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Psychiatric disorders related to polycystic ovary syndrome.
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PMID:  23339008     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age. The psychiatric disorders accompanying the clinical symptoms and hormonal abnormalities are important, but underestimated, aspects in PCOS. Obesity, hirsutism, acne, menstrual disturbances and infertility play important roles in lowering the quality of life in women with PCOS. Depression and anxiety are more often observed in patients with PCOS than in healthy women. Some authors consider that there is a relationship between valproic acid treatment of bipolar disease and PCOS. There have been reports that in women with PCOS anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and other unspecified eating disorders are found more often than in the general population. (Endokrynol Pol 2012; 63 (6): 488-491).
Authors:
Katarzyna Krępuła; Bożena Bidzińska-Speichert; Agnieszka Lenarcik; Urszula Tworowska-Bardzińska
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Endokrynologia Polska     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0423-104X     ISO Abbreviation:  Endokrynol Pol     Publication Date:  2012  
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Created Date:  2013-01-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370674     Medline TA:  Endokrynol Pol     Country:  Poland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  488-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
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