Menstrual pattern and common menstrual disorders among university students in Turkey


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

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, cilt.49, ss.938-942, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 49 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1442-200x.2007.02489.x
  • Dergi Adı: PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.938-942

Özet

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.