Psychological Distress Is More Prevalent in Fertile Age and Premenopausal Women With PCOS Symptoms: 15-Year Follow-Up

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Karjula, S. (Salla); Morin-Papunen, L. (Laure); Auvinen, J. (Juha); Ruokonen, A. (Aimo); Puukka, K. (Katri); Franks, S. (Stephen); Järvelin, M.-R. (Marjo-Riitta); Tapanainen, J. S. (Juha S.); Jokelainen, J. (Jari); Miettunen, J. (Jouko); Piltonen, T. T. (Terhi T.);
  • Publisher: Endocrine Society
  • Journal: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism,volume 102,issue 6,pages1,861-1,869 (issn: 0021-972X, eissn: 1945-7197)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5470769, doi: 10.1210/jc.2016-3863
  • Subject: Reproductive Biology and Sex-Based Medicine | Clinical Research Articles
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases | female genital diseases and pregnancy complications

Abstract Context: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with increased psychological distress, obesity and hyperandrogenism being suggested as key promoters. Objectives: To investigate the prevalence of anxiety/depression and their coexistence in women ... View more