Clinical and psychological correlates of quality-of-life in polycystic ovary syndrome.

  title={Clinical and psychological correlates of quality-of-life in polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Susanne Hahn and Onno Eilard Janssen and Susanne Tan and Katja Pleger and Klaus Mann and Manfred Schedlowski and Rainer Kimmig and Sven Benson and Efthimia Balamitsa and Sigrid Elsenbruch},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  volume={153 6},
OBJECTIVE Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) has been shown to cause a reduction in quality of life. This study examines the extent of different PCOS symptoms on quality-of-life, psychosocial well-being and sexual satisfaction. METHODS Complete metabolic, hormonal, clinical and psychosocial data were obtained from a total of 120 women with PCOS. Patients were compared with 50 healthy women to establish reductions in quality-of-life and emotional well-being. In addition, the correlation between… CONTINUE READING
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