Comparative Study

| Published: September 30, 2018

Study of Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) on Eating Disorder of Women

Amrapali Jogdand

Research Scholar, Dept Of Psychology, Dr. B.A.M.University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.084/20180603

DOI: 10.25215/0603.84


Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a disease affecting women at reproductive age. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a hormones imbalance that causes infertility, obesity, and excessive facial hair on women, can also lead to severe mental health issues including anxiety, depression and eating disorders. Women with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormone (androgen) levels. The ovaries may develop numerous small collection of fluid (follicles) and fail to regularly release eggs. (PCOS) affects up to almost 27 percent of women during childbearing years. Italian physician Antonio Wallis Neri first described its symptoms in 1721.

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 3, July-September, 2018