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Depression, Quality of Life, Work Productivity, Resource Use, and Costs Among Women Experiencing Menopause and Hot Flashes: A Cross-Sectional Study

Marco daCosta DiBonaventura, PhD; Jan-Samuel Wagner, BS; Jose Alvir, DrPH; and Jennifer Whiteley, EdD

Many women experience significant adverse health symptoms during the menopausal transition. Hot flashes, in particular, have been shown to be a bothersome symptom of menopause and often co-occur with depression. In this article, review results from a study that examined the effect of depression on health-related quality of life, work productivity, resource use, and costs among women experiencing menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes.

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