WBP at the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) 2020 event

The upcoming 6th congress of the European Academy of Neurology is about to start tomorrow. Have you already registered? It’s entirely virtual, and free of charge! WBP is officially partnering with EAN, and will be present at the congress in the following slots: – Sunday 24th, 10.30- 11.00 –> Scientific Theater, Patricia [...]

Celebrating Family

By Ruth L. Formosa Ventura, Systemic Psychotherapist and Couple & Family Therapist The family, in all its variant shapes, represents the microcosm of society. It is the human system in and through which most of us grow physically, mentally, psychologically, morally, spiritually, intellectually, and socially. It also shapes our beliefs of [...]

Webinar Recap: The impact of COVID-19 on Mothers & Families

Motherhood during the pandemic: Challenges, blessings, and issues to be addressed On Sunday 10 May, most countries celebrated Mother’s Day. Motherhood is full of blessings as well as challenges such as juggling work and childcare, coping with changes during and after pregnancy, redefining one’s identity on becoming a mother. The COVID-19 [...]

Post-Partum Mental Health

By Ruth L. Formosa Ventura, Systemic Psychotherapist and Couple & Familly Therapist, member of the WBP Executive Committee Fact: Did you know that 1 in 10 women suffer with postnatal depression? Prevalence varies from 4.5 % to 28 % in onset, duration, and severity of symptoms mainly because of the range of measurement scales used, […]

We how loves history

These are strange times we live in! I love history. And I know that history are alwys repeated itself. In the spring of 1350, the plague spread in Sweden. Queen Blanka at Varberg’s fortress made a fantastic effort. When she fought her pessents pessent not spreading the virus infection, but one third of Sweden died […]

Brain Health as a Global and EU Priority

By Anna Dé, February 2020 The Time to Act is Now! On 18 February 2020, the Women’s Brain Project (WBP) attended the European Parliament event in Brussels on “Brain Health as a Global Priority – time for the EU to act now.” Given WBP’s commitment to stimulating a global discussion on gender and sex determinants […]

Women and Depression

Guest Blog by Dr. Sadhna Sahani Women are twice as more susceptible to depression as compared to men. According to the statistics by National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 12 million women in the United States suffer from depression each year. About one in every eight females between the age of 25-44 can expect to […]

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