Researchers’ Modified Social Adjustment Scale- Self Report (SAS-SR) by Myrna M. Weissman and Eugene S.

Paykel; Patterned from Kirk and Sommer; Rocha; Brooks-Gunn and Ruble This is a questionnaire that measures your social adjustment. We are interested in finding out how you have been doing since the start of your menstruation. We would like you to answer some questions about how you’ve been adjusting to school, family life, and friends. There are no right or wrong answers to these questions. Check the answer that best applies to you. 1 = Never 2 = Occasionally 3 = About half the time 4 = Most of the time 5 = Always 1 1. I have been absent from school because of menstrual related problems. 2. I have been able to keep up with my school work during my menstruation. 3. I am ashamed of how I perform in school whenever I am menstruating. 4. I had arguments with people when I am menstruating. 5. I am upset during my menstruation. 6. I have been able to talk about my feelings and problems with at least one friend when I am menstruating. 7. I have gone out socially with other people since my last menstruation. 8. If my feelings were hurt or offended by my friends during my menstruation, I am easily able to get over it. 9. I feel shy or uncomfortable with people during my menstruation. 10. I feel lonely and wished for more friends during menstruation. 11. I depend on my relatives for help, advice or friendship since the onset of my menstruation. 12. I talk about my menstruation to others. 2 3 4 5

19. I have perceived myself negatively since the onset of my menstruation. My classroom and /or sports participation declined during my menstruation. 14. . I find menstruation an embarrassing social experience.13. 16. I have expected extra considerations from my family when I am menstruating. 18. My self-confidence decreased since the onset of my menstruation. 15. I used different slang terms when talking about menstruation related topics with others. I have been more interested in romantic relationships since the onset of my menarche. 20. I find it difficult to buy sanitary napkins in public places. 17.

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