Attitudes toward menopause and aging across ethnic/racial groups.

  title={Attitudes toward menopause and aging across ethnic/racial groups.},
  author={Borge Sommer and Nancy E. Avis and Peter Meyer and Marcia A Ory and Tessa Madden and Marjorie L Kagawa-Singer and Charles E Mouton and Niki Rasor and Sunny Adler},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  volume={61 6},
OBJECTIVE Attitudes have a potential role to play in the experience of menopause. The objective of this study was to examine the degree to which attitudes toward menopause and aging vary across ethnic groups and menopausal status (ie, premenopausal through postmenopausal). METHODS More than 16,000 women were interviewed by telephone as part of the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation. They represented five ethnic/racial groups (African American, white, Chinese American, Japanese American… CONTINUE READING

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