What are young undergraduate women's qualitative experiences of the menstrual cycle?

@article{Choi1997WhatAY,
  title={What are young undergraduate women's qualitative experiences of the menstrual cycle?},
  author={Philemon Y. W. Choi and Sally Mckeown},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={1997},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={
          259-65
        }
}
The dominant ideology of the premenstrual woman is that of a person who has no control over her moods, cognition and behaviour because of her fluctuating hormone levels. The social influence of this stereotype has been put forward as an explanation for discrepancies between retrospective and prospective accounts of premenstrual experiences. However, recent research has found that women can and do distinguish between their own experience and that of the stereotype. What their own experience is… CONTINUE READING

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