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Weekly Roundup for APRIL 24, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

PMS AND PMDD The uterine-chemokine-brain axis: menstrual cycle-associated symptoms (MCAS) are in part mediated by CCL2, CCL5, CCL11, CXCL8 and CXCL10. Roomruangwong C, et al.  J Affect Disord 269, 15 May 2020, 85-93. Chemokines produced by the uterus may link the uterus with brain functions via a putative uterine-chemokine-brain axis. Neuroimaging premenstrual dysphoric disorder: A… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 28, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

The role of glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptor DNA methylation in antenatal depression and infant stress regulation. Galbally M, Watson SJ, van IJzendoorn M, Saffery R, Ryan J, de Kloet ER, Oberlander TF, Lappas M, Lewis AJ.  Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2020 Feb 8;115:104611. Two genes involved in stress response regulation, the glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptors (NR3C1 and NR3C2)… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JUNE 21, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

This week’s roundup features a slight variation on our weekly roundup.  Rather than having to plow through a long list of articles, they are now separated into categories.  We are all inundated with information these days; hopefully this will help to streamline your approach to what is now a burgeoning subspecialty.   Of note, the… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MARCH 29, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Most women with depression experience considerable difficulty in making decisions about whether or not to use antidepressant medications during pregnancy. These decisions are very complex, and women must consider their own illness history and personal preferences in the context of available data regarding the reproductive safety of antidepressants.   Simone Vigod and colleagues present preliminary data… Read More »