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PMS

abbreviation for PERSONAL MEDICAL SERVICES.
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Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is a diagnosis for women with symptoms such as mood swings; increased interpersonal conflicts; anxiety or tension; overeating or food cravings; or weight gain, bloating or breast tenderness in the week prior to the start of the menstrual cycle.
Approximately 3 to 8 percent of women experience premenstrual symptoms severe enough to disrupt their daily function and meet criteria for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)--a severe form of PMS.
No discussion of irritability and "grumpiness" would be complete without mention of premenstrual syndrome and its more disruptive cousin, premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
Characteristics of women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) who did or did not report history of depression: A preliminary report from the Harvard Study of Moods and Cycles.
This manual defines premenstrual dysphoric disorder and proposes criteria for diagnosing it.
According to Abascal and Yarnell (2008), Chaste tree improves mood in PMS and in one study, was as effective as fluoxetine in patients with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
The menstrual cycle and its attendant hormonal changes can exacerbate mental health disorders or trigger new disorders, such as premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and perimenopausal depression.
Evaluation of different addback estradiol and progesterone treatments to gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist treatment in patients with premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
1 The American psychiatric association DSM-IV defines premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) as a severe form of Premenstrual syndrome in which symptoms of anger, irritability, and internal tension are prominent.
A review of treatment of premenstrual syndrome & premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
The prevalence impairment, impact, and burden of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMS/PMDD).