premenstrual syndrome

Summary

Summary: A combination of distressing physical, psychologic, or behavioral changes that occur during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. Symptoms of PMS are diverse (such as pain, water-retention, anxiety, cravings, and depression) and they diminish markedly 2 or 3 days after the initiation of menses.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Premenstrual syndrome
    Lori M Dickerson
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29406, USA
    Am Fam Physician 67:1743-52. 2003
  2. ncbi Psychological intervention for premenstrual syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Jason W Busse
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Psychother Psychosom 78:6-15. 2009
  3. pmc Treatment for the premenstrual syndrome with agnus castus fruit extract: prospective, randomised, placebo controlled study
    R Schellenberg
    Institute for Health Care and Science, 35625 Hüttenberg, Germany
    BMJ 322:134-7. 2001
  4. pmc Vitamin D and the occurrence of depression: causal association or circumstantial evidence?
    Elizabeth R Bertone-Johnson
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutr Rev 67:481-92. 2009
  5. ncbi Oxidant/antioxidant status in premenstrual syndrome
    Candan Iltemir Duvan
    Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, University of Fatih, Yukari Ayranci, Ankara, Turkey
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 283:299-304. 2011
  6. ncbi Mood instability in women with premenstrual syndrome
    Rudy Bowen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon SK
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 33:927-34. 2011
  7. ncbi The burden of moderate/severe premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder in a cohort of Latin American women
    Alexandre Schiola
    Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Sao Paolo, Brazil
    Value Health 14:S93-5. 2011
  8. ncbi Withdrawal and pre-menstrual symptomatology during the menstrual cycle in short-term smoking abstinence: effects of menstrual cycle on smoking abstinence
    S S Allen
    Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 1:129-42. 1999
  9. ncbi Are there differential symptom profiles that improve in response to different pharmacological treatments of premenstrual syndrome/premenstrual dysphoric disorder?
    Uriel Halbreich
    Biobehavior Program, Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    CNS Drugs 20:523-47. 2006
  10. ncbi Acupuncture for premenstrual syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    S Y Kim
    Department of Oriental Medical Science, Graduate School, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
    BJOG 118:899-915. 2011

Research Grants

  1. PHYSIOLOGY OF CALCIUM APPETITE
    Michael G Tordoff; Fiscal Year: 2013
  2. Premenstrual syndrome and risk of subsequent hypertension
    Elizabeth R Bertone-Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2013
  3. Novel actions of neurosteroids on GABA (A) receptor trafficking
    Stephen J Moss; Fiscal Year: 2013
  4. Neurosteroid Modulation of Extrasynaptic GABAA Receptors
    EYDITH JANICE COMENENCIA ORTIZ; Fiscal Year: 2012
  5. Neural Substrates of Emotion Regulation in Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
    Andrea J Rapkin; Fiscal Year: 2013
  6. Time Course and Potentiation of Fluoxetin Action
    George Battaglia; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND OVARIAN FUNCTION
    Barbara Sternfeld; Fiscal Year: 2001
  8. Molecular mechanisms of Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels in women?s health
    Zaijie Jim Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. CHRONOBIOLOGY OF PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME
    Barbara Parry; Fiscal Year: 1993
  10. Effect of Vitex on stress induced luteal phase defects
    Dorena Rode; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications282 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Premenstrual syndrome
    Lori M Dickerson
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29406, USA
    Am Fam Physician 67:1743-52. 2003
    b>Premenstrual syndrome, a common cyclic disorder of young and middle-aged women, is characterized by emotional and physical symptoms that consistently occur during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle...
  2. ncbi Psychological intervention for premenstrual syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Jason W Busse
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Psychother Psychosom 78:6-15. 2009
    We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the efficacy of psychological interventions for premenstrual syndrome.
  3. pmc Treatment for the premenstrual syndrome with agnus castus fruit extract: prospective, randomised, placebo controlled study
    R Schellenberg
    Institute for Health Care and Science, 35625 Hüttenberg, Germany
    BMJ 322:134-7. 2001
    To compare the efficacy and tolerability of agnus castus fruit (Vitex agnus castus L extract Ze 440) with placebo for women with the premenstrual syndrome.
  4. pmc Vitamin D and the occurrence of depression: causal association or circumstantial evidence?
    Elizabeth R Bertone-Johnson
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutr Rev 67:481-92. 2009
    ..At this time, it is premature to conclude that vitamin D status is related to the occurrence of depression. Additional prospective studies of this relationship are essential...
  5. ncbi Oxidant/antioxidant status in premenstrual syndrome
    Candan Iltemir Duvan
    Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, University of Fatih, Yukari Ayranci, Ankara, Turkey
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 283:299-304. 2011
    To investigate oxidant/antioxidant status in premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
  6. ncbi Mood instability in women with premenstrual syndrome
    Rudy Bowen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon SK
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 33:927-34. 2011
    ..We investigated whether mood instability was higher in women with premenstrual syndrome (PMS) than in a control group with no PMS.
  7. ncbi The burden of moderate/severe premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder in a cohort of Latin American women
    Alexandre Schiola
    Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Sao Paolo, Brazil
    Value Health 14:S93-5. 2011
    The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between symptom severity, cost, and impairment in women with moderate/severe premenstrual syndrome (PMS) or premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) in a Latin American setting.
  8. ncbi Withdrawal and pre-menstrual symptomatology during the menstrual cycle in short-term smoking abstinence: effects of menstrual cycle on smoking abstinence
    S S Allen
    Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 1:129-42. 1999
    ..This suggests women may have greater difficulty quitting smoking in late luteal phase, and it seems prudent to recommend that women quit during the follicular phase of their cycle...
  9. ncbi Are there differential symptom profiles that improve in response to different pharmacological treatments of premenstrual syndrome/premenstrual dysphoric disorder?
