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Weekly Roundup for JANUARY 17, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Several articles from the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry report on suicidal and self-harm ideation in pregnant and postpartum women.  Not surprisingly, a history of psychiatric illness increases risk; however, other factors play an important role, including history of self-harm and obstetric and neonatal complications.    In this setting, we still do not know what drives women… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JANUARY 3, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

A Call to Action: Screening Fathers for Perinatal Depression. Walsh TB, Davis RN, Garfield C.  Pediatrics. 2020 Jan;145(1).  Preventing Postpartum Depression With Mindful Self-Compassion Intervention: A Randomized Control Study. Guo L, Zhang J, Mu L, Ye Z.  J Nerv Ment Dis. 2019 Dec 18.  Compared with the control group, the intervention group showed significant improvement… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for OCTOBER 25, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

The role of prenatal, obstetric, and post-partum factors in the parenting stress of mothers and fathers of 9-month old infants. Matvienko-Sikar K, Murphy G, Murphy M.  J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2018 Mar;39(1):47-55. Mothers reported higher levels of parenting stress than fathers (p?<?0.001). Maternal parenting stress was predicted by attachment, own health status, average sleep, occupation,… Read More »

Weekly Health Quiz: Trauma, Depression and the Flu

1 Which of the following berries has been found to help prevent and treat cold and flu? Raspberry Blueberry Goji berry Elderberry Elderberry contains zinc and antioxidants, including vitamin C and anthocyanin, known for their ability to boost immune function and inhibit cold and flu. Research shows elderberry protects against influenza and other viral attacks… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for SEPTEMBER 20, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Preterm birth as a risk factor for postpartum depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis. de Paula Eduardo JAF, de Rezende MG, Menezes PR, Del-Ben CM.  J Affect Disord. 2019 Aug 21;259:392-403. Most of the studies supported the association between preterm birth (PTB) and postpartum depression (PPD). However, 8 studies did not find such association and,… Read More »