Investigating the influence of mood-changes and effective elements of peri menopause on patients' companions referred to hospitals related to Shahed University

Rabiee, Maryyam and Akbari, Hossein and Davati, Ali and Moghadamnia, Masoud (2012) Investigating the influence of mood-changes and effective elements of peri menopause on patients' companions referred to hospitals related to Shahed University. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 15 (15). pp. 8-15.

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Abstract

Introduction: Some studies indicated that mood-changes were more common peri menopause rather than premenopausal period. This study was held by the aim of assessing the prevalence of two common mood-changes in this period: depression and anxiety, and their relation with socio-somatic and demographic factors. Methods: This cross-sectional study was done on 201 women of 45 to 60-year-old who had not suffered of psychological diseases. Three questionnaires including: Socio- demographic characteristics, Menopausal rating scale (MRS), and Symptom Checklist-90 (SCL90) were completed by them. Their follicle-Stimulating hormone and estradiol levels were also checked. The obtained data were analyzed by statistical SPSS software version 17 and chi square test. P value less than 0.05 was statistically significant. Results: The prevalence of depression and anxiety were found 20.9 and 20.4 respectively in this study. Analysis of Socio-demographic information showed a significant relation between anxiety and absence of husband .Also, there was a significant relation between mood-changes and symptoms of decreasing estrogen-level, urogenital symptoms, Vasomotor, somatic complications and decreasing of sexual desire. But association between estradiol, follicle stimulating hormone and mood-changes was not significant. Conclusions: In peri menopause women, there was relation between anxiety and decreasing of sexual desire and absence of husband. So there was relation between mood change and symptom of decreasing estrogen level.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 17:21
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 17:21
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5682

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