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Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

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by Kohnle D

(PMDD)

 

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

Symptoms include:
Symptoms typically begin 10-14 days prior to the start of menstruation.
 

RESOURCES

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
http://www.acog.org/

Women's Health.gov
http://www.womenshealth.gov/

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index%5Fe.html/

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
http://www.sogc.org/index%5Fe.asp

 

References


PMS and PMDD. Mass General Hospital Center for Women's Health website. Available at: http://www.womensmentalhealth.org/specialty-clinics/pms-and-pmdd/ . Accessed August 14, 2012.


Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). Family Doctor.org website. Available at: http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/premenstrual-dysphoric-disorder.html . Updated August 2010. Accessed August 14, 2012.


Premenstrual syndrome. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/ . Updated June 14, 2012. Accessed August 14, 2012.

 

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