Treatment of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

@article{Rapkin2013TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder},
  author={Andrea Rapkin and Erin I. Lewis},
  journal={Women's Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={9},
  pages={537 - 556}
}
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is comprised of a cluster of affective, behavioral and somatic symptoms recurring monthly during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. The disorder affects 3–8% of menstruating women and represents the more severe and disabling end of the spectrum of premenstrual disorders, which includes premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual aggravation of underlying affective disorder. Rigorous and specific diagnostic criteria for PMDD were specified in the… 

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