Screening For Depression

Depression is the most common mood disorder in the general population.  In 2014, an estimated 15.7 million adults aged 18 or older in the U.S. had at least one major depressive episode in the past year. This number represented 6.7% of all U.S. adults.  In 2014, an estimated 11.4% of adolescents aged 12 to 17 […]

Depression related to pregnancy

Depression related to pregnancy is a common and potentially serious concern.  Therefore, it is important to understand the various conditions and when it is important to have a clinical intervention. Postpartum Blues: Symptoms of mood lability, irritability, interpersonal hypersensitivity and tearfulness are common in the postpartum period and are commonly known as the postpartum “blues”. […]