Multiple forms of discrimination and postpartum depression among indigenous Palestinian-Arab, Jewish immigrants and non-immigrant Jewish mothers - Daoud N, Ali Saleh-Darawshy N, Meiyin Gao, Sergienko R, Sestito SR, Geraisy N.

BACKGROUND: While discrimination takes multiple forms, racial or ethnic discrimination is a root cause of this health-damaging social phenomenon. We drew on intersectionality theory, which offers an account of discrimination's multiple effects, to consider...
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Publication date: Available online 31 March 2020Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Mohsen Enayati, Belal Mosaferi, Judith R. Homberg, Danielle Mendes Diniz, Ali-Akbar Salari
Source: Life Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
BackgroundDuring the postpartum period, new parents frequently experience emotional stress and exhibit symptoms of depression and anxiety, accompanied by substantial endocrine changes. However, evidence predominantly exists from parents of full-term infants, while data on parents of preterm infants are scarce. In this exploratory, cross-sectional study, we compared psychological well-being and endocrine parameters in parents of very preterm and term born infants.MethodsMothers (N = 28) and fathers (N = 30) of full-term infants as well as mothers (N = 18) and fathers (N = 21) of very or extreme preterm infants (
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: May 2020Source: Infant Behavior and Development, Volume 59Author(s): Tuba Çelen YoldaƟ, Hasan Tolga Çelik, Gökçenur Özdemir, Jale Karakaya, Elif Özmert
Source: Infant Behavior and Development - Category: Child Development Source Type: research
The benefits of family leave have been well established for employees, their dependents, and the institutions/business offering the leave. Paid family leave (PFL) is associated with increased duration of breast feeding [1] —which has been shown to increase both infant and maternal health outcomes [2,3], improvement of father-child relationship quality with long-lasting effects, and increased parental satisfaction [4–6]. On the other end of the age spectrum, PFL is similarly shown to be of great benefit both for em ployed caregivers of older adults, as well as the increasingly aging population, with decreased ut...
Source: Clinical Imaging - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Body Imaging Source Type: research
Postpartum depression explains various groups of depressive symptoms and syndromes that can take place during the first 6  weeks following birth. The postpartum period is a critical time where both mild and sev...
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
This study aimed to assess and identifying potential multifactor risks to aggravate the state of maternal depression in pregnant women. METHODS: The cross-sectional study approach conducted in the sub-urban area of Makassar City, South ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news
Abstract Objectives: Effects of major depressive disorder and early life adversity (ELA) on the maternal HPA axis in the perinatal period were examined.Methods: Four groups of women (n = 127) were recruited, with the perinatal groups being compared during pregnancy (Preg) and at two months postpartum (PP) - [1] Depressed during pregnancy (Depressed-Preg/PP), [2] Prior history of depression but euthymic during pregnancy (History-Preg/PP), [3] Healthy pregnant women (Control-Preg/PP), and [4] Healthy non-pregnant women (Non-pregnant Control). Serial saliva samples were collected over the course of a da...
Source: The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: World J Biol Psychiatry Source Type: research
PURPOSE: Given the increased risk of accidents in patients with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or maternal anxiety/depression, we aimed to investigate the frequency of the two diseases in children with penetrating eye injury (PEI). ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Source: International Journal of Womens Health - Category: OBGYN Tags: International Journal of Women's Health Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: Pregnancy involves physiological changes in reproductive and endocrine systems, and social role changes that can increase the risk of mental health problems. In China, greater emphasis has been given to postpartum depression and its negative im...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news
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