Welcome to the Webinar with Prof Jayashri Kulkarni – Understanding and Managing Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD).

This webinar will take place on October 17th 2023, at 7 PM. The Webinar is recorded and will be available for on-demand viewing. 

The Webinar is exclusive to Academy Members Only. [The Academy Membership gives you access to a range of online interactive courses and webinars throughout the year, with on-demand viewing available for all webinars].

Did you know that a staggering 80% of women face challenges related to their menstrual cycles? For 40% of women, this manifests as premenstrual syndrome (PMS), while 10-15% experience the severe and debilitating premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). If you’re a healthcare professional seeking to enhance your understanding of women’s health, this webinar is tailor-made for you.

Join us for a thought-provoking presentation featuring women’s health expert, Professor Jayashri Kulkarni. As we deep-dive into the realm of PMDD, Prof. Kulkarni will provide a comprehensive exploration of its diagnosis and present effective strategies for its management. This webinar equips you with the knowledge and tools necessary to adeptly handle patients with PMDD in your clinical practice.

The event will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing for members.

The presentation will cover:

  • The presentation of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Risk factors for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Diagnosis of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Hormone treatments and psychotropic medications
  • Non-pharmacological strategies for managing Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

Speaker profile – Professor Jayashri Kulkarni

Professor Jayashri Kulkarni AM graduated in Medicine from Monash University in 1981 and became a Fellow of the College of Psychiatrists in 1988. She commenced her appointment as Professor of Psychiatry at The Alfred and Monash University in 2002. Prof Kulkarni founded and directs two research centres – HER Centre Australia and the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc). She is also Head of the Department of Psychiatry, Central Clinical School, Monash University -Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences.

Prof Kulkarni has conducted ground-breaking clinical research and is internationally acknowledged as a leader and expert in the field of Women’s Mental Health, in particular, for her innovative work on reproductive hormones and mental illness. Her world-first research in hormones and mental health has led to the development of new treatments for women with mental ill health. She developed and launched Australia’s first women’s mental health hospital at Cabrini Health in September 2021.

Prof. Kulkarni received an Order of Australia (AM) in 2019 for her services to Psychiatry.

Dr Sanil Rege is a highly qualified consultant psychiatrist and academic, with dual qualifications from the UK and Australia. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK).

As healthcare professionals, it is imperative to stay current with the latest advancements in women’s health. This webinar offers a unique opportunity to learn directly from a distinguished authority in the field.

Register now to embark on a journey toward more effective PMDD management under the guidance of a true expert.