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Perinatal Depression: How Do We Define High Risk? (Part 1)

In 2016, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended that all adults, including pregnant and postpartum women, should be screened for depression; the task force has extended those recommendations by stating that all pregnant and postpartum women should be evaluated in order to determine risk for depressive illness and suggests that women at increased… Read More »

Men and Depression

As a man who has suffered from depression and continues to attend a men’s depression and anxiety support group, I believe depression in men is greatly under-reported.  Many men do not admit to having depression.  Some feel they just need to “Buck up” or “Pull their bootstraps up”, so they do not consider getting support. … Read More »