Psychosocial and other characteristics of women complaining of menorrhagia, with and without actual increased menstrual blood loss.

@article{Hurskainen2001PsychosocialAO,
  title={Psychosocial and other characteristics of women complaining of menorrhagia, with and without actual increased menstrual blood loss.},
  author={Ritva A Hurskainen and Anna Mari Aalto and Juha Teperi and Seija Gr{\'e}nman and Aarre Kivel{\"a} and Erkki Kujansuu and Sirkku Vuorma and Merja H Yliskoski and Jorma Paavonen},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2001},
  volume={108 3},
  pages={281-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To discover whether psychosocial factors can explain why many women with normal menstrual blood loss seek care for menorrhagia. DESIGN Cross-sectional comparative study of women referred for menorrhagia. SETTING Gynaecology departments of all five university teaching hospitals in Finland. SAMPLE Two hundred and twenty-six women aged 35-49 years complaining of menorrhagia. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Several psychosocial factors, seeking medical attention, menstrual blood loss… CONTINUE READING

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