Research on menopause in the workplace

[2024] A qualitative study of work and early menopause: ‘On-the job’ experiences and career trajectories PMID:

Vincent A.J.

Maturitas. April 2024; 182:. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2024.107920

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[2024] "I can't be dealing with this brain fog": A workplace focus group study investigating factors underpinning the menopausal experience for NHS staff PMID: 38029510

Hobson G.

Maturitas. 1 February 2024; 180:107889. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2023.107889

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[2024] Menopause at work—An organisation-based case study PMID:

Cronin C.

Nursing Open. January 2024; 11:. doi: 10.1002/nop2.2058

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[2023] Policies, Guidelines, and Practices Supporting Women’s Menstruation, Menstrual Disorders and Menopause at Work: A Critical Global Scoping Review PMID:

Howe D.

Healthcare (Switzerland). November 2023; 11:. doi: 10.3390/healthcare11222945

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[2023] Shift work and menstruation: A meta-analysis study PMID:

Hu F.

SSM - Population Health. December 2023; 24:. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2023.101542

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[2023] Association of menopausal vasomotor symptom severity with sleep and work impairments: A US survey PMID: 37625086

Depree B.

Menopause. September 2023; 30:887-897. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000002237

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[2023] Working well: Mitigating the impact of menopause in the workplace - A narrative evidence review PMID:

Dennis N.

Maturitas. November 2023; 177:. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2023.107824

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[2023] Perimenopause: Symptoms, work ability and health among 4010 Dutch workers PMID: 37393659

Oude Hengel K.M.

Maturitas. October 2023; 176:. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2023.107793

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[2023] An evaluation of demographic characteristics and workplace experiences of UK employees using an employer-provided menopause application PMID:

Schei T.S.

Maturitas. November 2023; 177:. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2023.107803

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[2023] Analysis of the impact, patterns of care, and perspectives of patients and physicians about moderate-to-severe menopausal vasomotor symptoms in Spain PMID:

Cano A.

Clinica e Investigacion en Ginecologia y Obstetricia. 1 October 2023; 50:. doi: 10.1016/j.gine.2023.100882

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[2023] Thinking outside Pandora’s box: Revealing differential effects of coping with physical and psychological menopause symptoms at work PMID:

Steffan B.

Human Relations. August 2023; 76:1191-1225. doi: 10.1177/00187267221089469

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[2023] Menopause: Time for a Paradigm Shift PMID: 37270266

Ahmed S.B.

Mayo Clinic Proceedings. June 2023; 98:818-820. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2023.04.014

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[2023] The menopause moment: The rising visibility of ‘the change’ in UK news coverage PMID:

Orgad S.

European Journal of Cultural Studies. 2023; :. doi: 10.1177/13675494231159562

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[2023] The role of midwives in implementing reproductive health services in Islamic Republic of Iran PMID: 36987624

Rad M.K.

Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 2023; 29:186-194. doi: 10.26719/emhj.23.023

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[2023] HRT in the UK: The culture behind the demand PMID: 36868928

Riach K.

Maturitas. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2023.02.003

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[2023] Circadian regulation of genetic and hormonal risk factors of cardiovascular disease in women PMID: 36318826

Rabinovich-Nikitin I.

Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. January 2023; 101:1-7. doi: 10.1139/cjpp-2022-0222

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[2023] Impact of Menopausal Symptoms on Work: Findings from Women in the Health and Employment after Fifty (HEAF) Study PMID: 36612616

D’Angelo S.

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. January 2023; 20:. doi: 10.3390/ijerph20010295

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[2023] Prevalence and quality-of-life burden of vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause: A European cross-sectional survey PMID: 36306669

Nappi R.E.

Maturitas. January 2023; 167:66-74. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2022.09.006

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[2023] Association between weekend catch-up sleep and the risk of depression among Korean middle-aged adults PMID:

Park J.H.

Sleep and Biological Rhythms. January 2023; 21:51-58. doi: 10.1007/s41105-022-00415-3

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[2023] Impact of Menopause Symptoms on Women in the Workplace PMID: 37115119

Faubion S.S.

