TITLE

Explore the Lived Experiences of Adolescent Girls on Perceived Experiences of Stress due to Primary Dysmenorrhoea

AUTHOR(S)
Kavitha, C.; Jeyalakshmi, S.
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development;Oct-Dec2014, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p300
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Qualitative and exploratory phenomenological study to learn about the lived experiences of adolescent girls stress due to primary dysmenorrhoea and describe their experiences. Ten adolescent school girls who have primary dysmenorrhoea were selected after formal permission and written consent. Standard semi structured open ended question were used and adopted an informed conversation by face to face interview. The conversations were audio recorded. Then this was transcribed in to written text. The findings were grouped in to different themes. Most of the girl's experienced severe pain and it end up in severe stress. So it is essential to help such adolescent to have menstrual cycle without pain or improvement in pain tolerance capacity.
ACCESSION #
112137746

 

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