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History of Drug Use Linked to Higher Risk of Postpartum Mental Health Problems

There's been a lot of attention recently on the need to incorporate mental health screening into prenatal care, and it has largely focused on identifying
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Role of Church, Religion, Spirituality in Treating Postpartum Depression

Roughly 12% of new mothers in the general population are diagnosed with postpartum depression (PPD), but for mothers of color the figure rises to about 38%.
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Understanding the Effects of Polypharmacy in Psychiatric Practice

Antipsychotic medications are used to treat patients with mental disorders. The use of two or more drugs in the treatment of a psychiatric condition is termed as 'psychiatric polypharmacy'.
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Obesity Among Adolescents With Bipolar Disorder Linked to Increased Illness Severity

Bipolar disorder is one of the most disabling medical conditions among adolescents worldwide. Similarly, being overweight or obese is common in adolescents
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Tai Chi Helps Reduce the Symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

In the general population, the lifetime risk of developing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is estimated to be 8.7%. Among Veterans seeking VA
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Majority of People With Depression Get Poor Care

Most people with depression do not receive adequate treatment for their condition, finds a study conducted by researchers at the King's College London,
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Depressive Symptoms Set in When Circadian Clock is Disturbed

Disturbing the brain's internal time keeping system cause mood disorders, such as bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder, according to a new study in Biological Psychiatry.
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Understanding the Link Between Online Social Networking and Depression

Online social networking can have both a positive and a negative effect on a person's well-being, and the frequency, quality, and purpose of the experience will all factor into the outcome.
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Tribal Resolution Denounces Psychiatric Drugging of Children

The resolution comes after a week of activities lead by the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a mental health watchdog group, to warn and educate
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Engaging in Creative Activities Can Help Increase Well-Being

Including creative activities in your daily schedule can improve your well-being and psychological function. bThe well-being of an individual is
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