The Kinsey Institute: Oral Contraceptive Study, Slide 10/11

Hypotheses - 2

4. Negative effects on sexual well-being will be more marked in the monophasic OC users.
5. Positive effects on physical and mental well-being are predicted in women with a previous history of severe menstrual pain and heaviness of menstrual bleeding.
6. Negative effects on mental well-being are predicted in women with a previous history of (a) menstrual cycle-related mood changes, or (b) depressive illness.


Investigators: John Bancroft, M.D., The Kinsey Institute; Stephanie Sanders, Ph.D., The Kinsey Institute and Gender Studies; Cynthia Graham, Ph.D., Dept. of Psychology; Judith Klein, M.D., Planned Parenthood of Central and Southern Indiana
Research Associates: Jennifer Bass, Stephanie Hinton

This research is being assisted by a fellowship from the Sexuality Research Fellowship Program of the Social Science Research Council with funds provided by the Ford Foundation.

Copyright (c) 1997 The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction.

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