The Comparison of Facial Emotion Recognition Ability in Women with and without Premenstrual Syndrome

Gultekin G., Uludag C., Cetinkaya S., Altun I., Ozan E., Acikgoz S., ...More

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.28, no.4, pp.234-239, 2017 (SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5080/u20494
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.234-239
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: It is emphasized that premenstrual syndrome (PMS) includes affective symptoms, such as depressed mood, anxiety and irritability, all of which may influence the recognition of facial emotion expressions. Also it is known that menstrual cycling may effect facial emotion recognition in healthy females. In the present study, we aimed to investigate how menstrual cycling effects of facial emotion recognition facial emotions in women with and without PMS..