Cover of: African American women's health and social issues | edited by Catherine Fisher Collins ; foreword by Vivian W. Pinn.

African American women's health and social issues

2nd ed.

Published by Praeger Publishers in Westport, Conn .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Foreword -- Vivian W. Pinn
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction : commentary on the health and social status of African American women -- Catherine Fisher Collins -- 1.
African American women and heart disease -- Lynn Valencia Perry-Bottinger -- 2.
Breast cancer in African American women -- Patricia K. Bradley -- 3.
Understanding sickle cell disease for African American women -- Jamesetta A. Newland -- and -- Cassandra Dobson -- 4.
Sickle cell disease : what's going on? insights for women -- Cheryl Hunter-Grant -- 5.
Diabetes and African American women -- Catherine Fisher Collins -- 6.
HIV/AIDS : confronting the health risk factors -- Lorraine E. Peeler -- 7.
Social construction and social transmission of HIV/AIDS -- Lorraine E. Peeler -- 8.
Allowing illness in order to heal : sojourning the African American woman and the AIDS pandemic -- Renee Bowman Daniels -- 9.
African American women and depression -- Fredia Hopkins Outlaw -- 10.
Homeless women : caught in a web of poverty -- Juanita K. Hunter -- 11.
Informed decisions : paving the way to informed consent -- Rhea J. Simmons -- 12.
Women in the shadow : seeking health, seeking self -- Virginia A. Batchelor -- 13.
Women of color and the roots of coping : a literary perspective -- Imani Lillie B. Fryar
Index --
About the editor and contributors.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Library of Congress
RA448.5.N4 A445 2006

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 218 p. :
Number of pages
218

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL15984705M
Internet Archive
isbn_9780275980825
ISBN 10
0275980820
ISBN 13
9780275980825
LC Control Number
2006008227
OCLC/WorldCat
64770901
Library Thing
3489612
Goodreads
332796
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