Family and Caregiver Schizophrenia Discussion Forum

Psychosis and Menstrual Cycle


I’ve always known about menstrual cycles and mood changes and I know for some women it can be quite severe.

I’ve started noticing a pattern with my daughter menstrual cycle and the worsening of all her sz symptoms beginning about 3-4 days before her period and 1 or two days after it starts and then the severe symptoms disappears.

Those of you who have daughters with a mental illness have you noticed that as well?

I found a piece on line from the National Institute of Health" describing it;


I’ve heard this too.