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Archive for May 2018

Patricia Tomasi: Maternal Mental Health is a Women’s Rights Issue

I got pregnant pretty fast. We thought it would take at least six months because that was the norm among our couple friends. But all it took was one quick romp on the couch before dinner on a Tuesday to make it happen. We didn’t even take our clothes off except, for, you know… We…

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Featured Study: Peer Administered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Postpartum Depression

Name of study Peer Administered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Postpartum Depression (PPD) Brief description of study Even though PPD affects 20% of the population, less than 15% of women receive evidence-based care. This study, based in Brantford, Ontario, is currently recruiting 148 women to test peer-administered CBT for PPD. Researchers will evaluate whether moms…

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