"Premenstrual Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A combination of distressing physical, psychologic, or behavioral changes that occur during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. Symptoms of PMS are diverse (such as pain, water-retention, anxiety, cravings, and depression) and they diminish markedly 2 or 3 days after the initiation of menses.
- Premenstrual Syndrome
- Premenstrual Syndromes
- Syndrome, Premenstrual
- Syndromes, Premenstrual
- Premenstrual Tension
- Premenstrual Tensions
- Tension, Premenstrual
- Tensions, Premenstrual
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Premenstrual Syndrome" by people in Profiles.
Guille C, Spencer S, Cavus I, Epperson CN. The role of sex steroids in catamenial epilepsy and premenstrual dysphoric disorder: implications for diagnosis and treatment. Epilepsy Behav. 2008 Jul; 13(1):12-24.
Dickerson LM, Mazyck PJ, Hunter MH. Premenstrual syndrome. Am Fam Physician. 2003 Apr 15; 67(8):1743-52.
Frank E, Rush AJ, Blehar M, Essock S, Hargreaves W, Hogan M, Jarrett R, Johnson RL, Katon WJ, Lavori P, McNulty JP, Niederehe G, Ryan N, Stuart G, Thomas SB, Tollefson GD, Vitiello B. Skating to where the puck is going to be: a plan for clinical trials and translation research in mood disorders. Biol Psychiatry. 2002 Sep 15; 52(6):631-54.
Baker ER, Best RG, Manfredi RL, Demers LM, Wolf GC. Efficacy of progesterone vaginal suppositories in alleviation of nervous symptoms in patients with premenstrual syndrome. J Assist Reprod Genet. 1995 Mar; 12(3):205-9.
Stein MB, Schmidt PJ, Rubinow DR, Uhde TW. Panic disorder and the menstrual cycle: panic disorder patients, healthy control subjects, and patients with premenstrual syndrome. Am J Psychiatry. 1989 Oct; 146(10):1299-303.