Menopause in the workplace research from 2015 to present

• 2021

Global consensus recommendations on menopause in the workplace: A European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) position statement.

Rees M.

Maturitas, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2021.06.006 Epub 2021 July 15.

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Menopausal transition and change in employment: Evidence from the National Child Development Study.

Evandrou M, Falkingham J, Qin M, Vlachantoni A.

Maturitas. 2021 Jan;143:96-104. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2020.09.010. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

PMID: 33308643.

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Blood Work: Managing Menstruation, Menopause and Gynaecological Health Conditions in the Workplace.

Sang K, Remnant J, Calvard T, Myhill K.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Feb 17;18(4):1951. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18041951.

PMID: 33671403.

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• 2020

The remains of the taboo: experiences, attitudes, and knowledge about menopause in the workplace.

Beck V, Brewis J, Davies A.

Climacteric. 2020 Apr;23(2):158-164. doi: 10.1080/13697137.2019.1656184. Epub 2019 Sep 19.

PMID: 31533494.

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Managing the Menopause through ‘Abjection Work’: When Boobs Can Become Embarrassingly Useful, Again.  
Butler C.
Work, Employment and Society. 2020;34(4):696-712. doi:10.1177/0950017019875936

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Using Digital Health Technologies to Manage the Psychosocial
Symptoms of Menopause in the Workplace: A Narrative Literature Review.

Cronin C, Hungerford C, Wilson RL.

Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2020 Oct 7:1-8. doi: 10.1080/01612840.2020.1827101. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 33027594.

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Attitude, confidence and social norm of Dutch occupational physicians regarding menopause in a work context.

Geukes M, Oosterhof H, van Aalst MP, Anema JR.

Maturitas. 2020 Sep;139:27-32. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2020.05.015. Epub 2020 May 28.

PMID: 32747037.

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Relationship between number of menopausal symptoms and work performance in Japanese working women.

Hashimoto K, Yoshida M, Nakamura Y, Takeishi Y, Yoshizawa T.

Menopause. 2020 Nov 23;28(2):175-181. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001698.

PMID: 33235035.

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“I Get That Spirit in Me”-Mentally Empowering Workplace Health Promotion for Female Workers in Low-Paid Jobs during Menopause and Midlife.

Verburgh M, Verdonk P, Appelman Y, Brood-van Zanten M, Nieuwenhuijsen K.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Sep 4;17(18):6462. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17186462.

PMID: 32899848.

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• 2019

Menopause and the NHS: caring for and retaining the older workforce.

Banks S.

Br J Nurs. 2019 Sep 12;28(16):1086-1090. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2019.28.16.1086.

PMID: 31518539.

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The relationship between menopausal symptoms and burnout. A cross-sectional study among nurses.

Converso D, Viotti S, Sottimano I, Loera B, Molinengo G, Guidetti G.

BMC Womens Health. 2019 Nov 27;19(1):148. doi: 10.1186/s12905-019-0847-6.

PMID: 31775724.

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Improvement of menopausal symptoms and the impact on work ability: A retrospective cohort pilot study.

Geukes M, Anema JR, van Aalst MP, de Menezes RX, Oosterhof H.

Maturitas. 2019 Feb;120:23-28. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.10.015. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

PMID: 30583760.

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Development and evaluation of online menopause awareness training for line managers in UK organizations.

Hardy C, Griffiths A, Hunter MS.

Maturitas. 2019 Feb;120:83-89. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.12.001. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

PMID: 30583770.

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Effect of symptoms of climacteric syndrome, depression and
insomnia on self-rated work ability in peri- and post-menopausal women
in non-manual employment.

Humeniuk E, Bojar I, Gujski M, Raczkiewicz D.

Ann Agric Environ Med. 2019 Dec 19;26(4):600-605. doi: 10.26444/aaem/112838. Epub 2019 Nov 7.

PMID: 31885234.

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Temporality and Gendered Agency: Menopausal Subjectivities in Women’s Work.  

Jack G, Riach K, Bariola E. Human Relations. 2019; 72(1): 122-143.

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Rotating night shift work and menopausal age.

Stock D, Knight JA, Raboud J, Cotterchio M, Strohmaier S, Willett W, Eliassen AH, Rosner B, Hankinson SE, Schernhammer E.

Hum Reprod. 2019 Mar 1;34(3):539-548. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dey390.

PMID: 30753548.

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Women Firefighters’ Health and Well-Being: An International Survey.

Watkins ER, Walker A, Mol E, Jahnke S, Richardson AJ.

Womens Health Issues. 2019 Sep-Oct;29(5):424-431. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2019.02.003. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

PMID: 30930075.

