Mental Health Stigma

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Taking Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Seriously by Gabrielle Rocha Rios for Girls' Globe

Taking Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Seriously

The symptoms of PMDD are similar to those of PMS, but much more severe, and also include loss of interest in daily activities, difficulty concentrating, irritability, sudden mood swings, and severe anxiety and/or depression.


A poem by Fatima Raza for Girls’ Globe.

Girls are Facing a Mental Health Crisis

While there are many serious global health issues that demand attention, mental health must not be left behind, and this is especially true when considering the current state of girls’ mental health around the world.

On the Importance of Mental Health to Women’s Health

Many symptoms of anxiety and depression throughout my life have been ‘blamed’ on my sex: my short temper and irritability as a teenager – a common symptom of depression among teens – were “just PMS”, and my depressive moods were “just hormones”.

We Need to Talk About Mental Health

Mental Health Month is celebrated in May here in the United States, but mental health is something we should be talking about all year round. This year’s World Health Day took place on April 7th and focused on the important issue of depression. On this occasion, the World Health

Safe and Sound: Building Emotional Resilience in Refugee Girls

The photos of Syrian families fleeing war to the safety of refugee camps in Jordan are gut wrenching, but their distress is only worsened by family separation, physical danger, trauma, overcrowding, and lack of information about family, food, and relocation. And, being a refugee girl

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