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Stacey L. Williams, Ph.D.


In this book released in February of 2023, I provide a roadmap for building a psychological science of PCOS. Combining excerpts from interviews I conducted with both cisgender and gender diverse individuals living with PCOS, with existing research, I describe the ways that PCOS impacts the psychosocial aspects of people's lives -- the very aspects of life that psychological scientists study. Chapters focus on understanding PCOS and why we need a psychological science, PCOS-related stigma, gendered embodiment, close relationships and support, psychological symptoms and growth, and healthcare resources. The book ends with a call to action focused on interventions, advocacy, and research to move forward a psychology of PCOS.

Click below to read a blog post featuring the

psychology of PCOS

Link to The Thoughtful Counselor podcast on PCOS

Click below to watch a webinar about the 

psychology of PCOS

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