International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 7, Part B (2018)
Stress experience during menstrual cycle among adolescents at selected schools, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
Background: Globally the prevalence of stress during menstrual cycle among adolescent girls has ranged from 15.8% to 89.5% stress related symptoms is the most common gynecological problem among female adolescents with a prevalence of 60% to 93% in the United States. A study done in Sweden, showed that more than 50% of all menstruating girls experience some discomfort. It has also been reported by a senior obstetrician that probably 5-10% girls in their late teens suffer from severe stress during menstrual cycle, the prevalence was >2-4. Objectives: 1.To identify the stress level among adolescents during menstrual cycle. 2. To find the association between stress level in adolescents girls and socio demographic variables. Methods: descriptive design was used and 100 adolescent girls were selected Sravanthi High School and Tagore High School at NTR Nagar, Nellore. Results: Regard to level of stress 4(4%) of them had mild stress, 74(74%) of them had moderate stress and 22(22%) of them had severe stress during menstrual cycle.
How to cite this article:
Latha P, Sumalatha P, Dr. Indira Arumugam. Stress experience during menstrual cycle among adolescents at selected schools, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(7):88-90.