Premenstrual Syndromes: An Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment
The premenstrual syndromes are characterised by physical and/or affective symptoms that occur in the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. Symptoms and severity of symptoms vary and therefore the impact of these syndromes on psychosocial and economical aspects is difficult to quantify and generalise.
South African Family Practice Vol. 49 (3) 2007: pp. 20-23