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The Resource The fifth decade : is it just my life or is it perimenopause? : sorting through the emotional upheaval of women in their forties and fifties, Deborah R. Wagner

The fifth decade : is it just my life or is it perimenopause? : sorting through the emotional upheaval of women in their forties and fifties, Deborah R. Wagner

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The fifth decade : is it just my life or is it perimenopause? : sorting through the emotional upheaval of women in their forties and fifties
Title
The fifth decade
Title remainder
is it just my life or is it perimenopause? : sorting through the emotional upheaval of women in their forties and fifties
Statement of responsibility
Deborah R. Wagner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The "Fifth Decade" enlightens women and their families about the shifts to women's emotional states, their bodies and their sense of wellbeing during their midlife years. With balanced, accessible and humorous discussions of female physiology and psychology as well as current treatment options, author and psychologist Deborah R. Wagner Ph.D., provides a forum to help her readers get comfortable with the volatile, powerful and colorful decades of life in the 40s and 50s. With added advice for families--including a segment for partners and children--as well as candid discussions on the impact of unanticipated (but interconnected) conditions such as anxiety, depression, changing body image, loss of feelings of empathy and nurturing and empty nesting, Dr. Wagner delivers a potent blend of science and comfort in a voice that women identify with easily. A compelling insight for women and their loved ones, "The Fifth Decade" provides a roadmap to the chaos. . .hormonal and otherwise. . .of midlife
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wagner, Deborah R
Dewey number
618.175
Index
index present
LC call number
RG188
LC item number
.W34 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Perimenopause
  • Menopause
  • Middle-aged women
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • Menopause
  • Middle-aged women
  • Perimenopause
Label
The fifth decade : is it just my life or is it perimenopause? : sorting through the emotional upheaval of women in their forties and fifties, Deborah R. Wagner
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-246) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Prologue; Part I: The Physiological Underpinnings of the Psychology of Perimenopause; Chapter 1 -- Changing Hormones Equals Changing Emotions; Chapter 2 -- Almighty Estrogen; Chapter 3 -- Puberty and PMS: Emotional Hostage Takers; Puberty; PMS; Chapter 4 -- Navigating the Storm; PMS; Changes in Menstruation; Vasomotor Events; Insomnia; Urogenital Changes; Skin Changes; If Those Are Not Enough...; Chapter 5 -- Am I Becoming a Man?; Chapter 6 -- When Our "Feel Good" Hormone Fades
  • Why is progesterone so important?Chapter 7 -- Losing our Estrogen, Losing Ourselves?; Estrogen Makes Us Female; Our Brains on Estrogen; Going Backwards?; Hot Flashes and Heart Health; Chapter 8 -- First Alert: When Estrogen Takes Over; Chapter 9 -- Sleep Is Not Just Sleeping: Sleep Challenges and Dreaming; Vasomotor Events: How Can I Sleep in a Steam Room?; So, What Can I Do?; How Life Events Impact Sleep; Sleep and Concentration; Dreaming; Interesting Sleep Facts; Part II: The Volatile Psychology of Perimenopause and Life in the Forties; Chapter 10 -- Psychological Stages of Perimenopause
  • Stage I: Perimenopausal InitiationStage II: Emotional Disruption; Stage III: Turbulence; Stage IV: Quietude; Chapter 11 -- The Birth of Anxiety; Working Mothers; Over-Scheduling; Elderly Parents; Never Say "No": Women in their Community; Chapter 12 -- Stress Becomes Anxiety; Chapter 13 -- Differentiating Between Anxiety Disorders; Generalized Anxiety Disorder; Adjustment Disorder with Anxiety; Anxiety Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition; Chapter 14 -- The Face of Anxiety: How the Anxious Woman Appears to Others; Chapter 15 -- Treatment Options for Anxiety; Anxiolytics; Psychotherapy
  • Other TherapiesChapter 16 -- What is Depression?; Major Depressive Episode; Major Depressive Disorder; Dysthymic Disorder; Adjustment Disorder with Depressed Mood; Mood Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition; Chapter 17 -- Who Is at Risk for Depression?; Biological Factors; Vasomotor Factors; Psychosocial Factors; Psychodynamic Issues; Chapter 18 -- The Bottom Line; Chapter 19 -- The Face of Depression; Chapter 20 -- Treatment for Depression; Chapter 21 -- Perimenopausal Women with Prior Emotional Issues; Substance Abuse; Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; Panic Disorder; Interactive Effects
