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Premenstrual Syndrome – An Overview


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1 Assistant Professor, Sacred Heart Nursing College, Madurai., India
2 Associate Professor, MAHER, Kanchipuram., India
3 Principal, Alagappa Nursing College, Karaikudi., India
     

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Premenstrual syndrome is an unpleasant physical, psychological and behavioral changes and which may lead to negative impact on social relationships, work productivity and other social activities. The severe form of Premenstrual syndrome may lead to Premenstrual Dysphoric disorder (PMDD).Premenstrual symptoms affected an estimated 90% of women of reproductive age, according to research. PMS prevalence rates in India have been observed to range from 14.3 percent to 74.4 percent. In India, the reported prevalence of PMDD has ranged from 3.7 percent to 65.7 percent.

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Premenstrual syndrome, Premenstrual dysphoric disorder, adolescents, Myalgic encephalomyelitis, bladder pain syndrome.
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Authors

N. Sakthi Bharathi
Assistant Professor, Sacred Heart Nursing College, Madurai., India
E. Kayalvizhi
Associate Professor, MAHER, Kanchipuram., India
Juliet Sylvia
Principal, Alagappa Nursing College, Karaikudi., India

Abstract


Premenstrual syndrome is an unpleasant physical, psychological and behavioral changes and which may lead to negative impact on social relationships, work productivity and other social activities. The severe form of Premenstrual syndrome may lead to Premenstrual Dysphoric disorder (PMDD).Premenstrual symptoms affected an estimated 90% of women of reproductive age, according to research. PMS prevalence rates in India have been observed to range from 14.3 percent to 74.4 percent. In India, the reported prevalence of PMDD has ranged from 3.7 percent to 65.7 percent.

Keywords


Premenstrual syndrome, Premenstrual dysphoric disorder, adolescents, Myalgic encephalomyelitis, bladder pain syndrome.

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