Association between maternal perinatal depression and anxiety and child and adolescent development: a meta-analysis - Rogers A, Obst S, Teague SJ, Rossen L, Spry EA, Macdonald JA, Sunderland M, Olsson CA, Youssef G, Hutchinson D.
Importance: There is widespread interest in associations between maternal perinatal depression and anxiety and offspring development; however, to date, there has been no systematic, meta-analytic review on the long-term developmental outcomes spanning infa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Infanticide and infanticide statutes in Australia and New Zealand - Scott R.
A major postpartum depression may develop insidiously and go untreated and represent a potentially serious hazard to the wellbeing of both the mother and her child or children. Infanticide is the term used to describe the deliberate act of a parent killing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Methodological restrictions within a birth cohort study examining maternal mood symptoms and postpartum depression - Maduro A, Elgar F, Demchenko I, Carboni-Jim énez A, Mady N, Tounkara F, Sapkota RP, Brunet A.
This correspondence refers to an article previously published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. The original article can be found here: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00127-019-01827-2. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Children with social anxiety, maternal history of depression more likely to develop depression
(Binghamton University) Although researchers have known for decades that depression runs in families, new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York, suggests that children suffering from social anxiety may be at particular risk for depression in the future. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Postpartum depression: A family hopes their loss will help others
The family and friends of Nima Bhakta, who died after suffering postpartum depression after the birth of her son, hope her story will help other new mothers, especially women of color, seek support for mental health issues. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Celebrity moms and limits of the postpartum depression 'reveal'
The task of destigmatizing postpartum depression has been taken up by an unexpected group in recent years: the celebrity mom. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternal depression in early childhood and developmental vulnerability at school entry - Wall-Wieler E, Roos LL, Gotlib IH.
OBJECTIVES: To assess the relation between exposure to maternal depression before age 5 and 5 domains of developmental vulnerability at school entry, overall, and by age at exposure. METHODS: This cohort study included all children born in Manitoba, Ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Maternal depression is a public health crisis: the time to act is now [Commentary] - Goeglein SK, Yatchmink YE.
Maternal depression can have negative impacts during early childhood, which is a crucial period for neurodevelopment.1 Compelling evidence has demonstrated the harmful effects of maternal depression on the physical health, cognitive skills, and social-emot... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Child Developmental Vulnerability Up With Maternal Depression
Links seen with difficulties in social competence, physical health and well - being, emotional maturity (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 17, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Answer to the Letter "Methodological restrictions within a birth cohort study examining maternal mood symptoms and postpartum depression" by Maduro A et al - Far ías-Antúnez S, Santos IS, Matijasevich A, Barros AJD.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Child Developmental Vulnerability Up With Maternal Depression
MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2020 -- Children exposed to maternal depression have an increased risk for developmental vulnerability at school entry, with stronger associations for exposure to maternal depression before age 1 year and between ages 4 and 5 years,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Role of midwife-supported psychotherapy on antenatal depression, anxiety and maternal health: a meta-analysis and literature review - Han Q, Guo M, Ren F, Duan D, Xu X.
The onset of depression and anxiety during the antenatal stage of pregnancy is common. Despite the conception of numerous interventions in the past decades, studies show no signs of decline in the prevalence of antenatal depression and anxiety. Recently, t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Identifying the contributions of maternal factors and early childhood externalizing behavior on adolescent delinquency - Schmidt AT, Camins JS, Henderson CE, Christensen MR, Magyar MS, Crosby JW, Boccaccini MT.
We examined whether childhood externalizing group subtypes were uniquely related to maternal depression and victimization and whether these subtypes differentially predicted adolescent delinquency. Data were drawn from the Longitudinal Study on Child Abuse... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Postpartum depression: identification and treatment in the clinic setting - Kroska EB, Stowe ZN.
Perinatal care, including the management of mental health issues, often falls under the auspices of primary care providers. Postpartum depression (PPD) is a common problem that affects up to 15% of women. Most women at risk can be identified before deliver... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A common clinical conundrum: antidepressant treatment of depression in pregnant women - Mesches GA, Wisner KL, Betcher HK.
Depression during pregnancy is associated with adverse maternal, pregnancy, and infant outcomes. Treatment during pregnancy requires a balanced discussion of the risks of both drug exposure and untreated depression. An updated review of the epidemiology, o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

An integrated community mental healthcare program to reduce suicidal ideation and improve maternal mental health during the postnatal period: the findings from the Nagano trial - Tachibana Y, Koizumi N, Mikami M, Shikada K, Yamashita S, Shimizu M, Machida K, Ito H.
