1 December 2021

Perimenopausal mood disorders: depression or hormones?

Clinical Women

Dr David Lim and Professor Jayashri Kulkarni discuss why some medications are a better choice than others.


  • The acknowledged risk factors for the development of mood disorders around menopause
  • The role of menopausal hormone therapy in the management of menopause-related mood disorders
  • The reasons why some antidepressant medications are a better choice than others for managing mood symptoms at menopause

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and medical educator

Guest: Professor Jayashri Kulkarni, psychiatrist; Director, Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc); Head, Central Clinical School Department of Psychiatry

Total time: 21 mins

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