Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Disorder, Premenstrual Dysphoric
Dysphoric Disorder, Premenstrual
Premenstrual Dysphoric Syndrome
Syndrome, Premenstrual Dysphoric
A condition in which a woman suffers from severe depression, irritability, and tension before MENSTRUATION. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) may involve a wide range of physical or emotional symptoms, which are more severe and debilitating than those seen with premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and which include at least one mood-related symptom. Symptoms usually stop when, or shortly after, menstruation begins.