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Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)

Explains what PMDD is, including possible causes, symptoms and how to access treatment and support. Includes self-care tips for helping yourself, plus guidance for friends and family.

Mind's services

  • Mind's helplines provide information and support by phone and email.
  • Local Minds offer face-to-face services across England and Wales. These services include talking therapies, peer support and advocacy.
  • Side by Side is our supportive online community for anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Other organisations

General Medical Council (GMC)

gmc-uk.org
Helps to protect patients and support doctors, and maintains a register of licensed doctors.

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)

nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-psychological-therapies-service
Information about local NHS therapy and counselling services, which you can often self-refer to (England only).

International Association for Premenstrual Disorders (IAPMD)

iapmd.org
American organisation that provides support and information for people affected by Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD).

Me v PMDD

mevpmdd.com
Symptom tracker for PMDD.

National Association for Premenstrual Syndrome (NAPS)

0844 8157311
pms.org.uk
Support and information for women with PMS. Includes treatment guidelines and information on getting the best from your doctor, which may be useful for people with other conditions including PMDD.

NHS UK

nhs.uk
Information about health problems and treatments, including details of local NHS services in England.

Samaritans

116 123 (freephone)
[email protected]
Chris, Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
samaritans.org

Samaritans are open 24/7 for anyone who needs to talk. You can visit some Samaritans branches in person. Samaritans also have a Welsh Language Line on 0808 164 0123 (7pm–11pm every day).

You and Your Hormones

yourhormones.info
Information on hormone-related conditions and treatments.

This information was published in August 2021. We will revise it in 2024.

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