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Event Summaries About Women’s Mental Health

2016 Webinar Series on Mental Health Disparities and Global Mental Health Research

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Description: The Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH) organized a series of webinars on mental health disparities and global mental health from May through August 2016.

Sex Differences in Brain, Behavior, Mental Health and Mental Disorders

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Location: Bethesda, Maryland

Description: From February 28, 2011 through March 1, 2011, NIMH convened a workshop to discuss recent findings and gaps within the study of sex differences in the brain.

Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health

Fresh Perspectives in Perinatal Depression Research: Psychosocial Interventions and Mental Health Services

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Location: Rockville, Maryland

Description: On October 5-6, 2010, the NIMH Division of Services and Intervention Research (DSIR) convened a workshop to provide the growing number of early-stage perinatal depression psychosocial intervention and services investigators with the opportunity to discuss research strategies consistent with public health needs and NIMH priorities.

Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, Division of Services and Intervention Research (DSIR), Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH), National Institutes of Health, NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)

Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care

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Location: Bethesda, Maryland

Description: A two-day meeting convened in May 2009 educated participants on essential components of care for women with perinatal mood disorders

Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, Postpartum Support Virginia

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Women Returning from Combat

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Location: Washington, DC

Description: The meeting brought together experts in the field to review sex and gender differences in PTSD, identified gaps in research, and generated ideas for new research approaches and initiatives.

Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, DynCorp International, Magellan Health Services, Inc.

Roundtable on Mood Disorders and Hormonal Transitions

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Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: NIMH co-sponsored the roundtable with the Society for Women’s Health Research. The meeting brought together experts in the areas of postpartum and perimenopause related depression, in order to share information regarding research in mood disorders associated with reproductive hormone change.