Diagnostic overshadowing: the menopause and mental health
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Diagnostic overshadowing: the menopause and mental health

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

Menopause and perimenopause can be misdiagnosed and nurses need to be wary of making assumptions – which might prevent women getting the treatment they need

Most women will experience the menopause at some point in their lives, with symptoms such as hot flushes, night sweats and vaginal dryness.

Mental Health Practice. 25, 5, 15-17. doi: 10.7748/mhp.25.5.15.s5

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