More Data on Pregnancy Outcomes Associated with Lithium Use During Pregnancy
Lithium use during pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of preterm birth and large for gestational age infants.
Coach-Supported Web-Based Intervention for Mild to Moderate Postpartum Depression
This preliminary study suggests that web-based interventions with coaching are feasible, acceptable, and potentially effective treatment options for women with mild to moderate postpartum depression and/or anxiety.
Single Day CBT-Based Workshops for Mothers with Postpartum Depression
In this randomized controlled trial, a CBT-based workshop for women with PPD led to clinically meaningful reductions in depression and anxiety.
Recruiting for Research Study: Pregnenolone Neurosteroid for Menopausal Depression
Over the last few years we have heard a great deal about neurosteroids, also known as neuroactive steroids. This class of compounds are steroid hormones produced in the brain and endocrine tissues which can modulate neurotransmission. Animal studies have demonstrated that neurosteroids have a broad range of activities, including antidepressant, anxiolytic, sedative, analgesic, anticonvulsant, neuroprotective, and neuroproliferative effects. While we have known about neuroactive effects of steroids since the 1940s, [...]
Weekly Roundup for MAY 5, 2023: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health
Every week we review the most recent publications in women’s mental health.
On Postpartum Psychosis Awareness Day: Educating Mothers, Families, and Health Care Providers
Postpartum psychosis is the most severe form of postpartum psychiatric illness. What are the signs and symptoms?