Shared decision making

Carole - Interview 12- Menopause

Age at interview: 51

Brief outline: Despite experiencing side-effects with HRT, Carole feels it has helped her overcome anxiety and hot flushes. She believes quality of life is more important than potential risks. Still suffers anxiety and depression but draws support from an online forum.

Background: Carole is a part-time administrator. She is married with no children. She started the menopause at age 48. Ethnic background/nationality' White British.

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