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Premenstrual syndrome 

Premenstrual syndrome
Premenstrual syndrome

Sambit Mukhopadhyay

, Edward Morris

, and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

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date: 26 January 2021

Premenstrual syndrome is a distressing condition with physical, behavioural, and psychological symptoms, including depression, anxiety, irritability, loss of confidence, and physical symptoms, including bloating and mastalgia. The chapter discusses the variable presentation of PMS, and its key features. It describes the use of symptom diaries to ensure accurate diagnosis and monitoring of treatment efficacy, and also the treatment options available.

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