depression

Mental health support for Australian families
Mental health support for Australian families May 2, 2016 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Help for children and adolescents Help for parents and carers Where children and adolescents can get help There are a range of telephone and web-based counselling services available for young people with mental health challenges in Australia. Translating and interpreting ... Read More »

Postnatal depression app
Postnatal depression app April 2, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research into postnatal depression is going high-tech, with scientists from The University of Queensland launching a free mobile phone app aimed at studying the genetics behind the condition. The iOS app, called PPD ACT, will survey women who have experienced ... Read More »

Devastating impacts of fetal alcohol syndrome
Devastating impacts of fetal alcohol syndrome March 3, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are affected by a range of problems, including anxiety, depression, aggression, delinquency and diminished learning capacity a new review of evidence reveals. Published in the journal Pediatrics, the research is the first to comprehensively ... Read More »

Pregnancy and PTSD: Surprising findings could help moms-to-be at risk
Pregnancy and PTSD: Surprising findings could help moms-to-be at risk March 1, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

For most women, expecting a baby brings intense joy –and a fair amount of worry. But what about women who have lived through something awful enough to cause post-traumatic stress disorder? Contrary to what researchers expected, a new study shows ... Read More »

Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family
Living with depression: Nina’s journey with depression and raising a family January 25, 2016 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Nina raises a family and experiences depression. She and her husband speak openly about her illness with their three sons and Nina says that while coping with depression isn’t easy, talking about it has brought them closer together as a ... Read More »

Having time for yourself will benefit new mums
Having time for yourself will benefit new mums January 11, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

New research suggests that women who have time for themselves once a week or more in the first six months after childbirth have improved mental health. The findings from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute study of 1500 women found that ... Read More »

Early childhood depression alters brain development
Early childhood depression alters brain development January 10, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The brains of children who suffer clinical depression as preschoolers develop abnormally, compared with the brains of preschoolers unaffected by the disorder, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Their gray matter — tissue ... Read More »

Depression and weight gain in pregnancy linked to sitting down
Depression and weight gain in pregnancy linked to sitting down December 9, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A link between depression in pregnancy and long periods of sitting down has been identified by researchers from the University of Warwick. The study found those suffering from symptoms of depression during pregnancy are more likely to sit down for ... Read More »

Depression in early pregnancy associated with Gestational Diabetes
Depression in early pregnancy associated with Gestational Diabetes November 21, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research by Western Sydney University, has found if a mother receives a higher score for depression during early pregnancy she is more likely to develop Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Lead researcher, Professor Hannah Dahlen, from the School of Nursing and ... Read More »

Improving Mental Health of New Mothers
Improving Mental Health of New Mothers August 21, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Call for participants in mothers’ mental health study The School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health at The University of Western Australia, is currently seeking healthy 1st time mothers, who are between 30-38 weeks pregnant, to complete a series of online ... Read More »







 
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