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Saeeda Anjum Buriro
Shakeel Ahmed Memon
Zafar Iqbal
Irshad Chandio
Husan Bano Channar
Dharti Shahnawaz Thebo


Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Disease


This research study is designed to investigate the impact of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) on the psychological well-being of women in the Kambar Shahdadkot district. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), a prevalent endocrine illness marked by hormonal imbalances and reproductive irregularities, has been linked to an increased occurrence of mental health Challenges.

The study collects and analyses data using a qualitative research approach. The sample consists of women between 20 to 40 years old. The sampling technique is the Snowball sampling type. The data was collected using semi-structured interviews. The study used a phenomenological approach to get the live experiences of the participants. The study results revealed an elevated rate of anxiety and depression among women with PCOS, suggesting a bidirectional relationship between the physiological aspects of the Syndrome and mental well-being. It is recommended that integrating mental health considerations into the clinical management of PCOS is crucial, necessitating collaborative efforts among gynecologists, endocrinologists, and mental health professionals to provide holistic care that addresses both the physical and psychological dimensions of this complex Syndrome.


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