Mayo Clinic Proceedings. June 2023; 98:833-845. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2023.02.025

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[2023] Effectiveness of workplace-based interventions to promote wellbeing among menopausal women: A systematic review PMID: 37207326

Rodrigo C.H.

Post Reproductive Health. 2023; :. doi: 10.1177/20533691231177414

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[2023] Evaluation of a workplace educational intervention on menopause: A quasi-experimental study PMID:

Geukes M.

Maturitas. August 2023; 174:48-56. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2023.05.005

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[2023] An overview of menopause, and why this should feature within pre-registration education PMID: 37027417

Calow A.

British Journal of Nursing. 6 April 2023; 32:334-340. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2023.32.7.334

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[2023] Factors underpinning an improved menopausal experience in the workplace for doctors: a UK-based qualitative study PMID: 36882239

Adelekan-Kamara Y.

BMJ Open. 7 March 2023; 13:. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-060265

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[2023] Serving through the perimenopause: Experiences of women in the UK Armed Forces PMID: 36641971

Willman A.

Maturitas. March 2023; 169:35-39. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2023.01.003

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[2023] Hot topic: Examining discursive representations of menopause and work in the British media PMID:

Rowson T.S.

Gender, Work and Organization. 2023; :. doi: 10.1111/gwao.13021

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[2023] The dialectic of (menopause) zest: Breaking the mold of organizational irrelevance PMID:

Quental C.

Gender, Work and Organization. 2023; :. doi: 10.1111/gwao.13017

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[2023] Exploring digital interventions to facilitate coping and discomfort for nurses experiencing the menopause in the workplace: An international qualitative study PMID:

Cronin C.

Journal of Advanced Nursing. 2023; :. doi: 10.1111/jan.15679

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[2023] Quality of life in menopausal women in the workplace–a systematic review PMID: 36682379

Theis S.

Climacteric. 2023; 26:80-87. doi: 10.1080/13697137.2022.2158729

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[2022] Assisted reproductive… training PMID: 36283726

Thomson N.

EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia. December 2022; 34:1012-1014. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.14118

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[2022] Diversity of menopause experience in the workplace: Understanding confounding factors PMID:

Riach K.

Current Opinion in Endocrine and Metabolic Research. December 2022; 27:. doi: 10.1016/j.coemr.2022.100391

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[2022] Community voices: policy proposals to promote inclusion in academia through the lens of women in science PMID: 35831416

Teichmann S.A.

Nature Communications. December 2022; 13:. doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-31616-6

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[2022] Workplace Health Promotion Among Ethnically Diverse Women in Midlife With a Low Socioeconomic Position PMID: 35125009

Verburgh M.

Health Education and Behavior. December 2022; 49:1042-1055. doi: 10.1177/10901981211071030

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[2022] Tales not from the clinic! PMID: 35997121

Amini E.

Post Reproductive Health. September 2022; 28:176-180. doi: 10.1177/20533691221121995

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[2022] A potential rise of breast cancer risk in the UAE post-COVID-19 lockdown: A call for action PMID:

Ennab F.

Annals of Medicine and Surgery. July 2022; 79:. doi: 10.1016/j.amsu.2022.103976

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[2022] Why menopause matters in the academic workplace PMID: 35546185

Nordling L.

Nature. 1 May 2022; 605:381-384. doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-01258-1

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[2022] HRT shortages made worse by long-term prescribing, says PSNC PMID:

Robinson J.

Pharmaceutical Journal. 1 April 2022; 308:. doi: 10.1211/PJ.2022.1.140211

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[2022] Opportunities for driving forward research, addressing older women's health needs, and supporting women's health in the workplace PMID:

Hardy C.

Case Reports in Women's Health. April 2022; 34:. doi: 10.1016/j.crwh.2022.e00408

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[2022] Unsettled forums for unsettled times: a plea for collegiality in public debate PMID: 35361588

Papanikitas A.

British Journal of General Practice. April 2022; 72:169. doi: 10.3399/bjgp22X719081

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[2022] Menopause as a well-being strategy: Organizational effectiveness, gendered ageism and racism PMID: 34964682

Targett R.

