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Improved Screening for Perinatal Depression and Anxiety, But What Now?

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) now recommends screening for perinatal depression and anxiety, stating that “clinicians screen patients at least once during the perinatal period for depression and anxiety symptoms using a standard, validated tool.”   Approximately 40 states have instituted guidelines and recommendations regarding screening for perinatal depression; however, we are… Read More »

New Study Estimates the Astonishing Cost of Neglected Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders in US Mothers

A recently published article in the American Journal of Public Health has attributed a substantial financial cost to untreated perinatal mood and anxiety disorders among mothers. The study, conducted by researchers with the think tank and public policy firm Mathematica, found that the cost of untreated perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) for the 2017… Read More »

What is anxiety and what is depression

Many people with anxiety experience symptoms of more than one type of anxiety condition, and may experience depression as well. It’s important to seek support early if you’re experiencing anxiety. Your symptoms may not go away on their own and if left untreated, they can start to take over your life. A person feels anxious… Read More »

How to calm anxiety attack

Panic attacks are sudden, intense surges of fear, panic, or anxiety. They are overwhelming, and they have physical as well as emotional symptoms. Many people with panic attacks may have difficulty breathing, sweat profusely, tremble, and feel their hearts pounding. Others have reported feeling like they are having a stroke. Panic attacks can be scary… Read More »

Can anxiety give you xanax

The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners. What next? Compare all medications used in the treatment of Anxiety. I have always considered it a godsend, it is an excellent anxiolytic… Read More »