In her debut blog, Francesca Kingston explores experiences of loneliness among women with perinatal depression, reported in a new meta-synthesis published in BMC Psychiatry.[read the full story...]
Parents’ depression can be linked to children’s emotional difficulties
Lisa Lloyd summarises a new paper in the BJPsych, which focuses on parental depression symptoms in both mothers and fathers, and how they are linked with emotional difficulties in their children.[read the full story...]
CBT reduces depressive symptoms in mothers with perinatal depression, but many questions remain unanswered
In her debut blog, Kyla Vaillancourt summarises an umbrella review, which suggests that CBT is the most effective treatment for reducing symptoms of perinatal depression. However, many questions remain about psychological support for mothers, infants and families during the perinatal period.[read the full story...]
Body weight and perinatal depression: what’s the link?
In her debut blog, Sarah Nicholson summarises a systematic review of pre-pregnancy BMI and the risk of antenatal and postnatal depression.[read the full story...]
Psychoeducation for perinatal depression and anxiety in young people #ActiveIngredientsMH
In their debut blog, Wezi Mhango & Darya Gaysina explore psychoeducation as an active ingredient that might help young people who are affected by perinatal anxiety or depression.[read the full story...]
Isolation and loneliness in women living with perinatal depression: how can we heal our dislocated self and relationships?
In her debut blog, Jacqueline Kent-Marvick reviews a qualitative study exploring the role of isolation and loneliness in the narratives of women diagnosed with perinatal depression.[read the full story...]