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  1. The Madness Of Women

    Myth and Experience

    By Jane Ussher

    Why are women more likely to be positioned or diagnosed as mad than men? If madness is a social construction, a gendered label, as many feminist critics would argue, how can we understand and explain women's prolonged misery and distress? In turn, can we prevent or treat women’s distress, in a...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Madness of Women

    Myth and Experience

    By Jane M. Ussher

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Nominated for the 2012 Distinguished Publication Award of the Association for Women in Psychology! Why are women more likely to be positioned or diagnosed as mad than men? If madness is a social construction, a gendered label, as many feminist critics would argue, how can we...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Managing the Monstrous Feminine

    Regulating the Reproductive Body

    By Jane M. Ussher

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Managing the Monstrous Feminine takes a unique approach to the study of the material and discursive practices associated with the construction and regulation of the female body. Jane Ussher examines the ways in which medicine, science, the law and popular culture combine to produce fictions about...

    Published December 14th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Body Talk

    The Material and Discursive Regulation of Sexuality, Madness and Reproduction

    Edited by Jane Ussher

    Psychology has traditionally examined human experience from a realist perspective, focusing on observable 'facts'. This is especially so in areas of psychology which focus on the body, such as sexuality, madness or reproduction. In contrast, many sociologists, anthropologists and feminists have...

    Published November 5th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Psychological Perspectives on Sexual Problems

    New Directions in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Christine D. Baker, Jane M. Ussher

    Sexuality can be seen as a `problem' by many people being faced with media images and popular ideas of `normal' sexuality. Yet, despite critiques of sexology from authorities in psychoanalysis and feminism, sexuality is felt to be a problem for which help is sought. In Psychological Perspectives on...

    Published January 6th 1993 by Routledge

  6. Gender Issues in Clinical Psychology

    Edited by Paula Nicolson, Jane Ussher

    Clinical psychology has traditionally ignored gender issues. The result has been to the detriment of women both as service users and practitioners. The contributors to this book show how this has happened and explore the effects both on clients and clinicians. Focusing on different aspects of...

    Published April 1st 1992 by Routledge

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