The relationships between dispositional optimism, social support, and mood and performance symptoms associated with the premenstrum were examined in a sample of 101 adult women. Optimism and satisfaction with one's level of social support were positively correlated. Optimism was related inversely to mood-related symptoms, even after controlling for the effects of social support Optimism did not correlate with premenstrual performance impairment. Social support did not correlate with any premenstrual symptoms.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Psychology|
|State||Published - 1997|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Psychology