Effect of oestrogen on the sleep, mood, and anxiety of menopausal women.

@article{Thomson1977EffectOO,
  title={Effect of oestrogen on the sleep, mood, and anxiety of menopausal women.},
  author={J. L. G. Thomson and Ian Oswald},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1977},
  volume={2 6098},
  pages={1317-9}
}
A double-blind controlled study of the effect of piperazine oestrone sulphate on sleep, depression, anxiety, and hot flushes was performed in 34 perimenopausal women. Half of the patients were given six weeks' placebo followed by eight weeks' oestrogen, and half remained on placebo throughout. Sleep was recorded electrophysiologically every week, and mood and anxiety were rated daily by means of visual analogue scales. Hot flushes were counted daily. Observer rating scales of anxiety and… CONTINUE READING

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