Premenstrual tension syndrome

1979 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
Research diagnostic criteria for premenstrual tension syndrome (PMTS) are developed using data collected from a study of 42 women who were suffering from severe PMTS but were well at other times. Two specific scales are also devised for rating the severity of PMTS, a 36-item self-report questionnaire and a 10item scale for use by therapisvresearcher. It is proposed that after further evaluation and validation, these instruments may permit more useful comparisons of data on the etiology and
more » ... e etiology and treatment of this disorder.
doi:10.1136/bmj.1.6160.410-c fatcat:6qqzltg5jrcfdbdfe6nwlzfes4