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Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is considered a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). PMDD has also been referred to as late luteal phase dysphoric disorder. The cause of PMDD is unknown. Some of the common symptoms of PMDD (not an inclusive list) include:

Treatment for PMDD is with medication to treat the symptoms of PMDD.

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Terms related to Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD):

  • Luteal Phase Dysphoric Disorder
  • PMDD