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Adults: PMS/PMDD

Join a Research Study: Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

PMS: Researching the Possible Causes

If you are a woman between 18 and 45 who experiences premenstrual syndrome (PMS), you may be eligible to help researchers investigate what causes it. This study explores possible causes of PMS by using a medication to stop the menstrual cycle temporarily. After the menstrual cycle is stopped, researchers will add back either estrogen or progesterone. The purpose of this study is to examine the influence of estrogen and progesterone on mood and behavior in women with PMS. Imaging tests will be conducted and the role of serotonin will also be examined.

To find out if you qualify, email NIMH or call 1-301-496-9576 [TTY: 1-866-411-1010].

Join a Research Study: Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

PMS: Studying the Possible Causes

If you are a woman between 18 and 50 who experiences premenstrual syndrome (PMS), you may be eligible to help researchers investigate what causes it. This study explores possible causes of PMS by using a medication to stop the menstrual cycle temporarily. After the menstrual cycle is stopped, researchers will add back, in sequence, estrogen, and progesterone. The purpose of this study is to examine the influence of estrogen and progesterone on mood and behavior in women with PMS.

To find out if you qualify, email NIMH or call 1-301-496-9576 [TTY: 1-866-411-1010].

Join a Research Study: Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

PMS Evaluation Study

The purpose of this study is to identify and describe the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS).Women between the ages of 18 and 50 who experience PMS symptoms will be asked to complete clinical interviews, self-rating scales, and evaluations of mood. Your participation in this study will help researchers determine if you are eligible to participate in additional studies exploring the causes of, and treatment for PMS.

To find out if you qualify, email NIMH or call 1-301-496-9576 [TTY: 1-866-411-1010].