Mental Health

May 2016 Vol. 4 No. 2

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

Women comprise about 15% of active-duty military force members and 18% of National Guard and Reserve force members.1 Women serve in nearly every area of the military—including as fighter pilots, gunners, warship commanders, and military police— in locations stateside and abroad. They serve in every branch of . . .

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 . . .