BACKGROUND: During the perinatal period, suicides are more likely to occur in those with depression and who are not receiving active treatment at the time of death. Suicide is a common outcome in people with suicide ideation. We developed an intervention p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Screening of postpartum depression among new mothers in Istanbul: a psychometric evaluation of the Turkish Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale - Boran P, Waqas A, A şkan, Topçu, Dogan T, Rahman A.
This study is the first concerted effort to ascertain factor structure of EPDS using evidence based analytical techniques. It is the most widely used scale for assessing postpartum depression in Turkey, and yet no investigations have been conduc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Postnatal depression and its association with adverse infant health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Dadi AF, Miller ER, Mwanri L.
BACKGROUND: Postnatal Depression (PND) is a mood disorder that steals motherhood and affects the health and development of a newborn. While the impact of PND on motherhood and newborn in developed countries are well described, its epidemiology and health c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Exploring patterns and predictors of suicidal ideation among pregnant and postpartum women living with HIV in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania - Knettel BA, Mwamba RN, Minja L, Goldston DB, Boshe J, Watt MH, KCMC Option B+ study team.
This study examined patterns and predictors of suicidal ideation among women living with HIV in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Early life maltreatment and depression: mediating effect of maternal hair cortisol concentration on child abuse potential - Kluczniok D, Bertsch K, Hindi Attar C, Neukel C, Fuchs A, Jaite C, Dittrich K, B ödeker K, Heinz A, Winter S, Brunner R, Herpertz SC, Bermpohl F.
INTRODUCTION: Maternal early life maltreatment (ELM) and history of depression can bear a risk for adverse development in the child. One neurobiological pathway for the transmission of both maternal ELM and remitted depression (MDD) might be altered matern... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Children emotional and behavioural problems and its association with maternal depression in Jimma town, southwest Ethiopia - Alenko A, Girma S, Abera M, Workicho A.
BACKGROUND: In sub-Saharan countries, one in five children and one in three women experiences emotional and behavioural problems (EBPs) and depression, respectively. While various factors were reported to affect the mental health of children, little is kno... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Psychological and physical intimate partner violence and maternal depressive symptoms during the pre- and post-partum period among women living with HIV in rural South Africa - Rodriguez VJ, Shaffer A, Lee TK, Peltzer K, Weiss SM, Jones DL.
PURPOSE: Women in South Africa also have high rates of depression and intimate partner violence, and they often co-occur. Women living with HIV who experience IPV are particularly likely to experience elevated levels of depressive symptoms and such symptom... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Prevalence of maternal postpartum depression, health-seeking behavior and out of pocket payment for physical illness and cost coping mechanism of the poor families in Bangladesh: a rural community-based study - Hossain SJ, Roy BR, Hossain AT, Mehrin F, Tipu SMMU, Tofail F, Arifeen SE, Tran T, Fisher J, Hamadani J.
The burden of depression is high globally. Maternal depression affects the mother, the child, and other family members. We aimed to measure the prevalence of maternal postpartum depressive (PPD) symptoms having a child aged 6-16 months, health-seeking beha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Polygenic prediction of the risk of perinatal depressive symptoms - Rantalainen V, Binder EB, Lahti-Pulkkinen M, Czamara D, Laivuori H, Villa PM, Girchenko P, Kvist T, H ämäläinen E, Kajantie E, Lahti J, Räikkönen K.