Post Reproductive Health. March 2022; 28:23-27. doi: 10.1177/20533691211060098

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[2022] It's time to talk about the M word PMID: 35031734

Bell J.A.

British Dental Journal. 14 January 2022; 232:15-17. doi: 10.1038/s41415-021-3817-y

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[2022] Menopause, the workplace and self-care PMID:

Smith P.

Journal of Community Nursing. 2022; 36:16-18.

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[2022] Menopause knowledge and education in women under 40: Results from an online survey PMID: 36533635

Munn C.

Women's Health. January-December 2022; 18:. doi: 10.1177/17455057221139660

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[2022] Menopause and work: A narrative literature review about menopause, work and health PMID: 35570508

Verdonk P.

Work. 2022; 72:483-496. doi: 10.3233/WOR-205214

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[2022] The experience of workplace coaching for menopausal women: A descriptive phenomenological study PMID:

Dunn S.

International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring. 2022; :97-108. doi: 10.24384/5jaz-sf55

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[2022] Occupational hazards and the onset of natural PMID: 36306666

Ma L, Qi T, Zhang Y, Huang Y, Li S, Ying Q, Jiang Z, Li C, Chen P, Xu W, Lan Y, Chu K, Lou J, Yu W, Zhou J.

Maturitas. 2023 Jan;167:46-52. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2022.08.012. Epub 2022 Sep 5.

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[2022] The association between shift work exposure and the variations in age at natural menopause among adult Canadian workers: results from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) PMID: 35324545

Khan D, Rotondi M, Edgell H, Tamim H.

Menopause. 2022 Jul 1;29(7):795-804. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001981.

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[2022] The toll of menopause: how universities can help Nature PMID:
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[2022] Hot flash: experiencing menopause in medicine. PMID: 35970542

Christakis MK, Shirreff L.

CMAJ. 2022 Aug 15; 194(31):E1091-E1092. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.220073.

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[2021] ‘Menopause affects us all . . .’: menopause transition experiences of female ambulance staff from a UK ambulance service PMID: 34970081

Prothero LS, Foster T, Winterson D.

Br Paramed J. 2021 Dec 1;6(3):41-48. doi: 10.29045/14784726.2021.

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[2021] Influence of Work on Andropause and Menopause: A Systematic Review PMID: 34639376

Martelli M, Zingaretti L, Salvio G, Bracci M, Santarelli L.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Sep 25;18(19):10074. doi: 10.3390/ijerph181910074.

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[2021] Do Menopausal Symptoms Affect the Relationship between Job Demands, Work Ability, and Exhaustion? Testing a Moderated Mediation Model through the Lens of Conservation of Resources Theory PMID: 34639331

Viotti S, Guidetti G, Sottimano I, Travierso L, Martini M, Converso D.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Sep 24;18(19):10029. doi: 10.3390/ijerph181910029.

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[2021] Menopausal symptoms and work: a narrative review of women’s experiences in casual, informal, or precarious jobs PMID: 34219903

Yoeli H, Macnaughton J, McLusky S.

Maturitas. 2021 Aug 1;150:14-21. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2021.05.007. Epub 2021 May 31.

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[2021] Global consensus recommendations on menopause in the workplace: A European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) position statement PMID:

Rees M.

Maturitas, Epub 2021 July 15.

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[2021] Menopausal transition and change in employment: Evidence from the National Child Development Study PMID: 33308643

Evandrou M, Falkingham J, Qin M, Vlachantoni A.

Maturitas. 2021 Jan;143:96-104. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2020.09.010. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

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[2021] Blood Work: Managing Menstruation, Menopause and Gynaecological Health Conditions in the Workplace PMID: 33671403

Sang K, Remnant J, Calvard T, Myhill K.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Feb 17;18(4):1951. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18041951.

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[2020] The remains of the taboo: experiences, attitudes, and knowledge about menopause in the workplace PMID: 31533494

Beck V, Brewis J, Davies A.

Climacteric. 2020 Apr;23(2):158-164. doi: 10.1080/13697137.2019.1656184. Epub 2019 Sep 19.

