Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Pronounced: PRE-men-strawl dis-FOR-ick dis-OR-derEn Español (Spanish Version)
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) occurs just prior to menstruation and is characterized by significant:
PMDD is much more severe and less common than PMS.
Last reviewedSeptember 2013by Andrea Chisholm, MD
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