Severe premenstrual syndrome and bipolar disorder: a tragic confusion

@article{Studd2012SeverePS,
  title={Severe premenstrual syndrome and bipolar disorder: a tragic confusion},
  author={John W. W. Studd},
  journal={Menopause International},
  year={2012},
  volume={18},
  pages={82 - 86}
}
  • J. Studd
  • Published 1 June 2012
  • Medicine
  • Menopause International
Bipolar disorder and severe premenstrual syndrome (PMS) have many symptoms in common, but it is important to establish the correct diagnosis between a severe psychiatric disorder and an endocrine disorder appropriately treatable with hormones. The measurement of hormone levels is not helpful in making this distinction, as they are all premenopausal women with normal follicle-stimulating hormone and estradiol levels. The diagnosis of PMS should come from the history relating the occurrence of… Expand
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