    Uriel Halbreich
    Biobehavior Program, Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    CNS Drugs 20:523-47. 2006
    Current evidence suggests that the accepted treatments for premenstrual syndrome (PMS)/premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) have similar overall efficacy...
  10. ncbi Acupuncture for premenstrual syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    S Y Kim
    Department of Oriental Medical Science, Graduate School, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
    BJOG 118:899-915. 2011
    Although acupuncture is widely applied in obstetrics and gynaecology, evidence for its efficacy in treating premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is equivocal.
  11. pmc Criteria for premenstrual dysphoric disorder: secondary analyses of relevant data sets
    S Ann Hartlage
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:300-5. 2012
    ..However, data regarding the symptoms noted in DSM-IV and timing of their expression in the menstrual cycle have had little empirical support...
  12. ncbi Treatment for premenstrual syndrome with Vitex agnus castus: A prospective, randomized, multi-center placebo controlled study in China
    Zhong He
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Beijing, PR China
    Maturitas 63:99-103. 2009
    To investigate the efficacy and safety of VAC BNO 1095 extract in Chinese women suffering from moderate to severe premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
  13. ncbi Abnormal luteal phase excitability of the motor cortex in women with premenstrual syndrome
    Mark J Smith
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 54:757-62. 2003
    b>Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) involves an aberrant behavioral response to normal hormone secretion...
  14. ncbi Premenstrual Syndrome in Turkish college students and its effects on life quality
    Gul Pinar
    Baskent University, Turkey
    Sex Reprod Healthc 2:21-7. 2011
    The purpose of this research is to analyze the frequency of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) in college students, the factors affecting Premenstrual Syndrome and the effect of Premenstrual Syndrome on life quality.
  15. pmc Influence of phase-related variability in premenstrual symptomatology, mood, smoking withdrawal, and smoking behavior during ad libitum smoking, on smoking cessation outcome
    Sharon S Allen
    Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Minnesota, Medical School, 2701 University Avenue SE, Suite 201, Minneapolis, MN 55414, United States
    Addict Behav 34:107-11. 2009
    ..These data support the inference that sex hormones influence smoking cessation outcome. This knowledge may contribute to the development of more rational and effective smoking cessation interventions for women...
  16. pmc Late, but not early, wake therapy reduces morning plasma melatonin: relationship to mood in Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
    Barbara L Parry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0804, United States
    Psychiatry Res 161:76-86. 2008
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  17. ncbi A controlled trial of Chinese herbal medicine for premenstrual syndrome
    Patsy B Chou
    School of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Victoria University, Australia
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 29:185-92. 2008
    b>Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a common disorder troubling many women during their reproductive years. The Chinese have been using herbal medicines to treat menstrual cycle related symptoms for centuries...
  18. pmc Facial emotion discrimination across the menstrual cycle in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and controls
    David R Rubinow
    Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda MD 20892 1276, United States
    J Affect Disord 104:37-44. 2007
    ..e., state dependent)...
  19. ncbi Prevalence, incidence and stability of premenstrual dysphoric disorder in the community
    H U Wittchen
    Technical University of Dresden, Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Germany
    Psychol Med 32:119-32. 2002
    ....
  20. pmc Managing migraine headaches experienced by patients who self-report with menstrually related migraine: a prospective, placebo-controlled study with oral sumatriptan
    Andrew J Dowson
    The King s Headache Service, King s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS, UK
    J Headache Pain 6:81-7. 2005
    ..007) and outside (79% vs. 31%, p<0.001) the menstrual period. Sumatriptan was generally well tolerated. Oral sumatriptan (100 mg) is an effective and well tolerated acute treatment for patients who report menstrually related migraine...
  21. ncbi Salivary cortisol in women with and without perimenstrual mood changes
    J Odber
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, UK
    J Psychosom Res 45:557-68. 1998
    ..Premenstrual depression may, therefore, be similar neurologically to seasonal affective disorder, which is associated with underactivity of the HPA axis...
  22. pmc Changes in mood, cognitive performance and appetite in the late luteal and follicular phases of the menstrual cycle in women with and without PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder)
    Stephanie Collins Reed
    New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 120, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Horm Behav 54:185-93. 2008
    ..An altered serotonergic system in women with PMDD may be the underlying mechanism for the observed symptoms; correspondingly, treatment with specific serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) remains the preferred treatment at this time...
  23. ncbi Epidemiology of depression throughout the female life cycle
    Vivien K Burt
    University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:9-15. 2002
    ..Prophylaxis and treatment to minimize severity in cases of recurrence are discussed in the article, using reproductive transitional events as markers...
  24. ncbi Premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder: quality of life and burden of illness
    Andrea J Rapkin
    Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 9:157-70. 2009
    ..Typical symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and the severe form, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, include irritability, anger, mood swings, depression,..
  25. ncbi The premenstrual symptoms screening tool (PSST) for clinicians
    M Steiner
    McMaster University, Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 6:203-9. 2003
    ..DSM-IV criteria for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and to understand clinically significant premenstrual syndrome (PMS)...
  26. ncbi Crocus sativus L. (saffron) in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome: a double-blind, randomised and placebo-controlled trial
    M Agha-Hosseini
    Infertility Center of Dr Shariati Hospital, Vali Asr Reproductive Health Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BJOG 115:515-9. 2008
    The aim of this double-blind and placebo-controlled trial was to investigate whether saffron (stigma of Crocus sativus L.) could relieve symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
  27. pmc Efficacy of progesterone and progestogens in management of premenstrual syndrome: systematic review
    K Wyatt
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Keele University and North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 6QG
    BMJ 323:776-80. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of progesterone and progestogens in the management of premenstrual syndrome. DESIGN: Systematic review of published randomised, placebo controlled trials...
  28. pmc Luteal-phase accentuation of acoustic startle response in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Cynthia Neill Epperson
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 32:2190-8. 2007
    ..Physiologic response to affective stimuli appears to be intact in women with PMDD across the menstrual cycle...
