Gender

Expert Q&A

Communicating With Patients About Gender

Topics: Depression | Diversity | Gender | Gender Diverse | Gender Identity | LGBT | LGBTQ+ | Minority | Pronouns | Stigma | Suicide | TGD | Transgender

CCPR: Welcome, Dr. Keuroghlian. Please tell us what you do. Dr. Keuroghlian: At The Fenway Institute, I see transgender and gender-diverse (TGD)* patients in the behavioral health department. We also conduct education, training, technical assistance, and implementation with health systems and programs nationwide. I also direct the Gender Identity Progr

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Expert Q&A

Mood and Menopause

Topics: Antidepressants | Citalopram | Depressive Disorder | Effexor | Escitalopram | Female Issues in Psychiatry | Fluoxetine | gabapentin | Gender | Hormone Replacement Therapy | Oral Contraceptives | Prozac | Serotonin Specific Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) | SSRIs | Women’s Issues in Psychiatry

TCPR: When does perimenopausal depression tend to start?Dr. Nonacs: It’s during the transition into menopause that women are most vulnerable to depression. And that transition can actually take quite a while, like 5–7 years. TCPR: How does it present?Dr. Nonacs: Often they’ve had a history of depression, but have done fairly well up to this point

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