PMDD; MFD, Big Iron, Computer Buzzwords

Tony Glaser tonyglaser at MINDSPRING.COM
Thu Dec 7 14:28:58 UTC 2000

>   The VILLAGE VOICE, 12 December 2000, pg. 75, has a story "Sarafem
>Nation."  Col. 2:
>   Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, or PMDD, is a fresh-minted
>mental illness that purportedly affects 3 to 10 percent of all
>menstruating women.

Not at all. It has been listed in the American Psychiatric
Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) for a good 10
years or more. And it has undoubtedly existed, but not under that
name, for _much_ longer!

Tony Glaser

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