Women’s Mental Health Related Content
Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman reviews how alcohol is marketed to women.
Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman explores how technology can bridge gaps in treatment for women with substance use disorders.
Dr. Stephanie Collier comments on the research behind the mental health outcomes following abortion.
Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman explains that gender differences lead to women having more negative health impacts from alcohol.
Dr. Laura Payne comments on the challenges of securing menstrual pain research funding.
Dr. Holly S. Peek comments on how extreme food behaviors can last throughout a lifetime.
Dr. Alaptagin Khan offers independent feedback to a new report indicating that intimate partner violence is the leading cause of death for women during pregnancy.
One of the persistent questions surrounding the reluctance of some women to get COVID-19 vaccinations is the potential impact on their reproductive health. A McLean Hospital researcher and some colleagues are working hard to provide some answers. “Women and parents of girls are very concerned about...
“We know that women are more likely than men to drink to cope with these negative feelings, and alcohol use just exacerbates depression. It exacerbates anxiety. It makes insomnia worse.” – Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman
McLean Hospital’s Women’s Mental Health Leadership Council (WHMLC) recently hosted Olympic runner and award-winning actor and writer Alexi Pappas for a virtual conversation around mental health. More than 150 invited guests tuned in to hear Pappas share her experience of clinical depression...
Presented by Elena H. Chartoff, PhD , and Marisa M. Silveri, PhD , McLean Hospital – Crossroads in Psychiatry Lecture
One of the most pressing issues in health care today is mental health. Unique issues related to the mental health of girls and women are of particular importance. Understanding women’s mental health is a twofold approach. There are mental health issues that only appear in women. There are also...
“Overarchingly, the research suggests that for women in particular, gender-specific treatment can be very helpful to their recovery process.” – Dr. Shelly Greenfield
“I think if we can show that inflammation has an effect on the menstrual cycle, that can help us just better understand the different things that affect the menstrual cycle.” – Dr. Laura Payne
In the Media: Researchers at Harvard, BU To Study Possible Links Between Coronavirus Vaccines and Changes in Menstruation
With funding from the NIH, Dr. Laura Payne will study the relationship between the COVID vaccine and changes in the menstrual cycle.
In the Media: People Said the COVID Vaccine Affected Their Periods. Now More Than $1.6 Million Will Go Into Researching It.
Dr. Laura Payne and other researchers have received NIH funding to study potential links between coronavirus vaccinations and menstruation.
Listen to Dr. R. Kathryn McHugh discuss the increase in alcohol use among women.
Listen to Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman discuss research into gender differences in alcohol consumption, binge drinking, and alcohol use disorder.
“It’s not only that we’re seeing women drinking more, but that they’re really being affected by this physically and mental health-wise.” – Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman
When it comes to the importance of mental health care for women, it is important to take a look at how their mental health issues differ from those of men. Newer research suggests women are more prone to psychological problems, such as depression, largely due in part to differences in the brains of...