Mood and Menopause
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 18, Number 10, October 2020
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
Ruta Nonacs, MD, PhD
Ruta Nonacs practices psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program. She has published original research on peripartum mood disorders and is the author of A Deeper Shade of Blue: A Woman’s Guide to Recognizing and Treating Depression in Her Childbearing Years (Simon & Schuster).
Dr. Nonacs has disclosed that she has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Ruta Nonacs names the antidepressants that work best for menopausal depression and when to move to hormonal therapies. And for adolescents and young adults, she tells us which birth control pills are least likely to worsen mood.