Health advantage for black women: patterns in pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder.

@article{Pilver2011HealthAF,
  title={Health advantage for black women: patterns in pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder.},
  author={Corey Elizabeth Pilver and Stanislav V. Kasl and Rani A. Desai and Becca R Levy},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={41 8},
  pages={1741-50}
}
BACKGROUND Pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is commonly studied in white women; consequently, it is unclear whether the prevalence of PMDD varies by race. Although a substantial proportion of black women report symptoms of PMDD, the Biocultural Model of Women's Health and research on other psychiatric disorders suggest that black women may be less likely than white women to experience PMDD in their lifetimes. METHOD Multivariate multinomial logistic regression modeling was used with a… CONTINUE READING