ERIC Number: EJ900469
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 44
Managing Depression during the Menopausal Transition
Pearson, Quinn M.
ADULTSPAN Journal, v9 n2 p76-87 Fall 2010
The menopausal transition is associated with both first onset of depression and recurrent depression. Risk factors include vasomotor symptoms, a history of premenstrual dysphoria, postpartum depression, major depression, and sleep disturbances. Hormone replacement therapy, complementary and alternative medicine approaches, and counseling implications for assessment, education, advocacy, and self-care are discussed.
Descriptors: Sleep, Depression (Psychology), Physiology, Correlation, Risk, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Drug Therapy, Biochemistry, Advocacy, Counseling, Females
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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