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The pattern and prevalence of symptoms during the menstrual cycle.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4041689     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
One hundred volunteers completed a modified version of the Moos Menstrual Distress Questionnaire daily for 35 days. The purpose of the study was disguised. None of the participants was taking oral contraceptives. Significantly more symptoms were reported in the premenstrual and menstrual phases and fewer during the follicular phase of the cycle, but the pattern of response varied considerably between subjects. Symptom reporting was higher, in all phases of the cycle, in women with high trait anxiety or psychiatric morbidity (indexed by the General Health Questionnaire) but these measures did not relate to fluctuations of symptoms around the menstrual cycle. The need for prospective longitudinal studies of menstrual cycle symptomatology is emphasised.
Authors:
O van den Akker; A Steptoe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science     Volume:  147     ISSN:  0007-1250     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1985 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-10-31     Completed Date:  1985-10-31     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0342367     Medline TA:  Br J Psychiatry     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  164-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Affective Symptoms / epidemiology,  psychology*
Anxiety / epidemiology
Body Temperature
Female
Follicular Phase
Humans
Menstrual Cycle*
Menstruation
Time Factors

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