New study links contraceptive pills and depression


Women who used combined contraceptive pills were at greater risk of developing depression than women who did not, according to a new study from Uppsala University. Contraceptive pills increased women’s risk by 73 per cent during the first two years of use. This shows in a New study from Uppsala university. 

Porträtt Therese Johansson

Therese Johansson of the Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology at Uppsala University, one of the researchers leading the study as well as she is one of WOMHERs 17 doctoral students attending our research school.

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Last modified: 2021-12-21