Program supports women in their ever-changing roles Throughout their lives, women undergo many significant transitions. Pregnancy, childbearing, infertility, trauma, loss, and hormone changes – women may experience some or all of these during their lifetimes, all while constantly growing and evolving in their roles as mothers, daughters, partners, and individuals. When it comes to
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As a group, women are roughly twice as likely as men to be diagnosed with depression. However, a new U-M study suggests that depression may be just as common in men if alternative symptoms, such as anger, substance abuse, and risk-taking are considered along with traditional diagnostic criteria. Gender is likely to play an important
Psychiatry resident Sachin J. Bhalerao, DO, was interviewed in a Medscape article about new research that suggests antipsychotics are associated with a significantly increased mortality risk in those with late-life bipolar disorder. The study was supported by a National Institute of Mental Health grant to principal investigator Helen C. Kales, M.D.
Unlike alcohol problems and antisocial behavior, depression doesn’t decline with age in addiction-prone women in their 30s and 40s – it continues to increase, a new study led by University of Michigan Health System researchers found. The longitudinal analysis examined the influences of the women’s histories, family life and neighborhood instability on their alcoholism symptoms,