Lifestyle factors and effects on mood in elderly women

Research Opportunity
PhD, Masters by Research, Master of Biomedical Science
Number of Master Places Available
1
Department
Medicine and Radiology
Location
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Primary Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Professor Cassandra Szoeke cszoeke@unimelb.edu.au
Co-supervisor Email Number Webpage
Professor Lorraine Dennerstein ldenn@unimelb.edu.au

Summary The Women’s Healthy Ageing Project (WHAP) has prospective longitudinal, epidemiological data on alcohol consumption and mood of Australian women from age 45 over 25 years. This project will provide the opportunity for publication, as well as participant contact and clinical skills experience.

Project Details

Project description: Alcohol consumption in women is becoming an increasing public health
concern. Depression, the most prevalent and persistent mental disorder in women, has been shown to be related to alcohol consumption. This study examines the association between alcohol intake and depression in community-dwelling older women.

The Women’s Healthy Ageing Project (WHAP) has prospective longitudinal, epidemiological data on alcohol consumption and mood of Australian women from age 45 over 25 years. This project will provide the opportunity for publication, as well as participant contact and clinical skills experience.



Faculty Research Themes

Neuroscience



Research Opportunities

PhD, Masters by Research, Master of Biomedical Science
Students who are interested in joining this project will need to consider their elegibility as well as other requirements before contacting the supervisor of this research

Graduate Research application

Honours application

Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact a supervisor.

Department

Medicine and Radiology

Research Node

Royal Melbourne Hospital

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