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Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 19, 2021: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Probiotics as a treatment for prenatal maternal anxiety and depression: a double-blind randomized pilot trial. Browne PD, Bolte AC, Besseling-van der Vaart I, Claassen E, de Weerth C.  Sci Rep. 2021 Feb 4;11(1):3051. Free article. This study did not reveal differences between the groups for improving maternal mood. Validation of the 7-item Generalized Anxiety Disorder… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JUNE 12, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Trajectories of Insomnia Symptoms and Associations with Mood and Anxiety from Early Pregnancy to the Postpartum. Sedov ID, Tomfohr-Madsen LM. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 2020. Three trajectory groups were identified. A no insomnia group (42.3%) in which women reported consistently low insomnia symptoms. A subclinical insomnia group (44.3%) in which women reported subclinical symptoms which briefly… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MARCH 20, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Cost-Effectiveness of Brexanolone Versus Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors for the Treatment of Postpartum Depression in the United States. Eldar-Lissai A, Cohen JT, Meltzer-Brody S, Gerbasi ME, Chertavian E, Hodgkins P, Bond JC, Johnson SJ.  J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2020 Mar 19:1-13.  Free Article In a study funded by Sage Therapeutics, researchers compared the cost-effectiveness… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JANUARY 17, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Several articles from the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry report on suicidal and self-harm ideation in pregnant and postpartum women.  Not surprisingly, a history of psychiatric illness increases risk; however, other factors play an important role, including history of self-harm and obstetric and neonatal complications.    In this setting, we still do not know what drives women… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JANUARY 3, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

A Call to Action: Screening Fathers for Perinatal Depression. Walsh TB, Davis RN, Garfield C.  Pediatrics. 2020 Jan;145(1).  Preventing Postpartum Depression With Mindful Self-Compassion Intervention: A Randomized Control Study. Guo L, Zhang J, Mu L, Ye Z.  J Nerv Ment Dis. 2019 Dec 18.  Compared with the control group, the intervention group showed significant improvement… Read More »