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The meanings of menopause : historical, medical, and clinical perspectives

The meanings of menopause : historical, medical, and clinical perspectives

Author: Ruth Formanek
Publisher: Hillsdale, NJ : Analytic Press : Distributed by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1990.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Formanek
ISBN: 0881630802 9780881630800
OCLC Number: 20320395
Description: xxv, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue : the space crone / Ursula K. LeGuin --
Continuity and change and "the change of life" : premodern views of the menopause / Ruth Formanek --
The medicalization of menopause / Susan E. Bell --
A critical view of three psychoanalytical positions on menopuase / Helena Harris --
Psychosocial influences and life events at the time of the menopause / J.G. Greene --
Aging into transitions : cross-cultural perspectives on women at midlife / Nancy Datan --
The biomedical study of menopause / Madeleine J. Goodman --
The menopausal experience : sociocultural influences and theoretical models / Cheryl L. Bowles --
Endocrinology of menopause / Linda Gannon --
Varieties of menopausal experience / Malkah T. Notman --
Portraits of menopausal women in selected works of English and American literature / Marilyn Maxwell. Reflections of self and other : men's views of menopausal women / Suzanne B. Phillips.
Responsibility: edited by Ruth Formanek.
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"As both therapists and the patients they treat age, the expectation that 'the best is yet to be' can be clouded by the prospect of menopause when this phase of life is shrouded in myths and Read more...

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