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[2020] Managing the Menopause through ‘Abjection Work’: When Boobs Can Become Embarrassingly Useful, Again PMID:

Butler C.
Work, Employment and Society. 2020;34(4):696-712. doi:10.1177/0950017019875936

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[2020] Using Digital Health Technologies to Manage the Psychosocial Symptoms of Menopause in the Workplace: A Narrative Literature Review PMID: 33027594

Cronin C, Hungerford C, Wilson RL.

Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2020 Oct 7:1-8. doi: 10.1080/01612840.2020.1827101. Online ahead of print.

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[2020] Attitude, confidence and social norm of Dutch occupational physicians regarding menopause in a work context PMID: 32747037

Geukes M, Oosterhof H, van Aalst MP, Anema JR.

Maturitas. 2020 Sep;139:27-32. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2020.05.015. Epub 2020 May 28.

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[2020] Relationship between number of menopausal symptoms and work performance in Japanese working women PMID: 33235035

Hashimoto K, Yoshida M, Nakamura Y, Takeishi Y, Yoshizawa T.

Menopause. 2020 Nov 23;28(2):175-181. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001698.

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[2020] “I Get That Spirit in Me”-Mentally Empowering Workplace Health Promotion for Female Workers in Low-Paid Jobs during Menopause and Midlife PMID: 32899848

Verburgh M, Verdonk P, Appelman Y, Brood-van Zanten M, Nieuwenhuijsen K.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Sep 4;17(18):6462. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17186462.

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[2019] Menopause and the NHS: caring for and retaining the older workforce. PMID: 31518539

Banks S.

Br J Nurs. 2019 Sep 12;28(16):1086-1090. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2019.28.16.1086.

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[2019] The relationship between menopausal symptoms and burnout. A cross-sectional study among nurses PMID: 31775724

Converso D, Viotti S, Sottimano I, Loera B, Molinengo G, Guidetti G.

BMC Womens Health. 2019 Nov 27;19(1):148. doi: 10.1186/s12905-019-0847-6.

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[2019] Improvement of menopausal symptoms and the impact on work ability: A retrospective cohort pilot study PMID: 30583760

Geukes M, Anema JR, van Aalst MP, de Menezes RX, Oosterhof H.

Maturitas. 2019 Feb;120:23-28. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.10.015. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

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[2019] Development and evaluation of online menopause awareness training for line managers in UK organizations PMID: 30583770

Hardy C, Griffiths A, Hunter MS.

Maturitas. 2019 Feb;120:83-89. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.12.001. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

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[2019] Effect of symptoms of climacteric syndrome, depression and insomnia on self-rated work ability in peri- and post-menopausal women in non-manual employment PMID: 31885234

Humeniuk E, Bojar I, Gujski M, Raczkiewicz D.

Ann Agric Environ Med. 2019 Dec 19;26(4):600-605. doi: 10.26444/aaem/112838. Epub 2019 Nov 7.

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[2019] Temporality and Gendered Agency: Menopausal Subjectivities in Women’s Work PMID:

Jack G, Riach K, Bariola E. Human Relations. 2019; 72(1): 122-143.

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[2019] Rotating night shift work and menopausal age PMID: 30753548

Stock D, Knight JA, Raboud J, Cotterchio M, Strohmaier S, Willett W, Eliassen AH, Rosner B, Hankinson SE, Schernhammer E.

Hum Reprod. 2019 Mar 1;34(3):539-548. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dey390.

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[2019] Women Firefighters’ Health and Well-Being: An International Survey PMID: 30930075

Watkins ER, Walker A, Mol E, Jahnke S, Richardson AJ.

Womens Health Issues. 2019 Sep-Oct;29(5):424-431. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2019.02.003. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

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[2018] Menopause and work: an overview of UK guidance PMID: 30544239

Hardy C, Hunter MS, Griffiths A.

Occup Med (Lond). 2018 Dec 26;68(9):580-586. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqy134.

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[2018] Self-help cognitive behavior therapy for working women with problematic hot flushes and night sweats (MENOS@Work): a multicenter randomized controlled trial PMID: 29315132

Hardy C, Griffiths A, Norton S, Hunter MS.

Menopause. 2018 May;25(5):508-519. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001048.

