An Overview of Development of Diagnostic Plan for Premenstrual Syndrome


Baljit Jassal
Jagminder Kaur Bajaj
Bhupinder Kumar


Premenstrual syndrome is a psychoneuroendocrine disorder of unknown etiology. It is characterized by a large number of symptom constellations with various characteristic pattern of appearance & disappearance. The Luteal phase symptom pattern of sufficient severity is the mainstay for diagnosing this condition & needs to be confirmed by prospective charting. Variety of tools with different rating scales & criteria are available for this purpose. The article reviews these tools & criteria to reach a consensus statement for diagnosis of Premenstrual syndrome.


How to Cite
Jassal, B., Bajaj, J. K., & Kumar, B. (2013). An Overview of Development of Diagnostic Plan for Premenstrual Syndrome. International Journal of Medical and Dental Sciences, 65–69.


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