Sex Roles (2013) 68:510–513 DOI 10.1007/s11199-012-0225-4 BOOK REVIEW Outcomes of Oppression: Sociocultural Influences on Women’s Mental Health Women and Mental Disorders, Vol. 1-4. Edited by Paula K. Lundberg-Love, Kevin L. Nadal, and Michele A. Paludi, Santa Barbara, CA, Praeger, 2012. 851 pp. $215.00 (hardcover) ISBN: 978-0-313-39319-8 Carolyn Zerbe Enns & Melinda A. Green Published online: 5 October 2012 # Springer Science+Business Media New York 2012 This four volume book set, published 40 years after Chesler’s past (see Clay 2012). The British Psychological Society’s (1972) groundbreaking critique of mental health treatment official response (2011, June) to the DSM-5 development (Women and Madness), provides an opportunity to assess group expressed concern “that clients and the general public progress and gain a comprehensive, 21st century perspective are negatively affected by the continued and continuous on women’s psychological challenges. The organization of the medicalisation of their nature and normal responses to their volumes flows appropriately from our growing knowledge experiences” (p. 2). Jane Ussher’s(2011) recent book on the that understanding the complexity of women’s lives and topic also argues that women’s normal human reactions to unique experiences (volume 1) and the impact of violence suffering continue to be medicalized. Additional concerns against women
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