Stres dan kejadian premenstrual syndrome pada mahasiswi di asrama sekolah

Akifah Fatimah(1*), Yayi Suryo Prabandari(2), Ova Emilia(3)

(1) Departemen Biostatistik, Epidemiologi dan Kesehatan Populasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Gadjah Mada
(2) Departemen Perilaku Kesehatan, Lingkungan dan Kedokteran Sosial Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Gadjah Mada
(3) Departemen Ilmu Pendidikan Kedokteran Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Gadjah Mada
(*) Corresponding Author


Stress and premenstrual syndrome events in female college students in boarding schools


This study aimed to determine the correlation between stress and premenstrual syndrome events in female college students who live in Islamic boarding schools.


This study used a cross-sectional design. Respondents were female college students who live in boarding schools and met inclusion criteria as a respondent. Data collection technique was simple random sampling.


There were correlations between stress and premenstrual syndrome, and the external variable which was related with premenstrual syndrome was age of menarche. Prevalence of female college students who experienced stress was 34.9% and prevalence of premenstrual syndrome was 32.8%. Severe symptoms experienced by respondents were physical symptoms (22.3%) such as breast tenderness, headache, joint or muscle pain, bloating, weight gain, fatigue or weakness (21.6%), and decreased interest of doing activities at home/dorm (18.1%).


Female college students who experienced stress have more potential to experience premenstrual syndrome than female college students who did not experience stress.


stress; premenstrual syndrome; female students; boarding school


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