Roshan Kumar Agrawal, Satyendra Prasad Singh
Abstract: Now a days common health problem of adolescent girls is dysmenorrhoea, which affects their quality of life. Hence there is an urgent need to evaluate the characteristics of dysmenorrhoea and its effects on daily life among nursing students. To determine the prevalence and effects of dysmenorrhoea the life of nursing students under the study. A prospective descriptive study conducted among nursing students of Government nursing college, Raigarh from 5thNovember to 4thJanuary 2019. The data was collected through well-defined questionnaires about dysmenorrhoea, characteristics and associated symptoms and then the data was compiled using MS Excel and the data analysis was done by SPSS. The prevalence dysmenorrhoea in our study is found to be 78.33 %. Also education and taking any remedies is found to be highly significant and maximum number of nursing students are facing problem in working due to dysmenorrhoea. Dysmenorrhoea is a very common symptom in every adolescent nursing student as they experience a number physical and psychological symptom. The most significant conclusion of our study was found to be high prevalence of dysmenorrhoea. The finding of this study indicates the magnitude of the problem and the need for appropriate intervention.
Keywords: Dysmenorrhoea, Adolescent, nursing students, menstrual characteristics