Therapeutic decisions for menopause: results of the DAMES project in central Massachusetts.

@article{Obermeyer2004TherapeuticDF,
  title={Therapeutic decisions for menopause: results of the DAMES project in central Massachusetts.},
  author={Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer and Robert F. Reynolds and K. G. Price and Annie Abraham},
  journal={Menopause},
  year={2004},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={456-65}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the factors that influence therapeutic decisions at menopause, particularly those related to the burden of menopause symptoms, in a population of women living in Massachusetts, as part of the multisite DAMES (Decisions At Menopause Study). DESIGN A survey using face-to-face interviews with a randomly selected sample of 293 women aged 45 to 55 who are members of the Fallon Community Health Plan in Central Massachusetts. The instrument combined closed- and open-ended… CONTINUE READING