June 2002

Improving depression treatment for women

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Childhood trauma haunts women: Improving depression treatment for women goal of study

She saw women battling depression come to the inpatient mood disorder unit in the psychology department of the University of Toronto and was struck by how many of them weren't responding to their antidepressants. She noted the high numbers of women with trauma in their pasts and wondered if there was some relationship between the two that was being overlooked.