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Prevention and Treatment of Postpartum Depression


Pharmacological Treatment A number of studies have pointed out that Postpartum Depression (PPD) is essentially the same as Major Depression (MDD) and, therefore, benefits from pharmacological treatment with antidepressant medication, but very few studies have conducted randomized controlled trails comparing…

More Reasons Not to Underestimate Postpartum Depression – Negative Effects on the Baby


A previous article already introduced some of the symptoms and risks of Postpartum Depression (PPD), but I would still like to emphasize the profound effects of this disorder. In this particular stage of life, depression does not only hurt the…

Postpartum Depression: When Motherhood is Not a Happy Time


Postpartum Depression (PPD): A Psychological Disorder Postpartum Depression (PPD) is a fairly common complication of childbirth and often accompanies the postpartum period, leading to psychological suffering for the mother, negative effects on the infant and strained family relationships.1 Pregnancy, childbirth…