• Both Parents at Risk for Depression Following Birth

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    A new study found that both parents should be screened and monitored for perinatal depression and anxiety.
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  • Parental depression greater in postnatal period, study finds

    Parental depression greater in postnatal period, study finds

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Prevalence of depression in parental dyads was greatest during in the postnatal interval, while persistent throughout the perinatal period, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.
    “Common mental disorders such as anxiety and depression are associated with morbidity for new and expectant parents,” Kara L. Smythe, MD, MSc, of the department of primary care and population health at the Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care at University College London, and colleagues wrote.
    Smythe and fellow researchers sought to examine the prevalence of mood disorders in parental
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