Books

Understanding Depression in Women: Applying Empirical Research to Practice and Policy 

Edited by Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D., and Gwendolyn Puryear Keita, Ph.D.
American Psychological Association, April 2006 

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Depression remains more common in women than men, and is the leading cause of disability for women worldwide. This book highlights contemporary research on causes, treatment and prevention strategies for depression, and proposes how these findings can inform practice and provide the basis for more effective mental health policy.

Globalization, Women, and Health in the 21st Century 

Edited by Ilona Kickbusch, Kari A. Hartwig, and Justin M. List
Palgrave MacMillan, December 2005 

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This book on globalization and women's health features the work of several Yale professors. The book includes a chapter by Dr. Carolyn M. Mazure on "The Case for Women's Health Research in the Unites States: Grassroots Efforts, Legislative Change, and Scientific Development."

Does Stress Cause Psychiatric Illness? 

Edited by Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D.
American Psychiatric Association Publishing, May 1995

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Dr. Mazure gathered a collection of 20 experts to examine the best available data linking stress to psychiatric illness. Using the latest models, this book offers a guide for medical practitioners, students and researchers to make distinctions among different types of stress, account for different individual stress responses, examine how stress might lead to psychiatric disorders, investigate the neurobiology of stress, and learn ways to prevent stress from leading to sickness.