BACKGROUND: Perinatal depression carries adverse effects on maternal health and child development, but genetic underpinnings remain unclear. We investigated the polygenic risk of perinatal depressive symptoms. METHODS: About 742 women from the prospect... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Social media can identify fathers at risk of postpartum depression
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Fathers' social media posts were evaluated for changes in behavior (engagement with the platform), emotions, linguistic style, and discussion topics following the birth of their child. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Featured Review: Induction of labour at or beyond 37 weeks ’ gestation
A normal pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks (the gestation period) from the start of the woman's last menstrual period. If a pregnancy lasts too long, a woman and her clinician may wish to stimulate the woman ’s body to begin labour. This is called induction.Babies may be at a greater risk of death, before or shortly after birth, after prolonged gestation. However, induction of labour may also have risks for mothers and their babies, especially if women are not ready to labour.Current tests cannot predict whether babies would be better to stay inside their mother or whether labour should be induced to make the birth happ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 2, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Fathers get depressed too: lifestyle and relationship factors, stress and sleep quality are associated with depression in new fathers in the first 6 months postbirth
A central cause of depression is identified to be prenatal and postnatal stress.1 2 This, pre and postnatal stress, affects both the father and the mother of a baby, and the reaction of both parents to the stress is known to affect child's health and psychology.3 Da Costa et al's study4 aimed at determining the prevalence of depressive symptoms in first-time fathers at 2 and 6 months, respectively. It also explores the relationships between sociodemographic and psychosocial risk factors for depression. Lastly, the study explores if and how changes in the aforementioned factors from the antenatal to the postpartum period ma...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence and predictors of postpartum depression among mothers in the rural areas of Udupi Taluk, Karnataka, India: a cross-sectional study - Agarwala A, Arathi Rao P, Narayanan P.
Context Postpartum depression (PPD) is a common affective disorder and is considered as an important public health problem as most of the time it remains unrecognized and affects the health of not only the mother but also the interpersonal relationships, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Association between lack of social support from partner or others and postpartum depression among Japanese mothers: a population-based cross-sectional study - Yamada A, Isumi A, Fujiwara T.
We examined this association among Japanese mothers. We distributed an ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Depression, Anxiety Up for New Moms During COVID-19
MONDAY, June 22, 2020 -- There was a considerable increase in self-reported maternal depression and anxiety from prepandemic to current times, with physical activity mitigating the likelihood of anxiety and depression, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Depression and anxiety rise among new moms amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
(Frontiers) Pregnant and postpartum women are more likely to experience depression and anxiety since the coronavirus pandemic began, according to a recent study at the University of Alberta. These mental health struggles have been linked to increased risk of premature delivery, reduced mother-infant bonding, and developmental delays in infants. However, the same study also found that women who engaged in physical activity reported better mental health, indicating a possible way to ease depression and anxiety symptoms, and boost maternal and infant health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Behavioural problems in a nationally representative sample of Uruguay. characterisation of latent profiles by socioeconomic status, maternal depression and family violence - V ásquez-Echeverría A, Alvarez-Nuñez L, González M, Rudnitzky F.
CBCL 1 ½-5 is one of the most widely used behavioural problem screening instruments internationally. However, few studies have explored its psychometric properties in national representative samples. Additionally, there is limited evidence on the existence... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Maternal depression: seeking help sooner is better for mums and kids
(University of Queensland) The children of mothers with long-term depression have been found to be at higher risk of behavioural problems and poor development. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of depression among pregnant women enrolled in a maternal and newborn health program in rural northern Ghana: a cross-sectional survey - Lillie M, Gallis JA, Hembling J, Owusu RK, Ali M, Abubakr-Bibilazu S, Aborigo R, Adam H, McEwan E, Awoonor-Williams JK, Baumgartner JN.
Women in many sub-Saharan African countries are at elevated risk of depression during pregnancy. However, there are still gaps in the estimates of antenatal depression and associated risk factors in very low-resource settings such as Northern Ghana. This s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress disorder and postpartum depression and their reported association with recent labor and delivery: a questionnaire survey cohort - Freedman SA, Reshef S, Weiniger CF.
BACKGROUND: We aimed to investigate the index traumatic event associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and evaluate the timing of the onset of symptoms in relation to the recent delivery. METHODS: Questionnaire study regarding prior exposu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Insecure attachment and other help-seeking barriers among women depressed postpartum - Cacciola E, Psouni E.
When untreated, postpartum depression (PPD) can severely, negatively affect maternal health, child development, and the wellbeing and functioning of the entire family. Yet, despite screening and treatment programs for PPD, many women who experience depress... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Depression as a mediator between intimate partner violence and postpartum sexual issues: a structural analysis - Sussmann LGPR, Faisal-Cury A, Pearson R.
INTRODUCTION: No studies were found that evaluate the association between intimate partner violence (IPV) before childbirth and sexual issues in the postpartum period. METHOD: A cross-sectional study with 700 women who received prenatal care in a basic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and maternal child abuse: the mediating effects of mothers' postnatal depression, mother-to-infant bonding failure, and hostile attributions to children's behaviors - Kita S, Hayashi M, Umeshita K, Tobe H, Uehara N, Matsunaga M, Kamibeppu K.
