Relation between Mastalgia and Anxiety in a Region with High Frequency of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder


YILMAZ E. M. , Çelik S. , Arslan H., Deger D.

JOURNAL OF BREAST HEALTH, cilt.11, ss.72-75, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 11 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/tjbh.2015.2363
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF BREAST HEALTH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.72-75

Özet

Objective: Mastalgia, the most important breast-related symptom, refers to the pain that arises from breast tissue. Not only hormonal reasons but also psychogenic factors may cause mastalgia. Mastalgia is a subjective complaint and includes emotional components. The present study aimed to investigate the relation between mastalgia and level of anxiety in females.