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Do you know that 1 in 8 women suffer from postpartum depression (PPD), according to Postpartum Support International (PSI)?
"Maternal illness is not new. It was recognized as early as the fifth century B.C., when Hippocrates proposed that fluid from the uterus could flow to the head after childbirth and cause delirium. In the Middle Ages, mothers with such symptoms were viewed as witches or victims of witchcraft. " Belluck, P. (2014, June 15). Thinking of Ways to Harm Her. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com
We've come a long way in understanding postpartum depression but we still need to work on de-stigmatizing the illness, and raise awareness on what PPD is, and most importantly, we need to implement successful tools to identify women mostly vulnerable to PPD, so treatment can start as soon as possible.
Our guest today is Carly Snyder, M.D. , a psychiatrist in New York City with a focus and expertise in Reproductive Psychiatry.
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This show will address divorce, The Elderly, Bullying and PTSD, and Postpartum Depression.
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Mood Swings and Postpartum Depression Are you having mood swings and don't know why? Are you not able to feel a connection to your newborn child? Join Nikhol, J Wesley Brown and Dr Sarah Allen to discuss mood disorders and postpartum depression. Find out what the symptoms are and how it can be treated. The Healing Place,“a fun and informative radio show exploring various mental health & wellness topics for daily living.”
Pregnancy and child birth is a major life transition that brings along joy and happiness, right? not always.
What every mother needs to know
1 in 7 mothers experience Postpartum Mood Disorder that is often not diagnosed or treated. These moms find themselves overwhelmed and stressed. They struggle emotionally with severe depression, anxiety and panic attacks or OCD; suffering alone in silence, feeling very bad about themselves, and without much help or hope.
In this interview Dr. Sadigh and his special guest Dalia Kenig, M.A.,MFT discuss the signs and symptoms of Postpartum emotional challenges and the ways to prevent worsening of the conditions. Find out what you need to doand how to get back on the path of recovery.
Dalia Kenig is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in Pregnancy and Postpartum emotional wellness. She provides free screening to any concerned woman and offers specialized counseling for women, couples and their families. She is also a member of Postpartum Support International (PSI) and advocates on Pregnancy Postpartum Emotional wellness for mothers.
Postpartum Progress is the most widely-read blog on postpartum depression and other mental illnesses related to childbirth. It's editor, Katherine Stone, started the blog in 2001; two years after being treated for postpartum OCD.
On this edition of the HealthyPlace Mental Health Radio Show, Ms. Stone discusses just how far we've come in the diagnosis and treatment of postpartum depression and society's growing recognition and acceptance of it as a legitimate illness.
For information on postpartum depression, visit the HealthyPlace Mental Health website.
Feeling down or depressed from time to time happens to most people. Usually such feelings pass, and a person can improve his or her mood naturally. However, some people cannot break out of a depressed state over an extended period of time. In those cases, a person is considered to have clinical depression. However, there is much research that shows that depression is neurological, not psychological. Certain brain patterns are frequently linked to depression.
What is Depression?
What are the causes and effects?
How does it manifest itself?
What are the early signs of depression?
Does depression mean suicide?
What does it mean to be clinically depressed?
Do kids get depressed?
How do you fix depression?
What help is out there?
Is it possible to cover up depression?
Should I tell my Partner about it?
All of these and much more will be discussed on TONIGHT's Episode of LOVE IN THE HOUSE at 9PM UK/GMT.
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How does someone know if they are depressed? Are you feeling exceptionally tired, low energy, or do you have difficulty doing things or even getting out of bed? Is your ability to concentrate more difficult. Do you have a low interest in your regular hobbies and activities. Have your eating habits changed recently… or do you isolate yourself from others? These are some of the signs that you may be experiencing depression. Join us for this month’s lunch and learn to learn more about what you can do to combat depression.
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Dr. Cathy Reimers, Ph.D., psychologist in New Jersey, and co-host Jennifer Russello, parent in New Jersey, discuss how prevalent depression is in our country and how it is spreading like a virus. Did you know that nearly 1 in 10 people at some point in their lives will have suffered from depression? Nobody asks for or wants depression in their lives. It can’t just be brushed off or explained away. Depression is a sense of emotional sadness and hopelessness. It’s also quite insidious in nature entrapping our bodies and causing all types of physical ailments some debilitating us and even eventually killing us through a variety of diseases and illnesses. People with depression can’t just wake up one day and say, “I’m done, no more depression for me!” On the contrary, it’s hard to even take one step out of bed. One might ask, “Why am I depressed?” “Everything seems great in my life.” Join us to explore the reasons why so many people suffer from depression, the warning signs of depression and the latest treatments for this widespread infliction.
Does depression affect adults only? No. For singer and songwriter Judy Collins, depression began in her teenage years and is as vivid to her now as it was then. For Collins, her depression led to alcoholism, which damaged her vocal cords and threatened her career.
Can depression travel through families? Yes. In her particular case, Judy Collins described her depression as a family legacy. It affected her father, herself, and her son, Clark, who committed suicide in 1992. In fact, scientists are currently investigating the hereditary, genetic bases for depression.
A Thousand Moms is releasing as a e-book, The Sourcebook of Brain Science. Knowledge of the brain is essential for parents, teachers, students, the general public to make good decisions, reduce the toll of suffering of patients and families. Depression, manic depression, and schizophrenia are illnesses that originate in the brain, affect the brain, and also affect all those things most affect what we think of as human characteristics: our mood, our thinking, our behavior, our energy levels, our patterns of sleep, according to brain scientist Kay Redfield Jamison.
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