Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Resources, Support and References
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Support Groups
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder can be a debilitating condition that can ruin the social and occupational functioning of the individual suffering from the condition. Fortunately, there are groups, organizations, and agencies that the patient can draw their strength and inspiration from.
This is a group that aims to provide help and support on how to manage and successfully deal with the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
Mental Health America
Established in 1909 by Clifford Beers, a former psychiatric patient, Mental Health America is geared towards educating individuals with mental illnesses and their families. It likewise aims to reduce obstacles to mental health treatment and services.
National Institute of Mental Health
NIMH sees a world wherein mental illnesses are prevented and cured. It seeks to transform basic understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through research clearing the way for prevention, cure, and recovery.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is the largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness, as well as their families. It has branches in over 1,100 local communities all over the United States. It is working towards ensuring that all persons with mental disorders will get similar services that they need and deserve in a timely manner.
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder References
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