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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Some of Its Related Factors in Girl Students of Razi University of Kermanshah
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Introduction: Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a periodical experience of specific physical and psychological symptoms during the luteal phase of the menstruation cycle and will disappear within a few days of the onset of menstruation. These symptoms are severe and very disabling in some women and interfere with their career, social function and family relations. In this study we aimed to evaluate the prevalence of PMS and some of its related factors.
Methods: This descriptive-analytic study was performed on a group of female students from Razi University. Samples were selected using the probability cluster sampling method. PMS and demographic questionnaire were used. Statistical analysis was performed using Chi-square tests and descriptive method by SPSS 19 software. 
Results: Seventy percent of samples suffered from PMS; 16% suffered from severe type, 46% average type and 36% mild type (p>0.05). PMS did not have any significant relation with menstrual cycle, menstruation days, menarche, marital status, economic status, and parents’ education status; however it had significant relation with BMI and history of PMS in the family. The more prevalent symptoms were respectively physical symptoms, depression and anxiety.
Conclusion: PMS affects more than 70% of reproductive aged women and probably this disorder is more prevalent in women with high BMI and history of PMS in family.
Keywords: Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), Menstruation, Women
 
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2018/08/6 | Accepted: 2018/08/6 | Published: 2018/08/6
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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Some of Its Related Factors in Girl Students of Razi University of Kermanshah. مجله علمی. 2017; 35 (3)
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مجله علمی سازمان نظام پزشکی جمهوری اسلامی ایران Journal of Medical Council of Iran
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