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Women and Depression

by khsaue01 last modified Apr 06, 2009 10:34 PM

Mood Disorders in Women

Particular attention is placed on women's mood disorders at the Depression Center. A team consisting of psychiatrists and social workers is in place to identify and treat depression as it presents through the female lifespan. Providers span a wide range of clinical expertise and include those with experience in, pregnancy, postpartum depression, menstrual disorders, peri-menopause and menopause, couples and family treatments, treatments of trauma and abuse victims, phase of life changes, professional crises, and grief and loss. Treatment modalities include:

  • Individual and group treatments
  • pharmacotherapy
  • cognitive-behavior therapy
  • interpersonal treatment
  • and general treatments

Most substance abuse services are provided at the University of Louisville Chemical Dependency Program associated with the Depression Center.

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Adapted with permission from the University of Michigan Depression Center Web site.

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