LIVRO Female Hormones, Pregnancy, Postpartum, and Mental Health: (English Edition) PDF Jassin M. Jouria MD



Gender has a significant impact on the development and presentation of mental illness and the overall mental health of individuals. It affects how mental illness develops and the treatment plan. Socioeconomics, social status and power differences influence gender roles as well as stigma related to mental illness and access to treatment. Diagnostic strategies to identify mental illness in women and to determine the best treatment plan needs to include improved access to therapy and medication as well as follow up. This is the second course in a series on Women and Mental Health.