The MAPrc Women's Mental Health Clinic (#234)
The Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre Women's Mental Health Clinic is a tertiary referral, second opinion clinic for women with mental illness. This multidisciplinary clinic has both endocrinological and psychiatry input and focuses on the biological and hormonal aspects of mental illness in women. Common presentations include perimenopausal depression and cyclical exacerbations of mental illness such as schizophrenia. Rarer presentations include cases of Triple X Syndrome and undiagnosed Sheehan's Syndrome. Treatments include standard psychotropic medications, hormonal therapies and newer experimental therapies inrefractory cases. The poster includes data of the number and types of cases seen as well as brief case studies.