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Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

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by Kohnle D



Risk Factors

Microscopic View of Hormone Receptor
molecule and receptor
Menstruation causes many hormonal changes, which may play a role in PMDD.
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Symptoms include:
Symptoms typically begin 10-14 days prior to the start of menstruation.


American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists




Health Canada

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada



PMS and PMDD. Mass General Hospital Center for Women's Health website. Available at: . Accessed August 14, 2012.

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). Family website. Available at: . Updated August 2010. Accessed August 14, 2012.

Premenstrual syndrome. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: . Updated June 14, 2012. Accessed August 14, 2012.


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