Prof Jayashri Kulkarni

Biography

Jayashri KULKARNI commenced her appointment as Professor of Psychiatry, The Alfred and Monash University in 2002. She directs a large psychiatric research group, the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc), with approximately 150 staff and students. The Centre is dedicated to discovering new treatments, new understanding and new services for people with a range of mental illnesses. Jayashri Kulkarni completed her MBBS degree in 1981 at Monash University and worked mainly in Emergency Medicine before deciding to specialise in Psychiatry. She became a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 1989 and was awarded a PhD from Monash University in 1997 for her thesis “Women and Psychosis”. Jayashri has pioneered the novel use of estrogen as a treatment for schizophrenia and is internationally acknowledged as a leader in the field of reproductive hormones and their impact on mental health. An expert in Women’s Mental Health, Jayashri was elected the President of the International Association of Women’s Mental Health, a role she commenced in 2017.

Resources

Podcasts
Podcasts | Interviews

Women’s and Children’s Health Update: Perimenopausal mood disorders – Is it depression or hormones?

Prof Jayashri Kulkarni | Created on 26 November 2021
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Podcasts | Lectures

Depression and Menopause – Lecture CPD 1 Point

Prof Jayashri Kulkarni | Created on 18 August 2021
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Podcasts | Lectures

Depression and Menopause – Lecture

Prof Jayashri Kulkarni | Created on 08 September 2020
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Videos
Videos | Interviews

Menopause and Depression

Interview with Prof Jayashri Kulkarni, 2019 1. Can menopause directly cause depression, and if so, how? (00:29) ... View more
Prof Jayashri Kulkarni | Created on 02 May 2019
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Videos | Interviews

Menopause and Treatment of Depression

Interview with Prof Jayashri Kulkarni, 2019 1. Is HRT the best treatment for depression at menopause? (00:29) ... View more
Prof Jayashri Kulkarni | Created on 02 May 2019
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