Tag Archives: Mental

Google, Calm and Headspace Among Tech Companies Offering Advice During Mental Health Awareness Week

According to the National Alliance On Mental Illness, 18.5% of Americans will suffer from mental illness this year; 4% of them will suffer so acutely that it will substantially limit their ability to live their lives. Getty It’s Mental Health Awareness Week hosted by the Mental Health Foundation and this year’s theme is body image.… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 1, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Over the last few years, there has been an increasing number of articles focusing on perinatal anxiety.  Recent studies indicate that anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum period is common and may occur independently of perinatal depression, although anxiety and depressive symptoms frequently appear together during the perinatal period.  This week we have several large… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JANUARY 18, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

The first two articles look at the risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children exposed to SSRIs during pregnancy.  We will review these studies in greater detail next week. They both indicate that the use of antidepressants during pregnancy does not increase risk for ASD; however, the studies suggest that the risk of ASD… Read More »