Tag Archives: Mental

Weekly Roundup for NOVEMBER 16, 2018: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Why do we need to identify and treat women with depression who experience during pregnancy? We have long known that postpartum depression can negatively affect the development of children, the large study from Tuovinen and colleagues clearly shows that depression during pregnancy can have negative effects on the child’s development, predicting lower scores on measures… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for NOVEMBER 2, 2018: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Uguz and colleagues present data that indicate, in a group of women with panic disorder, neonatal outcomes were worse in the women who did not get treatment.  This week’s roundup also features a lot of articles on postpartum depression, addressing an array of factors which increase women’s vulnerability to postpartum psychiatric illness, including adverse life… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for OCTOBER 26, 2018: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

The first three articles on this week’s list address the long-term effects of exposure to maternal depression and anxiety on the child.  While many women feel significant pressure to avoid taking psychotropic medications during pregnancy, these studies clearly find that untreated illness may also carry risks for the child.  Also this week, we have a… Read More »