Biological Approach to Menopausal Syndrome

폐경기 증후군의 생물학적 접근

  • Kang, Byung-Jo (Department of Psychiatry, Kyungpook National University College of Medicine) ;
  • Lee, Zuk-Nae (Department of Psychiatry, Kyungpook National University College of Medicine) ;
  • Rim, Hyo-Deog (Department of Psychiatry, Kyungpook National University College of Medicine) ;
  • Kang, Suk-Hun (Department of Psychiatry, Kyungpook National University College of Medicine)
  • 강병조 (경북대학교 의과대학 정신의학교실) ;
  • 이죽내 (경북대학교 의과대학 정신의학교실) ;
  • 임효덕 (경북대학교 의과대학 정신의학교실) ;
  • 강석헌 (경북대학교 의과대학 정신의학교실)
  • Published : 1996.06.15

Abstract

Hormone replacement therapy in menopausal women has recently been a hot issue in medical fields. The author reviewed the physiology of menopause and discussed the physiological mechanism and biological management of vascular flushing and menopausal depression. The above symptoms are hard to distinguish from those of psychiatric disorders.