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Premenstrual dysphoric disorder and premenstrual syndrome: an overview

Authors:

Shantanu Bharti ,

Department of Psychiatry, Era’s Lucknow Medical College, IN
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Ajay Kohli,

Era’s Lucknow Medical College, IN
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Adarsh Tripathi,

King George’s Medical University, IN
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Department of Psychiatry
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Ruchita Sharma

E.C.H.S Polyclinic,, IN
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Abstract

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) affects 3- 8% of women in the reproductive age group, while premenstrual syndrome (PMS) has a prevalence of 20-30%. PMS and PMDD are associated with significant reduction in quality of life and decreased work productivity. This review examines the current literature regarding the epidemiology, aetiology, diagnosis, burden of illness and management of PMDD and PMS

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v5i2.7814

Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry Vol 5(2):9-12

How to Cite: Bharti, S. et al., (2014). Premenstrual dysphoric disorder and premenstrual syndrome: an overview. Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry. 5(2), pp.9–12. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v5i2.7814
Published on 21 Dec 2014.
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