Menstrual pattern and common menstrual disorders among university students in Turkey


Cakir M. , MUNGAN I., KARAKAS T., GIRISKEN I., OKTEN A. N.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.49, no.6, pp.938-942, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1442-200x.2007.02489.x
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.938-942

Abstract

Background: Menstrual disorders may affect the life of adolescents and young adult women, and may sometimes cause serious problems. The patterns of menstrual cycles were analyzed for association with age of menarche, prevalence of menstrual irregularity, dysmenorrhea, prolonged menstrual bleeding, and effect of menstrual disorders, especially dysmenorrhea, on social activities and school attendance among the female students.