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Gender differences in the emotional impact of living with endometriosis
Problem statement While there is evidence of a negative socio-psychological impact on women, little is known about how couples experience living with the common, chronic condition endometriosis. In particular there is a ...
‘I’ve gone into a consultancy to really lay the law down, you know, get it sorted’: men’s perceptions of their role in treatment-seeking for endometriosis
Introduction Endometriosis is a common, chronic, disabling condition of unknown aetiology which affects an estimated 5-15% of women worldwide. Common symptoms include dysmenorrhoea, heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, ...
Men, gender and endometriosis: accounts of chronic illness from the ‘well’ partner
Endometriosis is a relatively common gynaecological condition affecting up to 2 million women in the UK alone. Common symptoms are chronic pelvic pain, fatigue, heavy painful periods, and a deep pain experienced during ...