Subject of the Month: 2013

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November 2013

Sign for Novemebr's Subject of the Month Women and Mental Health Issues

Selector: Anne Hudson and Emily Brush

The resources included here are being highlighted this month in support of a special exhibit from the National Library of Medicine, The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wallpaper," a story about a woman experiencing mental health issues.

Print Books

These books and others are available for checkout at the Women & Mental Health Issues display in the Purdy Kresge Library .

The display will run through the month of November, 2013. 

Featured Websites

Electronic Journals

Psychology of Women Quarterly is published on behalf of the Society for the Psychology of Women, Division 35 of the American Psychological Association

Society for the Psychology of Women provides an organizational base for all feminists, women and men of all national origins, who are interested in teaching, research, or practice in the psychology of women. The division recognizes a diversity of women's experiences which result from a variety of factors, including ethnicity, culture, language, socioeconomic status, age and sexual orientation.

PsycINFO Search

Use the database, PsychINFO, to search topics of interest relating to women and mental health issues.  (WSU Access ID & Password Required.)

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NEW DSM Resource from Psychiatry Online

Local Resources on Mental Health

The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) will protect, preserve, and promote the health and safety of the people of Michigan with particular attention to providing for the needs of vulnerable and under-served populations. MDCH is one of the largest of the executive branch departments. MDCH is responsible for health policy and management of the state’s health, mental health, and substance use care systems.

Picture of the Display


eBooks are available online by clicking on the title of the book; WSU access ID and password required.


Understanding Depression Infographic

Message to Women on Mental Health Stigma

This video is a part of a series by the American Psychiatric Association's Healthy Minds. APAHealthyMinds works to educate the public on mental health issues and address stigma surrounding mental illnesses.

Women and Depression

women and depression image

 Signs, symptoms, causes, and treatments for depression in women.

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