New dads suffer from postnatal depression just as much as mothers, study finds

Discussing the condition has become less taboo for women in recent years. But a new study presented at  a meeting for the American Psychological Association warns men need this too.
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Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and postpartum depression (PPD) are both highly prevalent in perinatal conditions. In Finland, during the last five years, the 12-month prevalence of GDM has been reported to be approximately 9 –13% (National Institute of Health and Welfare, 2016), and worldwide, the respective figures have been as high as 17.8% (Coustan et al., 2010). Nevertheless, the prevalence of GDM has varied in the literature due to inconsistent diagnostic criteria and study populations (Mcintyre et al., 2015) .
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A previous epidemiological study has estimated the prevalence of prenatal depression at 12.4% in the United States in 2011 (Le  Strat et al., 2011). Prenatal depression has been associated with an increase in maternal mortalities, including substance abuse, suicidal ideation and postpartum depression (Miller et al., 2013). Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), the first-line antidepressants prescribed for the treatment of prenatal depression (Fleschler and Peskin, 2008), have been suggested to negatively impact upon the health of the fetus and neonate, with their use linked to prete...
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CONCLUSIONS: Currently there is insufficient high-quality evidence about the effects on health outcomes of relevance for women with GDM and their babies for many of the comparisons in this overview comparing treatment interventions for women with GDM. Lifestyle changes (including as a minimum healthy eating, physical activity and self-monitoring of blood sugar levels) was the only intervention that showed possible health improvements for women and their babies. Lifestyle interventions may result in fewer babies being large. Conversely, in terms of harms, lifestyle interventions may also increase the number of inductions. T...
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A year after announcing a partnership with UNC, Cambridge-based pharma Sage Therapeutics (Nasdaq: SAGE) is preparing to open a National Patient Support Center with an AmerisourceBergen subsidiary. The goal, according to what Chief Business Officer Michael Cloonan said on an earnings call this week, is to address postpartum depression through a new, end-to-end patient support model – and to do it in the Triangle. “Oftentimes, patients with PPD do not know which health care professional they…
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A year after announcing a partnership with the University of North Carolina School of Medicine to develop postpartum depression treatments, Cambridge-based Sage Therapeutics is preparing to open a patient support center in Raleigh with an AmerisourceBergen subsidiary. The goal is to address postpartum depression through a new, end-to-end patient support model, Sage (Nasdaq: SAGE) Chief Business Officer Michael Cloonan said on an earnings call last week. The company is awaiting possible FDA approval…
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A year after announcing a partnership with the University of North Carolina, Massachusetts-based pharma Sage Therapeutics (Nasdaq: SAGE) is preparing to open a National Patient Support Center with an AmerisourceBergen subsidiary. The goal, according to what Chief Business Officer Michael Cloonan said on an earnings call last week, is to address postpartum depression through a new, end-to-end patient support model. “Oftentimes, patients with PPD do not know which health care professional they…
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A year after announcing a partnership with UNC, Cambridge-based pharma Sage Therapeutics (Nasdaq: SAGE) is preparing to open a National Patient Support Center with an AmerisourceBergen subsidiary. The goal, according to what Chief Business Officer Michael Cloonan said on an earnings call this week, is to address postpartum depression through a new, end-to-end patient support model – and to do it in the Triangle. “Oftentimes, patients with PPD do not know which health care professional they…
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Women with intellectual and developmental disabilities have nearly double the rate of having another baby within a year Related items fromOnMedica NHS funding boost to support new mothers ’ mental health Maternal suicides remain a concern, report shows Valproate in pregnancy linked to raised autism risk Doctors urged to spot victims of trafficking Preterm birth risk higher after PTSD and major depression
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