ch 4 pt 4 fa08

ch 4 pt 4 fa08 - • Secretory – Corpus luteum...

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Menstruation Myths and negative attitudes Menarche (initial onset) Age 11-15 Related to heredity, health, altitude
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Menstrual Physiology Flow lasts from 2 to 6 days Volume varies from 6 to 8 ounces Duration varies 24 to 42 days Menstrual synchrony
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The Menstrual Cycle Hypothalamus releases GnRH that stimulates pituitary Pituitary produces Follicle Stimulating Hormone Lutenizing Hormone Negative feedback mechanism
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Three Phases of The Menstrual Cycle Menstrual Shedding of endometrium Proliferative
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Unformatted text preview: • Secretory – Corpus luteum development, futher thickening of endometrium QuickTimeª and a TIFF (LZW) decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a TIFF (LZW) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Menstrual Cycle Problems • Premenstrual syndrome – Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder • Dysmenorrhea = painful menses • Amenorrhea = no menses • Self-help for menstrual symptoms • Toxic shock syndrome...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course PSY 222 taught by Professor Lee during the Fall '09 term at ASU.

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