Vol. 11 No. 2 (2023): International Journal of Nursing Care
Articles

A Study to Assess the Incidence of Fre - Menstrual Syndrome (Pms) and Practice During Menstruation Among Adolescent Girls At Selected Institution, Salem

Nagalakshmi. E
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K. Tamizharasi
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Published 2023-06-14

Keywords

  • PMS- Pre Menstrual Syndrome, Practices, Menstruation, Adolescent girls

How to Cite

A Study to Assess the Incidence of Fre - Menstrual Syndrome (Pms) and Practice During Menstruation Among Adolescent Girls At Selected Institution, Salem . (2023). International Journal of Nursing Care, 11(2), 13-17. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijonc.v11i2.19328

Abstract

ABSTRACT:
Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. The investigator selected 156 samples through nonprobability
convenient sampling technique . The tool has three parts Section- A consists of Semi structured
interview schedule to assess the demographic variables. Section- B was check list to assess Pre Menstrual
Syndrome among adolescent girls. Section –C included Rating scale to assess the practice during menstruation
among adolescent girls. The results of present study reveals that majority 98(73%) of adolescent girls
experience irritability,headache 68(51%), anxiety41(30%), tension 83(62%), depression 51(38%), anger
85(63%), breast tenderness/Pain 49(36%),Impaired work activities 8(51%),and only 35(26%) adolescent girls
have confusion as Pre Menstrual Symptoms before their menstruation . 156(100%) of them were having
adequate practices during menstruation. There was no significant association found between level of practice
during menstruation with their selected demographic variables such as age, and age at menarche, duration of
menstruation, menstrual cycle, type of menstrual flow , experience of Pre Menstrual Syndrome, Dysmenorrhoea
during menstruation