On one hand, there was the argument that it validated women's experiences. On the other, it stigmatized women's experience as a psychiatric disorder which opened the flood gates for it to be treated with drugs and surgery.
Regardless of what health care professionals think about whether it is a mental disorder or not is irrelevant. All women should be supported and it is important we don't assume it's 'just hormones' and nothing can be done about it.
If you are suffering there are options out there! Whatever you choose will be the right treatment for you.