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IJMDC. 2020; 4(9): 1307-1312

Prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and its impact on life among women in Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Authors: Hanadi Bakhsh, Amal Mohammed Alghamdi, Maya Abdullah Alyahya, Shaden Jamaan Alghamdi, Afrah Alonazi, Rawabi Algomaishy, Edward De Vol, Abdullah Almalki.

ABSTRACT

Background: The study aims to evaluate the prevalence, severity, and impact of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) on females in Saudi Arabia. Methodology: A cross-sectional study was performed on 274 females using a validated PSST means Premenstrual Symptoms Screening Tool to estimate the prevalence of PMS, impacts of PMS symptoms on functional activities, and relevant sociodemographic data. Results: The prevalence rate of PMS was 47.1% that influenced the emotional, psychobehavioral, and physical domain, with severe complaints among 10% of the students. More than 60% of the participants complained of any sort of functional impairment, but severe functional impairment ranged from 1.4% to 5.8% for academic achievement and home responsibilities, respectively. Conclusion: PMS was moderately prevalent with increased sensitivity to rejection and generalized pain affecting one-fifth of the participants.

Keywords:
Female, exercise, premenstrual syndrome, sensitivity


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Prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and its impact on life among women in Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


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Hanadi Bakhsh
Clinical sciences department, College of Medicine, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabi
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Amal Mohammed Alghamdi
College of Medicine, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Maya Abdullah Alyahya
College of Medicine, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Shaden Jamaan Alghamdi
College of Medicine, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Afrah Alonazi
College of Medicine, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Rawabi Algomaishy
College of Medicine, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Edward De Vol
Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department, Health Science Research Center, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Abdullah Almalki
Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department, Health Science Research Center, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Correspondence to:
. Shaden Jamaan Al Ghamdi, College of Medicine, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.; Shaden_alghamdi@outlook.com

Publication history
Received 05 Jan 2020
Accepted 14 Jan 2020
Published online 14 Jan 2020
Published in print 08 Sep 2020

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Bakhsh H, Alghamdi AM, Alyahya MA, Alghamdi SJ, Alonazi A, Algomaishy R, Vol ED, Almalki A. Prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and its impact on life among women in Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. IJMDC. 2020; 4(9): 1307-1312. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578236787


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Bakhsh H, Alghamdi AM, Alyahya MA, Alghamdi SJ, Alonazi A, Algomaishy R, Vol ED, Almalki A. Prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and its impact on life among women in Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. http://www.ijmdc.com/?mno=80706 [Access: October 25, 2020]. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578236787


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Bakhsh H, Alghamdi AM, Alyahya MA, Alghamdi SJ, Alonazi A, Algomaishy R, Vol ED, Almalki A. Prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and its impact on life among women in Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. IJMDC. 2020; 4(9): 1307-1312. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578236787


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Bakhsh H, Alghamdi AM, Alyahya MA, Alghamdi SJ, Alonazi A, Algomaishy R, Vol ED, Almalki A. Prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and its impact on life among women in Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. IJMDC. (2020), [cited October 25, 2020]; 4(9): 1307-1312. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578236787


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Bakhsh, H., Alghamdi, . A. M., Alyahya, . M. A., Alghamdi, . S. J., Alonazi, . A., Algomaishy, . R., Vol, . E. D. & Almalki, . A. (2020) Prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and its impact on life among women in Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. IJMDC, 4 (9), 1307-1312. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578236787


Turabian Style

Bakhsh, Hanadi, Amal Mohammed Alghamdi, Maya Abdullah Alyahya, Shaden Jamaan Alghamdi, Afrah Alonazi, Rawabi Algomaishy, Edward De Vol, and Abdullah Almalki. 2020. Prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and its impact on life among women in Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 4 (9), 1307-1312. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578236787


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Bakhsh, Hanadi, Amal Mohammed Alghamdi, Maya Abdullah Alyahya, Shaden Jamaan Alghamdi, Afrah Alonazi, Rawabi Algomaishy, Edward De Vol, and Abdullah Almalki. "Prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and its impact on life among women in Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 4 (2020), 1307-1312. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578236787


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Bakhsh, Hanadi, Amal Mohammed Alghamdi, Maya Abdullah Alyahya, Shaden Jamaan Alghamdi, Afrah Alonazi, Rawabi Algomaishy, Edward De Vol, and Abdullah Almalki. "Prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and its impact on life among women in Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 4.9 (2020), 1307-1312. Print. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578236787


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Bakhsh, H., Alghamdi, . A. M., Alyahya, . M. A., Alghamdi, . S. J., Alonazi, . A., Algomaishy, . R., Vol, . E. D. & Almalki, . A. (2020) Prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and its impact on life among women in Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 4 (9), 1307-1312. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1578236787


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