Home | Clinical Depression and the menopause Written by: Independent Nurse | Published: 02 December 2013 JAMA Psychiatry (2013) doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.2819 Depression becomes less common after the menopause, according to an American study of 203 women who were premenopausal at baseline (mean age 42.8 years) and reached their natural menopause at, on average, 51.1 years. Depression waPlease login or register to read the rest of the article and to have access to downloads and comments. What do you think? Leave a comment below or tweet your views to @IndyNurseMag This material is protected by MA Healthcare Ltd copyright. See Terms and Conditions.