Exploring the Unmet Needs of Parents of Adolescent Girls with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding and Dysmenorrhea: A Qualitative Study
Emily K Bellis, Anna D Li, Yasmin L Jayasinghe, Jane E Girling, Sonia R Grover, Michelle Peate, Jennifer L Marino
JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT GYNECOLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2020
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To provide insight into the unmet needs of parents of adolescents with heavy menstrual bleeding or dysmenorrhea, in the context of their daughters' menstrual concerns. DESIGN: Qualitative interview study using semi-structured interviews. SETTING: Gynecology outpatient clinic at The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. PARTICIPANTS: Parents of adolescent girls with heavy menstrual bleeding or dysmenorrhea recruited from an adolescent gynecology clinic between May and August 2018. INTERVENTIONS: In depth, semi-structured interviews with 24 parents whose daughters had heavy menstrual bleeding or dysmenorrhea. Data were analyzed using a grounded theory approach. MAIN..View full abstract
Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia
This research did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors. MP and YLJ are funded by University of Melbourne, Australia MDHS fellowships. JLM is supported by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia [grant numbers 1161445, 1134894].