Circuit breaking: pathways of treatment seeking for women with endometriosis in Australia.

@article{Manderson2008CircuitBP,
  title={Circuit breaking: pathways of treatment seeking for women with endometriosis in Australia.},
  author={Lenore Manderson and Narelle Warren and Milica Keckarevic Markovic},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={522-34}
}
Pain resulting from endometriosis is experienced as both a chronic, ongoing condition and an acute episode at time of menstruation, often occurring in association with diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, heavy bleeding, and other reactions. Women expect pain with menstruation, however, and even if they experience major disruptions as a result, they find it difficult to distinguish normal from pathological discomfort. Drawing on qualitative research conducted from 2004 to 2006, we describe the "circuit… CONTINUE READING

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