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• 2018

Menopause and work: an overview of UK guidance.

Hardy C, Hunter MS, Griffiths A.

Occup Med (Lond). 2018 Dec 26;68(9):580-586. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqy134.

PMID: 30544239.

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Self-help cognitive behavior therapy for working women with problematic hot flushes and night sweats ([email protected]): a multicenter randomized controlled trial.

Hardy C, Griffiths A, Norton S, Hunter MS.

Menopause. 2018 May;25(5):508-519. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001048.

PMID: 29315132.

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Work outcomes in midlife women: the impact of menopause, work stress and working environment.

Hardy C, Thorne E, Griffiths A, Hunter MS.

Womens Midlife Health. 2018 Apr 9;4:3. doi: 10.1186/s40695-018-0036-z. eCollection 2018.

PMID: 30766713.

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• 2017

Women, weight, poverty and menopause: understanding health practices in a context of chronic disease prevention.
Audet M, Dumas A, Binette R, Dionne IJ.
Sociol Health Illn. 2017 Nov;39(8):1412-1426. doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.12593. Epub 2017 Jun 10.
PMID: 28600800

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Employment conditions and work-related stressors are associated with menopausal symptom reporting among perimenopausal and postmenopausal women.

Bariola E, Jack G, Pitts M, Riach K, Sarrel P.

Menopause. 2017 Mar;24(3):247-251. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000000751.

PMID: 27749735.

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What do working menopausal women want? A qualitative
investigation into women’s perspectives on employer and line manager
support.

Hardy C, Griffiths A, Hunter MS.

Maturitas. 2017 Jul;101:37-41. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2017.04.011.

PMID: 28539167.

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Improving recognition in the UK for menopause-related challenges to women’s working life.

Griffiths A.

Post Reprod Health. 2017 Dec;23(4):165-169. doi: 10.1177/2053369117734714. Epub 2017 Oct 30.

PMID: 29083259.

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Stress at the place of work and cognitive functions among women performing intellectual work during peri- and post-menopausal period.

Gujski M, Pinkas J, Juńczyk T, Pawełczak-Barszczowska A, Raczkiewicz D, Owoc A, Bojar I.

Int J Occup Med Environ Health. 2017 Oct 6;30(6):943-961. doi: 10.13075/ijomeh.1896.01119. Epub 2017 Mar 27.

PMID: 28584316

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No sweat: managing menopausal symptoms at work.

Hickey M, Riach K, Kachouie R, Jack G.

J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2017 Sep;38(3):202-209. doi: 10.1080/0167482X.2017.1327520. Epub 2017 May 22.

PMID: 28532219.

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Risk Assessment: Factors Contributing to Discomfort for Menopausal Women in Workplace.

Jafari M, Seifi B, Heidari M.

J Menopausal Med. 2017 Aug;23(2):85-90. doi: 10.6118/jmm.2017.23.2.85. Epub 2017 Aug 31.

PMID: 28951855. PMCID: PMC5606914.

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Influence of menopausal symptoms on perceived work ability among women in a Nigerian University.

Olajubu AO, Olowokere AE, Amujo DO, Olajubu TO.

Climacteric. 2017 Dec;20(6):558-563. doi: 10.1080/13697137.2017.1373336. Epub 2017 Sep 21.

PMID: 28933968.

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• 2016

Menopausal vasomotor symptoms are associated with poor self-assessed work ability.

Gartoulla P, Bell RJ, Worsley R, Davis SR.

Maturitas. 2016 May;87:33-9. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2016.02.003. Epub 2016 Feb 8.

PMID: 27013286.

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The impact of menopause on work ability in women with severe menopausal symptoms.

Geukes M, van Aalst MP, Robroek SJ, Laven JS, Oosterhof H.

Maturitas. 2016 Aug;90:3-8. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2016.05.001. Epub 2016 May 4.

PMID: 27282787.

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Menopause in the workplace: What employers should be doing.

Jack G, Riach K, Bariola E, Pitts M, Schapper J, Sarrel P.

Maturitas. 2016 Mar;85:88-95. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2015.12.006. Epub 2015 Dec 29.

PMID: 26857886.

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• 2015

Working women and the menopause.

Kopenhager T, Guidozzi F.

Climacteric. 2015 Jun;18(3):372-5. doi: 10.3109/13697137.2015.1020483. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

PMID: 25830628.

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Incremental direct and indirect costs of untreated vasomotor symptoms.

Sarrel P, Portman D, Lefebvre P, Lafeuille MH, Grittner AM, Fortier J, Gravel J, Duh MS, Aupperle PM.

Menopause. 2015 Mar;22(3):260-6. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000000320.

PMID: 25714236.

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