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Women's mental and emotional health

Section edited by Jane Fisher

This section considers studies regarding all aspects of women’s mental and emotional health, including body image, depression, anxiety, and all other aspects of mental and emotional wellbeing in women.

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  1. Sjogren’s syndrome dry eye (SSDE) mainly affects middle-aged women and can negatively affect women’s psychological and social functioning. However, little is known about the correlation between vision-related ...

    Authors: Yuqiu Zhang, Tong Lin, Alice Jiang, Naiqing Zhao and Lan Gong

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:75

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Domestic violence shares many features with chronic disease, including ongoing physical and mental health problems and eroded self-efficacy. Given the challenges around help-seeking for women experiencing dome...

    Authors: Laura Tarzia, Carl May and Kelsey Hegarty

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:73

    Content type: Debate

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  3. Poor mental health in the perinatal period can impact negatively on women, their infants and families. Australian State and Territory governments are investing in routine psychosocial assessment and depression...

    Authors: Virginia Schmied, Rachel Langdon, Stephen Matthey, Lynn Kemp, Marie-Paule Austin and Maree Johnson

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:69

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Intimate partner violence during pregnancy is the most common form of violence that harms the health of women and the fetus but practiced commonly in developing countries. There is scarcity of information rega...

    Authors: Bedilu Abebe Abate, Bitiya Admassu Wossen and Tizta Tilahun Degfie

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2016 16:16

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Few studies have focused on depression and social support in Eastern populations, especially women in rural China. Our research investigated depression among women in rural China, and studied the relationships...

    Authors: Fengsu Hou, Catherine Cerulli, Marsha N Wittink, Eric D Caine and Peiyuan Qiu

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2015 15:28

    Content type: Research article

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