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New Study at CWMH: Genetics of Postpartum Psychosis – Massachusetts General Hospital Postpartum Psychosis Project (MGHP3)

Postpartum psychosis (PPP) is a rare but serious condition, occurring in 1 to 2 per 1000 women in the weeks after delivery and associated with extreme delirium-like behavior, delusions, hallucinations, and an increased risk of suicide and infanticide.[1] While there appears to be a strong link between postpartum psychosis and bipolar disorder,[2] it is estimated… Read More »

General Anxiety Disorder

by amber10_79 Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a disorder when a person experiences abnormal anxiety for a long period of time. It is a chronic, excessive worry, even though nothing seems to provoke it. It is hard for people with GDA to relax, although they might realize that their worries are more intense than the… Read More »