Bibliography

Menopause

[Marathi]: Menopause-rajonivruttivishayi samagra maahiti. Shinde, Anand Dr. Pune:DnyananayanPr, 2000.[Tathapi] Rs.125/-.

60 Second Menopause Management. Schulz, Carol. Mumbai: Magna, 2002. 81-7809-118-6, 230 pp 5"x8" Rs.175/- [Tathapi Library , Modern BS] ' 'Quickest' ways to handle problems and discomfort; a good reference - well-researched with questions, case studies, treatments, exercises, diets & recipes.

A Woman Doctor's Guide to Menopause. Jovanovic, L & S LeVert. New York: Hyperion, 1993. [Tathapi Library ] ' Essential facts and up to minute information for a woman's change in life.

All You Wanted to Know about Menopause. Ramaiah, Savitri Dr. (ed). New Delhi: Sterling (New Dawn), 2000. ISBN 81-207- 2300-7, 160 pp, 5"x4", Rs.50/-, {Tathapi Library , Modern BS] ' Intended to provide "knowledge to adopt preventive measures and co-operate with the doctor" during illness, this little book includes contributions by practitioners of allopathy, ayurveda, unani, homeopathy and naturecure.

Back Pain in Women. Shatrughna, Veena & others. Hyderabad: Anveshi, 1987. ~ 10 pp [FRCH Library] ' Report of study sponsored by Nat'l Com. on Self-Employed Women (Task Force on Health), to investigate possible linkages between work, calcium deficiency & bone thinning (osteoporosis).

Changing Perspective on Menopause. Voda A M, Dinnerstein M, O'Donnell S R, (eds). Austin: Univ of Texas Press, 1982. ' A collection of essays by contemporary scholars on menopause, from an anthropologic, literary, psychological, and physiological perspective. Excellent original material.

Coping with Hysterectomy. Morgan, Susanne. NY:Plume (New American Library), 1985. ISBN 0-452-25737-9, 284 pp $8.95, Feminist perspective, sensitive to lesbian experience, [Tathapi Library]

Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book. Love, Susan Dr. 3rd Revised Edn, Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publ., 2000. ISBN 0-7382-0235-5. [700 pp] [Tathapi Library] ' The 'bible for women with breast cancer' and a standard reference for professional care-givers (doctors and nurses).

Dr. Susan Love's Hormone Book - Making Informed Choices about Menopause. Love, Susan Dr., NY:Random House. 1997.

Encounters with Aging: Mythologies of Menopause in Japan and North America. Lock M. Berkeley: UCB Press, 1993. ' A Woman anthropologist reports on her 20-Year study of menopause in Japan and North America; highly recommended.

Everywoman - A Gynaecological Guide for Life. Llewellyn Jones, Derek Dr. 1998. [32 pp out of 444] [Tathapi Library; Crossword 395/-]. ' Chapter 22 concerns Menopause, lots of information - bleeding, coping, hormones, osteoporosis.

Everywoman's Medical Handbook. Stoppard, Miriam Dr. NY:Dorling Kindersley, 1988. [FRCH Library] ISBN 0-86318-275-5, 384 pp [~9 pp] ' Brief & factual, illustrated; several entries related to Menopause (see index)..

For Women Only - a revolutionary guide to overcoming Sexual Dysfunction and Re-Claiming your Sex Life, Berman J & L. UK:Virago Press. 2001. ISBN 186049-852-3, 271 pp Rs.595/ ' Not much on menopause, but good for Library.

From Menarche to Menopause: Reproductive Lives of Peasant Women in Two Cultures. Beyene Y. State University of New York Press, 1989. ' A woman anthropologist describes the different experience of menopause among Mayans in southern Mexico and rural Greek islanders - a fascinating cross-cultural analysis.

Growing Old in Young India. Bambawale, Usha. Pune: Snehavardhan/ Sreevani, 1993. [Tathapi Library , Streevani]

Gynaecologic Endocrinology. Josimovich J & Gold J. 1986. ISBN 0-306-42189-5. [AFMC Library] ' Good technical reference, with Menopause chapter (pp 374-383), Bibliography <1980

Healing Mind, Healthy Woman. Domar, A & Dreher, H. 1997. ISBN 07-225-34345 [28 pp of 422] [Modern BS] ' Well explained. Good. (pp 383-410),

Listening to Women Talk..... '.. Aalochana

Managing Your Menopause. Utian, Wulf & Jacobwitz, Ruth. 1990. ISBN 0-671-76426-8. 'Good and well explained. [Crossword]

Menopausal Years - The Wise Woman Way, Weed, Susan. Woodstock, NY: Ash Tree. 1992. ISBN 9614620-403...

