Perinatal Depression

Mental Illness a Leading Cause of Disability in the U.S.

When the subject of disabilities surfaces in our thoughts or conversations, it is common to first consider those caused by some type of physical ailment or affliction. Conditions such as arthritis, heart disease and back problems are certainly primary causes of long-term disabilities in our nation. However, mental illness is the leading cause of disability […]

Depression. It hits when least expected.

Are you struggling from Depression? Are you experiencing sadness, lost of interest, feelings of emptiness or trouble sleeping? If so, and you are between the ages of 18-65, you may be interested in participating in a clinical research study of an investigational medication or placebo for adults suffering from depression. An investigational medication is one […]

Perinatal Depression Affects Development of Infants

Over 400,000 infants are born each year to mothers suffering from perinatal depression. The most undiagnosed obstetric complication in the U.S., perinatal depression typically affects mothers during pregnancy or within the first year following childbirth. Types of Perinatal Depression At least half of new mothers develop what is known as the “baby blues.” This type […]