Impact of comprehensive interventional package on behavioural outcomes regarding management of menstrual problems among adolescents: A pilot study
Rhoda Jesuraj and Dr. Anupama Vinay Oka
Introduction: Dysmenorrhea is the most common gynecologic disorder among female adolescents, with a prevalence of 60% to 93%. Primary dysmenorrhea, painful menstruation without pelvic abnormalities, may be associated with vomiting, fatigue, back pain, headaches, dizziness, and diarrhea.
Objective: The aim of the present study is to determine the Impact of comprehensive interventional package on behavioural outcomes regarding management of menstrual problems among adolescents from selected educational institutions.
Methodology: The quantitative research approach and true experimental Pre-test Post-test control group design was used in the study. Sample size consisted of 60 (30 in each group) and recruited in the study by using Simple random sampling technique.
Results: There is no significant changes were observed in any of the subscales between both groups, were found equal in physiological, psychological and behavioural symptoms at pre-intervention level but instantaneously following the comprehensive interventional package, the adolescent girls in the experimental group had significantly increased self-esteem and improvement in management of Premenstrual problems and even class abseeentism and academic performance has improved so that Behavioural outcome variables of adolescents were upgraded after implementation of comprehensive interventional package from baseline to 3 months follow-up.
Conclusion: The comprehensive intervention package proved to be effective in reduction of menstrual symptoms and also clarifying their doubts regarding menstrual problems.
Rhoda Jesuraj, Dr. Anupama Vinay Oka. Impact of comprehensive interventional package on behavioural outcomes regarding management of menstrual problems among adolescents: A pilot study. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2023;6(1):28-34. DOI: 10.33545/26630427.2023.v6.i1a.132