publication . Research . 2006

The Prevalence of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder and Its Modulation by Lifestyle and Psychological Factors in High School Students

Hapsari, Elsi Dwi; Mantani, Yuria; Matsuo, Hiroya;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006 Journal: Bulletin of health sciences Kobe, volume 22, pages 19-28 (issn: 1346-8707, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: 神戸大学医学部保健学科
Abstract
The purposes of this study were to investigate the prevalence of PMDD in Japanese adolescent girls and identify PMDD modulation by lifestyle and psychological factors and compared the result with those in PMS. Self-reported questionnaires were delivered to 675 high school students in Kobe City from June to July 2004. Items of questionnaires have included student's background, menstruation, lifestyle factors and health difficulties. Diagnosis criteria of PMS from Mortola et al. and diagnosis of PMDD based on DSM-IV criteria were used in this study. It was found that the prevalence of PMDD was 8.4% and PMS was 18.5%. There was a significantly differences in the ra...
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free text keywords: Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), Premenstrual syndrome (PMS), High school students, Quality of life (QOL)
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