Premenstrual disorders and rumination.

  title={Premenstrual disorders and rumination.},
  author={Julia R. Craner and Sandra T. Sigmon and Amber A. Martinson and Morgan L McGillicuddy},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={70 1},
OBJECTIVES Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) involve emotional, behavioral, and physical symptoms; however, there is little understanding of psychological factors that contribute to these disorders. It was hypothesized that rumination, a form of depressive self-focused attention, is related to premenstrual distress. METHOD Study 1 involved women (N = 735) meeting criteria for No/Mild PMS, Moderate/Severe PMS, and PMDD using retrospective self-report. Study… CONTINUE READING
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