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Important Findings About Suicide Risk & Eating Disorders

Individuals with eating disorders are at increased risk of suicide, compared with the general population. Some 20% of deaths among …

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COVID-19 Non-Physical Symptoms: The Effects On Anxiety, Depression & Mental Well-Being

In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak to be a global pandemic. As of April …

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“I’m Here…”: Helping Those With Mood Disorders

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Maternal Mood & Anxiety Disorders

This podcast features Dr. Lisa Weinstock, a reproductive and perinatal psychiatrist, discussing mood and anxiety disorders during pregnancy and in …

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HHS Eliminates Protection From Health Care Discrimination Based On Gender Identity

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Victimization, Discrimination & Suicide Risk In LGBTQ College Students

LGBTQ college students may be especially vulnerable to suicide. It is the second leading cause of death among college students, …

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Hormones & Depression: What We Know & What Is On The Horizon

It is an exciting time for the field of psychiatry and general neuroscience. In the past few decades, there has …

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Trends In Mental Health Treatment & Psychological Distress: How Related?

The opioid use crisis. Rising suicidality. Greater treatment by antidepressants and other psychotropic medications. An increased utilization of mental health …

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The CHOICE–D Patient & Family Guide To Depression Treatment

The information in this guide is drawn from The Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) 2016 Clinical Guidelines …

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Interacting With First Responders

Approximately 15% of men and 30% of women jailed have a serious mental illness (SMI).1 Educated first responders can potentially …

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Q&A: When An Eating Disorder Resolves, What Happens With Its Behavioral Comorbidities?

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Absence of Major Depression & Substance Use Disorder More Likely After Recovery From Eating Disorder

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Stressful Life Experiences Among Middle-Aged Women Linked To Greater Cognitive Decline

Stressful life experiences are linked to greater memory decline later in life among middle-aged women, but not men. For women, …

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The Interplay Between The Gut Microbiome, Inflammation, Reproductive Hormones, & Mood Disorders

The role of immunity has evolved alongside human development.1 Society has shifted from a transient, hunter-gatherer lifestyle to stagnant, modern-day …

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Proposed Roles Of Modulating Norepinephrine In Psychiatric Illnesses

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Speaking Out About Self-Disclosure & Stigma: An Interview With Caroline Harris, BS, MSW(c)

Individuals living with mental health diagnoses are often marginalized by society, and stigmatization and discrimination may form a barrier to …

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Is It Suicide Risk Or Risk Of Psychiatric Illness? Re-Examining The Nature Of Sex-Specific Suicide Risk Factors

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MDD Lifetime Occurrence For Women: Retrospective Analysis Indicates Adverse Adolescent Experiences Involving Emotional Neglect A Risk Factor

Background & Purpose

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) indicates that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), also referred to …

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Women Have 374.8 Opioid-Related Hospital Stays Per 100,000 Population

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Gender Differences In Depression

The prevalence of depressive disorders is higher in women than men. Why? Many factors are thought to contribute to the …

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Webinar Summary – Gender Differences In Depression

This summary was developed utilizing the full recorded presentation of this webinar. You can access the full sourcing, polling results, …

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Cancer Risk Factors In Young Adults: Do Mental Health Problems Play A Role?

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The Use Of Psychopharmacology In Treatment For Depression In Pregnant & Nursing Women

In this interview, Jennifer Payne, MD, discusses common misconceptions surrounding the use of psychotropic medications to treat major depression or …

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Webinar Summary – Update On The Role Of Gut Microbiota Modulation For The Treatment & Prevention Of Mood & Anxiety

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Update On The Role Of Gut Microbiota Modulation For The Treatment & Prevention Of Mood & Anxiety

In this webinar, experts Roger McIntyre, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Psychiatry & Pharmacology at the University of Toronto, Head of …

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Women Who Experience Trauma Are At Higher Risk Of Developing Lupus

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How Gender Affects The Treatment Of Psychosis: A Systematic Review

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New Hampshire To Launch Integrated Medication-Assisted Treatment Services for Pregnant & Post-Partum Women

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services (BDAS) is preparing to …

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Suicide Risk Screening In Health Care Settings: Identifying Males & Females At Risk

Key Messages

More males than females die from suicide, but females are more likely to consider or think about suicide.
The Joint …

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Well-Being Of U.S. Millennial Women In The United States Lower Than Other Generations

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Head Start-Based Problem Solving Program Helped Prevent Maternal Depression

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Federal Court Strikes Down Wisconsin Law That Allowed For Detention Of Pregnant Women For Alleged Substance Use

On April 28, 2017, a federal court ruled that a Wisconsin law intended to protect unborn children from harm from alcohol …

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Antidepressant Drug-Induced Sexual Dysfunction

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Women Discharged From Psychiatric Hospitalization At Higher Risk Of Self-Harm Post-Discharge

Women discharged from a psychiatric hospitalization are at 28% higher risk of self-harm during the first 90-days post-discharge than men. …

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Summary Of Urban Versus Rural Residence & The Prevalence Of Depression & Mood Disorder Among African-American Women & Non-Hispanic White Women

Introduction
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is thought to be one of the most debilitating mental illnesses in the United States.[i] While …

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Worldwide, Women Are Disproportionately Affected By Dementia Than Men

Worldwide, women are more likely to be affected by dementia than men. Women represent the majority of people living with …

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