Premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder in adolescents.

  title={Premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder in adolescents.},
  author={Andrea J. Rapkin and Judith A Mikacich},
  journal={Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology},
  volume={20 5},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To review the current knowledge about the prevalence, diagnosis, and management of premenstrual syndromes in adolescents. RECENT FINDINGS Large epidemiologic studies addressing adolescent premenstrual disorders, clinical presentation, and comorbidity with other disorders have yet to be performed. Randomized controlled treatment trials for teens with moderate-to-severe premenstrual syndrome or the more severe affective predominant, premenstrual dysphoric disorder still are… CONTINUE READING