  • Chapter 22 -- Sexual Functioning-Who Has Run Off with My Libido?Libido Thieves; Depression and Libido; Time to Regroup; Chapter 23 -- The Emotional Blender; Chapter 24 -- Finding a Way Out; Treatment Options; Where to Begin?; Self Care; Chapter 25 -- After the Storm; Part III: Perimenopause and Increased Risk of Thyroid Disease: Discovering the Hidden Trouble Maker; Chapter 26 -- Hypothyroidism-Understanding the Metabolic, Physical, Cognitive and Emotional Changes; Metabolic Symptoms; Physical Symptoms; Cognitive Symptoms; Emotional Symptoms
  • Chapter 27 -- Hyperthyroidism-Metabolic, Physical, Cognitive and Emotional Symptoms of an Overactive Thyroid
Control code
827742635
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 250 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781614481539
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)827742635
Label
The fifth decade : is it just my life or is it perimenopause? : sorting through the emotional upheaval of women in their forties and fifties, Deborah R. Wagner
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-246) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Prologue; Part I: The Physiological Underpinnings of the Psychology of Perimenopause; Chapter 1 -- Changing Hormones Equals Changing Emotions; Chapter 2 -- Almighty Estrogen; Chapter 3 -- Puberty and PMS: Emotional Hostage Takers; Puberty; PMS; Chapter 4 -- Navigating the Storm; PMS; Changes in Menstruation; Vasomotor Events; Insomnia; Urogenital Changes; Skin Changes; If Those Are Not Enough...; Chapter 5 -- Am I Becoming a Man?; Chapter 6 -- When Our "Feel Good" Hormone Fades
  • Why is progesterone so important?Chapter 7 -- Losing our Estrogen, Losing Ourselves?; Estrogen Makes Us Female; Our Brains on Estrogen; Going Backwards?; Hot Flashes and Heart Health; Chapter 8 -- First Alert: When Estrogen Takes Over; Chapter 9 -- Sleep Is Not Just Sleeping: Sleep Challenges and Dreaming; Vasomotor Events: How Can I Sleep in a Steam Room?; So, What Can I Do?; How Life Events Impact Sleep; Sleep and Concentration; Dreaming; Interesting Sleep Facts; Part II: The Volatile Psychology of Perimenopause and Life in the Forties; Chapter 10 -- Psychological Stages of Perimenopause
  • Stage I: Perimenopausal InitiationStage II: Emotional Disruption; Stage III: Turbulence; Stage IV: Quietude; Chapter 11 -- The Birth of Anxiety; Working Mothers; Over-Scheduling; Elderly Parents; Never Say "No": Women in their Community; Chapter 12 -- Stress Becomes Anxiety; Chapter 13 -- Differentiating Between Anxiety Disorders; Generalized Anxiety Disorder; Adjustment Disorder with Anxiety; Anxiety Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition; Chapter 14 -- The Face of Anxiety: How the Anxious Woman Appears to Others; Chapter 15 -- Treatment Options for Anxiety; Anxiolytics; Psychotherapy
  • Other TherapiesChapter 16 -- What is Depression?; Major Depressive Episode; Major Depressive Disorder; Dysthymic Disorder; Adjustment Disorder with Depressed Mood; Mood Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition; Chapter 17 -- Who Is at Risk for Depression?; Biological Factors; Vasomotor Factors; Psychosocial Factors; Psychodynamic Issues; Chapter 18 -- The Bottom Line; Chapter 19 -- The Face of Depression; Chapter 20 -- Treatment for Depression; Chapter 21 -- Perimenopausal Women with Prior Emotional Issues; Substance Abuse; Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; Panic Disorder; Interactive Effects
  • Chapter 22 -- Sexual Functioning-Who Has Run Off with My Libido?Libido Thieves; Depression and Libido; Time to Regroup; Chapter 23 -- The Emotional Blender; Chapter 24 -- Finding a Way Out; Treatment Options; Where to Begin?; Self Care; Chapter 25 -- After the Storm; Part III: Perimenopause and Increased Risk of Thyroid Disease: Discovering the Hidden Trouble Maker; Chapter 26 -- Hypothyroidism-Understanding the Metabolic, Physical, Cognitive and Emotional Changes; Metabolic Symptoms; Physical Symptoms; Cognitive Symptoms; Emotional Symptoms
  • Chapter 27 -- Hyperthyroidism-Metabolic, Physical, Cognitive and Emotional Symptoms of an Overactive Thyroid
Control code
827742635
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 250 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781614481539
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)827742635

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