Latest News

Domestic abuse linked to mental health problems in new mothers

Domestic abuse is closely linked to postpartum mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, in mothers, new research confirms. The research also found that specific types of abuse are associated with specific mental health problems. "The sheer scope of the mental health problems and types of abuse that we found tells us that we need to take a broader approach to tackling these issues," states a co-author. "And this is clearly not a 'lower class' problem -- medical professionals everywhere need to pay attention."
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • High-fructose diet in adolescence may exacerbate depressive-like behavior

  • Why Antidepressant May Be Effective in Postpartum Depression

  • Teens who mature early at greater risk of depression

  • 'Trigger' for stress processes discovered in brain

  • Mindfulness treatment as effective as CBT for depression, anxiety

  • Should we adjust substance use disorder treatment for depressed adolescents?

  • Problem gambling, personality disorders often go hand in hand

  • Experience with family verbal conflict as a child can help in stressful situations as an adult

  • Teens prescribed anxiety, sleep medications likelier to illegally abuse them later

  • Federal legislation ignores PTSD toll on civilians, analysts say

  •