  29. pmc Sleep quality and the sleep electroencephalogram in women with severe premenstrual syndrome
    Fiona C Baker
    Human Sleep Research Program, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA 94043, USA
    Sleep 30:1283-91. 2007
    Women with severe premenstrual syndrome (PMS) or premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) commonly report sleep disturbances, but the few studies using conventional polysomnographic measures have produced conflicting results...
  30. ncbi Longitudinal population-based twin study of retrospectively reported premenstrual symptoms and lifetime major depression
    K S Kendler
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0126, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:1234-40. 1998
    ..In addition, we know little about the relationship of the familial risk factors for premenstrual symptoms and major depression...
  31. ncbi Prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder in Japanese women
    T Takeda
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Arch Womens Ment Health 9:209-12. 2006
    ..The results of this study suggest that race and ethnicity influence the expression of premenstrual symptoms and that the current state of medical care for Japanese women with moderate to severe PMS and PMDD is not satisfactory...
  32. ncbi Calcium supplementation in premenstrual syndrome: a randomized crossover trial
    S Thys-Jacobs
    Department of Medicine, Metropolitan Hospital, New York Medical College, New York
    J Gen Intern Med 4:183-9. 1989
    OBJECTIVE: To determine the efficacy of calcium supplementation in women with premenstrual syndrome (PMS). DESIGN: Randomized, double-blind crossover trial. SETTING: Outpatient medical clinic of a large city hospital...
  33. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral and pharmacological interventions for premenstrual syndrome or premenstrual dysphoric disorder: a meta-analysis
    Maria Kleinstäuber
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Wallstr 3, 55122 Mainz, Germany
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 19:308-19. 2012
    ..meta-analysis investigates the efficacy of psychotherapeutic interventions and psychopharmacotherapy for premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder...
  34. ncbi Therapeutic effect of Vitex agnus castus in patients with premenstrual syndrome
    Mehrangiz Zamani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Acta Med Iran 50:101-6. 2012
    Medical therapies have been widely used for premenstrual syndrome (PMS), but in all of them side effects are predominant. Herbal remedies rarely have side effects and people have more tendencies toward them than chemical therapies...
  35. pmc Clinical subtypes of premenstrual syndrome and responses to sertraline treatment
    Ellen W Freeman
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1293-300. 2011
    ..To estimate response of diagnosis and symptom-based subtypes to sertraline treatment...
  36. ncbi Using acupuncture to treat premenstrual syndrome
    D Habek
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Health Centre, Bjelovar, Croatia
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 267:23-6. 2002
    More than 60% of the women in both groups suffered from premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms, such as anxiety, mastalgia, insomnia, nausea and gastrointestinal disorders, whereas a smaller number of women suffered from phobic disorders, ..
  37. ncbi A pilot study to compare fluoxetine, calcium, and placebo in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome
    Kimberly Ann Yonkers
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 33:614-20. 2013
    Serotonin reuptake inhibitors and calcium supplements ameliorate symptoms of premenstrual syndrome. A comparison of these agents to placebo may guide treatment selection...
  38. ncbi The premenstrual syndrome revisited
    Daniel M Campagne
    Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment, Faculty of Psychology, UNED University, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 130:4-17. 2007
    ..the clinical entity that in a large number of cases results from these symptoms, commonly known as the premenstrual syndrome, still lacks defined and validated contents so that recommendations of treatments backed by adequate ..
  39. ncbi Efficacy of acupuncture in management of premenstrual syndrome: a systematic review
    Seung Hun Cho
    Hospital of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University Medical Center, Kyung Hee University, 1 Hoegi dong, Dongdaemun Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Complement Ther Med 18:104-11. 2010
    The effectiveness of acupuncture in the case of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is not fully understood.
  40. ncbi Treatment of premenstrual syndrome: a decision-making algorithm
    Nick Panay
    Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals, London, UK
    Menopause Int 18:90-2. 2012
    ..The discussion will highlight management principles rather than evidence per se. It uses as its basis an updated version of the treatment algorithm published by the RCOG in its Green Top Guideline no. 48 on the management of PMS...
  41. ncbi Evaluation of the effects of Neptune Krill Oil on the management of premenstrual syndrome and dysmenorrhea
    Fotini Sampalis
    Department of Experimental Surgery, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Altern Med Rev 8:171-9. 2003
    To evaluate the effectiveness of Neptune Krill Oil (NKO) for the management of premenstrual syndrome and dysmenorrhea.
  42. ncbi The diagnosis of premenstrual syndromes and premenstrual dysphoric disorder--clinical procedures and research perspectives
    U Halbreich
    Biobehavioral Program, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214 3016, USA
    Gynecol Endocrinol 19:320-34. 2004
    ..The gaps of knowledge in the description and diagnosis of PMS are described, with suggestions for future directions for research...
  43. ncbi Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for premenstrual syndrome
    Jane Marjoribanks
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD001396. 2013
    b>Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a common cause of physical, psychological and social problems in women of reproductive age...
  44. ncbi Evaluation of the effect of omega-3 fatty acids in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome: "a pilot trial"
    Nahid Sohrabi
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akberabadi, Teaching Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Complement Ther Med 21:141-6. 2013
    b>Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to a cyclic appearance of somatic and psychiatric symptoms that affect some women...
  45. ncbi Bipolar disorder and Premenstrual Syndrome or Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder comorbidity: a systematic review
    Patricia Carvalho Cirillo
    Laboratory of Panic and Respiration, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 34:467-79. 2012
    This article aims to review the comorbidity of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) or premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and bipolar disorder (BD), identify variables requiring further investigation and to remind physicians that special care ..
  46. pmc Insulin sensitivity, food intake, and cravings with premenstrual syndrome: a pilot study
    Kimberly K Trout
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:657-65. 2008
    The objective of this pilot study was to evaluate possible differences in insulin sensitivity, food intake, and cravings between the follicular and luteal phases of the menstrual cycle in women with premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
  47. ncbi Use of complementary therapies by women attending a specialist premenstrual syndrome clinic
    C L Domoney
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    Gynecol Endocrinol 17:13-8. 2003
    In this study, we investigate the use of complementary therapies by women attending a specialist premenstrual syndrome (PMS) clinic in the UK. Data was collected via an anonymous questionnaire survey of 100 women attending the clinic...
