Knowledge, attitude and practices related to menstruation among adolescent girls in Chennai

  title={Knowledge, attitude and practices related to menstruation among adolescent girls in Chennai},
  author={P. Seenivasan and Kamakshi Priya and C. Raja Rajeswari and C Akshaya and Gunasekaran Sabharritha and K Sowmya and Shaheena Banu},
  journal={Journal of Clinical and Scientific Research},
  pages={164 - 170}
Background: Adolescence in girls is a special period which signifies the transition from girlhood to womanhood. Lack of good hygienic practices has increased the vulnerability to reproductive tract infections. Due to societal attitude, girls also associate a variety of negative physical and psychological changes on their body with menstruation. The objective of this study was to assess the knowledge, practices and attitude related to menstruation. Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried… 

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