Body image and its relationships with sexual functioning, anxiety, and depression in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

Affiliation

Ribeirão Preto Medical School, Human Reproduction Sector, Departament of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto 14049-900 SP, Brazil. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with lower levels of satisfaction with body image, which can affect sexuality and social well-being. Thus, we evaluated body image in women with PCOS and its association with body dis(satisfaction), anthropometric indices, sexual function, anxiety, and depression.

Keywords

Anxiety, Depression,Body Shape Questionnaire,Figure Rating Scale,Polycystic ovary syndrome,Sexual function,