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The chemical question: does focusing on hormones undermine mental healthcare? – The Guardian

According to some, not factoring hormones into mental healthcare can be dangerous. For others, it feeds into outdated stereotypes

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Mental healthAccording to some, not factoring hormone fluctuation into womens mental healthcare can be dangerous. For others, it feeds into outdated stereotypes
Its my hormones, doc. Its my hormones, and no ones listened to that.
It was the late 1980s, in what was once Royal Park Psychiatric Hospital in inner-city Melbourne. A brash young registrar doing her training in psychiatry had arrived at her first hospital placement, full of ideas and enthusiasm. Perhaps to put a bit of scuff on that bright…

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