Online depression intervention tool found effective in adolescent mothers

Researchers from the University of Louisville found that using an Internet-based depression intervention tool program found effective in improving treatment rates of adolescent depressed mothers. This study is published in journal Archives of Women’s Mental Health. Roughly half of the 400,000 adolescents 18 and younger who give birth annually in the United States experience depressive symptoms, but… Continue reading Online depression intervention tool found effective in adolescent mothers

Antidepressants use associated with birth defects

A new Université de Montréal study in the British Medical Journal reveals that antidepressants prescribed to pregnant women could increase the chance of having a baby with birth defects. The risk is 6 to 10 %, versus 3 to 5 % in women who do not take the drugs and it is high enough to… Continue reading Antidepressants use associated with birth defects