Although most women transition to menopause without experiencing psychiatric problems, an estimated 20% experience depression at some point during the menopausal transition.
Over the last few years we have heard a great deal about neurosteroids, also known as neuroactive steroids. This class of compounds are steroid hormones produced in the brain and endocrine tissues which can [...]
In this episode of It’s Not a Crisis, Dr. Lee Cohen speaks with host Doryn Wallach about the struggles many women experience during the menopausal transition. For most women, menopausal symptoms are manageable, but for [...]
Women with schizophrenia may experience worsening of their symptoms as they transition into the menopause.
While for some adults, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is relatively mild and, with effective treatment, does not have a significant impact on overall functioning or quality of life. However, it is noteworthy that the majority of [...]
Announcing Our Newest CME Opportunity: In-Depth Modules for Enhanced Approaches in Perinatal Psychiatry
To address the growing demand for specialized knowledge in perinatal psychiatry, the Center for Women's Mental Health is pleased to announce its newest CME course offering: Perinatal Psychiatry: In Depth Modules for Enhanced Approaches. [...]
Several recent articles suggest that the burden of menopausal symptoms is greater than generally perceived. About 80% of women experience vasomotor symptoms (VMS) – hot flashes and night sweats — as they transition into the [...]
We completed our first MGH Women’s Mental Health online CME program in the Fall of 2019, and we are so excited to offer our next round of the course beginning in November 2020. Thank you [...]
Recent studies suggest that the burden of menopausal symptoms is greater than generally perceived. About 80% of women experience vasomotor symptoms (VMS) – hot flashes and night sweats — as they transition into the menopause [...]
Although it is widely accepted that perimenopausal women are at increased risk for depressive symptoms, little research exploring suicidality in mid-life women has been conducted. In the spirit of Suicide Prevention Month, we will review [...]