  48. ncbi Premenstrual syndrome, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and beyond: a clinical primer for practitioners
    Susan R Johnson
    Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, 2130E Med labs, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:845-59. 2004
    ..described in detail, including a discussion of the distinction between premenstrual dysphoric disorder and premenstrual syndrome (PMS)...
  49. ncbi Factors associated with premenstrual syndrome - a survey of new female university students
    Shu Hui Cheng
    Office of Student Affairs, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Kaohsiung J Med Sci 29:100-5. 2013
    b>Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can impact an individual's interpersonal relationships, social interactions, productivity, lifestyle, school performance and emotional well-being...
  50. ncbi Estimating direct and indirect costs of premenstrual syndrome
    Jeff Borenstein
    Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:26-33. 2005
    To quantify the economic impact of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) on the employer.
  51. ncbi Characteristics of women seeking treatment for premenstrual syndrome in Taiwan
    Mei Chun Hsiao
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:150-5. 2002
    To analyze the characteristics of 150 women who visited a premenstrual syndrome (PMS) clinic in a Taiwanese medical center staffed by both psychiatrists and gynecologists.
  52. pmc The phenomenology of premenstrual syndrome in female medical students: a cross sectional study
    Magdy Hassan Balaha
    Department Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine in Al Ahsa, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
    Pan Afr Med J 5:4. 2010
    The premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is particularly common in the younger age groups and, therefore represents a significant public health problem in young girls...
  53. ncbi Steroid hormone hypersensitivity: clinical presentation and management
    Alek M Itsekson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Fertil Steril 95:2571-3. 2011
    ..The condition has many manifestations, including premenstrual syndrome, dysmenorrhea, and impaired fertility...
  54. ncbi Recurrent brief depression and personality traits in allergy, anxiety and premenstrual syndrome patients: a general practice survey
    W Robert Williams
    School of Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, UK
    Med Sci Monit 13:CR118-24. 2007
    ..Some problems associated with the diagnosis and treatment of RBD may be improved if patients are easier to identify. This study investigates the distribution of RBD and personality types within three common syndromes...
  55. pmc Dietary B vitamin intake and incident premenstrual syndrome
    Patricia O Chocano-Bedoya
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1080-6. 2011
    Thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6, folate, and vitamin B-12 are required to synthesize neurotransmitters that are potentially involved in the pathophysiology of premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
  56. ncbi The Premenstrual Symptoms Screening Tool revised for adolescents (PSST-A): prevalence of severe PMS and premenstrual dysphoric disorder in adolescents
    Meir Steiner
    Women s Health Concerns Clinic, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 14:77-81. 2011
    ..Severe PMS and PMDD present with similar rates and symptoms in adolescents as in adults, and the Premenstrual Symptoms Screening Tool modified for adolescents is a fast, reliable tool to screen for these syndromes in adolescents...
  57. ncbi Changes in nutrient intake during the menstrual cycle of overweight women with premenstrual syndrome
    G B Cross
    Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Br J Nutr 85:475-82. 2001
    This study presents the nutrient data collected from women who were being screened for premenstrual syndrome (PMS) for entry into an intervention study. Screening was by the Steiner self-rated questionnaire...
  58. ncbi Nocturnal polysomnographic sleep across the menstrual cycle in premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Ari Shechter
    Centre for Study and Treatment of Circadian Rhythms, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep Med 13:1071-8. 2012
    ..In this study we aimed to investigate nocturnal polysomnographic (PSG) sleep across the menstrual cycle in PMDD women and controls...
  59. ncbi Diet and sex-hormone binding globulin, dysmenorrhea, and premenstrual symptoms
    N D Barnard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 95:245-50. 2000
    ..To test the hypothesis that a low-fat, vegetarian diet reduces dysmenorrhea and premenstrual symptoms by its effect on serum sex-hormone binding globulin concentration and estrogen activity...
  60. ncbi Premenstrual syndromes
    M Steiner
    St Joseph s Hospital, McMaster Psychiatric Unit, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Annu Rev Med 48:447-55. 1997
    ..Premenstrual dysphoric disorder can be differentiated from premenstrual syndrome, which is primarily reserved for milder physical symptoms and minor mood changes...
  61. ncbi Premenstrual dysphoric disorder among medical students of a Nigerian university
    Baba A Issa
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
    Ann Afr Med 9:118-22. 2010
    ..PMDD is the severest form of premenstrual symptoms and is associated with impairment of social and role functioning...
  62. ncbi Evaluation of the estrogenic activity of the constituents in the fruits of Vitex rotundifolia L. for the potential treatment of premenstrual syndrome
    Yuan Hu
    Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy, Second Military Medical University, 325 Guohe Road, Shanghai 200433, China
    J Pharm Pharmacol 59:1307-12. 2007
    ..However, further studies are required to assess the physiological significance of VRE in animals and man...
  63. ncbi The effect of premenstrual symptoms on activities of daily life
    Lorraine Dennerstein
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Fertil Steril 94:1059-64. 2010
    ..To assess impact of premenstrual symptoms on activities of women's daily lives (ADL)...
  64. ncbi [Psychiatric and psychological aspects of premenstrual syndrome]
    F Limosin
    Service de Psychiatrie du Professeur Rouillon, , 40, rue de Mesly,
    Encephale 27:501-8. 2001
    Numerous, but heterogeneous studies have been performed about premenstrual syndrome, with finally a lack of credibility and interest among practitioners...
  65. ncbi Premenstrual and menstrual symptomatology in young adult Japanese females who smoke tobacco
    HIROKO SAKAI
    Division of Health Sciences, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 37:325-30. 2011
    ..The present study examines the correlation between premenstrual and menstrual symptomatology and smoking status in young adult Japanese females...
