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Giambra, Leonard M. – Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1983
Investigated midlife influences on daydreaming for 477 women from 40 to 60 years of age. Examined 42 variables including health status, symptom presence, menstruation difficulties, sexual activities, and effects of menopause. Results indicated daydreaming was more prevalent among women with various psychological symptoms. (PAS)
Descriptors: Demography, Females, Life Style, Middle Aged Adults
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Klaus, Hanna – Journal of Medical Education, 1974
Descriptors: Females, Gynecology, Higher Education, Medical Education
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Hauser, Robert M. – Educational Researcher, 2010
Research on variation in cognitive abilities has focused largely on their genetic or experiential sources and on their economic consequences. This article takes a broader look at the consequences of cognitive ability--IQ--across the life course. Contrary to received wisdom, the effects of IQ on economic success are almost entirely mediated by…
Descriptors: Job Performance, Educational Attainment, Drinking, Intelligence Quotient
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Hunter, Myra; O'Dea, Irene – Patient Education and Counseling, 1999
Discusses an evaluation of the long-term impact of a health education intervention for premenopausal women (N=86). Five years after the intervention questionnaire results showed that greater knowledge of menopause and fewer symptoms attributed to menopause. The evaluation was positive in terms of increasing knowledge and helping women to deal with…
Descriptors: Females, Health Education, Intervention, Middle Aged Adults
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Hopcroft, Rosemary L. – Social Forces, 2009
In this article I argue that evolutionary theorizing can help sociologists and feminists better understand gender inequality. Evolutionary theory explains why control of the sexuality of young women is a priority across most human societies both past and present. Evolutionary psychology has extended our understanding of male violence against…
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Females, Interaction, Males
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Daire, Andrew P.; Fairall, Heidi – ADULTSPAN Journal, 2005
Perimenopause, which recently has been recognized as separate from menopause, affects approximately 22 million U.S. women. It is a time when women are at greater risk for emotional, relationship, and sexual problems. The authors describe the symptoms of perimenopause, discuss the resulting psychosocial and sexual impact, and present treatment…
Descriptors: Females, Sexuality, Metabolism, At Risk Persons
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Friedmann, Harry; Kohn, Robert – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2008
The probability of death resulting from a suicidal act as a function of age is explored. Until recently, data on suicide attempts in the United States were not available, and therefore the relationship between attempts and completed suicide could not be systematically investigated. Now, with new surveillance of self-harm data from the Centers for…
Descriptors: Public Health, Suicide, Probability, Puberty
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Lin, Lan-Ping; Lin, Jin-Ding; Chu, Cordia M.; Chen, Li-Mei – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2011
Background: There is little information available related to the reproductive health of people with intellectual disability (ID). The aims of the present study are to describe caregiver attitudes and to examine determinants of gynaecological health for women with ID. Method: We recruited 1152 caregivers (response rate = 71.87%) and analysed their…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Health Services, Sex Education, Females
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Morokoff, Patricia J. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 1988
Reviews psychological and biological aspects of effects of menopause on sexuality. Discusses population studies revealing that postmenopausal status is associated with decline in some components of sexual functioning. Notes that little research has examined psychological response to menopause and its effect on sexual functioning. Research on…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Females, Menstruation, Sexuality
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Wright, Anne – American Indian Quarterly, 1982
Describes the reproductive cycle (menarche, menstrual cycle, fertility and contraceptive use, and menopause) as experienced by two groups of contemporary Navajo women. Eighty Navajo women, 40 traditional and 40 acculturated, participated in the 1978 research project which focused on influences of menopause. (ERB)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Attitudes, Cultural Influences, Females
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Avis, Nancy E. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2003
The perception that menopause leads to mood disturbances such as depression has a long history. How did these beliefs come about, and are they supported by the scientific literature? This article reviews the theories of menopause and depression, the scientific literature, and the implications of these findings for prevention and treatment.…
Descriptors: Females, Psychotherapy, Depression (Psychology), Physiology
Wilks, Bob – Journal of the University Film Association, 1977
Demonstrates how the Partnership Model can be utilized in the real world by showing how it served as a guide during the production of a film on female menopause for the College of Human Medicine. (MH)
Descriptors: Film Production, Mass Media, Models, Production Techniques
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Fly, Alyce D. – Health Education Monograph Series, 2002
Describes the forms of soy available as food ingredients and foods, the components in soy that may be important to women's health, the FDA health claim permitted for soy foods and ingredients, and research studies examining the role of soy in reducing cholesterol, cancer risk, osteoporosis, and symptoms of menopause. (Contains references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Dietetics, Eating Habits, Females
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Sloane, Ethel – Science Teacher, 1980
Discussed are several myths and stereotypes about female physiology. Also included are new technical advances concerning the female reproduction physiology, new techniques in hormone measurement, hypotholomic-pituitary-ovarian axis, hormones and the monthly cycles, dysmenorrhea, menopause, infertility, and future areas for investigation about the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Human Body, Mythology
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Fitzpatrick, Tanya R. – Educational Gerontology, 2000
Describes the development and content of a course on sexuality in aging for a gerontology master's program. Topics include physical health, AIDS, gay/lesbian issues, widows/widowers, marriage, ethnic issues, menopause, and impotence. Provides a 33-item bibliography. (SK)
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Course Content, Gerontology, Graduate Study
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