A series of webinars hosted by Dr Clare Dolman, sponsored by Hypatia, in memory of Caroline Hinchliffe, that explore the ways hormones can affect women with bipolar at different stages of life - from puberty through to menopause. 

Early findings of our 'women and bipolar' survey

Dr Clare Dolman shared some early findings at our 2022 online conference on World Bipolar Day.



How hormones can affect women with bipolar

In the first of this four-part webinar series Dr Clare Dolman discusses issues around PMS, PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder) and how contraception can affect women with bipolar.

She was joined by TV soap actress and Bipolar UK Ambassador Natasha Rea. 


Pregnancy and childbirth for women with bipolar 

In the second of this four-part webinar series, Dr Clare Dolman talks about how pregnancy and childbirth can affect women with bipolar and how they can give themselves the best chance of staying well. She was joined by Professor Ian Jones, Professor of Psychiatry and Honorary Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist at Cardiff university.

Menopause for women with bipolar

In the third of this four-part webinar series, Dr Clare Dolman was joined by GP and menopause specialist, Dr Hannah Ward. They discuss how the perimenopause and menopause can affect women with bipolar and share lots of self-management strategies for staying well.