To study the relationship among self-concept, self- affirmation and psychological distress in females having Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).
In this correlational study one hundred patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome participated with age ranging from 21-40 years. Self-Concept questionnaire, self-Affirmation scale, and Kessler psychological distress scale were used to collect data
The results of this study revealed that negative-self-concept has significantly positive relationship with psychological distress. Multiple regression revealed that positive self-concept negatively predicted psychological distress in females having polycystic ovarian disease. Independent sample t=test revealed that psychological distress is more in married women (M= 32.96, SD=8.60) as compared to single women (M=28.12, SD, 8.14).
It was concluded that negative self-concept has positive association with psychological distress while self-affirmation is negatively correlated with psychological distress.
Dar, Zeenash Mazhar; Nasar Iqbal, Muhammad; Rafiq, Muhammad; Qamar, Shahyan; and Javed, Fatima
"Self-Concept, Self- Affirmation and Psychological Distress in Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS),"
Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS): Vol. 16:
3, Article 4.
Available at: https://ecommons.aku.edu/pjns/vol16/iss3/4