Personality traits in LLPDD and normal controls during follicular and luteal menstrual-cycle phases.

@article{Parry1996PersonalityTI,
  title={Personality traits in LLPDD and normal controls during follicular and luteal menstrual-cycle phases.},
  author={Barbara Lockhart Parry and Cindy L Ehlers and Navid Mostofi and Evie Phillips},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={197-202}
}
In 15 women with Late Luteal Phase Dysphoric Disorder (LLPDD) and in 15 normal control subjects, personality traits were assessed using the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (MCMI) during follicular and luteal menstrual-cycle phases. Compared with controls, LLPDD subjects had less compulsive but more passive/aggressive and borderline/cycloid traits, and more depression and hypomania. Menstrual-cycle phase did not significantly affect personality variables in either group. In particular… CONTINUE READING