Conspiracy of Silence: Menopause (Gail Sheehy)

  • 1992 ----- color ----- 27 min ----- vhs///
  • (Upon Reflection series) Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Gail Sheehy, an author who has explored how our lives and characters are shaped by crises and the stages of human development. Her latest book, The Silent Passage: Menopause delves into "that subject that no one talks about." She discusses common knowledge and misconceptions, signs and symptoms, hormone therapy, post-menopausal zest. They also speak of cross-cultural differences and attitudes towards women and menopause.
  • Topics: (Physiology, Psychology: Developmental, Women Studies)