Infertility and assisted reproduction -- 26. Midlife and menopause -- 27. Our later years -- 28. Unique to women -- 29. Special concerns for women -- 30. Navigating the health care system -- 31. The politics of women's health -- 32. Organizing for change
Summary "Our Bodies, Ourselves is the classic resource that women of all ages can turn to for information about every aspect of their well-being. Completely revised for the first time in a decade, these pages give women everything they need for making key decisions about their health - from definitive information from today's leading experts to personal stories from other women just like them."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "A Touchstone book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Women -- Health and hygiene.
Women -- Diseases.
Women -- Psychology.
Women's Health.
Self Concept.
Sexual Behavior.
Women -- psychology.
Gynecology.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
Author Boston Women's Health Book Collective.
LC no. 2004065374
ISBN 9780743256117 paperback
0743256115 paperback