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Dusunen Adam. 2010; 23(4): 282-287

Menstruation-related recurrent psychotic disorder: a case report

Hasan Turan Karatepe, Hazel Işık, Kemal Sayar, Fatih Yavuz.


Changes of mental status that are related to menstrual cycles causes significant mental problems. As an accepted disorder ?premenstrual syndrome? do not cover all cases that are in literature. Menstruation-related psychotic episodes usually start 5-10 days before menstruation and end with the menstruation. In this article, we present a case of a 17 years old young single woman, who periodically represents brief psychotic episodes per month that are start before menstruation and end with menstruation, with comparing our findings with literature.

Key words: Menstruation, psychotic disorder, puberty

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