Psychosocial aspects of women with polycystic ovary syndrome from south India.

  title={Psychosocial aspects of women with polycystic ovary syndrome from south India.},
  author={Pulliangudi Gokulakrishnan Sundararaman and Shweta and Gumpeny R. Sridhar},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
BACKGROUND Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), though initially manifesting with reproductive and cosmetic symptoms is a harbinger of insulin resistance syndrome. It is associated with psychological distress in both management as well as in its etiology. There are no Indian studies on psychological stress in women with PCOS. METHODS Ninety nine women who presented with PCOS to the Endocrinology clinic were administered Goldberg's GHQ 28 (General Health Questionnaire) to assess psychological… CONTINUE READING
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