• Postpartum Psychiatric Disorders

    New Research at the Center for Women’s Mental Health: The MGH Postpartum Psychosis Project

    Although the last decade has brought increased awareness of and interest in postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, our understanding of the etiology of this most severe form of postpartum mental illness remains elusive.

    How Common Are Obsessive-Compulsive Related Disorders in Pregnant and Postpartum Women?

    A recent study shows the OCRDs, especially those that are more body-focused, have the potential to emerge or worsen during pregnancy and the postpartum, leading to high levels of comorbid depression and functional impairment.

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