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What It's Like To Survive Postpartum OCD

What It's Like To Survive Postpartum OCD | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
It’s not as well-known as postpartum depression, but for new moms it's just as debilitating.

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8 Effective Ways To Pick Yourself Up And Take Charge Of Your Life

While not everyone who hits rock bottom summons the courage to stand back up, the ones who do are often greatest and most successful amongst us.
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Why Do Many Continue To Recommend Tapering SSRI Antidepressants During the Third Trimester?

Why Do Many Continue To Recommend Tapering SSRI Antidepressants During the Third Trimester? | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
We have at this point no data to support the practice of tapering SSRIs during the third trimester.
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ACOG Releases Revised Guidelines for Treatment of Opioid Use During Pregnancy

ACOG Releases Revised Guidelines for Treatment of Opioid Use During Pregnancy | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
Due to a dramatic increase in the number of women abusing opiates during pregnancy, ACOG has released guidelines on the treatment of opioid use during pregnancy.
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What is the Risk of Postpartum Depression in Women with No Psychiatric History?

What is the Risk of Postpartum Depression in Women with No Psychiatric History? | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
A new study from Denmark reports on the incidence of postpartum depression in a nationwide cohort of women with no prior psychiatric history.  
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Anger was my main symptom of Postpartum Anxiety—here’s how I found happiness again

Anger was my main symptom of Postpartum Anxiety—here’s how I found happiness again | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
Motherhood is stressful, but anxiety is not a prerequisite to being a mom.
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Menopause Awareness Month - Official Website

Menopause Awareness Month - Official Website | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
September is national menopause awareness month. Show your support by visitng our website, contributing stories, providing support to others and by getting our badge.
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5 Signs Your Therapy Is Working

5 Signs Your Therapy Is Working | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
Feeling better? Most people take that initial plunge into therapy with the highest of hopes. We want to make real changes in our lives.
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Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy Associated with Psychiatric Illness in Offspring

Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy Associated with Psychiatric Illness in Offspring | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
A recent study from researchers at Columbia University has focused on the longer term effects of maternal smoking on the offspring.
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Weekly Roundup for June 16, 2017: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health - MGH Center for Women's Mental Health

Weekly Roundup for June 16, 2017: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health - MGH Center for Women's Mental Health | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
This roundup has some really interesting and clinically relevant  articles.  The first one, from Palomo and colleagues, evaluates risk for cardiovascular malformations in children prenatally exposed to lithium.  Yang and colleagues look at neonatal discontinuation symptoms in children exposed to SNRIs and SSRIs and conclude that they are more related to prematurity than to exposure …
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In Unsettling Times: How to Talk to Your Children About Traumatic Events - MGH Center for Women's Mental Health

After a traumatic event, many parents will find themselves called upon to provide explanations and comfort to their children.
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New Moms Gain No Benefit From Eating Placenta, Studies Show - MedicineNet

New Moms Gain No Benefit From Eating Placenta, Studies Show - MedicineNet | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
While some celebrity moms swear by it and have made it trendy, doctors and scientists say consuming the placenta after birth offers women and their babies no benefit.
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Psychiatric Clinics of North America: June Issue on Women’s Mental Health - MGH Center for Women's Mental Health

Psychiatric Clinics of North America: June Issue on Women’s Mental Health - MGH Center for Women's Mental Health | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
the June issue of the Psychiatric Clinics of North America is devoted to Women’s Mental Health
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Examining the Association Between Anxiety Disorders and their Treatment in Pregnancy Outcomes

Examining the Association Between Anxiety Disorders and their Treatment in Pregnancy Outcomes | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
Panic Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder did not contribute to adverse pregnancy complications in an analysis of the Yale Blue and Pink study.
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Maternal Bipolar Disorder Not a Predictor of Infant Developmental Deficits at One Year of Age

Maternal Bipolar Disorder Not a Predictor of Infant Developmental Deficits at One Year of Age | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
Findings suggest that perinatal exposure to maternal bipolar disorder was not a predictor of deficits in motor, cognitive, and behavioral development
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In Brief: Hormone Replacement Has No Impact on Mortality in Women

In Brief: Hormone Replacement Has No Impact on Mortality in Women | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
In this study, hormone therapy was not associated with increased risk of all-cause, cardiovascular, or cancer mortality at a cumulative follow-up of 18 yrs.
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Team develops iPhone app to screen for postpartum depression

Team develops iPhone app to screen for postpartum depression | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital's (MGH) Ammon-Pinizzotto Center for Women's Mental Health have developed the MGH Perinatal Depression Scale (MGHPDS) , a free iPhone application designed to refine how women aroun
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I've Been Battling Dermatillomania For Over A Decade

I've Been Battling Dermatillomania For Over A Decade | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
By no means am I fully out of this — like any addict, I’ll always be in recovery mode.

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Failed Infertility Treatment Linked to Worse Mental Health in Study - MedicineNet

Failed Infertility Treatment Linked to Worse Mental Health in Study - MedicineNet | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
Women who continue to long for a baby years after infertility treatments fail have worse mental health than women who are able to let go of that desire, according to a large new European study.
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Antenatal Exposure to Antidepressant and Risk of Psychiatric Illness in the Child

Antenatal Exposure to Antidepressant and Risk of Psychiatric Illness in the Child | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
A recent study, using Danish medical registers, assesses risk for psychiatric illness in children exposed to antidepressants in utero.
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Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy Associated with Psychiatric Illness in Offspring

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A recent study from researchers at Columbia University has focused on the longer term effects of maternal smoking on the offspring.
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New Research from the CWMH: Patterns of Atypical Antipsychotic Use During Pregnancy

New Research from the CWMH: Patterns of Atypical Antipsychotic Use During Pregnancy | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
Using data from the MAX data from pregnant women who delivered infants born 2001-2010, researchers looked at patterns of antipsychotic use during pregnancy.
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Pilot Study of Telephone-Delivered Interpersonal Therapy for Women with Postpartum Depression

Pilot Study of Telephone-Delivered Interpersonal Therapy for Women with Postpartum Depression | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
Telephone-based interpersonal therapy might improve access to care for women with PPD.
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New Study Questions Prolonged Room-Sharing for Infants

Our recommendations run slightly counter to the current AAP guidelines, specifically with respect to room-sharing with mother and baby.
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Mother's Stress Affects Baby Through Amniotic Fluid

Mother's Stress Affects Baby Through Amniotic Fluid | Women's Mental Health | Scoop.it
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