Mental Health

May 2016 Vol. 4 No. 2

Author: Patrice C. Malena, MS, FNP-BC

The number of women serving in the United States Armed Forces has increased rapidly over the past decade and a half. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has been implementing major changes to meet the growing demand for healthcare services after these women have been discharged from the . . .

February 2015 Vol. 3 No. 1

Author: Joyce S. Lee, RN, CPNP-BC


Management of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in adolescents entails dealing not only with the physical manifestations but also the troubling psychosocial effects related to these physical manifestations. The author conducted a literature review to ascertain the adverse psychosocial effects of PCOS in adolescents, as well as what nurse practitioners . . .

November 2014 Vol. 2 No. 4

Author: Claudia L. Swanton, DNP, CNP; Barbara J. Timm, DNP, CNP; and Prathibha Varkey, MD, MPH, MHPE


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To provide a quick and useful review of depression in women, the authors provide up-to-date information about risk factors, diagnosis, screening techniques, and management, and they discuss special considerations and the relationship between depression and various life . . .