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The Relationship Between Bipolar Disorder, Seasonality, and Premenstrual Symptoms.

08:43 EDT 23rd April 2014 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "The Relationship Between Bipolar Disorder, Seasonality, and Premenstrual Symptoms."

Cyclical mood disorders characterized by shifting affective states include bipolar disorder, seasonal affective disorder, and premenstrual syndrome/premenstrual dysphoric disorder. In this article, we explore the relationship between these disorders and bring the reader up to date on the advances made in the past year in understanding the relationship between bipolar disorder, seasonality, and premenstrual symptoms.

Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry, Penn Center for Women's Behavioral Wellness, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA, drkim@mail.med.upenn.edu.

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This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Current psychiatry reports
ISSN: 1535-1645
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