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[Self-Test] PMDD Test: Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Symptoms
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a serious but treatable condition that affects 5.5% of people who menstruate.1 A severe version of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), PMDD is a mood disorder characterized by marked sadness, irritability, depressed mood, and/or anger, and other behavioral and physical symptoms that appear during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle (about two weeks before menses) and remit within a few days of menstruation.2 The symptoms of PMDD cause significant distress and functional impairment.It’s not a requirement that PMDD symptoms appear leading up to every period, though symptoms must have occurred in most of the menstrual cycles during the past year. A diagnosis of PMDD, per the DSM-5, should also be confirmed by tracking daily symptoms during at least two menstrual cycles.PMDD often co-occurs with other psychiatric disorders, including major depressive disorder (MDD) and anxiety disorder.34 Individuals with PMDD are also at greater risk for suicide and suicidal behavior.3 Research on PMDD and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is limited, though a 2021 study of 209 women with ADHD found that more than 45% of them reported having symptoms suggestive of PMDD.5In a recent ADDitude survey, two-third of women surveyed said they experienced PMS and/or PMDD.
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