Premenstrual exacerbations of mood disorders.

  title={Premenstrual exacerbations of mood disorders.},
  author={Merry Noel Miller and Brigitte E. Miller},
  journal={Psychopharmacology bulletin},
  volume={35 3},
Premenstrual exacerbation of mood disorders has received little attention, despite the recent interest in premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Differentiating between PMDD/PMS and other disorders, which worsen premenstrually, is a poorly understood diagnostic challenge. Controversy also focuses on a possible coexistence of PMDD and other mood disorders. This review discusses the differences between mood-disorder exacerbations and premenstrual disorders… CONTINUE READING