premenstrual dysphoric disorder

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

premenstrual dysphoric disorder (countable and uncountable, plural premenstrual dysphoric disorders)

  1. A severe form of premenstrual syndrome, associated primarily with the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle, and characterized by feelings of despair or anxiety, panic attacks and mood swings, irritability, apathy, and various physical aberrations.

Synonyms[edit]

  • PMDD (abbreviation)