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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Population
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Women’s Mental Health Across the Life Course Through a Sex-Gender Lens
 March 7, 2018
District Architecture Center
421 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC
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The goal of this workshop is to discuss crucial issues in women's mental health and important future directions for research, policy attention, and programmatic intervention. Drawing on recent developments in social demography, social epidemiology, public health, sociology, economics and related fields, workshop participants will explore future directions that have significant promise and are expected to have major influences on research and interventions. A rapporteur will produce a brief proceedings of the workshop consistent with institutional guidelines.

Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health


Project Information



Workshop Steering Committee

Debra Umberson (Chair), University of Texas at Austin
Hortensia Amaro, University of Southern California
Lisa F. Berkman, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Bridget Goosby, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jennifer L. Payne, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Jason Schnittker, University of Pennsylvania


Project Staff

Malay K. Majmundar, Study Director
Mary Ghitelman, Senior Program Assistant





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