Experimentally delineating the causal role of perimenstrual withdrawal from estradiol, progesterone, and their combination in acute suicide risk.
Experimentally delineating the neurosteroid pathways which may be involved in perimenstrual worsening of depression and suicide risk.
Examining the impact of the adolescent menstrual cycle on suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
Mind and Life Foundation
The purpose of this study is to examine, in the context of a randomized controlled trial of mindfulness-based stress reduction, the unique effects of mindfulness training on inflammatory responses to psychosocial stress among females with and without early life abuse.
Gia Allemand Foundation
The purpose of this study is to pilot a smartphone-administered version of the Carolina Premenstrual Assessment Scoring System (C-PASS) diagnostic system for cyclical mood disorders in the context of the PI’s K99 award from NIMH. This project seeks to validate the steroid-sensitive nature of the C-PASS in the context of the K99 experimental design.