Fluctuating Hormones Linked to More Severe Bipolar Symptoms

Mental Health

Dr. Rodrigo Dias and his colleagues at Massachusetts General Hospital have found that hormones influence mood.  The researchers found premenstrual mood changes cause more severe symptoms and depressive episodes in women with bipolar disorder.

The study explains how estrogen and other reproductive hormones influence mood through their action on the brain.

This study was recently published in the online edition of the American Journal of Psychiatry on February 15.

The abstract of the article can be found here.

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Hormones influence our mental health.

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