A brief but comprehensive overview

The Female Mind: A User’s Guide by Kathryn Abel & Rosalind Ramsay (Eds.) (RCPsych Publications; Pb £13.99) Reviewed by Louise Beaton

This is a brief volume, with 35 short chapters, split into five sections, covering a wide variety of relevant health-related topics, such as obesity and pain, not just mental disorders. Each chapter is written by a different contributor, bringing together a wealth of knowledge and information and includes detailed references and lists of resources, where relevant.

The book starts by setting the overall context by giving the reader a history of the female mind, which is a whistlestop

 

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