Premenstrual dysphoric disorder: controversies surrounding the diagnosis.

There is little difference between LLPDD and PMDD. The names are different, and the criteria for PMDD include one more symptom (a subjective sense of being overwhelmed or out of control) than do those for LLPDD. Both diagnoses pertain to women with premenstrual complaints who suffer primarily from affective symptoms severe enough to interfere seriously with… CONTINUE READING