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Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 19, 2001

Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 19, 2001

SKU# 9780826114082

Women's Health Research


  • Joyce J. Fitzpatrick PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
  • Diana Taylor PhD,RN,NP,FAAN
  • Nancy Fugate Woods PhD, RN, FAAN

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This book demonstrates that nurses have made an important contribution to the advancement and expansion of women's health knowledge. Selecting the health issues of most importance to women, the editors have assembled leading nurse researchers to review, summarize, and critique nursing research within each area. A general overview of the field is also provided. Contributors include Angela McBride, Linda Andrist, Janice Humphreys, and Jacquelyn Campbell. Also contributing are Kathleen MacPherson and Nancy King Reame, nurse members of the original Boston Women's Health Collective, which authors OUR BODIES, OURSELVES.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date May 16, 2001
  • Page Count 376
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826114082
  • EISBN 9780826197160

About The Author(s) 

Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP, is Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was dean from 1982 through 1997. She is also adjunct professor, Department of Geriatrics, Ichan School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Georgetown University), an MS in psychiatric & mental health nursing (The Ohio State University), a PhD in nursing (New York University), and an MBA (CWRU). In 1990, Dr. Fitzpatrick received an honorary doctorate, Doctor of Humane Letters, from Georgetown University. In 2011, she received an honorary doctorate, Doctor of Humane Letters, from Frontier University of Nursing in Hyden, Kentucky. She was elected a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) (1981) and a Fellow in the National Academies of Practice (1996).

She received the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award 20 times; the Midwest Nursing Research Society Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Research Award; The Ohio State University Distinguished Alumna Award; Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Elizabeth McWilliams Miller Founders Award for Excellence in Nursing Research; and New York University Division of Nursing Distinguished Alumna Award. In 1994 & 1995 she was the AAN/American Nurses Foundation (ANF)/ Institute of Medicine Distinguished Scholar, and in 1995 she was a Primary Care Fellow through the Bureau of Health Professions. Dr. Fitzpatrick received the ANF Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Science Award for sustained commitment and contributions to development of the discipline (2002). Recent awards include STTI Lucie Kelly Mentor Award (2003); STTI Founders Award for Leadership (2005); Fulbright Scholar at University College Cork, Cork, Ireland (2007-2008); Midwest Nursing Research Society Lifetime Achievement Award (2010); INANE Editors Award (2013); and STTI Research Hall of Fame Induction (2014). In 2016 she was named a Living Legend of the AAN.

Dr. Fitzpatrick is widely published in nursing and health care literature with over 300 publications, including more than 80 authored/edited books. She served as co-editor of the Annual Review of Nursing Research series, vols. 1-26, and she currently edits the journals Applied Nursing Research, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing and Nursing Education Perspectives, the official journal of the National League for Nursing. She edited three editions of the classic Encyclopedia of Nursing Research.

Table of Contents 

    Part I: Introduction
  1. What We Know and How We Know It: Contributions from Nursing to Women's Health Research and Scholarship, Diana Taylor and Nancy Woods
  2. Conceptual Models for Women's Health Research: Reclaiming Menopause as an Exemplar of Nursing's Contributions to Feminist Scholarship, Linda C. Andrist and Kathleen MacPherson

  3. Part II: Research on Women's Social Roles and Health
  4. Women as Mothers and Grandmothers, Angela Barron McBride and Cheryl Prohaska Shore
  5. Women and Employment: A Decade Review, Marcia Gruis Killien
  6. Interventions for Women as Family Caregivers, Margaret J. Bull

  7. Part III: Research on Diversity and Women's Health
  8. Lesbian Health and Health Care, Linda A. Berhard
  9. Immigrant Women and Their Health, Karen Aroian

  10. Part IV: Research on Women's Health and Illness Issues
  11. Women & Stress, Cheryl Cahill
  12. Sleep and Fatigue, Kathryn A. Lee
  13. Intimate Partner Violence against Women, Janice Humphreys, Barbara Parker, and Jacquelyn Campbell
  14. Health Decisions and Decision Support for Women, Marilyn L. Rothert and Annette M. O'Connor
  15. Female Troubles: An Analysis of Menstrual Cycle Research in the NINR Portfolio as a Model for Science Development in Women's Health, Nancy King Reame