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Research Paper

FACTORS INFLUENCING THE STRESS DURING MENSTRUATION AMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS

Prof. C. Kavitha, Dr. S. Jayalakshmi, Dr. John William Felix

Keywords : Adolescent girls, menstruation, stress and its factors

Citation Information : Kavitha PC, Jayalakshmi DS, Felix DJ. FACTORS INFLUENCING THE STRESS DURING MENSTRUATION AMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS. 2014; 7 (3):43-45.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-7-3-43

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Adolescence is the unique phase of life during which a child goes through tremendous physical, emotional and social changes it leads to a lot of problems because of psychological and physical discomfort. Most of them do not feel comfortable and confident to discuss their problems with their parents. The main challenges are managing menstruation. This article is to assess the Factors influencing the stress during menstruation among adolescent girls. After formal permission and ethical clearance, 490 samples were selected based on the non probability purposive technique. The result showed that the factors influencing the stress during menstruation are fatigue, family history and number of days of bleeding.


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