Depressed New Moms Might Benefit from This Rx
Welcoming a new baby brings joy, but it can also bring a time of stress, worry and depression. New evidence suggests that medications might help new moms with depression.
How More Screening Might Help New Moms
When does the risk period for postpartum depression end? Maybe not as soon after giving birth as once thought.
How Stress Management Could Help Breast Cancer Patients
Stress, sadness and depression are common to breast cancer patients. Learning to manage those feelings early on, however, could help patients for years to come.
Depression Common Among Women With Breast Cancer
Being diagnosed with a potentially deadly disease like breast cancer can come as an emotional shock. And a new study found that women diagnosed with breast cancer had a raised risk for depression.
Women May Be More Prone to Post-Heart Attack Depression
A heart attack can be a stressful event, even to the point that it can affect mental health. This may be especially true for women, say the authors of a new study.
Perfect Parenting Pressures Could Affect Mental Health
Becoming a parent for the first time can be hard for some people. But some new parents may risk developing a mental disorder when they also face social pressures to be perfect parents.
Lending a Hand to Moms of Preemies
The birth of a new baby, while joyful, can also bring a great deal of stress and anxiety — especially if the child arrived well before the due date.
Depression May Raise Risk for Heart Disease in Younger Women
Young women are more prone to depression than older women or men of any age. New research looked into whether depression was a sign of physical health problems.
Women Experienced Postpartum Depression Differently
Many mothers experience symptoms of depression after giving birth. A new review showed that the severity and length of postpartum depression varied widely between women.
Depression Therapy Worked for Some Low Income Mothers
The arrival of a new baby can be a joyous occasion but, for many women, it is the beginning of a battle with depression. Low income and minority mothers may find help in therapy.