Psychological Health of Women of Color: Intersections, Challenges, and Opportunities is an anthology that examines core issues of women of color’s emotional health and well-being. Organized by subject, the work comprises contributions from noted experts on the psychological health of women of color.
The book analyzes the life stages of women of color: childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and old age. It serves to address the challenges women of color face in the forms of physical health, violence, substance abuse, psychopharmacology, and legal/forensic issues as well as to highlight diverse identity intersections and opportunities for women of color. The section on intersections of identity discusses the psychological health of lesbians of color, multiracial women, female immigrants of color, women with disabilities, and working mid-career women, while high achievers, leaders, mentors, athletes, artists, and spiritual individuals among women of color are addressed in the section on opportunities.
- Identifies and examines strengths and opportunities, challenges, developmental issues, and identity intersections for women of color