  66. ncbi A comparison of the prevalence of premenstrual dysphoric disorder and comorbidities among adolescents in the United States of America and Nigeria
    Ori Ogebe
    Akron Children s Hospital, Akron, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 24:397-403. 2011
    ..The specific aims of this study were to (1) describe the prevalence of PMDD in adolescents presenting to clinics in the midwestern United States and 2 Nigerian cities, (2) identify cultural differences, and (3) screen for comorbidities...
  67. ncbi Premenstrual syndrome in adolescents: diagnosis and treatment
    Andrea J Rapkin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 3:132-7. 2006
    ..of menstruating women experience some degree of premenstrual symptomatology; however the diagnosis of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) or premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is assigned, using defined criteria, to those women whose ..
  68. ncbi Brain-derived neurotrophic factor plasma variation during the different phases of the menstrual cycle in women with premenstrual syndrome
    Alessandra Cubeddu
    Department of Reproductive Medicine and Child Development, Division of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 36:523-30. 2011
    b>Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is characterized by a cluster of psychological and somatic symptoms that begin during the late luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and disappear after the onset of menses...
  69. pmc Essential fatty acids for premenstrual syndrome and their effect on prolactin and total cholesterol levels: a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study
    Edilberto A Rocha Filho
    Department of Maternal and Child Healthcare, School of Medicine, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Reprod Health 8:2. 2011
    To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of polyunsaturated fatty acids for the treatment of the premenstrual syndrome (PMS) using a graded symptom scale and to assess the effect of this treatment on basal plasma levels of prolactin and ..
  70. ncbi Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) in adolescents: severity and impairment
    Michelle Vichnin
    Departments of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 19:397-402. 2006
    Identify the presence of patients with premenstrual syndrome (PMS) in an adolescent gynecology practice, and evaluate the reported severity, impairment and timing of the symptoms in the menstrual cycle.
  71. ncbi Premenstrual syndrome and associated symptoms in adolescent girls
    Orhan Derman
    Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Ihsan Dogramaci Childrens Hospital, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 116:201-6. 2004
    To investigate the frequency of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) associated symptoms and effects of nutrition on PMS in adolescent girls.
  72. ncbi Premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder in adolescents
    Andrea J Rapkin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1740, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:455-63. 2008
    ..To review the current knowledge about the prevalence, diagnosis, and management of premenstrual syndromes in adolescents...
  73. ncbi Global study of women's experiences of premenstrual symptoms and their effects on daily life
    Lorraine Dennerstein
    Department of Psychiatry, National Aging Research Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Menopause Int 17:88-95. 2011
    ..To determine cross-cultural and other effects on women's experiences of premenstrual symptoms and their impact on activities of daily life (ADL)...
  74. ncbi Premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Wendy S Biggs
    American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, KS 66211, USA
    Am Fam Physician 84:918-24. 2011
    b>Premenstrual syndrome is defined as recurrent moderate psychological and physical symptoms that occur during the luteal phase of menses and resolve with menstruation. It affects 20 to 32 percent of premenopausal women...
  75. ncbi Reliability and validity of a daily diary for premenstrual syndrome
    E W Freeman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Psychiatry Res 65:97-106. 1996
    Daily ratings of symptoms are essential to confirm a diagnosis of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). The 17-item Daily Symptom Report (DSR) is relatively brief and appropriate for clinical and primary care settings...
  76. ncbi The measurement of premenstrual mood symptoms
    M Steiner
    Department of Psychiatry, St Joseph s Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Affect Disord 53:269-73. 1999
    ....
  77. ncbi Cyclical changes in calcium metabolism across the menstrual cycle in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    SUSAN THYS-JACOBS
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University, New York, New York 10019, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2952-9. 2007
    ..Recently, it has been suggested that abnormalities in calcium metabolism may be responsible for some affective and somatic symptoms in women with premenstrual syndrome.
  78. ncbi Attitudes toward menstruation, menstrual-related symptoms, and premenstrual syndrome among adolescent girls: a rural school-based survey
    Li Ping Wong
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Women Health 51:340-64. 2011
    ..Given that menstrual-related information was widely available from mothers, family, and social culture are potentially important in shaping good menstrual attitudes...
  79. ncbi Effects of calcium supplement therapy in women with premenstrual syndrome
    Zinat Ghanbari
    Valiasr Reproductive Health Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 48:124-9. 2009
    ..suggests that cyclic fluctuations in a variety of nutrients, especially calcium, may help to explain some features of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). We determined the efficacy of calcium supplementation in women suffering from PMS.
  80. ncbi Premenstrual syndrome, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and premenstrual exacerbation of another disorder
    Diana L Dell
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:568-75. 2004
  81. ncbi A simple method of assessing premenstrual syndrome in large prospective studies
    Elizabeth R Bertone-Johnson
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 9304, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:779-86. 2007
    To evaluate a simple method of assessing incident premenstrual syndrome (PMS) in large prospective studies.
  82. ncbi Asian study of effects of premenstrual symptoms on activities of daily life
    Lorraine Dennerstein
    Department of Psychiatry, National Aging Research Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Menopause Int 16:146-51. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to assess the effects of premenstrual symptoms on quality of life as measured by the impact symptoms have on women's activities of daily life (ADL)...
  83. ncbi [SIPS--screening instrument for premenstrual symptoms. The German version of Premenstrual Symptoms Screening Tool to assess clinically relevant disturbances]
    D Bentz
    Abteilung für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Fakultat fur Psychologie, Universitat Basel, Birmannsgasse 8, 4055, Basel, Schweiz
    Nervenarzt 83:33-9. 2012
    Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and severe premenstrual syndrome (PMS) are common, yet often remain unrecognized and not adequately treated. One reason for this is the lack of a valid German screening instrument...
