A Cross-sectional Survey of Menopausal Status, Symptoms and Psychological Distress in a Community Sample of Australian Women.

@article{Slaven1998ACS,
  title={A Cross-sectional Survey of Menopausal Status, Symptoms and Psychological Distress in a Community Sample of Australian Women.},
  author={Lorraine Slaven and Christina B. Lee},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={117-23}
}
While many researchers assume the menopause to be an endocrine deficiency disease, others argue that menopause is normally non-traumatic, associated with few and minor symptoms. An Australian sample of 304 female volunteers (128 pre-menopausal, 35 peri-menopausal, 80 post- menopausal and not taking hormone replacement therapy, 61 post-menopausal and taking… CONTINUE READING