Premenstrual dysphoric disorder amongst Nigerian university students: prevalence, comorbid conditions, and correlates

@article{Adewuya2008PremenstrualDD,
  title={Premenstrual dysphoric disorder amongst Nigerian university students: prevalence, comorbid conditions, and correlates},
  author={Abiodun O Adewuya and Olabisi Morebise Loto and Tomi A Adewumi},
  journal={Archives of Women's Mental Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={11},
  pages={13-18}
}
Aims: The rate of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) amongst sub-Saharan Africans is unknown. This study aimed to estimate the rate of PMDD amongst Nigerian undergraduates and to evaluate psychosocial correlates and comorbid psychiatric conditions. Method: Female university students (n = 410) completed questionnaires detailing sociodemographic, menstruation, and gynaecological history. They also completed the Big Five Personality Inventory (BFI), and the presence of PMDD and any other DSM… CONTINUE READING
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