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Weekly Roundup for MARCH 8, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

This week another study highlights the importance of prenatal vitamins in reducing the risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD).  This study from Schmidt and colleagues focused on high-risk families. In these families, one child had already been diagnosed with ASD.  The risk of having a child with ASD in subsequent children was cut in half… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 15, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Back 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 recommends that women at… Read More »

Mental illness key issue for kids: teachers

As Australian children get stuck into a new school year their teachers will be primed to detect if they are struggling emotionally. The vast majority of educators believe mental health issues are a key concern for their pupils but almost half of teachers surveyed say it’s difficult to know when it is appropriate to offer… Read More »