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A Study on the Response Differences to the Sasang Constitution Questionnaire by Sasang Constitutions in High School Girls with Menstrual Disorders

  • Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Abbr : J Sasang Constitut Med
  • 2015, 27(1), pp.161-170
  • Publisher : The Society Of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine

JEON SOO HYUNG 1 Kim Kyu Kon 1 Lee In Seon 1

1동의대학교

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ABSTRACT

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the menstrual disorders affect the Sasang constitutions questionnaire response in high school girls. Methods: Using a structured menstrual history questionnaire, we evaluated the degree of menstrual disorders of 795 high school girls who participated in this clinical trial. Based on the survey we classified them into menstrual disorders group and control group. They filled out SSCQ-P (Sasang Constitution Questionnaire for Patients) and we had compared the difference in response by Sasang constitutions. Each group included 97 girls respectively. From 68 girls in menstrual disorders group and 81 girls in control group, 149 questionnaire was analyzed statistically by their constitutions. Results: Four questions in Soyangin, twenty one questions in Taeeumin, ten questions in Soeumin were statistically significant in response between menstrual disorders group and control group. Conclusions: Soyangin's menstrual disorders don't have a significant impact on SSCQ-P survey. Water retention of PMS may be affect divergence of lung and cause various symptoms in Taeeumin. Soeumin's menstrual disorders may be more affect negative emotions and activity decrease than other constitutions.

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