Miscarriage unfortunately is a common part of OB/GYN, but do you ever wonder what your patients are feeling? This blog addresses one patient's experience.
A peer support telephone program manned by volunteers and run by nurses showed promise in reducing symptoms of postpartum depression.
Addressing the emotional component of a patient's diagnosis isn't often feasible, but these tools can help patients with this important aspect of healing.
Good news: Use of antidepressants in early pregnancy is not to blame for fetal cardiac malformations, should one occur.
Perimenopause is a period of high risk for first-time depression. Why? Probably because levels of monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A), a brain enzyme, are elevated.
The extent and timing of maternal depression is being underestimated, according to new research, highlighting the need for improvement in maternal depression screening.
Women experiencing postpartum depression would benefit from 6 months of maternity leave, a recent study found.
More than 25% of women may exhibit symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after childbirth, a new study reports.
Do you Screen all New Mothers for Postpartum Depression?
A history of high blood pressure may be indicative of future physical as well as psychiatric problems, according to a new study published in General Health Psychiatry. The study found an association between preexisting hypertension, but not pregnancy-induced hypertension, and risk for depression.