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A study on the menstruation of Korean adolescent girls in Seoul
Jin Chul Lee, Byung Keun Yu, Jung Hye Byeon, Kee-Hyoung Lee, Jung Hye Min, Sang Hee Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2011;54(5):201-206.   Published online May 31, 2011
Purpose

Westernized eating habits have been associated with early-age menstruation, which increases the incidence of dysmenorrhea and premenstrual syndrome among adolescent girls. We therefore surveyed changes in menarche timing and the general menstrual characteristics of adolescent girls in Seoul, Korea.

Methods

We surveyed 538 teenage girls who visited our hospital between July and November 2007. Items explored included age at menarche, general menstrual...

Dysmenorrhea and Premenstrual Syndrome of School Girls in Ansan
Yong Kyu Sohn, Yo Ahn Rho, Young Kyoo Shin, Baik Lin Eun, Sang Hee Park, Young Chang Tockgo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1999;42(10):1434-1440.   Published online October 15, 1999
Purpose : Menstrual disorders are very common problems in adolescence. Most of them are minor, including mild dysmenorrhea, premenstrual syndrome(PMS) and minor variations in cycle, length, or amount of flow. Dysmenorrhea is the most prevalent among them while PMS is a nebulous condition characterized by a broad spectrum of symptoms. The purpose of this study is to investigate the correlation...
A Study for Menstruation of School Girl in Ansan
Ae Yeon Lim, Dae Hun Pee, Baik Lin Eun, Sang Hee Park, Soon Kyum Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1994;37(11):1586-1595.   Published online November 15, 1994
Purpose : Menstruation is a great part as the procedure for physiological, psychological development and physical growth, and menstrual disorders are very common problems in adolescence period. These problems can be resolved by interview or appropriate education of normal pubertal development. However unlike other developed countries, systematic report or appropriate education for menstruation may not be performed in our country....
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