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Study of Menopause Complains in Relation With Trait Anxiety and Personality Traits


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Changing scenario has given great chances to the women in jobs, career and social interactions. Women came out, started expressing themselves and occupied positions. In other words, she started performing multitasking and mult-iroles. As compared to the men, women are experiencing one challenge, i.e. adjustment with their menstrual cycle. Giving justice to the multiple roles and maintaining health and hygiene is itself difficult task. Changing life style, stressors are putting extra pressure on her health, complains during menopause is an indicator. In present investigation efforts have been taken to understand how the trait anxiety and personality traits effects on menopausal complains of women. Quasi experimental design has been used. 64 women, age range between 42 to 50 years from working and non-working category has been selected using incidental purposive sampling method. Following objectives have been framed (i) To compared the clinical symptoms of menopausal women in relation with their marital status (ii) To study the clinical symptoms of menopausal women in relation with their working status (hi) To study the personality traits and clinical symptoms among menopausal women and (iv) To study the relation between traits anxiety and clinical symptoms among menopausal women. Three inventories have been administered on them (i) Menopause response checklist (ii) NEO-FFI and (hi) Trait Anxiety Inventory. The data have been analyzed using correlation technique. The finding reveals (i) Marital status and Working status shows significant impact on symptoms in menopause, (ii) Personality traits are no relation with the symptoms of menopause, and (hi) Trait anxiety have positive correlation with symptoms of menopause.

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Menopause, Trait Anxiety, Personality.
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Patni Rahul
Ahmednagar College, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
Bedarkar Pritamkumar
Ahmednagar College, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India

Abstract


Changing scenario has given great chances to the women in jobs, career and social interactions. Women came out, started expressing themselves and occupied positions. In other words, she started performing multitasking and mult-iroles. As compared to the men, women are experiencing one challenge, i.e. adjustment with their menstrual cycle. Giving justice to the multiple roles and maintaining health and hygiene is itself difficult task. Changing life style, stressors are putting extra pressure on her health, complains during menopause is an indicator. In present investigation efforts have been taken to understand how the trait anxiety and personality traits effects on menopausal complains of women. Quasi experimental design has been used. 64 women, age range between 42 to 50 years from working and non-working category has been selected using incidental purposive sampling method. Following objectives have been framed (i) To compared the clinical symptoms of menopausal women in relation with their marital status (ii) To study the clinical symptoms of menopausal women in relation with their working status (hi) To study the personality traits and clinical symptoms among menopausal women and (iv) To study the relation between traits anxiety and clinical symptoms among menopausal women. Three inventories have been administered on them (i) Menopause response checklist (ii) NEO-FFI and (hi) Trait Anxiety Inventory. The data have been analyzed using correlation technique. The finding reveals (i) Marital status and Working status shows significant impact on symptoms in menopause, (ii) Personality traits are no relation with the symptoms of menopause, and (hi) Trait anxiety have positive correlation with symptoms of menopause.

Keywords


Menopause, Trait Anxiety, Personality.