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For the Woman Approaching Menopause

Princeton, New Jersey: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, 1985. An educational booklet for women approaching menopause. Includes a general overview, along with more detailed information about its physical, psychological, and emotional symptoms and effects. It closes with a description of how to manage symptoms medically. Interestingly, the booklet has a section titled "Menopause and the Single Woman", which notes that "An increasing number of menopausal women live alone" and that, though they may not have a partner to bear some of the burden of menopause, they also do "not have to deal with the added burden of a spouse who is also coming to grips with aging" (p. 39). Contents includes For the Woman Approaching Menopause, An Understanding of Menopause, Physical Symptoms of Menopause, Psychologic and Emotional Symptoms, Menopause and Related Issues, Medical Management of Symptoms and Some Closing Remarks. An interesting window into the changing social norms and gender roles of the 1980s. Oblong 12mo (5.25" by 6"), pp. 54, stapled in original illustrated wrappers. Corners bumped, else fine.

Price: $150.00

Item #22003746