Social Anxiety and Interpersonal Relationship of Women with PCOD

Authors

  • U.K. Kamathenu
  • A. Velayudhan
  • K.V. Krishna
  • R.Nithya

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i3.3040

Keywords:

PCOD women, social anxiety, Interpersonal relationship, Healthy Controls.

Abstract

Every women needs a peaceful life that includes healthy mental health and physical health. Any The kind of
disturbance in these health may affect their happiness in their lives. One such disease is the Polycystic ovary
syndrome (PCOS/PCOD), it has become the major disease that affected the millions in the recent years.
Generally, it is caused by the hormone irregularities which is due to the production of high level of male
hormones. The symptoms affects the self esteem and relationship which results in anxiety and relationship
issues in women. Especially, these women step into social anxiety and Interpersonal relationship issues.
Social anxiety includes the symptoms of anxiety, fear of facing social situations, meeting new people and
doing daily routine is front of others. The Interpersonal relationship is the bondship maintained with the
people around us. The women with PCOD breaks the bond and fall as the victim for the relationship issues.
The aim of the study is to compare and evaluate Social Anxiety and Interpersonal relationship among PCOD
Women and Women without PCOD. By using convenience sampling women aging from 22 to 45 years were
identified. The tools which are intended to used for present study are social anxiety questionnaire for adults
and Relationship assessment scale. Results were analyzed using SPSS 20 version. The results reported
that there is no correlation between the Social Anxiety and Interpersonal Relationship. And Significance
difference existed between the PCOD Women and Healthy Control and indicated Moderate level of Social
Anxiety in PCOD Women and Healthy controls and High level of Interpersonal Relationship in PCOD
Women and Moderate level of Interpersonal Relationship in Healthy Women.

Author Biographies

U.K. Kamathenu

Research Assistant, IMPRESS-ICSSR and Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Bharathiar University,
Coimbatore

A. Velayudhan

Professor and Head, Department of Psychology, Bharathiar University,Coimbatore

K.V. Krishna

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Bharathiar University,Coimbatore

R.Nithya

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Bharathiar University,Coimbatore

Published

2021-06-03

How to Cite

Kamathenu, U., A. Velayudhan, K.V. Krishna, & R.Nithya. (2021). Social Anxiety and Interpersonal Relationship of Women with PCOD. Medico Legal Update, 21(3), 523-528. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i3.3040