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Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder is a cyclic, hormonal mood disorder and severe form of premenstrual syndrome. Psychiatry professor Jayashri Kulkarni delineates diagnosis and treatment.

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How long does it generally take to get a premenstrual dysphoric disorder diagnosis?
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What disorders (other than PMS) is premenstrual dysphoric disorder misdiagnosed as?
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Are you aware of therapists using DBT to (successfully) help with PMDD?
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Is there a link between borderline personality disorder and PMDD?
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Does PMDD include a change of mood around the time of ovulation as well as the end of menstrual cycle?
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Is PMDD typically treated with the OCP or an SSRI or both?
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Dear Dr Kulkarni, I have a client who along with mood symptoms, experiences obsessive thoughts around harm to herself and her children around the time of her period. Are obsessions part of the PMDD picture or should I be querying OCD as well?
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Can you talk through a differential diagnosis between PMDD and bipolar?
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