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Woman Battling PMDD

Me and My PMDD Journey

In 2009, my female GP formally diagnosed me with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD). I had never heard of this disorder, but I had definitely suffered from it. So, for the past ten years, I’ve been in a mad frenzy to discover all I can about this disorder and have learned even more about myself in the process.

thoughtful woman looking away assessing risk of suicide with PMDD

What is My Suicide Risk Today?

Suicidal thoughts and actions are common among women with PMDD, however, the risk of a suicide attempt depends on many factors, including ideations, plans, intent, preparation, and access to means. Here’s how you can assess suicide risk in PMDD.