Pieter van Keep Memorial Lecture. Menopause--a modern perspective from a controversial history.

@article{Utian1997PieterVK,
  title={Pieter van Keep Memorial Lecture. Menopause--a modern perspective from a controversial history.},
  author={Wulf H. Utian},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={1997},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={
          73-82
        }
}
The major milestones in the history of menopause provide a fascinating background to understanding current attitudes and prognosticating future trends in the perception and management of this event through which all women will inevitably pass. 'Menopause' is a word of multiple meanings. Once the subject of taboo; now almost in danger of overexposure. Once neglected, now recognized by multiple groups as the entry to a 'market'. The result is a new level of confusion and even exploitation in the… CONTINUE READING