The superwoman syndrome

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Warner Books , New York, NY
Women -- United States -- Psychology, Self-actualization (Psychology), Stress (Psychology), Sex role, Interpersonal rela
StatementMarjorie Hansen Shaevitz ; with men"s responses by Morton H. Shaevitz.
ContributionsShaevitz, Morton H.
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 330 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18363924M
ISBN 100446329797
OCLC/WorldCa12919456

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The Superwoman Syndrome book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. PAPERBACK - Carefully read. Very clean and nice. Usual light spine /5(6). Superwoman Syndrome occurs when a woman is constantly striving and stretching herself to accomplish everything possible in a perfect manner and not putting herself as a top priority.

It’s the result of societal changes that allowed women to explore having a career, however did not redelegate the responsibilities of managing their personal and. The Superwoman is also a good person, duty oriented, very responsible and truly desires to do what is right. A Brief History of Superwoman Syndrome.

The term, superwoman, was coined by author, Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz who wrote the book, The Superwoman Syndrome, published in The book became a best-seller as did its audiotape series. The Reviews: If you think you have to do it all — juggle a career, family, your home, exercise and social activities — you may have a condition called “Superwoman Syndrome.” A term first coined inSuperwoman Syndrome occurs when a woman neglects herself because she is seeking to “do it all” to perfection and stretching herself too thin.

This book does the opposite of what its title lets on. I had previously read, "The Superwoman Syndrome" by Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz (Mass Market Paperback - Jan 1, ). Marjorie's book actually helps women to see where they need to combat the feelings of inadequacy and feeling that they need to be able to do it all/5(5).

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The Superwoman Syndrome affects women at different ages, at different career stages, at different economic levels, and with different intensities. The Superwoman must often fight the unrelenting demands of insensitive employers, lack of inadequate childcare resources, deadlines, overload, and non-supportive spouses/5.

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz first coined the term “Superwoman Syndrome” indefining women who are trying to do it all.

These are women who are multi-tasking numerous roles in their personal and professional lives, or perhaps, women who are focusing on one key role but who set beyond reasonable expectations for themselves.

A Guide To Overcoming Superwoman Syndrome And it is the same theme that runs through Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz’s book “the Superwoman Syndrome’ – decide what’s important in your life and do it well.

How to be heroic on your own terms. Black Superwoman Syndrome isn’t really a syndrome, but it does present certain key features of a “dis-order” of behaviors that have culminated in the demise of the spirit of the full bodied beauty of Black women.

The myth of Black women is that we are impermeable. Yet, the polarizing sides of Black women being strong and vulnerable, aggressive and gentle, respectable and desirable. A term that is used to empower, embrace, and uplift can also be harmful to you.

The term ‘Superwoman Syndrome’ was coined by author Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz. Psychology defines this syndrome as a set of characteristics found in a woman who performs or attempts to perform all the duties typically associated with several different full-time.

The term Superwoman Syndrome was first coined in by Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz in her book by the same name. Superwoman Syndrome occurs when a woman neglects herself and strives to achieve. The Superwoman Syndrome affects women at different ages, at different career stages, at different economic levels, and with different intensities.

The Superwoman must often fight the unrelenting demands of insensitive employers, lack of inadequate childcare resources, deadlines, overload, and non-supportive spouses.

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The “Superwoman” as an archetype of female identity. Female identity is one aspect of social identity that refers to the meaning women attach to their membership in the category “female” [].In the West, engagement in multiple roles has been regarded as a key characteristic of female identity [1, 2].Perhaps not surprisingly, discourses surrounding the Cited by: 9.

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In the 20th century, women broke more glass ceilings than any other time in ns for us have broadened dramatically due to events such as. InMarjorie Hansen Shaevitz published her best-selling book and coined the term, The Superwoman Syndrome, describing the impact of women trying to ‘have it all’.

These women had major burnout, they were exhausted and self-medicating, and desperately trying to keep their working and home lives perfectly manicured, like their fingernails. Superwoman syndrome is real. Instead of being happy, we find ourselves overwhelmed and stressed out, feeling like a failure.

It seems we are always falling behind and never able to catch up with all that must get done. And with this catching up cycle comes a colossal amount of anxiety. Herrera RS, DelCampo RL. Beyond the superwoman syndrome: Work satisfaction and family functioning among working-class, Mexican American women.

Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. ; 17 (1)– hooks b. Sisters of the yam: Black women and self-recovery. Boston: South End; James SA. John Henryism and the health of African Cited by: - Explore brandishinn's board "Superwoman Syndrome", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about This or that questions, Rosie 18 pins. “The superwoman syndrome is the perception that one must be perfect in all things: perfect on the job, at home, in one’s body image, in one’s relationships, etc. The term was the title of a book by Shirley Conran.

The term “superwoman Syndrome” was coined by author Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz who wrote the book The Superwoman Syndrome, published in The basis of the book was “for women trying to do it all – how to decide what’s important in your life and do it well.”.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: New York: Warner, Includes index. Description: pages ; 18 cm. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published in hardcover by Warner Books.

Description: xx, pages ; 18 cm: Responsibility. These women may be suffering from what is commonly referred to as “Superwoman Syndrome”. What is Superwoman Syndrome. According to mental health experts, “Superwoman Syndrome” is a term used to describe women who set unnaturally high standards for themselves, goals that are more than often beyond reach and completely unreasonable.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Superwoman Syndrome by Marjorie H. Shaevitz (, Paperback) at the best online prices at 5/5(1). Superwoman Syndrome: a condition or characteristic pattern of behavior by which one thinks they are a superwoman. One is usually diagnosed with Superwoman Syndrome in the late 20s or early 30s, but some show symptoms at an earlier age.

It is unknown whether Superwoman Syndrome is genetic or created by societal pressures, but it is thought to be. The term Superwoman Syndrome was first coined in by Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz in her book by the same name.

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Sometimes we are often compelled to do much more than we can achieve. For Indian women who are from traditional families, it is the society that pushes them to be a superwoman. Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, CNS, is an award-winning New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty books including The Fat Flush Plan series and her latest book, Radical Metabolism.

She’s been rewriting the rules of nutrition for more than 40 years and is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the field of diet, detox and women’s health issues.“The superwoman syndrome, to me, is essentially a public health crisis where women are over-stretched, not connected to themselves, and are set up to catch or develop any of the major chronic diseases we see today, which include cancer, diabetes, autoimmune disease, obesity, hypertension you name it,” explained integrative medicine.

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The superwoman syndrome. You might think, this ‘superwoman syndrome’ is a result of my huge career-related ambitions.

But nah! I am not very ambitious professionally. I love my work, but I have deliberately not been a part of the cut-throat corporate politics that possibly could have landed me in a better designation than I am in, currently.