Factors that impact on the perception of menstruation among female adolescents.

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Summary of "Factors that impact on the perception of menstruation among female adolescents."

It has been described that menstruation is perceived as a natural but cumbersome event, with a negative impact on women's daily life. The objective of this study was to identify the perception of menstruation among female adolescents and the factors that may affect it.


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Name: Archivos argentinos de pediatria
ISSN: 1668-3501
Pages: e126-e134


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