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Postpartum Depression

October 03, 2019
SAN DIEGO—Charles F. Zorumski, MD, presented an update on gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), a complex neurotransmitter he has been studying for more 30 years, at the Psych Congress 2019 Practical Psychopharmacology Pre-Conference.
June 10, 2019
While many people can pick up on signs of postpartum depression in new mothers, the same signs are often mistaken for something else or missed entirely in fathers, a British study suggests.
May 17, 2019
By Lisa Rapaport Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests screening women at childbirth could help get treatment for those who need it. From 2000 to 2015, the rate of depression…
February 12, 2019
NEW YORK—Pregnant and postpartum women who are at increased risk of perinatal depression should be referred for counseling to prevent perinatal depression, according to a new recommendation from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).
January 07, 2019
Sage Therapeutics Inc's oral treatment for postpartum depression met the main goal of reducing symptoms of the condition, when compared with a placebo in a phase 3 clinical trial.
November 02, 2018
The benefits of Sage Therapeutics Inc's experimental treatment for postpartum depression outweigh risks, an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.
October 26, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla.—Infusion with the investigational compound brexanolone outperformed selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for the treatment of postpartum depression, according to a study presented at Psych Congress 2018.
October 12, 2018
Women who have asthma during their pregnancies are more likely to experience postpartum depression after delivery, a large Canadian study suggests.
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