Guideline 2 – Screening, diagnostic assessment and management of emotional wellbeing

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Guideline 2 – Screening, diagnostic assessment and management of emotional wellbeing2017-11-15T16:47:15+00:00

Guideline 2 – Screening, diagnostic assessment, and management of emotional wellbeing

The clinical questions being addressed:

  • In women with PCOS:
    1) What is the prevalence and severity of reduced QoL? And,
    2) Should QoL be assessed as part of standard care?
  • In women with PCOS, what is the most effective tool/method to screen for symptoms of depression and anxiety?
  • In women with PCOS, what is the most effective tool/method to assess quality of life?
  • Is psychological therapy effective for management and support of depression and/or anxiety, disordered eating, body image distress, self-esteem, feminine identity or psychosexual dysfunction in women with PCOS?
  • Is acupuncture effective for management and support of depression and/or anxiety, disordered eating, body image distress, self-esteem, feminine identity or psychosexual dysfunction in women with PCOS?
  • Are anti-depressants and anxiolytics effective for management and support of depression and/or anxiety or disordered eating in women with PCOS?
  • What is the effectiveness of different models of care compared to usual care?
  • NARRATIVE REVIEW In women with PCOS, what is the most effective tool/method to screen body image distress?
  • NARRATIVE REVIEW In women with PCOS, what is the most effective tool/method to screen disordered eating?
  • NARRATIVE REVIEW In women with PCOS, what is the most effective tool/method to screen psychosexual dysfunction?

Members of GDG 2


Dr Anuja Dokras (Chair)
Obstetrician-Gynaecologist
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Associate Professor Elisabet Stener-Victorin (Deputy Chair)
Reproductive Endocrinology and Metabolism
Karolinska Institute


Professor Jane Speight
Psychologist
Deakin University


Dr Leah Brennan
Clinical and Health Psychologist
Monash University


Dr Melanie Gibson-Helm
Academic
Monash University


Professor Bulent Yildiz
Endocrinologist
Hacettepe University


Dr Maria Vogiatzi
Paediatric Endocrinologist
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Rong Li

Physician

Third Hospital University of Peking


Professor Jayashri Kulkarni
Psychiatrist
Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre


Mrs Rhonda Garad
Senior Project Officer
Knowledge Translation in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS


Professor George Patton
Adolescent Psychiatrist
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute