Use of Brexanolone for Postpartum Depression

by Jonathan R. Scarff, MD Dr. Scarff is with the Behavioral Health Service Line, Kenner Army Health Clinic, in Fort Lee, Virginia. Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect official policy or position of the Kenner Army Health Clinic, the […] The post Use of Brexanolone for Postpartum Depression appeared first on Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience.
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Publication date: July 2020Source: Journal of Adolescence, Volume 82Author(s): Holly M. Kobezak, Brandon E. Gibb
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Postpartum depression is a significant and common public health problem for families that affects one in seven women and one in three low-income women. Reach Out, Stay Strong, Essentials for mothers of newborns (ROSE) is an evidence-based intervention that has been found to reduce cases of postpartum depression in low-income women by half. It has recently been recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force for the prevention of post-partum depression. One of the attractive features of this intervention is that it is designed for and can be successfully implemented in low-resource settings. The ROSE Sustainment (ROS...
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Conclusions: Maternal health risks were associated with increased adult preventive visits, but 38% of dyads had no adult preventive visits in the year following birth. Most dyads had more opportunities for preventive care in pediatric settings than adult settings.
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New and expecting moms are facing pandemic-related fears on top of social isolation.
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Studies have shown that women of reproductive age develop eating disorders (EDs). Few studies have examined EDs in women by performing long-term follow-ups during pregnancy and after delivery. Our study aimed ...
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This study sought to identify PPD risk factors and examine whether disparities exist in Hawai'i. Aggre...
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This study was conducted in postpartum women who had consistently participated in the Panel Study on Korean Children (PSKC) from Wave 1 through to Wave 8. The study results showed that depression and self-esteem in postnatal women had a significant positive correlation over time. Moreover, the longitudinal relationship between depression and self-esteem in postnatal women was affected by weight gain during pregnancy. This study overcomes the limitations of cross-sectional studies by using longitudinal data on the correlations between depression and self-esteem in postnatal women; the study findings may be used in developin...
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AbstractIntroductionPrenatal maternal distress has a negative impact on the course of pregnancy, fetal development, offspring development and later psychopathologies. The study aimed to determine the extent to which the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID ‐19) pandemic may aggravate pregnant women prenatal distress and psychiatric symptomatology.Material and methodsTwo cohorts of pregnant volunteer women were evaluated, one that was recruited before the COVID ‐19 pandemic (n=496) through advertisements in prenatal clinics in Quebec, Canada, from April 2018 to March 2020; the other (n=1258) was recruited online during the p...
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Each year in the United States, approximately half a million reproductive-aged women are afflicted with major depression. Pregnant and postpartum women can be reluctant to openly disclose their suffering related to depression and other stigmatizing illnesses (eg, mood and anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and substance use disorders) and subsequently remain symptomatic with no relief. Maternal mortality related to these conditions is significant, with maternal suicide and overdose-related death peaking between 7 and 12 months postpartum. Geographic challenges in accessing perinatal mental health experts can...
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