Cultural significance and physiological manifestations of menopause. A biocultural analysis.

  • Yared Beyene
  • Published 1986 in Culture, medicine and psychiatry

Abstract

The perception and experiences of menopause vary cross-culturally. However, the lack of physiological symptoms such as hot flashes, in some cultures, calls for more explanations beyond social and cultural factors alone. Like other developmental events, menopause is a biocultural experience. Therefore, research on menopause should consider biocultural… (More)

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