Psychiatric and psychological aspects of hysterectomy

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7051.231a (Published 27 July 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:231

Authors did not specify type of hysterectomy carried out

  1. Sandra Simkin
  1. Director Campaign Against Hysterectomy and Unnecessary Operations on Women, The Maltings, Saunders Lane, Mayford, Woking GU22 0NN

    EDITOR,—Unfortunately, rather than encourage gynaecologists to adopt new and conservative surgical techniques, David A Alexander and colleagues' study will confirm the opinion of the diehards that hysterectomy is a “good treatment” for women and lead them to discount those who are trying to …

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