Year: 1988 Source: British Journal of Hospital Medicine, v.39, no.2, (February 1988), p.170 SIEC No: 19890007

The author of this letter emphasizes a point made in a previous article; that is, depressive symptoms in middle-aged women should not be written off as merely manifestations of menopause. Given the strong link between depression & suicide, depression in middleaged women is to be treated as it is at other times in either sex. (KM)