Caregiver awareness of reproductive health issues for women with intellectual disabilities
- "MENARCHE, MENOPAUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH OF WOMEN". PATGAONKAR, MADHAVI S. // Golden Research Thoughts;Mar2013, Vol. 2 Issue 9, p1
Menarche is the first menstrual bleeding in female human beings. From both social and medical perspectives it is often considered the central event of female puberty as it signals the possibility of fertility. Menarche or adolescence is the transitional period linking childhood to adulthood...
- Editor's Note. Sohail, Rubina // Journal of the South Asian Federation of Menopause Societies;Jan-Jun2014, Vol. 2 Issue 1, piv
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on menopause and gynecological health.
- menacme. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1437
A definition of the term "menacme," which refers to the time between menarche and menopause or to the height of the menstrual activity of a woman, is presented.
- International Variability of Ages at Menarche and Menopause: Patterns and Main Determinants. Thomas, Frederic; Renaud, Francois; Benefice, Eric; De Meeus, Thierry; Guegan, Jean-Francois // Human Biology;Apr2001, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p271
Examines the international variability of ages at menarche and menopause with the identification of the main causes for age variations. Factors affecting age variation; Association between the mean ages at menarche and the female life expectancy.
- A Study on Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Menopause among Rural and Urban Married Women in Mangalore. Pinto, Marie E. // Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology;Sep-Dec2010, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p233
"Menopause is an event in life, not a disease". It is a single event in a woman's life-her last menstrual period. Menarche heralds the onset of reproductive function, and menopause signals its end. Objectives of the study: To assess the knowledge among urban and rural married women regarding...
- Self-assessment of somatic and psychic symptoms during a two months period of hormone replacement therapy in perimenopausal women. Banger, M.; Rimpel, J.; Lodemann, E.; Feldmann, H. U.; Gastpar, M. // Archives of Women's Mental Health;1998, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p183
The drastic decrease in sex steroids production at menopause is often related to the development of somatic and psychic symptoms in women. We examined the cf feets of a two months hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on weekly self-assessments of menopausal symptoms, mood and sleep disturbances. In...
- Assessment and prevalence of depression in women 45-55 years of age visiting gynecological clinics in Poland. Wojnar, M.; Drózdz, W.; Araszkiewicz, A.; Szymanski, W.; Nawacka-Pawlaczyk, D.; Urbanski, R.; Hegedus, A. M. // Archives of Women's Mental Health;2003, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p193
The aims of the Polish survey were to assess efficacy of screening for depression in gynecological practice and to estimate prevalence of depressive disorders in midlife women visiting gynecologists. The study included 2262 female outpatients aged 45-55, who were screened by 120 gynecologists...
- Prevalence of depression in menopause: a pilot study. Tam, L. W.; Stucky, V.; Hanson, R. E.; Parry, B. L. // Archives of Women's Mental Health;1999, Vol. 2 Issue 4
Objective: The objective of this study was to determine whether women in peri-menopause are more likely to have a major mood disorder than those in pre- or postmenopause. Methods: We studied 100 women between the ages of 45 and 65 years old who were seen at four different women's health...
- Menopausal Transition May Lead to Depression. // Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services;Jul2006, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p6
Discusses recent research on the association of transition to menopause with new onset of depressive symptoms. Reference to two studies published in the April 2006 issue of the "Archives of General Psychiatry"; Scales used in the assessment of depressive symptoms.