Psychology & Psychiatry

Perinatal psychiatry, birth trauma and perinatal PTSD

It is now blatantly clear that a woman's increased vulnerability to developing PTSD is closely linked to that fact that, when compared to a man, she is much more likely to be the victim of the toxic traumas of childhood sexual ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New research examines suicide in new and expectant mothers

A new King's College London study examines suicide deaths within and outside the period surrounding childbirth, specifically in women who had been in recent contact with mental health services.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health risk for new dads

Researchers have found anxiety around the arrival of a new baby is just as common as postnatal depression, and the risks for men are nearly as high as for women.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Maternal suicide in pre-and postnatal periods in Ontario

One of every 19 deaths in pregnant and new mothers in Ontario is due to suicide, highlighting the need for stronger mental health supports during and after pregnancy, according to a new study published in Canadian Medical ...

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