This study tested the mediating effects of mothers' postnatal depression, mother-to-infant bonding failure, and hostile attributions to children's behaviors at 1 month postnatal on the relationship between intimate partner violence (IPV) during... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Longitudinal relationship study of depression and self-esteem in postnatal Korean women using autoregressive cross-lagged modeling - Han JW, Kim DJ.
Individuals with low self-esteem are vulnerable to depression. Depressed individuals process information related to themselves in a distorted way, thereby negatively affecting their self-esteem. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship bet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Experts Fear Increase in Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders
New and expecting moms are facing pandemic-related fears on top of social isolation. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Pooja Lakshmin Tags: Anxiety and Stress Mental Health and Disorders Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Pregnancy and Childbirth Depression (Mental) Source Type: news

Prevalence and risk factors for self-reported postpartum depression symptoms (SRPDS) in Hawai'i, 2012-2015 - Fok CCT, Hayes DK, Curtis AB, Nihoa WK, Shim MJ.
This study sought to identify PPD risk factors and examine whether disparities exist in Hawai'i. Aggre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The chronicity and timing of prenatal and antenatal maternal depression and anxiety on child outcomes at age 5 - Hentges RF, Graham SA, Fearon P, Tough S, Madigan S.
BACKGROUND: Maternal depression and anxiety have been associated with deleterious child outcomes. It is, however, unclear how the chronicity and timing of maternal mental health problems predict child development outcomes. The aim of the current study was ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Many Clinicians Still Not Asking About Postpartum Depression Many Clinicians Still Not Asking About Postpartum Depression
Although the prevalence of screening has risen in recent years, many women could be suffering in silence, data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - May 22, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Vital signs: Postpartum depressive symptoms and provider discussions about perinatal depression - United States, 2018 - Bauman BL, Ko JY, Cox S, D'Angelo Mph DV, Warner L, Folger S, Tevendale HD, Coy KC, Harrison L, Barfield WD.
INTRODUCTION: Perinatal depression is a complication of pregnancy that can result in adverse maternal and infant outcomes. Screening to identify pregnant and postpartum women with depressive symptoms is recommended to provide diagnosis, treatment, and foll... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Comparison of maternal functioning between Iranian mothers with and without depressive symptoms: a case-control study - Karami Chamgurdani F, Barkin JL, Curry CL, Mirghafourvand M.
Postpartum depression (PPD) has adverse effects on the mother's ability to work, her relationships, performance in other roles, and caregiving ability. The aim of this study was to compare levels of maternal functioning between mothers with depression symp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Correlation between postpartum depression and spousal support and factors affecting postpartum depression - K ızılırmak A, Calpbinici P, Tabakan G, Kartal B.
This study was conducted to investigate the relationship between postpartum depression (PPD) and women's perceived spousal support during the early postpartum period and the prevalence of PPD and affecting factors. Data were collected using a Personal Info... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Antenatal and postpartum depression: prevalence and associated risk factors among adolescents' in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Govender D, Naidoo S, Taylor M.
BACKGROUND: Maternal depression is a major public health concern as it affects both mothers and their children. Antenatal depression, which is often underdiagnosed, has been associated with preterm labour, low birth weight, and intrauterine growth restrict... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Vital Signs: Postpartum Depressive Symptoms and Provider Discussions About Perinatal Depression --- United States, 2018
Not all women who see a health care provider during or after pregnancy are asked about depression, which means opportunities to identify and treat women with depression might be missed. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 14, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Depression MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pregnancy Source Type: news

Without Universal Health Coverage We Are Sitting Ducks When the next Pandemic Strikes
The usually busy UN Avenue in Nairobi, Kenya where traffic is bumper to bumper on the best of days, is almost empty as people stay at home to avoid spreading the coronavirus. Credit: UN Kenya/Newton KanhemaBy Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, May 14 2020 (IPS) We live in a different world to the one we inhabited six short months ago. With more than 4 million people infected and over 280,000 dead globally by mid May 2020, Covid-19 has ruthlessly exposed the vulnerability of a globalised world to pandemic disease. People are slowly coming to terms with the frightening and heartbreaking death toll, and we are still not out ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Africa Economy & Trade Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Perinatal depression: a review - Van Niel MS, Payne JL.
Perinatal depression affects 10% to 20% of women in the United States during pregnancy, the postpartum period, or both, but it can be difficult to recognize. Identifying and treating this problem can reduce the alarming number of suicides among depressed p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news