premenstrual dysphoric disorder

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premenstrual dysphoric disorder

n.
A severe form of premenstrual syndrome characterized by affective symptoms, such as mood swings, irritability, depressed mood, and anxiety, that cause significant disturbances in relationships or social adaptation and that cease shortly after the onset of menses.
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Based on the findings described above, the existence of PMDD subtypes has been recognized by the medical community both in China and abroad, but the classification systems and treatment goals vary.
LLPDD remained in the DSM until it was replaced by PMDD in the DSM-IV, also as a category for further study, in 1994.
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Caplan, a psychologist and visiting scholar at Brown University who was a member of a DSM committee that evaluated research on PMDD, proponents of including the condition "claimed they were so careful in defining it that it wasn't just going to be someone with cramps during their period.
"So the need for careful, thorough screening is critical to be absolutely sure that volunteers have pure hormonal PMDD not exacerbated by any other mental health conditons.
"A lot of people that I have met who also suffer from PMDD have actually had their marriages break down because of it - so I am very aware of that."
The Rattlesnake Wind Project is worth USD250m and uses 64 Goldwind GW 109/2.5MW PMDD wind turbines and support around 250 construction and service-related jobs.