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The Relationship Between Attitudes Toward Menstruation and Perimenstrual Symptoms Among Female Students of Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Northeast Iran

Ashraf Ghiasi 1 , * , Afsaneh Keramat 1 and Leila Mollaahmadi 1
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1 Center for Health Related Social and Behavioral Sciences Research, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, IR Iran
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  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: August 2018, 19 (8); e65714
  • Published Online: July 2, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 1, 2018
  • Revised: February 20, 2018
  • Accepted: March 6, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/semj.65714

To Cite: Ghiasi A, Keramat A, Mollaahmadi L. The Relationship Between Attitudes Toward Menstruation and Perimenstrual Symptoms Among Female Students of Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Northeast Iran, Shiraz E-Med J. 2018 ; 19(8):e65714. doi: 10.5812/semj.65714.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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