From the Back Cover
A "must have," this user-friendly resource provides all of the essentials of women's health: how to promote it, the societal factors that so greatly impact it, and how to choose wisely among the wide range of health care modalities available. Addressing the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of health, it offers concrete guidelines for promoting wellness and recognizing illness. Included are discussions of societal factors that influence health and healthcare, as well as controversial issues such as the necessity of surgical interventions. A critique of both traditional and commonly used alternative therapies and remedies provides a complete picture of the health care options available today.
About the Author
Marian C. Condon, RN, D.Ed., HNC teaches in the Department of Nursing at York College, in York, Pennsylvania. She offers courses on Women's Health to students and health care professionals. Dr. Condon is a member of the National Association for Research on Women, the Society for Women's Health Research and the National Wellness Association. She holds a doctoral degree in Adult Education and certification in Holistic Nursing.