Premenstrual syndrome and quality of life in Iranian medical students.

  title={Premenstrual syndrome and quality of life in Iranian medical students.},
  author={Hamidreza Farrokh-Eslamlou and Sima Oshnouei and Behnam Heshmatian and Elham Akbari},
  journal={Sexual & reproductive healthcare : official journal of the Swedish Association of Midwives},
  volume={6 1},
PURPOSE OF STUDY The purpose of this research was to investigate the prevalence of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) in medical students and to evaluate the hypothesis that PMS may result in a decrease in quality of life. METHODS In a cross-sectional study, 142 female medical students who study at Urmia University of Medical Sciences were included. The data were compiled using a PMS questionnaire based on the fourth version (DSM-IV) criteria, the questionnaire of "Premenstrual Syndrome Scale" as… CONTINUE READING
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