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Dr. Robyn Stein DeLuca is a scholar, speaker, and author on the subjects of Health Psychology, Reproduction, and Religion. She is passionate about educating with cutting edge research, and exploring the important health and religious questions of today. Her students have reviewed her as “the most dynamic professor they ever had,” and she has been invited to speak to a variety of groups including: the Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association, the League of Women Voters, and The Society of Black Engineers. Robyn has a Ph.D. in Health Psychology with a graduate certificate in Women’s Studies, and was a core faculty member in the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Stony Brook University for 15 years, teaching a multitude of courses on the psychology of health, gender, and reproduction. Her research on postpartum depression and childbirth satisfaction has been published in scholarly psychology journals. In recent years Robyn’s interests have broadened to include the study of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In an amazing cross-cultural experience in 2012, she was invited to teach a course on Women and Religion at the State University of St. Petersburg, Russia. Because her love of learning is a lifetime commitment, Robyn recently completed a Graduate Certificate in Religious Studies and Education with the Harvard Divinity School. Robyn gave a dynamic Tedx talk in 2015 titled "The Good News About PMS" which now has over one million views. Her book, The Hormone Myth: How Gender Politics, Junk Science, and Lies about PMS Have Kept Women Down will be published by New Harbinger Publications in May 2017.

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The Raging Hormone Myth? What Science Has to Say about Women, Hormones, and Emotion.

Robyn Stein DeLuca

Are women at the whim of their hormones? Our culture says yes, but is it backed up by science? A fascinating examination of what is known about the emotional components of PMS and menopause, and an empowering discussion of the social forces driving this cultural phenomenon.

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