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Menopause Depression

Menopause, Depression and Mood Disorders

The transition to menopause or perimenopause represents the passage from reproductive to non-reproductive life. Most women during the perimenopause experience irregular menstrual periods (e.g., shortened or longer cycles), physical and emotional changes. The menopausal transition u...

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Fertility and Mental Health

In recent years, the number of couples seeking treatment for infertility has dramatically increased. While we still do not know the exact link between stress, depression, anxiety and infertility, a series of studies show that the impact of emotional wellbeing on fertility is hard to ignore. Psychological Impact of Infertility ...

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Post Partum Psychiatric Disorder

The Postpartum Period Upto one year following childbirth is called the post partum period. During the postpartum period, about 85% of women experience some type of mood disturbance. Majority experience mild and short-lived symptoms; however, 10 to 15% of women develop more significant symptoms of depression or anxiety. ...

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Breastfeeding and Psychiatric Medication

Depression and Anxiety can present during the postpartum period. Many women may require pharmacological treatment while breastfeeding. The decision to continue breastfeeding, choose a safer medicine or discontinue either depends on multiple factors. Many women with postpartum illness delay treatment because they are worried ...

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Psychiatric Disorders During Pregnancy

Women experience many changes during pregnancy – emotional, physical, economic, occupational, social- hence need additional support from family and friends. The effect of pregnancy on psychiatric illness Most women look forward to pregnancy as a time of emotional well-being, but Read More

PMS & PMDD

PREMENSTRUAL MOOD CHANGES Many women (at least 75%) in their reproductive years experience transient physical and emotional changes around the time of their monthly periods. Usually, these symptoms are mild and tolerable. However, in some cases these symptoms can be disabling and may cause significant dysfunction in their lives....

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