  84. ncbi Fluctuating serotonergic function in premenstrual dysphoric disorder and premenstrual syndrome: findings from neuroendocrine challenge tests
    Y Inoue
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 190:213-9. 2007
    Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) has been assumed to be a subtype of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) with depressive symptoms, such as depressive mood, tension, anxiety, and mood liability during luteal phase...
  85. ncbi Interpreting Premenstrual Symptoms Impact Survey scores using outcomes in health-related quality of life and sexual drive impact
    Min Yang
    QualityMetric Inc, 24 Albion Road, Building 400, Lincoln, Rhode Island 02865, USA
    J Reprod Med 55:41-8. 2010
    To link the Premenstrual Symptoms Impact Survey (PMSIS) scores to health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and sexual drive impact associated with premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
  86. ncbi A population-based survey of Asian women's experience of premenstrual symptoms
    Lorraine Dennerstein
    Department of Psychiatry, National Aging Research Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Menopause Int 16:139-45. 2010
    ..This paper aims to explore women's experiences of premenstrual symptoms in three Asian countries and the factors affecting the prevalence of these symptoms...
  87. ncbi Premenstrual syndrome: the experience from a sample of Sri Lankan adolescents
    Nadeeka K Chandraratne
    Public Health Department, Colombo Municipal Council, Sri Lanka
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 24:304-10. 2011
    ..Government schools of Colombo...
  88. ncbi Chronobiological basis of female-specific mood disorders
    B L Parry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0804, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 25:S102-8. 2001
    ....
  89. ncbi Hormonal and volume dysregulation in women with premenstrual syndrome
    Rimma Rosenfeld
    J Recanati Autonomic Dysfunction Center, Medicine, Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Rambam Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion IIT, Haifa, Israel
    Hypertension 51:1225-30. 2008
    b>Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) presents with emotional and physical symptoms. Although the emotional symptoms have been extensively studied, the pathophysiology of the fluid-retention symptoms is not currently known...
  90. ncbi Low-dose sertraline in the treatment of moderate-to-severe premenstrual syndrome: efficacy of 3 dosing strategies
    Susan G Kornstein
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond 23298 0710, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1624-32. 2006
    ..dysphoric disorder, but few studies have investigated the efficacy of SSRIs in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)...
  91. ncbi The effect of a low dose of alcohol on allopregnanolone serum concentrations across the menstrual cycle in women with severe premenstrual syndrome and controls
    Sigrid Nyberg
    Department of Clinical Science, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Umea, Umea University, Sweden
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:892-901. 2005
    ..The primary aim of this study was to investigate possible alcohol-induced changes in allopregnanolone serum concentrations across different menstrual cycle phases in women with severe premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and controls.
  92. ncbi A prospective assessment investigating the relationship between work productivity and impairment with premenstrual syndrome
    Bonnie B Dean
    Cerner Health Insights, Beverly Hills, California, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:649-56. 2004
    Our objective was to assess life domain and work-related impairment in patients experiencing premenstrual syndrome (PMS)...
  93. ncbi The etiology, biology, and evolving pathology of premenstrual syndromes
    Uriel Halbreich
    Biobehavioral Program, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY 14214 3016, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 28:55-99. 2003
    ....
  94. ncbi The prevalence, impairment, impact, and burden of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMS/PMDD)
    Uriel Halbreich
    Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 28:1-23. 2003
    ..Appropriate recognition of the disorder and its impact should lead to treatment of more women with PMS/PMDD. Efficacious treatments are available. They should reduce individual suffering and impact on family, society, and economy...
  95. ncbi Premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder: definitions and diagnosis
    Ellen W Freeman
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Mudd Suite, 3701 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 5509, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 28:25-37. 2003
    ..Diagnostic criteria for PMS must recognize the broad range of symptoms, the temporal pattern of the symptoms and the critical issue of symptom severity, which differentiates clinically significant PMS from normal menstrual cycle changes...
  96. ncbi Hormonal management of premenstrual syndrome
    Sa adatu Bose Usman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent ST4 6QG, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 22:251-60. 2008
    b>Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a psychological and somatic disorder of unknown aetiology. The symptoms of PMS regularly occur during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and resolve by the end of menstruation...
  97. ncbi Differential menstrual cycle regulation of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in women with premenstrual syndrome and controls
    Catherine A Roca
    Behavioral Endocrinology, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:3057-63. 2003
    ..in HPA axis regulation in humans is of importance when attempting to understand the pathophysiology of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), a disorder characterized by affective symptoms during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle...
  98. ncbi Allopregnanolone levels and symptom improvement in severe premenstrual syndrome
    Ellen W Freeman
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:516-20. 2002
    ..levels with improvement of mood and behavioral symptoms following antidepressant treatment for severe premenstrual syndrome. A second exploratory aim was to determine whether allopregnanolone levels differed between antidepressant ..
  99. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder in a population-based sample
    Sibil Tschudin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:485-94. 2010
    The study aimed at assessing the prevalence of premenstrual symptoms and of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) in a population-based sample of women of the entire reproductive age range, as well as to ..
  100. ncbi Characteristics of placebo responses in medical treatment of premenstrual syndrome
    E W Freeman
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 156:1403-8. 1999
    This study characterizes the responses to placebo medication of patients with premenstrual syndrome (PMS) who were randomly assigned in controlled treatment trials. Possible predictors of placebo response were also examined.
  101. ncbi Menstrual migraine: clinical and therapeutical aspects
    Gianni Allais
    University of Turin, Women s Headache Center, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Via Ventimiglia 3, I 10126 Turin, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:1105-20. 2007
    ..Hormone manipulations, mainly application of percutaneous estradiol gel in PMP or administration of oral contraceptives in extended cycles, constitute an alternative approach for nonresponders...

Research Grants62

  1. PHYSIOLOGY OF CALCIUM APPETITE
    Michael G Tordoff; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. population including osteoporosis, hypertension, obesity, and premenstrual syndrome. But despite many recommendations to increase calcium intake there has been almost no research to ..
