When Hormone Floodgates Affect Mood Disorders-Mental Health

When Hormone Floodgates Affect Mood Disorders

Mental illness has never been a one-size-fits-all neurological disorder, and in women’s health the intersection between hormones and mood can further complicate life. But it doesn’t have to be that way said physician Karen Adams, director at Stanford University School of Medicine for Menopause and Healthy Aging. Understanding major depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder during perimenopause and menopause can help women predisposed or diagnosed with a mental illness get through this transitional phase.