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This shows that representations of women in society can have an effect on health. This is an example of how women are disciplined towards a prescribed model of femininity by power dynamics. These power dynamics are the politics of women’s bodies and how women are empowered or oppressed. In addition to this, the reproductive health of women and the work roles of women closely interact in society in competition with men’s work roles. PMS and menopause represent a perceived ‘difference’ in the ability of women to work outside the home and again a patriarchal society provides a disciplined norm towards which women must strive whilst ignoring the cycles of their body which are perceived as a weakness to be mocked or punished by oppression (De Beauvoir, 1949; Bartky, 1998).
Therefore, women’s health emerges as an important field of study, quite apart from general health. Whilst the reproductive system is often used as a marker for sexual difference in health, women’s health in general differs from men’s health. Such differences include, on a biological level of analysis, coronary heart disease which involves disease of the heart muscles in both men and women; however pre-menopausal women are protected from heart disease by oestrogen (Luksha & Kublickiene, 2005). In terms of mental health, twice as many women are likely to experience depression than men (Stoppard, 2000).
Because of this focus on the medical model of health, socio-cultural understandings of PMS are underresearched. Reilly (2000) considers biopsychosocial research into PMS. Reilly discusses the construction of PMS as a psychiatric or medical problem and concludes that if research is to critically understand PMS then qualitative investigations must take place. This is to deconstruct the societal, cultural and political meanings of PMS, understand how these have been imposed on women, and understand how women experience PMS in terms of these.