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The relationship between a diagnosis of PCOS and menstrual irregularity, use of contraception and mental health over time


In the women born in the 1989-95 cohort of ALSWH, 16% report a diagnosis of PCOS and in the 1973-78 cohort, 9% report this diagnosis. Our study will examine the relationship between the diagnosis of PCOS and a) menstrual irregularity, b) the use of the contraceptive pill and other hormonal contraceptive methods and c) the mental health of women with PCOS