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Psychodynamic Characteristics of Subjects with Menstrual Pathology

  • G. Foresti
  • M. Ferraro
  • C. Berlanda
  • P. Reithaar
  • M. Volpi
  • D. Drago
  • R. Cerutti

Abstract

The number of cases of menstrual cycle showing alteration with regard to the nature of the symptoms and intensity, seems to be on a steady increase. The origin of menstrual pathology cannot be attributed to organic causes only. It seems to be related to complex psychological problems and to the women’s psycho-social interaction with the environment (Kelly, 1954; Benedek, 1969; Andreoli, 1976; De Senarclens and Fischer, 1977).

Keywords

Menstrual Cycle Female Role Male Role Secondary Amenorrhea Affective Relationship 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Foresti
    • 1
  • M. Ferraro
    • 1
  • C. Berlanda
    • 1
  • P. Reithaar
    • 1
  • M. Volpi
    • 2
  • D. Drago
    • 2
  • R. Cerutti
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Biopsychological ResearchPadovaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of PadovaItaly

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