The Red Book of Mood Disorders in Women: An Evidence-Based Treatment Guide


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The Red Book of Mood Disorders in Women: An Evidence-Based Treatment Guide

Meir Steiner, MD, PhD Kimberly Ann Yonkers, MD

25 Years of Evidence

Convincing evidence shows that mood disorders are more common among women, especially women who are in their childbearing years. Studies published from different populations around the world continue to support initial assertions made a quarter century ago by Weissman and Klerman that the burden of depressive disorders is greater for women.