Aging and Menopause Among Indian South African Women

Aging and Menopause Among Indian South African Women

by Brian M. du Toit

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ISBN-13: 9781438401560
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/30/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 668 KB

About the Author

Brian M. du Toit is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Florida.

Table of Contents

Preface

1. The Cultural Climacteric

Introduction
Survey of Climacteric Studies

2. The South African Scene

The History of Indian South Africans
The Position of Indian South Africans
Studying Indian South African Women

3. Population Description

Introduction
Population Profile
Social Organization

4. Being a Woman

Introduction
Role Conception and Performance
Image: The Modern Indian South African Woman
Being a Woman

5. Lifestyles and Life Course

Introduction
Self-Concept
Life Events
Role Satisfaction
Coping Behavior
Life Cycle Perceptions

6. Perspectives on Health

Introduction
Profile of Health
Family History
Reproductive Health
Post Reproductive Health
Sexuality
Menstruation

7. The Menopause

Introduction
Information Concerning Menopause
Expectations Concerning Menopause
Experiencing the Menopause
Cognition
Behavioral

8. Conclusion

Appendix

References

Indexes

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