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.
Gong Y, et al. J Affect Disord, March 2021.
The optimal cutoff score of GAD-7 for pregnant Chinese women was 7. The GAD-7 offers an acceptable performance in screening prenatal anxiety in China.
Faisal-Cury A, Rodrigues DMO, Matijasevich A. J Affect Disord. 2021 Feb 1;283:192-197.
In the adjusted analysis, being pregnant was significantly associated with depression underdiagnosis (aOR 3.55, 95% CI 1.66:7.60). Nonwhite skin color women were also at higher risk of depression underdiagnosis (aOR 1.53, 95% CI 1.09:2.14).
Abramovitz LM, Lutgendorf MA, Bukowinski AT, Gumbs GR, Conlin AMS, Hall C. J Trauma Stress. 2021 Feb 5.
Among PTSD cases, the most common mental health comorbidities were depressive disorder (60.9%), adjustment disorder (43.4%), and anxiety disorder (39.3%). During pregnancy, 44.2% of PTSD cases and 7.2% of noncases received psychotropic medications.
Osborne LM, Kimmel MC, Surkan PJ. Matern Child Health J. 2021 Feb 4:1-4.
Faltyn M, Savoy C, Krzeczkowski JE, Ferro MA, Colman I, Van Lieshout RJ. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2021 Feb 3.
Exposure to prenatal adversity in the form of maternal health problems was correlated with an increased risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and anxiety disorders in adolescence.
Brik M, Sandonis MA, Fernández S, Suy A, Parramon-Puig G, Maiz N, Dip ME, Ramos-Quiroga JA, Carreras E. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2021 Feb 2.
A lockdown scenario during the first wave of the SARS-CoV 2 pandemic increased the symptoms of anxiety and depression among pregnant women, particularly affecting those with less social support.