Postpartum Psychiatric Disorders

New Study Estimates the Astonishing Cost of Neglected Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders in US Mothers

A recently published article in the American Journal of Public Health has attributed a substantial financial cost to untreated perinatal mood and anxiety disorders among mothers. The study, conducted by researchers with the think [...]

Commonly Used Screening Tools May Not Identify Women with Perinatal Anxiety Disorders

Commonly Used Screening Tools May Not Identify Women with Perinatal Anxiety Disorders In 2015, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists issued a committee opinion recommending that clinicians screen patients at least once during the [...]

Poor Sleep During Pregnancy Associated with Perinatal Anxiety, OCD

According to a recent study, approximately 28%-38% of women meet criteria for sleep deficiency during early pregnancy. (Sleep deficiency is defined as short sleep duration, insufficient sleep, or insomnia).  As pregnancy progresses, sleep quality continues [...]