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Assertiveness can be taboo for women. This is highlighted by recent social movements (i.e., #METOO) where women describe considerable self-doubt about their right to stand up to abuse. The onus for abusive behaviour lies with perpetrators. Assertiveness, though, is shown to mitigate the extent of...
Exploring Urban Pakistani Muslim Midlife Women’s Experiences of Menopause: A Focused Ethnography StudyDownload
Midlife women experience physiological changes. These changes are mainly related to the pre-, peri-, and postmenopausal symptoms that have an impact on their physical and psychological well-being and their general quality of life. Midlife women from diverse cultures differ in behaviours,...
This study reports on results from 58 women’s subjective reports of their recovery process from anorexia nervosa (AN). Participants were either recovered or in the process of recovering from AN and had received varying levels and types of treatment. Participants were interviewed about the...
How Women Varsity Athletes High in Self-Compassion Experience Unexpected Stressors Surrounding CompetitionDownload
Athletes appraise unexpected stressors as more threatening than expected stressors (Dugdale et al., 2002) and women varsity athletes have reported experiencing a high proportion of unexpected competition-related stressors (Holt et al., 2007). Self-compassion appears to promote adaptive appraisals...