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Comparative Study

| Published: October 18, 2018

Association of Alexithymia and Pre-menstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Meharmeet Kaur

Research Scholar, Dept. of Psychology, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.005/20180604

DOI: 10.25215/0604.005

ABSTRACT

The present study is an effort to examine alexithymia in women with the Premenstrual syndrome. For this purpose, a sample of 100 unmarried young adults within the age range of 18-24 years was included in the study after obtaining their informed consent. They were assessed on Premenstrual Symptoms Screening Tool (Steiner, Macdougall & Brown, 2003), and on Toronto Alexithymia Scale (Bagby, Parker, & Taylor, 1994). By applying Karl Pearson’s Coefficient of correlation, it was found out, that Alexithymia is associated with Premenstrual Syndrome. A detailed discussion of the results and their implications would be discussed in the paper.

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Meharmeet Kaur @ meharkt94@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.005/20180604

DOI: 10.25215/0604.005

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 4, October-December, 2018

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