Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), and the more severe Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), is marked by symptoms of:
Women who have experienced these symptoms during the week prior to menses for most months during the past year may be eligible to participate in a clinical research study evaluating the effects of sleep and light therapy in treating mood changes associated with PMS/PMDD.
- Feeling sad, hopeless, or self-deprecating.
- Feeling tense, anxious, or "on edge".
- Feeling irritable or angry, with increased interpersonal conflicts.
- Decreased interest in activities.
- Feeling fatigued, lethargic or lacking in energy.
Women who are:
- between the ages of 18 and 45.
- have regular menstrual cycles.
- do not smoke.
- do not use hormonal birth control.
May be eligible to participate.
*** Compensation up to $510 ***
Diagnostic evaluation and intervention will be provided