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Journal:   NURSING AND MIDWIFERY JOURNAL   SUMMER 2010 , Volume 5 , Number 18; Page(s) 15 To 21.
 
Paper: 

PRIMARY DYSMENORRHEA AMONG DORMITORY STUDENTS OF TABRIZ

 
 
Author(s):  SHABANI NASHTAIE M., MOHAMMAD ALIZADEH S.*
 
* NURSING AND MIDWIFERY FACULTY, TABRIZ UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
 
Abstract: 

Background & Objectives: Primary dysmenorrhea is one of the most common disorders in young girls. This study aims to determine the severity distribution of primary dysmenorrhea according to its type and its effect on daily activities of dormitory students and treatment methods used by them.
Materials & Methods: The study consisted of 108 single girl students of Tabriz University and Tabriz Medical Sciences University dormitories who were 18 to 22 years old, had dysmenorrhea without any physical or mental illnesses. Data were gathered by a questionnaires consisted of questions about demographic characteristics, medical and menstrual history, determining severity of menstrual pain (VAS using visual comparison scale. The data were analyzed by chi-square test.
Results: Almost three-quarters of the cases (70%) had experienced moderate to sever dysmenorrhea (VAS?5). More than one-third of them (38%) declared that they often/always have been hampered by dysmenorrhea in their daily activities. Three-quarters of these girls took often/always painkillers for relieve pain. Severity of menstrual pain in girls whose mother or sisters had had dysmenorrhea, the girls who often/always hampered in their daily activities because of it and, also, the cases who suffered from spasmodic dysmenorrhea was significantly higher than the other ones (P<0.05).
Conclusion: Moderate to severe dysmenorhea which prevent them from daily activities was more prevalent between students with primary dysmenorrhea which should be paid more attentions.

 
Keyword(s): PRIMARY DYSMENORRHEAL, MENSTRUAL PAIN, STUDENTS
 
 
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APA: Copy

SHABANI NASHTAIE, M., & MOHAMMAD ALIZADEH, S. (2010). PRIMARY DYSMENORRHEA AMONG DORMITORY STUDENTS OF TABRIZ. NURSING AND MIDWIFERY JOURNAL, 5(18), 15-21. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=260207



Vancouver: Copy

SHABANI NASHTAIE M., MOHAMMAD ALIZADEH S.. PRIMARY DYSMENORRHEA AMONG DORMITORY STUDENTS OF TABRIZ. NURSING AND MIDWIFERY JOURNAL. 2010 [cited 2021April20];5(18):15-21. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=260207



IEEE: Copy

SHABANI NASHTAIE, M., MOHAMMAD ALIZADEH, S., 2010. PRIMARY DYSMENORRHEA AMONG DORMITORY STUDENTS OF TABRIZ. NURSING AND MIDWIFERY JOURNAL, [online] 5(18), pp.15-21. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=260207.



 
 
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