Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title The premenstrual syndromes : PMS and PMDD / edited by PM Shaughn O'Brien, Andrea J. Rapkin, Peter J. Schmidt
Published London : Informa Healthcare ; 2007
Boca Raton, FL : Distributed in North and South America by Taylor & Francis, 2007
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (xii, 184 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. History of the premenstrual disorders. 2. The diagnosis of PMS/PMDD -- the current debate. 3. Premenstrual syndrome: a case of serotonergic dysfunction?. 4. Quantification of premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. 5. Prevalence, impact on morbidity, and disease burden. 6. Comorbidity of premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder with other psychiatric conditions. 7. The clinical presentation and course of premenstrual symptoms. 8. Physiology of the menstrual cycle. 9. Neurotransmitter physiology: the basics for understanding premenstrual syndrome. 10. Pathophysiology I: role of ovarian steroids. 11. Pathophysiology II: neuroimaging, GABA, and the menstrual cycle. 12. Hormonal therapies overview. 13. The role of progesterone and GABA in PMS/PMDD. 14. The management of PMS/PMDD through ovarian cycle suppression. 15. Psychotropic therapies. 16. Complementary and alternative therapies. 17. Clinical evaluation and management. 18. Genetics of premenstrual dysphoric disorder. 19. Future directions in the pathophysiology of premenstrual dysphoric disorder: steps to future treatments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Premenstrual Syndrome
Depressive Disorder
Women's Health
Premenstrual syndrome -- Psychological aspects
Premenstrual syndrome
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Women's Health.
MEDICAL -- Reproductive Medicine & Technology.
Premenstrual syndrome -- Psychological aspects.
Premenstrual syndrome.
Form Electronic book
Author O'Brien, P. M. Shaughn.
Rapkin, Andrea J.
Schmidt, Peter J., MD.
ISBN 1435628160