Metaphors of bleeding in women.

E. Martin

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    All women experience bleeding throughout their life cycle, usually in a normal context. However, throughout history bleeding has been described metaphorically in negative ways. This paper presents an anthropologist's viewpoint concerning the presentation of bleeding in the literature.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)283-288
    Number of pages6
    JournalNAACOG"s clinical issues in perinatal and women"s health nursing
    Issue number3
    StatePublished - 1991

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Medicine


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