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2017 Month : December Volume : 3 Issue : 2 Page : 1-3

AN ATTITUDE STUDY AMONG COLLEGE GOING WOMEN RELATED TO MENSTRUAL STRESS.

risha Ray1, Somasree Basu2, Sriya Satuluri3, Rajkumari Basu4, Suddhendu Chakraborty5

Corresponding Author:
Dr. Suddhendu Chakraborty,
30 B, Second Road, East End Park,
Kalikapur, Kolkata-700099.
E-mail: dr.suddhendu.chakraborty@gmail.com

ABSTRACT

BACKGROUND

Menstruation has distinct somatic, physiological and psychologicalaspects distinct to each of its phases. Studies have showed menstruation results in adjustment related insufficiency, irritability and mood disorders, inattentiveness, depression and even suicidality. The study helps to find menstruation as an entity towards psychiatric morbidity and its necessary further implications.

The study aims at clearly identifying the nature and exact time of onset of psychiatric morbidity during the period of menstruation and also the need of undertaking appropriate measure towards cure of the same.

MATERIALS AND METHODS

This is a questionnaire-based case study among thirty-five college-going women through premenstruum, menstruum and postmenstruum.

RESULTS

It is found from this study that attitude does bring about a significant change in the nature of menstrual experience.

CONCLUSION

The present study helps us to find out the exact time of occurrence of psychiatric comorbidity in relation to menstruation and their probable nature and outcome.

KEYWORDS

Attitude, Menstruation, Stress.

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