Psychological treatment efficacy in primary dysmenorrhea

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Zahra Emarloo and Mohsen Doustkam


primary dysmenorrhea is one of the most common psychosomatic disorders in women that is causes of reduce performance and absenteeism from work and school. primary dysmenorrhea or painful menses in the absence of specific pelvic disease is one of the most common complaints in women's medicine that reduce performance. More than 50 percent of women suffer from this condition, so that ten percent of them have severe dysmenorrhea and their lives disrupted each month from 1 to 3 days. This disorder leads to many problems such as lack of girls in the classroom and limits on their activities. According to the research dysmenorrhea alone is a major cause of school absences, loss school success and lost work. Various drugs can be limited dysmenorrhea pain , but these drugs despite their beneficial effect on menstrual pain , are associated with many side effects. In this way, perhaps no other type of pain as dysmenorrhea is not suitable for nonpharmacologic treatments

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