  2. Premenstrual syndrome and risk of subsequent hypertension
    Elizabeth R Bertone-Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Up to 20% of premenopausal women meet clinical criteria for premenstrual syndrome (PMS), a disorder characterized by moderate to severe luteal phase symptoms that substantially interfere ..
  3. Novel actions of neurosteroids on GABA (A) receptor trafficking
    Stephen J Moss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..are accepted to play a critical role in epilepsy, and are also relevant to autism, anxiety, depression, premenstrual syndrome and schizophrenia...
  4. Neurosteroid Modulation of Extrasynaptic GABAA Receptors
    EYDITH JANICE COMENENCIA ORTIZ; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..in alterations in neuronal excitability and are implicated in syndromes such as postpartum depression and premenstrual syndrome. The studies in this application will provide insight into neurosteroid-mediated alterations in neuronal ..
  5. Neural Substrates of Emotion Regulation in Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
    Andrea J Rapkin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), a severe variant of premenstrual syndrome, affects 2-5% of women in their reproductive years, with decreases in quality of life comparable to those observed in ..
  6. Time Course and Potentiation of Fluoxetin Action
    George Battaglia; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These disorders include anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, aggression, eating disorders and premenstrual syndrome. However, a lag time of about 2-3 weeks exists from the onset of medication until the first signs of ..
  7. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND OVARIAN FUNCTION
    Barbara Sternfeld; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, a case-control study of diet and premenstrual syndrome with 102 cases and 102 matched controls conducted at the Northern California Kasier Permanente Medical ..
  8. Molecular mechanisms of Angelica sinensis (Oliv.) Diels in women?s health
    Zaijie Jim Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    A large segment of the female population is affected by premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and menopausal symptoms. Limited medical treatments are available, some with severe adverse effects...
  9. CHRONOBIOLOGY OF PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME
    Barbara Parry; Fiscal Year: 1993
    b>Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) may have unique physiological underpinnings which make it of considerable interest to biological psychiatry...
  10. Effect of Vitex on stress induced luteal phase defects
    Dorena Rode; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..stress results in an elevation of prolactin and elevated prolactin is associated with some cases of premenstrual syndrome, corpus luteum insufficiency, and infertility...
  11. EXTRAADRENAL MINERALOCORTICOSTEROID FORMATION-METABOLISM
    M Casey; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..In particular, we ask whether there is a role for extraadrenal DOC in the pathogenesis of the premenstrual syndrome.
  12. Molecular mechanisms of Vitex agnus-castus L. in PMS
    Zaijie Jim Wang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Vitex agnus-castus L. (VAC) fruit extracts have been used since ancient times for the relief of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)...
  13. Menstrual Cycle and Insulin Sensitivity in Diabetics
    Kimberly Trout; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Some studies suggest that premenstrual syndrome (PMS) may exacerbate menstrual cycle changes in insulin sensitivity...
  14. OVARIAN FUNCTION, ACTH REGULATION & THE STRESS RESPONSE
    Eva Redei; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..g. premenstrual syndrome)...
  15. EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDY OF THE LATE REPRODUCTIVE YEARS
    Ellen W Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. CAREER DEVELOPMENT IN WOMEN'S HEALTH RESEARCH AND GENDE*
    Ellen Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The BIRCWH program will track the career trajectories of Scholars and will continue to serve as a resource in terms of career counseling and research advice. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Core symptoms and profiles in premenstrual syndrome
    Ellen Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Further information will contribute to improved health care for women in their reproductive years. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. ACTILLUME - A MONITOR FOR ACTIVITY AND LIGHT EXPOSURE
    William Gruen; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..II will produce an Actillume system for studies of sleep disorders patients, affective disorders, elderly, premenstrual syndrome, shift work, jet lag, the chronically ill, etc. Enthusiasm for the device indicates a substantial market...
  19. Predictors of Alcohol Drinking in College-aged Women
    BRIDGET LEONHARDT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..symptoms have also been associated with increased PD risk, which has generated interest in the study of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and quantity/frequency of alcohol use...
  20. PROCYCLE: ELECTRONIC CALENDAR DATA COLLECTION DEVICE
    RANDI TRIANT; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..and customized for two specific marketable applications - (1) fertility awareness, and (2) diagnosis of premenstrual syndrome. Features will include (1) detailed daily symptom lists and algorithms to capture clinical fertility ..
  21. Environmental Risk Factors and Canine Malignant Lymphoma
    Elizabeth Bertone Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Because dogs and their human owners share a common environment within the household, results from this study will have direct relevance to the on-going effort to identify factors that may increase risk of human NHL. ..
  22. Psychosocial Res. to Improve Drug Treatment in Pregnancy
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Effects of Perinatal Depression on PTD and LBW
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Further, if we determine antidepressants increase the risk of adverse perinatal outcomes, treatment with psychotherapy rather than antidepressants should be considered when recommending therapeutic options. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. ANXIETY, DISINHIBITION, AND RISK FOR DRUG ABUSE
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..phenotypic indices of vulnerability using combinations of clinical and psychophysiological measures. ..
  25. DETECTION AND TREATMENT OF POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. Treating PMS/PMDD--Research versus Clinical Reality
    Kimberly Yonkers; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  27. Biological Rhythms in Postpartum Depression
    Barbara Parry; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study would serve as the basis of future studies in which treatments designed to correct these underlying abnormalities in circadian rhythms, and restore them to those of NC women, thereby would improve mood in DP. ..
  28. Probing Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder with Light
    Barbara Parry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These investigations will provide further insight into the pathophysiology of PMDD and other depressive disorders in women, and serve as a basis for refining light treatment interventions in the future. ..
  29. Risk and Predictors of Postpartum Depression
    Lee Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..AItshuler, Dr. Hendrick), and the Emory Women's Mental Health Program at Emory University School of Medicine (Dr. Stowe). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. RELAPSE AND PREDICTORS OF DEPRESSION IN PREGNANCY
    Lee Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Delineating of these subgroups provides an opportunity to screen for women "at risk" for relapse and allows for thoughtful treatment plan. ..
