Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder: A Case Report

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Sir: Tan et al.1 describe an antidepressant effect of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in a pregnant woman with recurrent major depressive disorder. The association of estrogen and depressive disorder is well known. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) occurs in women of childbearing age in the second half of the menstruation cycle and consists of emotional, behavioral, and physical symptoms.​

Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2009;11(2):83-84 [letter]