Health of Women with Intellectual Disabilities. Int. Assoc. for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities

  • ID: 2222137
  • Book
  • 248 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The first interdisciplinary book taking a contextual approach to the developing health needs of women with intellectual disabilities. It considers the social, economic and political contexts of health promotion. Its concise but comprehensive evidence base makes it a unique, reliable source for a wide readership.
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Introduction.

Section One– Health Status and Trends.

Reproductive and Physical Health in Women with Intellectual Disabilities.

Women Aging with Intellectual Disabilities: What are the Health Risks?.

Women′s Mental Health.

Section Two– Social Context of Health.

Women′s Health: Social and Economic Contexts.

A Historical Approach to the Rights of Women with Intellectual Disabilities.

Unholy Trinity: Women, Parenting and Intellectual Disabilities.

Social Roles and Informal Supports for Women with Intellectual Disabilities.

Section Three– Promoting Health.

Health and Aging Issues for Women with Intellectual Disabilities in their own Voices.

Sexuality of Women with Intellectual Disabilities.

Risk and Vulnerability: Dilemmas for Women with Intellectual Disabilities.

Health Education for Women with Intellectual Disabilities.

Building Supports for Women with Intellectual Disabilities Across the Lifespan Nursing Perspective with Practical Considerations.

Men′s Health: The Female of the Species is more Healthy than the Male.

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Patricia Noonan–Walsh
Patricia Walsh
Tamar Heller
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