Tag Archives: postpartum depression

Barrett-Becker receives 2013 Ouida Award

Congratulations to Ellen Barrett-Becker, Ph.D., a postdoctoral psychology resident in the Department of Psychiatry, who is the 2013 recipient of the Todd Ouida Clinical Scholar Award. The Ouida awards are designed to further the work of outstanding young researchers working in childhood anxiety and depression. Barrett-Becker’s research focuses primarily on the role of trauma and

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Improving wellness for women and their families

Program supports women in their ever-changing roles   Throughout their lives, women undergo many significant transitions. Pregnancy, childbearing, infertility, trauma, loss, and hormone changes – women may experience some or all of these during their lifetimes, all while constantly growing and evolving in their roles as mothers, daughters, partners, and individuals. When it comes to

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Postpartum depression common in developing countries

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Postpartum depression not only affects mothers but it could mean higher health risks for the baby – especially in low-income countries like Ghana where the condition isn’t well-recognized, University of Michigan Health System research shows. Efforts to reduce child mortality and improve infant growth, health, and nutritional status in less-developed countries

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