Gender-specific considerations in the treatment of mood disorders in women across the life cycle.

@article{Cohen2003GenderspecificCI,
  title={Gender-specific considerations in the treatment of mood disorders in women across the life cycle.},
  author={Lee S. Cohen},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={64 Suppl 15},
  pages={18-29}
}
  • Lee S. Cohen
  • Published 2003 in The Journal of clinical psychiatry
Major depressive disorder in women is a significant health concern. Rates of depression in women are approximately twice those seen in men. Observations of gender-based differences in prevalence, presentation, and treatment response in depression raise questions about the underlying causes of such differences. In addition, the specific factors that predict vulnerability to reproductive-associated mood disturbance, including premenstrual dysphoric disorder, postpartum depression, and… CONTINUE READING

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