Women's Health

Summary

Maureen's work in this area has developed over the last 15 years.  Research in this area has focused on women's experiences of menopause and its impact on fertility and the embodied nature of the experience.

Supervisor(s)

Associate Professor Maureen Boughton

Research Location

Sydney Nursing School

Program Type

Masters/PHD

Synopsis

Further areas for research and development have been identified in particular with young women who have experienced a premature menopause related to haematological cancer treatnents.  Issues around uncertain fertility and motherhood have been identified and explored.

Additional Information

Arising from the work with young women following cancer treatments, a further area to be explored has been identified - the lived experience of related stem cell / bone marrow donors.

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Keywords

Women's health, menopause, experience, young women, menstruation, fertility, Nursing

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 1108