PMS and Perinatal Psychiatric Research Program


The mission of the PMS and Perinatal Psychiatric Research Program is to conduct innovative research on women’s mental health with a focus on premenstrual dysphoric disorder, substance abuse in the perinatal period, and pregnancy and postpartum affective disorders. The goal of the conducted research is to address critical unanswered questions which can inform clinical care, improve the lives of women and their families, and improve access to mental healthcare for women.

Research Portfolio

Who is eligible?

For eligibility details, link on above studies.

Yale Faculty

Forray, Ariadna

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Smith, Megan Veenema

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, in the Child Study Center and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)
Director, New Haven Mental health Outreach for MotherS (MOMS) Partnership

Yonkers, Kimberly Ann

Professor of Psychiatry and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director, PMS and Perinatal Psychiatric Research Program

Contact Us

For more information about the clinic and our research programs, please call (203) 764-6621 or click on one of the above links to find out more about an individual study.


PMS & Perinatal Psychiatric Research Program
Yale University School of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry
Olympia Building
142 Temple Street, Suite 301 (3rd floor)
New Haven, CT  06510

PMS and Perinatal Psychiatric Research Program