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https://www.mdpi.com/…/ijerph/special_issues/Gender_Mood My colleague, Dr. Marta Serati, is guest editing this special issue related to gender differences in mood disorders. Please consider submitting relevant research. “The aim of our issue is to spread the actual knowledge in the field of gender differences in mood disorders during the lifespan, considering vulnerability to psychopathology linked to exogenous and…
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I get frequent questions regarding the interpretation of the BIMF.  This group of relatively healthy (no mental/physical complications, did NOT screen positive for depression) maintained relatively strong, steady BIMF scores across the program duration.  BIMF scores and change in BIMF scores should be interpreted in context of the intervention.  This particular program attracted healthy women…
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“Mental health issues during the perinatal period are common; up to 29% of pregnant and 15% of postpartum women meet psychiatric diagnostic criteria. Despite its ubiquity, little is known about the longitudinal trajectories of perinatal psychiatric illness. This paper describes a collaboration among six perinatal mental health services in Quebec, Canada, to create an electronic…
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“(Washington, DC, October 23, 2020) – Many plans by local, state, and federal authorities in the United States to respond to heat extremes and climate change miss the threat that extreme heat poses to pregnancy, particularly for low-income and Black and brown people, Human Rights Watch and partners said today. Authorities should promote racial and…
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Did you know that 10-24% of women suffer from maternal depression? Did you know that postpartum anxiety is just as prevalent? Did you know that Postpartum Depression (PPD) disproportionately affects the disadvantaged? Did you know that all of this is being exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic? Please consider helping Postpartum Support International, Georgia (PSI-GA) in…
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