Monday, August 08, 2005

Treating Depression During Pregnancy

Daily Express - Malaysia

"Depression affects 10 to 15 per cent of women during pregnancy and in the first three months postpartum (after delivery).

Dr Janet Atsumi Martin, from the Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles, said depression can be a part of many disorders. 'These include major depressive disorder, postpartum depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorder and anxiety disorder,' she said at the recent 2005 Malaysian Psychology Conference. "