This week’s roundup includes a series of articles on depression in menopausal women.


Reducing depression during the menopausal transition with health coaching: Results from the healthy menopausal transition randomised controlled trial.

Almeida OP, Marsh K, Murray K, Hickey M, Sim M, Ford A, Flicker L.

Maturitas. 2016 Oct;92:41-8. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2016.07.012. Epub 2016 Jul 19.


Depressive symptoms across the menopause transition: findings from a large population-based cohort study.

Hickey M, Schoenaker DA, Joffe H, Mishra GD.

Menopause. 2016 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print]


Evaluation of the potential antidepressant effects of soybean isoflavones.

Messina M, Gleason C.

Menopause. 2016 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print]


Depression during the perimenopause: A meta-analysis.

de Kruif M, Spijker AT, Molendijk ML.

J Affect Disord. 2016 Jul 22;206:174-180


Depressive symptoms and bone mineral density in menopause and postmenopausal women: A still increasing and neglected problem.

Bener A, Saleh NM, Bhugra D.

J Family Med Prim Care. 2016 Jan-Mar;5(1):143-9.   Free Article


Does menopausal transition really influence mental health? Findings from the prospective long-term Zurich study.

Rössler W, Ajdacic-Gross V, Riecher-Rössler A, Angst J, Hengartner MP.

World Psychiatry. 2016 Jun;15(2):146-54. doi: 10.1002/wps.20319.  Free Article


Identification of depression in women during pregnancy and the early postnatal period using the Whooley questions and the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale: protocol for the Born and Bred in Yorkshire: PeriNatal Depression Diagnostic Accuracy (BaBY PaNDA) study.

Littlewood E, Ali S, Ansell P, Dyson L, Gascoyne S, Hewitt C, Keding A, Mann R, McMillan D, Morgan D, Swan K, Waterhouse B, Gilbody S; BaBY PaNDA study team.

BMJ Open. 2016 Jun 13;6(6):e011223.    Free Article


Eating disorders in midlife women: A perimenopausal eating disorder?

Baker JH, Runfola CD.

Maturitas. 2016 Mar;85:112-6. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2015.12.017. Epub 2016 Jan 7. Review.


EFFICACY OF ESTRADIOL IN PERIMENOPAUSAL DEPRESSION: SO MUCH PROMISE AND SO FEW ANSWERS.

Rubinow DR, Johnson SL, Schmidt PJ, Girdler S, Gaynes B.

Depress Anxiety. 2015 Aug;32(8):539-49. doi: 10.1002/da.22391. Epub 2015 Jun 30. Review.


Cognitive-behavioral, behavioral, and mindfulness-based therapies for menopausal depression: a review.

Green SM, Key BL, McCabe RE.

Maturitas. 2015 Jan;80(1):37-47. Review.