Stress as a Risk Factor for Mental Disorders in a Gendered Environment
In the gendered environment in which we live, stress influences the risk of a mental disorder differently in women and men. Considering the influence of gender can advance the current methods of evaluating a person's response to stress and adversity.Source: JAMA Psychiatry
Can a Person's Sex and Gender Affect Tobacco Use?
The short answer .... yes. A viewpoint by Women's Health Research at Yale, published in JAMA, explains the differences in tobacco use and how public health leaders can use the information to improve tobacco policies and regulations.Source: Youtube | Women's Health Research at Yale
Women’s Health 2023: What We Know and Why it Matters
The work of Women's Health Research at Yale was featured during a March event at the Yale Club of New York City. The event focused on the importance of studying issues related to the health of women and the influence sex and gender have on health.
25 Years of Sharing Scientific Findings
A major commitment of Women's Health Research at Yale is providing diverse audiences with new and accessible science-based information on women’s health and on how sex and gender influence health. The outlets for offering the translation of scientific findings have evolved over the years in its format and its content.
Addressing Stress to Achieve Sleep
A WHRY study which explored the use of an evidence-based stress-reduction intervention for insomnia that is culturally sensitive to the needs of Black women found in addition to reducing insomnia symptoms, the therapy lowered stress, anxiety, depression, and blood pressure.
WHRY's DEIB Committee Holds Listening and Learning Sessions
WHRY's Council of Community Advisors' DEIB committee held listening sessions for council members to hear directly from various school and community leaders about challenges and opportunities they see in their efforts to promote DEIB. The sessions provided council members a chance to learn about the community and gain a greater awareness of where WHRY may be able to contribute.
The Importance of Considering Sex and Gender in Tobacco Regulation
In a recent JAMA Viewpoint, three Yale Psychiatry faculty members showcase why a greater focus on sex and gender differences in FDA regulatory action on tobacco is essential to public health. They highlight specific tobacco regulations under consideration by FDA and offer approaches as to how the impact of sex and gender can be integrated into regulatory actions.