Menopause - A Positive Approach. Reitz, R. New York: Penguin Books, 1977. [Tathapi Library ]

Menopause in Modern Perspective: A guide to clinical practice. Utian, Wulf. 1980. ' ISBN 0-8385-6297-3. 192 pp ' Dry and technical. [KEM RC Library]

Menopause Naturally - Preparing for the Second Half of Life. Greenwood, Sadja. Volcano Press (USA), 1996. [Tathapi Library ] 'Menopause - A Well Woman Book. Montreal Health Press, Toronto: Second Story Press, 1990. [Tathapi Library ]

Menopause, A Guide for Women and the Men Who Love Them. Cutler W B, et al. NY: WW Norton & Company, 1992. ' A scholarly book on menopausal problems favoring hormone use, and providing a thorough discussion of its benefits and risks.

Menopause, Krishnan, Usha & Shah, Duru (eds), 1996. ISBN 812-500-9108, 114 pp [KEMHRC Library] ' An edited collection of chapters by various medical authorities - a good technical reference.

Menopause, Me and You - The Sound of Women Pausing. Voda, Ann. NY: Harrington Park Press. 1997.

Menopause, Me and You (booklet). Voda A. Salt Lake City: College of Nursing (25 South Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112), year? ' Excellent information on hot flashes and other aspects of menopause, not oriented to hormone use. May be Available by writing to Dr. Ann Voda at above address.

Menopause. Nath, Geeta Dr. New Delhi:VHAI(HealthwiseSeries), 1999. 48 pp [Tathapi]

Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century. Boston Women's Health Book Collective. 1998. ISBN 0-684-8231-9, (780 pp) [Tathapi & Aalochana Libraries] ' Excellent chapter, covering Feminisation of Aging & Poverty, Hormone Therapy, Support Groups, Preventive Health, Research…

Our Health in Our Hands. Deodhar, NS & Sathe, PV. Pune: School of Health Sciences (Pune Univ.), 2001. 356 pp [Sch of HS Library, Tathapi, FRCH Rs.400/-] ' Section on 'Diseases of Women' is brief (pp 202-207).

Perimenopause - Changes in Women's Health after 35. Huston, James & Lanka, Darlene. 2001. [395 pp] [International Book Service Rs.150/-] ' Good, readable. Covers thyroid changes, nutrition, alternative medicines, hormone therapy, stress management, depression, surgery, etc. Tables of Alternative Health Options, etc.

Research on Menopause in the 'Nineties. WHO Scientific Study Group. Geneva: WHO, year ? ISBN 92412-0866X, ?, WHO Technical Report Series No.866.

Sex, Lies & the Truth about Uterine Fibroids. Dione, Carla. NY: Penguin Putnam, 2000. ISBN 1-58333-070-4. $14.95,. Tathapi

Shared Intimacies: Women's Sexual Experiences. Barbach L, et al. NY: Anchor Press / Doubleday, 1980. ' Excellent interviews with women of all ages about their sexual experiences. The author, a psychologist and sex therapist, includes interesting, diverse meterial on sex in menopause and beyond.

The Change. Greer, Germaine.... ' Check in Aalochana: H 505 (216). Aalochana

The Curse: A Cultural History of Menstruation. Delaney, Janice & others. New America Library, 1977. LoCN 76-5461 [262 pp] [FRCH Library] ' Highly recommended…'Psychology and the Menopausal Menace' (pp 173-185) is funny & interesting. Literary references (Shakespeare, O'Hara…), Male Menopause; November of the Body, From Leeches to Estrogen.

The End of Aging. Orlock, Carol. Mumbai: Magna PH, 1998. [247 pp] ' New medical science is changing our concept of old age. Average, simple (pp 47-50, 127-130), Popular BS

The Fountain of Age. Friedman, Betty. Simon & Schuster, 1993. ISBN 0671-40027-4 [Manneys, ? Tathapi ] ' Interesting and good…

The Hormone Dilemma - Should You Take HRT? Love, Susan Dr. 1997. ISBN 0-7225-3429-9.

The Human Body (Vols.2&3 in 3-vol Series You and Your Health). Shyrock, Harold & others. San Francisco: Pacific Press. 1978. ' LoCN 69-10033. [Jayakar Library] ' Big books, average: emergencies, symptoms, meaning of menopause (Vol 2: pp 398-399, Vol 3: 163-164, 373 - flashes).

The Menopause (Series: Clin. Perspect. in Obs/Gynaec). Buchsbaum, Herbert. 1983. ISBN 0-387-90825-0 (225 pp). ' A good clinical reference with chapters on Onset of Menopause, Osteoporosis, Surgery, Psycho-biologic aspects, HRT, etc., AFMC Library

The Menstrual Cycle. Vollman, Rudolf. 1977, ISBN 0-7216-9075-0 [6 pp of 194] [AFMC Library] ' Classic reference on menstrual cycle; relevant : pp 32-37.

