News tagged with postpartum depression

Postpartum about brain, not just hormones

Women with postpartum depression who viewed pictures of scared or angry faces had less activity as shown by functional magnetic resonance brain imaging than did healthy mothers in the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex, a part ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in Medical research
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More than just the baby blues

Within the first week after giving birth, up to 70 percent of all women experience symptoms of the baby blues. While most women recover quickly, up to 13 percent of all new mothers suffer from symptoms of a clinical-level ...

dateJun 16, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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