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Spaulding, William, Mary Sullivan, and Jeffrey Poland. Treatment and Rehabilitation of Severe Mental Illness. New York: Guilford Press, 2003.

Supeene, Shelagh Lynn. As For The Sky, Falling: A Critical Look at Psychiatry and Suffering. Toronto: Second Story Press, 1990.

Trautmann, Kristy and Robin Connors. Understanding Self-Injury: A Workbook for Adults. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, 1994.

Unger, RK, ed. Handbook of the Psychology of Women and Gender. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 2001.

Weingarten, Kathy. The Mother's Voice: Strengthening Intimacy in Families. Orlando, FL: Harcourt Brace, 1994.

Whitaker, Robert. Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Books, 2002.


Adler, D. A., R.E. Drake, and G.B. Teague. “Clinicians' practices in personality assessment:  Does gender Influence the use of DSM-III Axis II?”  Comprehensive Psychiatry, 31 (2), 125-133, 1990.

Becker, Dana. “When she was bad: Borderline personality disorder in a posttraumatic age.” American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 70(4), 422-432, 2000.

Becker, D., & Lamb, S. “Sex bias in the diagnosis of borderline personality disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder.” Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 25 (1), 55-61, 1994.

Caplan, Paula J. “Ambiguity, powerlessness, and the psychologizing of trauma: How backlash affects work with trauma survivors.” The Journal of Trauma Practice, in press.

Caplan, Paula J.  "Review of  Rethinking Mental Health and Disorder (Mary Ballou & Laura Brown (Eds.) In Contemporary Psychology 49(6), 794-97.

Caplan, Paula J. “The debate about PMDD and Sarafem: Suggestions for therapists.” Women and Therapy, 27(3/4), 55-67, 2004. Special issue simultaneously published as a book, From Menarche to Menopause: The Female Body in Feminist Therapy (Joan Chrisler, Guest Editor).

Carmen, E. H., P.R. Rieker, and T. Mills. “Victims of violence and psychiatric illness.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 141, 378-383, 1984.

The Cutting Edge: A Newsletter for People Living With Self-Inflicted Violence. Available from:  Sidran Institute, 200 East Joppa Road, Suite 207, Baltimore, MD 21286  cuttingedge@sidran.org

Fish, Vincent. “Gender bias in differential diagnosis of ‘Posttraumatic Stress Disorder,’ ‘Borderline Personality Disorder,’ ‘Dissociative Identity Disorder,’ and ‘Schizophrenia.’” Paula J. Caplan & Lisa Cosgrove (Eds.), Bias in psychiatric diagnosis. Jason Aronson. 2004.

Gallant S, D. Popiel, D. Hoffman, P. Chakraborty, and J. Hamilton. “Using daily ratings to confirm Premenstrual Syndrome/Late Luteal Phase Dysphoric Disorder. Part II. What makes a ‘real’ difference?” Psychosomatic Medicine; 54, 167-81, 1992.

Gerrard, Nikki. “Sexism and Racism Together in Mental Health Systems: The Voices of Women of Colour.” Doctoral dissertation, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto: Toronto, 1990.

Gerrard, Nikki. “Guilt is a Terminal Word: Guilt in Relation to Women With a Focus on Mothers and Daughters.” Unpublished paper, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto: Toronto, 1986. A copy can be obtained from Dr. Gerrard at Saskatoon Mental Health Clinic, 4th Floor, 715 Queen St., Saskatoon, Canada S7K 4X4.

Gilligan, Carol, Annie G. Rogers, and Deborah L. Tolman. ”Women, Girls, and Psychotherapy: Reframing Resistance.” Women and Therapy Series. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 1991.  

Golding, J.M., D.L.Taylor,L. Menard, and M.J. King. “Prevalence of sexual abuse history in a sample of women seeking treatment for premenstrual syndrome.” Journal of Psychosom Obstet Gynecol; 21, 69-80, 2000.

Goodwin, J. M., K. Cheeves, and V. Connell. “Borderline and other severe symptoms in adult survivors of incestuous abuse.” Psychiatric Annals, 20 (1), 22-31, 1990.

Herman, J. L., J.C. Perry, and B.A. van der Kolk. “Childhood trauma in borderline personality disorder.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 146 (4), 460-465, 1989.

Murphy, E.M. “Being Born Female is Dangerous to Your Health” American Psychologist 58(3), 205-210, 2003.

Ogata, S. N., K.R. Silk, S. Goodrich, N. E. Lohr, D. Westen, and E.M.Hill. “Childhood sexual and physical abuse in adult patients with borderline personality disorder.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 147 (8), 1008-1013, 1990.

Siegel, Rachel Josefowitz. “Between midlife and old age: Never too old to learn.” Women and Therapy 14, 173-85, 1993.

Siegel, Rachel Josefowitz. “Women’s ‘dependency’ in a male-centered value system: Gender-based values regarding dependency and independence.” Women and Therapy, 7, 113-23, 1988.

Siegel, Rachel Josefowitz. “Old age and ageism are not identical: uncovering our own reality.” Interchange, Journal of the Advanced Feminist Therapy Institute, 1993b.

Siegel, Rachel Josefowitz. “Personal Growth model of aging.” Unpublished paper presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Meeting in Providence, R.I., 1994a.

Siegel, Rachel Josefowitz. “An immigrant again: This time in a country called widowhood.”  LILITH: The Independent Jewish Women’s Magazine, V.19, N.1: New York, NY, 1994b.

Siegel, Rachel Josefowitz. “Old women as mother figures,” in (Eds.) Ellen Cole & Jane Knowles, Woman Defined Motherhood. New York: Haworth Press, 1990.

Siegel, Rachel Josefowitz. “Silencing the voices of older women.” In  Karen Judd, Jeannies Ash de Pou, Julia Tavares-Bucher, Tatjana  Sikoska, & Juliet Solomon, (Eds.). Ageing in a gendered world:  Issues and identity for women. Santo Domingo, New York: INSTRAW/UN Publications, 1999.

Stefan, S. “Impact of the law on women with diagnoses of borderline personality disorder related to childhood sexual abuse.” In B. L. Levin, A. K. Blanch, & A. Jennings (Eds.), Women’s mental health services: A public health perspective (pp. 240-278). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1998.

Surrey, J., C. Swett, A. Michaels, and S. Levin. “Reported history of physical and sexual abuse and severity of symptomatology in women sychiatric outpatients.” American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 60, (3), 412-417, 1993.

Trautmann, K., and R. Conners. Understanding Self-Injry: A Workbook for Adults. Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, 1994

Walker, Lenore. “Are personality disorders gender-biased? Yes!” In S.A. Kirk & S.D. Einbinder (Eds.), Controversial Issues in Mental Health. New York: Allyn and Bacon, 1993.

Weaver, T. L., and G.A. Clum. “Early family environments and traumatic experiences associated with borderline personality disorder.” Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 61 (6), 1068-1075, 1993.

Zanarini, M. C., J.G. Gunderson, M.F. Marino, E.O.  Schwartz, and F.R. Frankenburg. “Childhood experiences of borderline patients.” Comprehensive Psychiatry, 30 (1), 18-25, 1989.

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