  31. Stress Responses, Psychosocial Stress and Pain Perception in African Americans
    Susan S Girdler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This proposal is intended to forge new territory in the development of a bio-behavioral model relating to the development of clinical pain in African Americans. Project Description ..
  32. Caffeine Effects on Premenstrual Syndrome
    HOA VO; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Participants complete the Daily Rating Form, Self-Rating Scale for Premenstrual Syndrome, and caffeine survey online daily for two consecutive months for diagnostic purposes...
  33. ALCOHOL, GABA AND HORMONES: PHYSIOLOGY OF SUBUNIT CHANGE
    Sheryl S Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results from these studies may provide insight into potential mechanisms for effects of low dose ethanol at GABAR. ..
  34. Steroids and GABA: Physiology of Receptor Subunit Change
    Sheryl S Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These results may be relevant for alterations in mood, cognition and seizure susceptibility (i.e., catamenial epilepsy) reported during puberty and across the menstrual cycle. ..
  35. CALCIUM AND OPIOID PEPTIDES IN NEUROENDOCRINE REGULATION
    Gary Shangold; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..of opioid peptides in the menstrual-cycle dependent changes in the osmoregulation of vasopressin, and subsequently will examine the participation of vasopressin in the etiology of water-retentive symptoms of the Premenstrual Syndrome.
  36. Growth Hormone Secretory Dynamics in Peripubertal Girls
    Steven Pincus; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In particular, collaborations with pharmaceutical companies who manufacture growth hormone. ..
  37. SSRI-INDUCED CHANGES IN CORTICAL GABA IN WOMEN WITH PMDD
    CYNTHIA EPPERSON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We anticipate that our findings will provide further support for the role of GABA and neurosteroids in the pathogenesis and treatment of PMDD. ..
  38. NEURONAL DYSFUNCTION IN PREMENSTRUAL DYSPHORIC DISORDER
    C Epperson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  39. A Twin-Family Study of Drug Use, Abuse, and Dependence
    Kenneth Kendler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. BIOLOGY OF COMORBID DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY
    Elizabeth Young; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The results of these studies will provide data on whether the biology of these disorders support the nosological distinction between panic disorder, pure major depression and major depression with co-morbid panic disorder. ..
  41. MENOPAUSAL TRANSITION: A BIOBEHAVIORAL MODEL OF SYMPTOMS
    Ellen Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. BRIEF INTERVENTION FOR DRUG USE IN PREGNANT WOMEN
    Dace Svikis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The study will also determine the influence of pre-pregnancy substance use on within-pregnancy quitting rates of illicit drug use, and the impact of quitting on maternal and infant health. ..
  43. Methodologic quality predictors of observational studies
    Nirav Shah; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Our research could identify potential deficiencies in the available data for a given area and guide future investigators on what common pitfalls to avoid when conducting original research in that field. ..
  44. The Epidemiology of Mood, Anxiety and Alcohol Disorder
    Kenneth Kendler; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  45. COCAINE'S EFFECTS ACROSS THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE
    Suzette Evans; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results will clarify an area of literature that is in disarray, in part because of the failure to adequately control for menstrual cycle in studies with human and non-human primates. ..
  46. Plant-Based Dietry Intervention in Type 2 Diabetes
    Neal Barnard; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Glycosylated hemoglobin, insulin concentrations, 24-hour urinary albumin, body weight, blood pressure, serum lipids, and related cardiovascular risk factors will be measured at baseline, 22 weeks, and 74 weeks. ..
  47. Menopause Depression and Aging
    Joyce T Bromberger; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Increasing knowledge of the risks for depression in aging women and the factors that protect them from depression can identify targets for intervention at the prevention as well as the acute treatment level. ..
  48. Female Hormones and Vision
    Alvin Eisner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. THE GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SCHIZOPHRENIA IN IRELAND
    Kenneth Kendler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In this competitive renewal, we request 5 further years of support with the primary goals of identifying these pathogenic variant(s) and relating them to the biology of the gene, gene product and disease. ..
  50. SWAN Sleep Study II-UC Davis/Kaiser site
    Ellen Gold; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results can inform primary prevention of adverse health outcomes due to the menopause-related sleep disturbances. ..
  51. Antiapoptotic Activity of Alzheimer Abeta
    Craig Atwood; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We also will test whether oxidative stress induces neurons to re-enter the cell cycle as a mechanism leading to cell death. ..
  52. Prior Depression, PMDD, and Pain: Biological Mechanisms
    Rebecca Klatzkin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Studies designed to address biological factors involved in the somatic symptoms of both MDD and PMDD may have implications for treatment of these disorders. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. InhibinB as a Marker for Premenstrual Dysphoric Symptoms
    SHIRLEY HARTLAGE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results are expected to provide clues to the cause of PMDD, facilitate the now burdensome diagnostic process, and lead to new treatments. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. An Irish Affected Sib Pair Study of Alcohol Dependence
    Kenneth Kendler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..To conduct this project we have assembled a team of experts in clinical assessment, statistical genetics and molecular genetics...
  55. PUPILLOMETRIC SLEEPINESS IN TREATED SLEEP DISORDERS
    Joan Shaver; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Results will provide evidence about the PUI as a reliable and valid objective outcome measure of waking tendency among controls, and pre-post-treatment for OSA and narcolepsy subjects. ..
  56. Genomics of Pediatric Headache Disorders
    Andrew Hershey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of this study should help in beginning to develop a molecular genomic approach for the diagnosis and treatment of different headache disorders. ..
  57. VULNERABILITY TO ANXIOLYTIC ABUSE IN WOMEN
    Suzette M Evans; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This careful characterization will provide important information for prevention strategies and guide drug abuse treatment in these groups of individuals. ..