Schizophreniform psychosis associated with the menstrual cycle.

Br J Psychiatry. 1988 May;152:700-2.


Maudsley Hospital, London.


The premenstrual and menstrual periods are associated with increased psychiatric disturbances, both of a psychotic and neurotic nature. Pre-existing psychosis can worsen in the premenstrual period, or, as we describe in the following case report, a psychosis can occur in the premenstrual period with complete remission once the bleeding has ceased.

[PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

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