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Pain at Midlife: Impact on Health and Health Behaviors

Guest edited by Carol Derby and Jelena Pavlovic from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, U.S, this series highlights the problem of pain in midlife and its impact on health and health behaviors during the midlife years and as women age. 

Manuscripts should be formatted according to the Women's Midlife Health submission guidelines and submitted via the online submission system. All articles will undergo the journals full standard peer-review process and will be published upon acceptance. In the submission system please select the correct series title and also indicate in the covering letter that the manuscript is to be considered for this special series. More information about the series and the journal, including full aims & scope and Editorial Board, can be found on the journal website.

This thematic series is ongoing and new manuscripts will be added upon acceptance.

  1. The purpose of this pilot study was to investigate potential changes in brain morphology (cortical thickness and cortical/subcortical volume) accompanying a series of sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) blockade tre...

    Authors: Roger D. Newman-Norlund, Chris Rorden, Nasim Maleki, Milap Patel, Brian Cheng and X. Michelle Androulakis
    Citation: Women's Midlife Health 2020 6:7
  2. To assess the relationship between abdominal pain severity during the menopausal transition (MT) and age, MT stage, reproductive biomarkers, stress biomarkers, and stress perceptions.

    Authors: Nini G. L. Callan, Ellen S. Mitchell, Margaret M. Heitkemper and Nancy F. Woods
    Citation: Women's Midlife Health 2019 5:2