Valerian effect on anxiety in postmenopausal women

Forouzanmehr, Shervin and Zendehdel, Tahereh and Mirmohammadali, Mandana and Faghihzadeh, Soghrat (2017) Valerian effect on anxiety in postmenopausal women. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 20 (6). pp. 31-39.

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Abstract

Objective: Menopausal is one of the crisis�s of women life and the signs women experience in this period is one of important care challenges and one of its most important consequences could be known as the concealed anxiety came out the menopausal. So the present study is aimed to evaluate the effect of valerian on the anxiety of menopause women. Methods: This study is the kind of observational and clinical random traits studies. Sample cases of this study divided into two 72 individual groups of treatment and control randomly and a cross over design was done between two groups in the second phase of study. In the each period of experiment the treatment group received 530 mg valerian contained capsules two times per day and the control group received placebo capsules with the same apparent features. To measure the females� anxiety, Espiell Berger concealed anxiety questionnaire was used and the paired sample mean compare test and repeated measure tests were used to analyze data in the statistical software SPSS. Results: Results showed that using valerian has no significant effect on decreasing anxiety but its effect in the second test level and after receiving placebo was found significant that shows the effective role of cure period time on the efficiency of this drug. Conclusion: It seems that the cure period has elementary role in valerian effectiveness on the decrease of postmenopausal women�s anxiety. �

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2017 12:35
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2017 12:35
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/716

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