I did a talk recently about postpartum depression and used a really resource to help answer some questions. Katherine Stone’s blog postpartumprogress.com is a tremendous resource for all things related to mental health and pregnancy.
This week I’m highlighting recent expert opinions on untreated depression during pregnancy. My post a few days ago highlighted a research paper stating that anti-depressants generally “do not provide clinically meaningful benefit to women with depression.”
One of the more frequently read posts on the family mental health blog is PMDD Hard to Endure Harder to Explain. I know many of you who have experienced any form of depression can find it difficult to describe what it’s like inside your mind.
Postpartum depression can rob the life out of a mother without her understanding what’s happening. It comes when mothers are most vulnerable.
This is a follow-up to the previous post about bullying and suicide risk in teens.
Today a read a new comment on the post “When a Depressed Spouse Refuses Help” and was inspired to write a long response. It got long enough that I decided to make it a separate post for everyone to see more easily.
Every now and then, I’m reminded just how connective mental health problems can be. By that, I mean how much one person’s depression can touch everyone else in their family. Depression is truly a family affair.
[Postpartum Depression and PMDD - Hope For Help]
Today I’m participating in the APA (American Psychological Association) Blog Party! I’m going to take my turn by telling my postpartum depression story and share some thoughts on the general topic of mental health.
Last week I caught part of an article in Time Magazine called “Small Child, Big Worries.” It focuses on a diagnostic manual developed by a non-profit child advocacy group called “Zero To Three”.
On Wednesday, the nation got news of a tragedy in my home state of Nebraska. You’ve most likely heard at least a blip about the school shooting that happened in Omaha