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Women’s and Children’s Health Update: Perimenopausal mood disorders – Is it depression or hormones?

Women’s and Children’s Health Update: Perimenopausal mood disorders – Is it depression or hormones?

Description

In this episode:

 

– The acknowledged risk factors for the development of mood disorders around menopause
– The role of menopausal hormone therapy in the management of menopause-related mood disorders
– The reasons why some antidepressant medications are a better choice than others for managing mood symptoms at menopause

 

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

 

Total time: 21 mins

 

Guest: Prof Jayashri Kulkarni, Psychiatrist; Director, Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc); Head, Central Clinical School Department of Psychiatry
 

Recommended Resources:

 

Australasian Menopause Society
International Menopause Society
Jean Hailes Foundation
Prof Kulkani’s Australian Doctor article on Oestrogen and Mood

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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