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A STUDY TO ASSESS THE PHYSIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL CHANGES AMONG MENOPAUSAL WOMEN IN SELECTED RURAL AREA, DEHRADUN, UTTRAKHAND

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Background: Menopause is a part of every woman’s life. It is the stage when the menstrual period permanently stops. This stage usually occurs between the age of 40 and 60 years associated with hormonal, physical, psychological changes .These changes can occurs can occur gradually or abruptly. It can start as early as the age of 30 and last until as late as the age of 60years. It can also occur when the ovaries are removed or stopped functioning. Symptoms include irregular menstruation, changes in sexual desire, hot flushes, vaginal dryness and urinary problems changes in appearances, mood changes sleep disturbances palpitations and backache. When the body produce less estrogen and progesterone, the parts of the body that depends on estrogen to keep them healthy will react and this often causes the discomfort in women. Aim: To assess the Physiological and Psychological changes among menopausal women in the selected Rural area, Dehradun. Material and Methods: Non-experimental exploratory descriptive survey design ( Non- probability convenient sampling technique) was used for sample selection. Maldevta Raipur village at Dehradun. Participants 150 women’s fulfil the inclusion and exclusion criteria selected by convenient sampling technique for the study. Data was collected by two tools section 1) Demographic variables of the participants, 2) Menopause rating scale. Collected data was analysed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: On analysis, the study revealed that majority of symptoms were dryness of vagina in 98%, Anxiety in 96.7%, Irritability in 96%, Depressive mood in 94%, Joint and muscular discomfort in 88.7%, Sexual problems in 87.3%, Sleep problems in 86.7%, Heart discomfort in 80%, Physical and mental exhaustion in 79.3%, Hot flushes in 52.7% and Bladder problems in 52%. Out of the total 98% samples who had severity of symptoms regarding urogenital ( dryness of vagina) .The mean, mean % and SD of menopausal rating scale. The mean percentage for somatic score was 43.96 %, psychological score was 52.38 % and urogenital score was 50.67 %. Therefore overall mean scores of respondents were found to be 21.34, mean percentage 48.5 % with standard deviation 5.67. Out of the eight demographic variables selected for the study only two is found to be significantly associated with the physiological and psychological change i.e, menopausal women. It was found that with severity of symptoms in age group (55-59) and occupation status (housewife), of menopausal women regarding menopause. Conclusion: The finding of the study revealed that the most of the severity of symptoms related to menopause in women’s has got positive impact on healthy quality of life.

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Menopause, Physiological & Psychological changes, menopausal women

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"A STUDY TO ASSESS THE PHYSIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL CHANGES AMONG MENOPAUSAL WOMEN IN SELECTED RURAL AREA, DEHRADUN, UTTRAKHAND", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 7, page no.e488-e496, July-2021, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2107566.pdf

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"A STUDY TO ASSESS THE PHYSIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL CHANGES AMONG MENOPAUSAL WOMEN IN SELECTED RURAL AREA, DEHRADUN, UTTRAKHAND", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.8, Issue 7, page no. ppe488-e496, July-2021, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2107566.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2107566
Registration ID: 313040
Published In: Volume 8 | Issue 7 | Year July-2021
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Page No: e488-e496
Country: Almora, Uttrakhand, India .
Area: Medical Science
ISSN Number: 2349-5162
Publisher: IJ Publication


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