The Relationship between Premenstrual (Syndrome) Disorders and Depression in Married and Single Women

Authors

  • Marzieh Mashal Pour Fard* Department of Psychology, Payame Noor University (PNU), Tehran. Iran
  • Masoumeh Besharati pour Department of Psychology, Payame Noor University (PNU), Tehran. Iran
  • Zahra Ebadi Department of Psychology, Payame Noor University (PNU), Tehran. Iran

Keywords:

Premenstrual (syndrome) Disorders, Depression, Married and single Women

Abstract

The aims of the study were to examine the relationship between disorders (syndrome) premenstrual depression in married women and unmarried. A cross-sectional survey was conducted among married and single women. Participants included 200 married and single women, The data collection tools included demographic information questionnaire, daily symptom severity questionnaire, and a provisional diagnosis of premenstrual syndrome questionnaire and beck depression scale. The data analyzed by independent t test, Pearson correlation coefficients in SPSS. Twenty hundreds of the subjects (women and girls) met the criteria for PMD but the impairment of girls was severe. The symptom intensity and frequency of the subjects (women and girls) were different for PMDD. In these two groups, Psychiatric problems, including depression and anxiety, were high. In total, almost all of adolescents reported suffering from distressing premenstrual symptoms, and girls were severe in their symptom severity and characteristics in comparison with married women.

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2016-09-30

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Mashal Pour Fard*, M. ., Besharati pour, M. ., & Ebadi, Z. . (2016). The Relationship between Premenstrual (Syndrome) Disorders and Depression in Married and Single Women. International Journal of Fundamental Psychology and Social Science, 6(3), 33-37. Retrieved from https://fundamentaljournals.org/index.php/ijfpss/article/view/177

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