Attitudes of Italian women concerning suppression of menstruation with oral contraceptives.

  title={Attitudes of Italian women concerning suppression of menstruation with oral contraceptives.},
  author={Franca Fruzzetti and Anna Maria Paoletti and Mariangela Lombardo and Amedeo Carmignani and Andrea Riccardo Genazzani},
  journal={The European journal of contraception & reproductive health care : the official journal of the European Society of Contraception},
  volume={13 2},
OBJECTIVES Perceptions of menstruation vary according to culture and religion. This study addresses attitudes of Italian women towards changes in menstrual frequency induced by oral contraceptives (OCs) administered in an extended regimen. METHODS Three-hundred-and-fifty healthy women of reproductive age were enrolled in three test areas in Italy. Participants completed a standardized questionnaire. One-hundred-and-ten men, aged 21-54 years, accompanying their partners to the gynaecological… CONTINUE READING

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