Can menopause directly cause depression, and if so, how?

In thinking about the causality of depression, particularly in middle-aged women, there are many factors, says Professor Jayashri Kulkarni, Psychiatrist at Monash University and The Alfred psychiatry research centre.
One cause might be due to hormone fluctuations in the hypothalamic-...

Social media and body image concerns in teenagers

The research of our NHMRC Early Career Fellow and Clinical Psychologist was featured in the Herald Sun, “Selfie surgery alarm: social media dysmorphia strikes teens”, on 5th December 2019 and she was interviewed on Radio 3AW on 6th December 2019. Dr Sharp and...

Gender equality key to reducing women's mental health risks, say advocates

"A new alliance formed to advocate for a stronger focus on the mental health of women and girls believes a once-in-a-generation opportunity has arrived, which can show that the mental health of women and girls truly matters to society."

Dr Gemma Sharp wins AMP Tomorrow Maker Award

Our NHMRC Early Career Fellow and Clinical Psychologist, Dr Gemma Sharp, was awarded a prestigious AMP Tomorrow Maker Award in Sydney on 28th November 2019. These grants are highly competitive with only a 2% success rate! Dr Sharp will use her grant to develop a world-first positive body image...

$2.4 million to bolster women’s mental health research

A highlight for the year for Professor Jayashri Kulkarni AM, MAPrc Director, was securing a $2.4 million NHMRC grant to further her world-leading research into women’s mental health.

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