Maternal postpartum depression is a risk factor for infant emotional variability at 4 months - V æver MS, Pedersen IE, Smith‐Nielsen J, Tharner A.

Maternal postpartum depression (PPD) is a risk for disruption of mother-infant interaction. Infants of depressed mothers have been found to display less positive, more negative, and neutral affect. Other studies have found that infants of mothers with PPD ...
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Conclusions: The majority of neonates infected with LM were born preterm, raising the possibility that LM itself may have been responsible for preterm labor. All presented in the first 6 days of life and most presented with respiratory distress or depression. A high proportion had meningitis, and there was a high-mortality overall.
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Maternal-Neonatal Reports Source Type: research
AbstractNumerous studies report that some first-time parents experience a decline in relationship quality and an increase in conflict after the birth of a first baby. Inter-parental discord that is frequent, intense, and poorly resolved increases the likelihood of relationship breakdown and adversely impacts child development. We investigated the feasibility of a brief preventative couple-focused psychotherapeutic intervention in the perinatal period in a general population sample. Sixty couples expecting their first baby were recruited from the Royal Free Hospital, London. Thirty were randomly assigned to treatment (TMT, ...
Source: European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conditions:   Cardiovascular Diseases;   Overweight;   Obesity;   Smoking;   Hypertension;   Cholesterol;   Diabetes Mellitus;   Prediabetic State;   Pregnancy;   Depression, Postpartum;   Depression;   Prevention;   Heart Disease Risk Factors Interventions:   Behavioral: Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP);   Behavioral: Reach Out, stay Strong, Essentials (ROSE);   Behavioral: Telephone Lifestyle Coaching Program (TLC) Sponsor:   VA Office of Research and Develo...
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
The large treatment gap for mental disorders in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) necessitates task-sharing approaches in scaling up care for mental disorders. Previous work have shown that primary healt...
Source: International Journal of Mental Health Systems - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research
Daihai He The COVID-19 pandemic has hugely impacted global public health and economy. The COVID-19 has also shown potential impacts on maternal perinatal and neonatal outcomes. This systematic review aimed to summarize the evidence from existing systematic reviews about the effects of SARS-CoV-2 infections on maternal perinatal and neonatal outcomes. We searched PubMed, MEDLINE, Embase, and Web of Science in accordance with PRISMA guidelines, from 1 December 2019 to 7 July 2021, for published review studies that included case reports, primary studies, clinical practice guidelines, overviews, case-control studies, and...
Source: Viruses - Category: Virology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
AbstractLittle is known about the relationship between maternal affectivity, social withdrawal and temperament in infants in low-income countries. The goal of the study was to assess the prevalence of social withdrawal behavior in infants aged 8  ± 2.3 months and to explore associations between maternal affectivity during pregnancy and postpartum, infant social withdrawal (as a sign of stress) and ‘difficult’ temperament as assessed by the mothers. 458 mother–infant dyads were recruited in the city’s public mother and child he alth-care centers. The eight items of the Alarm...
Source: European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Nord J Psychiatry. 2021 Sep 17:1-10. doi: 10.1080/08039488.2021.1974556. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Postpartum depression (PPD) is detrimental to the mother and the family as a whole. Early initiation of appropriate treatment is important. The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the efficacy and adverse effects of oestradiol treatment.METHODS: We performed a pilot double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study. Major depression was diagnosed using the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis I Disorders (SCID-I), and the severity of depression was evaluated using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depressi...
Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: This highlights the need for researchers and clinicians to be trained in non-leading interview questioning techniques and in yarning methodology. Researchers and clinicians should also be aware of the cognitive biases and demand characteristics that may influence responding, likely perpetuated by dominant forces of a colonised society.PMID:34531165 | DOI:10.1016/j.wombi.2021.09.004
Source: Women Birth - Category: Midwifery Authors: Source Type: research
Condition:   Postnatal Depression Intervention:   Device: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Sponsors:   Ana Ganho Ávila;   Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, E.P.E. Not yet recruiting
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Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2021 Sep 16:1-7. doi: 10.1080/01612840.2021.1975329. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTCapturing the voices of both parents regarding perinatal mental health is imperative. This qualitative study employed a purposive sampling technique to interview 23 individuals, including mothers, partners, and perinatal practitioners/educators. Qualitative data analysis utilized an inductive, data-driven approach. Four themes emerged. First, mothers' perception of risk of postpartum depression (PPD) changed over time and with subsequent children. Theme two focused on identity loss. Third, the stay-at-home parent oft...
Source: Issues in Mental Health Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Source Type: research
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