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Women's reasons, perceptions and expectations of consultation with acupuncturists and use of acupuncture for menopausal symptoms - Student Wen Bo Peng

Project Member(s): Hickman, L.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Endeavour College of Natural Medicine

Start year: 2014

Summary: Most mid-age women need to seek medical advice for menopausal symptons. Acupuncture constitutes a popular treatment option. The proposed project will address the research gap by identifying the role of acupuncturists in the overal support from the patient perspective and exploring the underlying decision-marking process of acupuncture use for specific menopausal symptoms in Australia.

Publications:

Peng, W 2016, 'Concurrent use of self-prescribed complementary and alternative medicine, and hormone replacement therapy in menopause: possible side effects', Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine, vol. 28, no. 3.
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FOR Codes: Women's Health, Complementary and Alternative Medicine