Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 22nd, 1999
Dr. Maria Luisa Marvan and a colleague at the Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico, showed a 10-minute videotape describing PMS and its negative impact on daily life to half of a group of 86 Mexican women factory workers. The women averaged six years of formal education and had little in the way of either knowledge or preconceptions about PMS.
The other half of the group saw a videotape that simply described the menstrual cycle. Both before and after, the...
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