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Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: The periodic shedding of the ENDOMETRIUM and associated menstrual bleeding in the MENSTRUAL CYCLE of humans and primates. Menstruation is due to the decline in circulating PROGESTERONE, and occurs at the late LUTEAL PHASE when LUTEOLYSIS of the CORPUS LUTEUM takes place.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

18.54 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Anxiety neurosis, June 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/17
Scope and Contents "Admitted to CRI. Diagnosis: Anxiety Hysteria (mother had breakdown and parental spoiling). Duration of illness: 10 years. Father, good health, solid, cheery man, devoted to family. No family history of nervous instability. Siblings: One baby died, younger brother, good health. At 16 it was discovered patient had anaemia; whe would not go on buses or speak to anyone. Saw Dr who gave her tables which put her periods right. Has been off and on since then; sometimes when in buses, but said she...
Dates: Other: June 1947

30.49 Female, Married, 35-44 yrs, Dull and backward, Hysteria, November 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/29
Scope and Contents

"Peculiar, simple, definitely neurotic, is said to have made passes at the doctor. Had menorrhagia."

Husband: 30.48 Children: 30.52, 30.50, 30.51

Dates: Other: November 1946

36.37 Female, Married, 45-54 yrs, Suspected psychiatric illness, May 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/35
Scope and Contents

"[Informant] says that this woman was a big fat girl, dullish and lazy. She was pregnant at 13 and again at 16, her people were remarkably unworried. The children are exceptionally bright. Has never had any periods. Nurse: house fair, not overcrowded, has just had a still birth."

Relatives in survey: Father, son and nephews.

Dates: Other: May 1945

31.136 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Hysteria, October 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/30
Scope and Contents "Occupation: Housemaid. Diagnosis: Hysteria. "Has had a most unsatisfactory childhood. It appears that with each period she becomes depressed and listless, tearful and feels nobody wants her. The most recent attack seems to have coincided with an attack of fibrositis which interuppted her work and has given her more time for introspection. If she follows her usual routine she should cheer up. She should be encouraged to return to work and I would like to see her for a therapeutic talk. I...
Dates: Other: October 1946

Res.4.26 Female resident, 58 yrs, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 7 October 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/4/26
Scope and Contents INTVEE and her husband have lived in their house for 5 years. She says there is no communication with the private occupants on the other side of the road. While in the queue for the van she heard one private resident make a comment about the corporation tenants having it easy at the expense of people like her paying £4000 for a £3000 house. INTVEE reminded her that some of them had not had an easy life and that some of their husbands had been disabled as result of First World War. Her...
Dates: Other: 7 October 1961