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In Brief: Improving Care for New Mothers with Severe Psychiatric Illness

NPR just aired a short story about a young woman who experienced postpartum psychosis after the birth of her first child.  It was a short article but it brought up several important themes. The article highlights the importance of recognizing postpartum psychosis. While we have worked hard to increase awareness of postpartum depression, the article… Read More »

In Brief: Mothers with Affective Illness (Even In Remission) Have Deficits in Emotional Processing

We have long known that postpartum depression may have negative effects on the child and may contribute to deficits in social development and emotional regulation.  Exactly what mediates these effects is not so clear; however, researchers have observed that depressed mothers tend to be less responsive to their children’s emotional cues and are more likely… Read More »

Aspergers in Children: A Brief Introduction to the Famous Mental Disorder

Children and people with Aspergers, don’t know how to establish and maintain the communication with others, they have problem with their communication skills. If you ask for a proper definition then, Aspergers is a mental disorder, which is mainly found in children which makes them very weak in interacting socially and affects their communication skills,… Read More »