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Attitudes Toward Menopause


Abstract Menopause is a complex biopsychosocial phenomenon that is influenced by women’s attitudes, the attitudes of their partners, families, and friends, and societal norms. Previous research has shown that attitudes can be influenced by many factors, such as age and menopausal status. This study examined men’s and women’s attitudes toward several facets of menopause, including fertility, attractiveness, personal growth, emotional stability, and sexuality, using an Amazon Mechanical Turk sample of 194 females and 151 males. Results revealed that women and men differed significantly in their attitudes toward fertility, attractiveness, personal growth, and sexuality, with women having more positive attitudes on every dimension except sexuality. For ... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Pope, Melissa (Author) / Burleson, Mary H. (Advisor) / Roberts, Nicole A. (Committee member) / Hall, Deborah L. (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 53 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Psychology 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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