The "boom and bust phenomenon": the hopes, dreams, and broken promises of the contraceptive revolution.

@article{Boonstra2000TheA,
  title={The "boom and bust phenomenon": the hopes, dreams, and broken promises of the contraceptive revolution.},
  author={Heather D. Boonstra and Valkiria Duran and V Northington Gamble and Paul D. Blumenthal and Linda Dominguez and Cheri A. Pies},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={2000},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={9-25}
}
The "boom and bust phenomenon" is a pattern that has emerged in the development, introduction, and delivery of a number of significant new contraceptive products in the United States. When a new contraceptive product is introduced with great promise and publicity, it usually experiences a "boom" during which sales, demand, and expectations are high. This boom is often followed by a "bust" phase during which a product does not live up to expectations, initial excitement falls off, and a drop in… CONTINUE READING
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