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Mosavi Nasab S M M, Tobaie S. Premenstrual syndrome in working women in Shiraz. IJPCP. 2000; 5 (3) :4-10
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1761-en.html
1- psychiatric ward, Hafez Hospital, Abiverdi Blvd., Shiraz, Iran, I.R.
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  Purpose: in order to evaluate the frequency of clinical syndromes and the way of nurses, medical students and teachers in Shiraz was studied.

  Method : subjects completed PMS forms for one hundred days continuously. In order to avoid misdiagnosis, these syndromes should be seen at least in two consecutive menstrual periods. Of 180 subjects who were given these questionnaire, only 72 subjects returned completed questionnaire. Results: the results showed that 9.7% of subjects had premenstrual syndrome. Age and marital status were not found to be related to this syndrome. The most prevalent psychological symptoms were moodiness, irritability, sadness, sleep disturbance, and the most prevalent somatic symptoms were headaches, back pain, acne, and frequent urination.

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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology
Received: 2012/12/18

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