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.
In this randomized controlled trial, a CBT-based workshop for women with PPD led to clinically meaningful reductions in depression and anxiety.
There is excellent data to support the use of selective serotonin and serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs and SNRIs) for the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD); however, many women do not want to take [...]
While we tend to think of sleep deprivation as a postpartum issue, sleep problems are relatively common during pregnancy, with 15% to 80% of women reporting sleep problems during the first trimester and 66% to [...]
Up to 80% of women experience symptoms as they transition into the menopause, including vasomotor symptoms, sleep disturbance, and depressive symptoms. While hormone replacement therapy and certain medications may be helpful, these interventions may have [...]
Peri- and post-menopausal women frequently complain of insomnia or poor sleep quality. Sleep disturbance is often attributed to nocturnal hot flashes; however, a sizeable proportion of menopausal women may have a primary sleep disorder. As [...]
Postpartum depression (PPD) has been identified as the “most under-recognized, under-diagnosed, and under-treated obstetrical complication in America”, affecting approximately 10-15% of new mothers. In addition to affecting maternal mental health during a critical time [...]