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Psychiatry & Psychotherapy Podcast

May 3, 2018

New research on hormonal contraceptives, “the pill”, and how it influences mental health. Dr. David Puder and Dr. Mona Mojtahedzadeh explore:

Claims about the mental health consequences of hormonal contraception

Unique Influences of progesterone and estrogen on the brain

How ovulation changes attraction and desire

Discuss the controversy around recent studies that show that hormonal contraception increases the risk of depression

Critique of those studies and counters to those critiques

Kelly Brogan and other contrasting views and their influence on this field

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