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Check out this new study on maternal functioning and psychological distress during COVID-19. “Higher COVID-19 Impact was associated with lower functioning and greater distress. Higher income and education were associated with better maternal self-care, but not maternal competency.” I will add that socioeconomic status also impacts the range of self-care activities possible.  Unfortunately, not everyone…
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…and we have an incredible slate of speakers including Dr. Lindsay Standeven (Johns Hopkins University), Dr. Dara Mendez (University of Pittsburgh), Kim Harris (Postpartum Support International, GA Chapter) and Dr. Misti Patel (and more!) Maternal Health Speakers Series | Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center
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Thank you to Mad in America for spotlighting maternal mental health, maternal functioning, and climate change: New Tools to Support New Moms: An Interview with Jennifer Barkin, PhD
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“In this study, we developed a patient‐centered online tool to bolster postpartum functioning, and col‐ lected data on the feasibility, acceptability, and initial impact of this tool on functioning and emo‐ tional wellbeing. Check out what my talented mentee, Ari Albanese just published.  Read more here.
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“The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of an innovative psychotherapy group for women with symptoms of PMADs. Methods: This seven-session group, Motherhood and Me (Mom-Me), includes selected skills training from ACT, DBT, and Emotion-Centered Problem-Solving Therapy…In line with third-wave approaches, this group was developed to enhance maternal functioning, which, in turn,…
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