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Menopause in the Workplace: Why Women Are Leaving Their Jobs

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On ‘Psychology Behind the Headlines,’ hosts Patricia Wu , Jessica Reyes, and guest Dr. Cortina Peters discuss a recent survey that reveals that a shocking number of women are considering leaving their jobs due to the challenges of managing menopausal symptoms.

Menopause: More Than Just Hot Flashes

Dr. Peters explains that menopause isn’t just about physical symptoms. It can also cause mood changes, irritability, and difficulty focusing – all of which can impact work.

Lack of Workplace Understanding

Many workplaces aren’t equipped to support women going through menopause. Dr. Peters emphasizes that companies need education on this topic to create understanding and offer accommodations.

The Cost of Inaction

When women feel unsupported, they’re more likely to leave their jobs. Dr. Peters highlights the potential loss of experienced workers and the need for businesses to take this issue seriously.

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