Black Women Show Heightened Risk for Depression After Early Pregnancy Loss Black Women Show Heightened Risk for Depression After Early Pregnancy Loss

Data from previous studies show that Black women experience higher rates of perinatal depression, compared with other racial groups.Medscape Medical News
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Authors: Chalise M, Karmacharya I, Kaphle M, Wagle A, Chand N, Adhikari L Abstract Postnatal depression is linked with adverse outcomes for mothers, offspring, and her entire family, which stands as a significant public health problem and is often taken as a neglected issue of maternal and child health in the developing world. Postnatal depression is often falsely interpreted as common consequences related to the recent delivery. The main objective of this study is to find out the status of postnatal depression and the factors associated with it among the postnatal mothers attending at Bharatpur Hospital. Methodolo...
Source: Depression Research and Treatment - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Depress Res Treat Source Type: research
Authors: Ayoub K, Shaheen A, Hajat S Abstract Background: Postpartum Depression (PPD) is a major public health problem affecting mothers and their babies. However, few studies have investigated the prevalence and risk factors for postpartum depression among Arab mothers. This systematic literature review aims to determine the prevalence of PPD among mothers in Arab countries and identify the main risk factors. Methods: A review of all peer-reviewed journal published studies on PPD and its risk factors among Arab mothers until February 2016. The following data bases were searched; PubMed, Springlink, Science dir...
Source: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Partners experience far lower levels of post-traumatic stress, anxiety and depression than women after early pregnancy loss. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. PMID: 33032364 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Ultrasound Review of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: It is argued that a broad umbrella construct of 'the conflicted mother' exists in PND experience. This study highlights the importance of the mother's own maternal relationship in living with depression. The authors discuss limitations of the study, make service recommendations to improve current clinical practice for women with PND, and provide future research directions. PMID: 33019805 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Tags: J Reprod Infant Psychol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Our findings suggest that interpersonal emotional regulation strategies impact the association of maternal emotional regulation strategies and maternal emotional wellbeing. PMID: 33012169 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Tags: J Reprod Infant Psychol Source Type: research
This study will test MME against treatment as usual (TAU) among pregnant mothers diagnosed with HIV and their infants. Outcomes will be assessed during pregnancy and 16  weeks postpartum. Women who meet eligibility criteria are assigned to MME or TAU. Women assigned to MME are grouped with others with similar estimated delivery dates, completing up to eight intervention group sessions scheduled before week 36 of their pregnancies. Primary outcomes among mothers in clude (i) reducing self-stigma, which is hypothesized to mediate improvements in (ii) psychological outcomes (quality of life, depression and social functio...
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Offering increasing financial incentives to patients recently prescribed antidepressants may increase the likelihood they take the medication as prescribed, suggests areport inJAMA Psychiatry. The pilot study also found patients who received the financial incentives over six weeks were more likely to report improvements in depression symptoms compared with those who received antidepressants only.For the study, Steven C. Marcus, Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice and colleagues enrolled 120 patients aged 21 to 64 with depression (Patient Health Questionnaire-9 [PHQ-9] score of 10 o...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: antidepressants depression financial incentives JAMA Psychiatry medication adherence PHQ-9 remission response Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 6 October 2020Source: Brain, Behavior, and ImmunityAuthor(s): Clare McCormack, Vincenzo Lauriola, Tianshu Feng, Seonjoo Lee, Marisa Spann, Anika Mitchell, Frances Champagne, Catherine Monk
Source: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Men and women with CVD or those at increased risk of CVD perceived new research on conventional and sex- and gender-related risk factors as a priority. These findings may guide researchers and funders in further prioritising new CVD research. PMID: 33025404 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Netherlands Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Neth Heart J Source Type: research
BackgroundSince the middle of March, the COVID-19 outbreak has been well contained in China. The prevention and control measures for the outbreak have been downgraded to a normalized level. However, until now, the change in level of psychological health amongst perinatal women during the remission phase of the COVID-19 outbreak has not been investigated in China. The aim of this current study was to assess the symptoms of anxiety, depression, insomnia and quality of life (QOL) in perinatal women and to identify potential risk factors associated with these symptoms.MethodsThis was a cross-sectional, hospital-based survey co...
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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