Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2019 , Vol 10, Issue 2
Nursing Care of Related To Psychosocial Problems In Adolescents With Transverse Vaginal Septum
Sultan Özkan Şat1,Canan Uçakcı Asalıoğlu1,Şengül Yaman Sözbir1
1Gazi Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi, Hemşirelik, Ankara, Türkiye DOI : 10.31067/0.2019.156 Congenital defects may occur during the formation of genital organs in the embryonic period. One of these defects is the vaginal septum. Psychosocial problems of a 13 -year-old adolescent patient with transverse vaginal septum were discussed in this case report. Nursing diagnoses such as situational low self -esteem, ineffective individual coping, impaired social interaction, anxiety and risk for post-trauma syndrome as well as nursing interventions for these problems were discussed. Keywords : Vagina, agenesis, adolescent, psychosocial problem, nursing care, vaginal septum, septum