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Do sexually transmitted infections exacerbate negative premenstrual symptoms? Insights from digital health

Abstract:
Background and objectives The underlying reasons why some women experience debilitating premenstrual symptoms and others do not are largely unknown. Here we test the evolutionary ecological hypothesis that some negative premenstrual symptoms may be exacerbated by the presence of chronic sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Methodology 34,511 women were recruited through a digital period-tracker app. Participants were asked: (i) Have you ever been diagnose... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1093/emph/eoy018

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Anthropology; Social & Cultural Anthropology
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
1
Pages:
138–150
Publication date:
2018-07-03
Acceptance date:
2018-06-28
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ISSN:
2050-6201
Pubs id:
pubs:864641
URN:
uri:490bb39d-4abc-4cc6-88b1-074993e8b066
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uuid:490bb39d-4abc-4cc6-88b1-074993e8b066
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pubs:864641

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