• Peer-delivered CBT may reduce symptoms of postpartum depression, anxiety

    6 days ago - By Healio

    Cognitive behavioral therapy for postpartum depression delivered by women who have experienced it improved symptoms of this disorder and anxiety, according to results of a randomized controlled trial published in Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
    It also appeared linked to improvements in the mother-infant relationship.
    “Peer-administered interventions , those delivered by former sufferers, are increasingly recognized as alternatives to traditional mental health services and can overcome some barriers to treatment,” Bahar Amani, MA, of the
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