Associations between psychologic symptoms and life satisfaction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{CipkalaGaffin2012AssociationsBP,
  title={Associations between psychologic symptoms and life satisfaction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Janet Cipkala-Gaffin and Evelyn O. Talbott and M Song and Joyce T Bromberger and John Wilson},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={179-87}
}
BACKGROUND Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with many physical and physiological changes and can affect women's psychological functioning and satisfaction with life. Previous research has focused mainly on cardiovascular risk factors, with few studies investigating the psychological effects of the condition. The aims of this study were (1) to determine if clinically depressive symptoms and psychological traits (anger, anxiety, hostility/cynicism) and decreased satisfaction with… CONTINUE READING
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