By P. A. van Keep, W. H. Utian, A. Vermeulen (auth.), P. A. van Keep, W. H. Utian, A. Vermeulen (eds.)
Three overseas Congresses at the Menopause were held over the last 5 years, facts of the explosive elevate within the scient ific learn of this topic. the 1st, held in los angeles Grande Motte, close to Montpellier, France, inJune 1976, used to be designed to supply a consensus on menopause examine (van maintain et al., 1976). the second one, held in Jerusalem, was once deliberate to evaluate the constructing examine (van continue et al., 1979). the target of the 3rd congress, convened inJune 1981 in Ostend, Belgium, less than the auspices of the overseas Menopause Society, used to be to discover parts of controversy in simple knowing and within the healing advances in relation to the climacteric. The workshop moderators have been chosen due to their acknow ledged management in menopause examine, and every used to be invited to rearrange a workshop on a particular niche or trouble. The moderators, when being given a unfastened hand so far as the choice of invited audio system was once involved, have been requested to permit lots of time for open dialogue. specifically, they have been inspired to stimulate debate approximately arguable issues.