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[2018] Work outcomes in midlife women: the impact of menopause, work stress and working environment PMID: 30766713

Hardy C, Thorne E, Griffiths A, Hunter MS.

Womens Midlife Health. 2018 Apr 9;4:3. doi: 10.1186/s40695-018-0036-z. eCollection 2018.

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[2017] Women, weight, poverty and menopause: understanding health practices in a context of chronic disease prevention PMID: 28600800

Audet M, Dumas A, Binette R, Dionne IJ.
Sociol Health Illn. 2017 Nov;39(8):1412-1426. doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.12593. Epub 2017 Jun 10.

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[2017] Employment conditions and work-related stressors are associated with menopausal symptom reporting among perimenopausal and postmenopausal women PMID: 27749735

Bariola E, Jack G, Pitts M, Riach K, Sarrel P.

Menopause. 2017 Mar;24(3):247-251. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000000751.

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[2017] What do working menopausal women want? A qualitative investigation into women’s perspectives on employer and line manager support PMID: 28539167

Hardy C, Griffiths A, Hunter MS.

Maturitas. 2017 Jul;101:37-41. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2017.04.011.

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[2017] Improving recognition in the UK for menopause-related challenges to women’s working life PMID: 29083259

Griffiths A.

Post Reprod Health. 2017 Dec;23(4):165-169. doi: 10.1177/2053369117734714. Epub 2017 Oct 30.

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[2017] Stress at the place of work and cognitive functions among women performing intellectual work during peri- and post-menopausal period PMID: 28584316

Gujski M, Pinkas J, Juńczyk T, Pawełczak-Barszczowska A, Raczkiewicz D, Owoc A, Bojar I.

Int J Occup Med Environ Health. 2017 Oct 6;30(6):943-961. doi: 10.13075/ijomeh.1896.01119. Epub 2017 Mar 27.

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[2017] No sweat: managing menopausal symptoms at work PMID: 28532219

Hickey M, Riach K, Kachouie R, Jack G.

J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2017 Sep;38(3):202-209. doi: 10.1080/0167482X.2017.1327520. Epub 2017 May 22.

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[2017] Risk Assessment: Factors Contributing to Discomfort for Menopausal Women in Workplace PMID: 28951855

Jafari M, Seifi B, Heidari M.

J Menopausal Med. 2017 Aug;23(2):85-90. doi: 10.6118/jmm.2017.23.2.85. Epub 2017 Aug 31.

PMCID: PMC5606914.

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[2017] Influence of menopausal symptoms on perceived work ability among women in a Nigerian University PMID: 28933968

Olajubu AO, Olowokere AE, Amujo DO, Olajubu TO.

Climacteric. 2017 Dec;20(6):558-563. doi: 10.1080/13697137.2017.1373336. Epub 2017 Sep 21.

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[2016] Menopausal vasomotor symptoms are associated with poor self-assessed work ability PMID: 27013286

Gartoulla P, Bell RJ, Worsley R, Davis SR.

Maturitas. 2016 May;87:33-9. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2016.02.003. Epub 2016 Feb 8.

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[2016] The impact of menopause on work ability in women with severe menopausal symptoms PMID: 27282787

Geukes M, van Aalst MP, Robroek SJ, Laven JS, Oosterhof H.

Maturitas. 2016 Aug;90:3-8. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2016.05.001. Epub 2016 May 4.

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[2016] Menopause in the workplace: What employers should be doing PMID: 26857886

Jack G, Riach K, Bariola E, Pitts M, Schapper J, Sarrel P.

Maturitas. 2016 Mar;85:88-95. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2015.12.006. Epub 2015 Dec 29.

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[2015] Working women and the menopause PMID: 25830628

Kopenhager T, Guidozzi F.

Climacteric. 2015 Jun;18(3):372-5. doi: 10.3109/13697137.2015.1020483. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

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[2015] Incremental direct and indirect costs of untreated vasomotor symptoms PMID: 25714236

Sarrel P, Portman D, Lefebvre P, Lafeuille MH, Grittner AM, Fortier J, Gravel J, Duh MS, Aupperle PM.

Menopause. 2015 Mar;22(3):260-6. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000000320.

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