The Natural Remedy Book for Women. Stein, D. 1992. ISBN 81-7030-589-6, [8 pp of 340] [Modern BS] ' Menopause (pp 247-54) ok, focus on Acupressure.

The Penguin India Guide to Women's Health. Phadke, Pushpajeet Dr. New Delhi: Penguin, 1997. ISBN 0-14-025982-1. [23 pp of 471] [FRCH Library, Modern BS Rs.295/-] ' Good, clear, emphasis on conditions relating to or surfacing around menopause (pp 333-355).

The V Book : Vital Facts about the Vulva, Vestibule, Vagina and More. Stewart, E Dr & Spencer P. 2002. ISBN 0-7499-23148. [Tathapi Library; 453 pp, Rs.700/-] ' Good & interesting, common vaginal health problems. Qs & As on menopause, painful intercourse, causes of dry vagina, HRT, estrogen loss.

Ultra Age: Every Woman's Guide to Facing the Future . Spillane M & Mackee V. MacMillan, 1999. ISBN 0333-717-368 [30 pp of 445]. [Manneys] ' The relevant pages (pp 154-85) are not very good - diet, exercise, look-good-feel-great.

Understanding Menopause. Cobb J O. Penguin/Plume, 1993. ' A thorough and reassuring Canadian book on menopause. The author also publishes A Friend Indeed, an excellent newsletter on menopause.

Vardhana-Woman of Age (Women & Aging in India). VACHA Collective.
Mumbai: VACHA. 1999. Rs.100/- [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 26713469, Tathapi]

Where Women Have No Doctor - A Resource Guide for Women's Health. Marazzi, Stephen Ed. New Delhi: VHAI, 2001. [630 pp] [FRCH Library] - also in Hindi. ' Good reference, illustrated. Post-menopausal bleeding (p 397) & HRT (pp 147, 535), Medicines (147), Osteoporosis (155), Growing Older (146-162), Diet (pp 205), Acupressure massage (p 596).

WomanCare (Vol 1). [3 pp of 323] [FRCH Library] ' Postmenopausal vaginitis, etc.
(pp 63-65) - average.

Women of the 14th Moon, Taylor D and Sumrall A (eds) Freedom, CA: The Crossing Press, 1991. ' A collection of 90 short poems and personal stories on menopause from wonderfully diverse perspectives, entertaining, illuminating and comforting.

Women, Self-Help and Naturopathy. Shakti Collective. Mumbai: Shakti, 1988. [pp 60-63] [FRCH Library] ' Report of workshop on Alternative Health Care for Women - simple, good. Rs.10/-.

Women's Encyclopedia of Health & Emotional Healing. Foley, Denise. 1993. ISBN 0-87596-151-7. [8 pp of 517] 395/- ' 'Top women doctors share their… self-help advice on your body, your feelings and your life.' Brief entries relating to Menopause (pp169-70, 265-71); emotions, fibroids, coping, hot flashes, personality changes, stigma, osteoporosis. [Crossword]

Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Health: A comprehensive guide for health choices. 'Chapter 10: Menopause (pp 135-180): therapies, diets, exercises.

Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine. Hudson, Tory. 2001, ISBN 0-87983-788-8, [46 pp of 358] 995/- ' Very good; alternative therapies and integrative medicine; the relevant part(s) are well explained (pp 135-180).. Crossword

Women's Health - A Spare Rib Reader. Sullivan, Sue (ed.). Pandora Press, 1987.
' ISBN 0-86358-218-4. [8 pp of 396] [FRCH Library] ' Chapter 'Menopause-Growing Old in a Man's World' by Jean Shapiro (1983;pp 63-70): experience of women from older feminist network - self-descriptive. Good..

Women's Health Handbook - What Every Woman Needs to Know. Stoppard, Miriam Dr. NY: DK, 2001. ISBN 07-513-1434-X. [40 pp of 423] Rs. 520/-.
Chapter on Menopause (pp 272-411) is good, well explained. Natural remedies, diets, exercises, vitamins… tables. [Crossword]

Women's Health. Geddes and Grosset. 2000. ISBN 18-5534-958-2, 286 pp 125/-. 'Good, illustrated. Separate references to menopause; hot flashes, depression, diet, HRT, vaginal dryness..

Women's Health: A Complete Guide. Grewal, Iqbal Dr & Purhohit, Manju Dr. [Indian publ], 1999. [2 pp of 172] [Modern BS Rs.70/-] ' Q&A format with 2 pages on menopause.

Your Guide to Health. Anderson, Clifford. Poona: Oriental Watchman PH. 1974. [712 pp]. [Jayakar Library]. ' Menopause (pp 565, 583-591) is especially cancer related. Author is also known as 'your Radio Doctor'.