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Improving health outcomes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

thesis
posted on 28.06.2021, 05:12 by CHAU THIEN TAY
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a major public health concern with multi-systemic complications. This thesis addresses research priorities and advances knowledge to help improve health outcomes in women with PCOS. It includes a series of research in PCOS including a review on the management of non-reproductive PCOS outcomes, examination of the alignment of community women’s lifestyle to the recent international PCOS guideline recommendations, exploration of the association of mental health conditions with PCOS and a longitudinal study of weight gain in adolescents using different PCOS diagnostic criteria. Lastly, the Monash Health PCOS service was evaluated from the women’s perspective to help improve healthcare delivery to women with PCOS.

History

Principal supervisor

Anju Joham

Additional supervisor 1

Helena Teede

Additional supervisor 2

Lisa Moran

Year of Award

2021

Department, School or Centre

Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Additional Institution or Organisation

Monash University

Campus location

Australia

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences