A qualitative study to explore the experience of women regarding premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and how it affects the DLA and strategies used by them to overcome it
Asha Sreenivasan, Gauri Manohar and Priya V
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can be said to be the physical, psychological and behavioral symptoms that can occur in the two weeks before a woman's monthly period. A qualitative study was conducted with a goal to study in depth regarding Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) among women of reproductive age (20-45years). The study was conducted on 14 female faculties and PG students. Focal group interview was conducted on the participants which extended up to 45 minutes. In focus group majority 12 (70.58%) of participants was from the age group of 25-30 years and 8 (47.06%) of the study participants were faculties of the college. Total 5 themes were generated which are Physical consequences, Psychological problems, Family & Social Consequences, diversional therapy & Environmental Modifications. the findings of the study can open up new strategies to identify PMS and its coping strategies.
Asha Sreenivasan, Gauri Manohar, Priya V. A qualitative study to explore the experience of women regarding premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and how it affects the DLA and strategies used by them to overcome it. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2020;3(2):45-47.