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1- Associate Professor Maternal & Child Health Research Center for Child and Maternity Care, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
2- Fatemiyeh Hospital, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran , marayam.ataollahi@ymail.com
3- School of Nursing and Midwifery, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
4- Associated Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Diseases Research Center, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
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Background and Objectives: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a common issue that affects womens in pregnant age and international statistics indicate that this syndrome is increasing. The aim of this study was to compare perceived social support and perceived stress in women with and without Polycystic Ovary Syndrome refereed to Fatemiyeh Hospital in Hamadan city, Iran, 2016.
Materials and Methods: This descriptive-comparative study was carried out with convenience sampling on 116 women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and 116 women without it refereed to Fatemiyeh Hospital in Hamadan city. All data were collected using demographic questionnaire, perceived social support and  perceived stress questionnaires, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome questionnaire and analyzed using descriptive statistics, Mann-Whitney tests, independent T-test, and chi-square in SPSS v.17.
Results: Results showed that there were no significant difference between two groups in terms of demographic charactersitics including age, weight, BMI, education level and there was statistically significant difference between the two groups in terms of perceived social support and perceived stress questionnaires (p<0.05).
Conclusions: Given the results, training and awareness are necessary for women and emphasis on perceived social support and perceived stress are recommended as a non-medical option for prevention of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
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Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Medicine & Clinical Sciences
Received: 2017/08/23 | Accepted: 2018/02/22 | Published: 2018/09/15

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