Women’s Health

De mujeres y un virus

“Cada persona debe vivir su vida como un modelo para otros.” Rosa Park Tenia muchas ideas para esta columna de marzo, fundamentalmente dedicarla al tema de la Mujer (a razón del día internacional de la mujer) y a las mujeres de mi vida y sus grandes hazañas pero para ello ya habra tiempo… Creo que […]

El amor en los tiempos de inmigración

Margot Brandi, MD Staff Psychiatrist Sibcy House, Medical Director Lindner Center of HOPE -“ Y hasta cuándo cree usted que podemos seguir en este ir y venir del carajo? – pregunto. Florentino Ariza tenia la respuesta preparada desde hacia cincuenta y tres anos, siete meses y once días con sus noches.  -Toda la vida – […]

An Overview of Maternal Mental Health Issues

  By Danielle J. Johnson, MD, FAPA Lindner Center of HOPE, Chief of Adult Psychiatry May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month.  One in five women will develop a maternal mental health disorder.  They are also referred to as perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) to emphasize that women experience more than postpartum depression during […]

What Women Should Know About Antidepressants

Danielle Johnson, MD, FAPA Lindner Center of HOPE/UC Health Psychiatrist Lindner Center of HOPE Women’s Mental Health Program Director University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry   Psychiatric medications are prescribed to treat the symptoms of mental health disorders. They can stabilize symptoms and prevent relapse. They work by affecting neurotransmitters […]

Menopause and Depression: Causes and Treatments

An estimated 8 – 15% of all women experience symptoms of depression during menopause.  Unfortunately, problems are often misdiagnosed, because many of the symptoms of depression mimic those of normal menopause. Increased fatigue, appetite and sleep disturbance, difficulty concentrating, and increased irritability are symptoms of both clinical depression and peri-menopause (the 8-10 years prior to […]