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Answers to your frequently asked questions for women.

Why Is Depression More Common in Women Than in Men?
Is depression really more common in women than in men? Why does this difference exist?

Antidepressant Effects: The Same for Men and Women?
Are there gender differences in antidepressant response?

How Is Postpartum Depression Treated?
How is postpartum depression treated? Information about the treatments commonly used for women who have depression after giving birth to a child.

What Are the Symptoms of Postpartum Depression?
Having you given birth to a child within the past year and are suffering from symptoms like fatigue, sadness and anxiety? You could be suffering from postpartum depression. Learn more about the signs and symptoms here.

What Are the Risk Factors for Postpartum Depression?
Do you have any of these risk factors for postpartum depression?

What Causes Postpartum Depression?
What causes postpartum depression?

When Should I See a Doctor for My Postpartum Depression?
When should I see a doctor for my postpartum depression?

What Types of Postpartum Depression Are There?
Information about the spectrum of postpartum depression types, ranging from mild baby blues all the way up to postpartum psychosis.

Are There Natural Alternatives to Sarafem for PMS?

Do You Have PMDD?
There is no laboratory test that identifies PMS symptoms or PMDD. The diagnosis is made from the patient's reporting of their symptoms on a daily basis for 2 or more menstrual cycles. Learn more about PMDD diagnosis.

How Common Is PMDD?
How common is premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMMD) among women?

How Is PMDD Diagnosed?
How is premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) diagnosed?

How Is PMDD Treated?
How is premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) treated?

Is It Safe to Take Antidepressants During Pregnancy?
Is it safe to take antidepressants during pregnancy? An answer from your expert guide.

Is St. John's Wort Safe During Pregnancy?
Is St. John's Wort a safe alternative to prescription medications during pregnancy?

Not Getting PMDD Relief from Evening Primrose Oil

What Are the Symptoms of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)?
What are the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)?

What Causes PMDD?
What causes premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)?

What Is PMDD?
PMDD, or premenstrual dysphoric disorder, is the most severe form of PMS, or premenstrual syndrome. Learn more about the DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for PMDD.

What Is Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)?
What is premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)?

What Is the Difference Between PMS and PMDD?
What is the difference between PMS and PMDD? Are they the same thing or do they have different symptoms, causes and treatments?

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