One of every seven women who give birth develop postpartum depression. To help these women, researchers at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC (WPIC) and Magee-Womens Research Institute, are seeking mothers between the ages of 18 and 45 to participate in a one-of-a-kind study to determine if depression in the three months after childbirth can be treated with the hormone estrogen.
The Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC is participating in a new study comparing the effectiveness of online cognitive behavioral therapy, delivered through a Web site and augmented with therapist-moderated, weekly onl... Read Post
Postpartum depression can affect up to 25% of new mothers during the first year after delivery, but researchers say there may be a relatively easy way to lower that risk — starting before women give birth. Presenting at the annual …... Read Post