Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Related to Assement of Knowledge Regarding Premenstrual Syndrome

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INTRODUCTION
What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine. - Germaine Greer
The word adolescence is taken from the Latin word “adolescere” which means "to grow up”. Adolescence is a transitional stage of physical, sex and mental human development generally occurring between puberty and legal adulthood, but largely characterized as beginning and ending with the teenage stage. The onset of adolescence is usually associated with the commencement of puberty and the appearance of secondary sex characteristics. The pituitary gland secretes hormones that stimulate
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There is wide disparity between educational achievement for boys and girls; however rates between 1993 and 1999 are improving for girls. Unmet need among adolescents has declined by about 3% between 1993 to 1999 but in 1999, unmet need was 27.1% among adolescent girls of 15-19 age group.3 Menstruation (a period) is a major stage of puberty in girls; it's one of the many physical signs that a girl is turning into a woman. Menstruation is the only tangible evidence that most women have the continuous cycle of fertility going on within the reproductive system. For most of human history, menstruation has been the only evidence anyone has had of women’s reproductive potential. The start of periods is known as menarche. Menstruation is also called menstrual bleeding, menses, catamenia or a period. Although every woman has an individual cycle of menstruation. The length of a woman's menstrual cycle will typically vary, with some shorter cycles and some longer cycles. A woman who experiences variations of less than eight days between her longest cycles and shortest cycles is considered to have regular menstrual cycles. Regular menstruation lasts for a few days, usually 3 to 5 days, but anywhere from 3 to 7 days is considered normal. The average menstrual cycle is 28 days long from the first day of one menstrual period to the first day of the next. A normal menstrual cycle is typically

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