Beyond the Baby Blues – Postpartum Mood Disorders

You just gave birth to a beautiful, healthy baby. All ten fingers. All ten toes. Two big, beautiful eyes stare up at you, and . . . you’re terrified. You’re nervous. You’re depressed and prone to fits of crying. You’re manic and can’t sleep, calm yourself or think straight. You experience wild mood swings in the course of a few […]

The Power of Peers

Some of us are experiencing serious challenges to our own mental health for the first time in our lives due to the isolation, loneliness, and/or perhaps financial hardships that have resulted from the COVID-19 restrictions. We may be struggling with depression, loneliness, mood swings, hopelessness, and/or increased anxiety. Or we may know someone who is struggling with these emotions. Many […]

Postpartum Depression: New Research & Treatments

Friday, March 15, 2019, noon – 1:30 p.m. If you or someone you love has suffered from postpartum depression, you are not alone. One out of nine women in the United States experience symptoms of postpartum depression.   Come learn more about the causes and novel treatments of perinatal/postpartum depression from two nationally recognized experts, Dr. Kristina M. Deligiannidis and Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody. This research-driven, […]

University of Utah Department of Psychiatry offers inaugural “Healthy Minds” presentation to explore advances in research and treatment for Depression during Childbearing Years, and Strategies for Prevention, Intervention, and Raising Resilient Children

Recent research suggests that as many as one in five pregnant women may experience symptoms of depression during the childbearing years.  Many are symptomatic during their pregnancies, and symptoms may continue during their children’s early years. Please join us for the University of Utah, Department of Psychiatry’s inaugural “Healthy Minds” presentation to explore advances in research and treatment for Depression during […]

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