International Women's Day

MAPrc Director / Professor, Jayashri Kulkarni (AM) recently celebrated International Women's Day at a special event held at Federation Square Melbourne with Prof Christina Mitchell (AO), Dean, Monash University Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and several hundred supporters

Dr Gemma Sharp and her co-authors win Editor’s Choice Award from Aesthetic Surgery Journal

Our NHMRC Early Career Fellow and Clinical Psychologist, Dr Gemma Sharp, and her MAPrc co-authors have won a prestigious Editor’s Choice Award from the Aesthetic Surgery Journal. Their paper titled “Measuring Quality of Life in Female Genital Cosmetic Procedure Patients: A Systematic...

The surprising prevalence of eating disorders among older people


Our NHMRC Early Career Fellow and Clinical Psychologist, Dr Gemma Sharp, was featured on ABC’s 7.30 Report on 22nd January 2020 discussing the high prevalence of eating disorders among older Australians. They do not only affect young people. Video...

Can menopause directly cause depression, and if so, how?

In thinking about the causality of depression, particularly in middle-aged women, there are many factors, says Professor Jayashri Kulkarni, Psychiatrist at Monash University and The Alfred psychiatry research centre.
One cause might be due to hormone fluctuations in the hypothalamic-...

Social media and body image concerns in teenagers

The research of our NHMRC Early Career Fellow and Clinical Psychologist was featured in the Herald Sun, “Selfie surgery alarm: social media dysmorphia strikes teens”, on 5th December 2019 and she was interviewed on Radio 3AW on 6th December 2019. Dr Sharp and...

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