Mental Health

  International speakers at this year’s symposium at Imperial College London will present the latest research covering the mental health of the mother during the perinatal period.   The Symposium Office, Imperial College London The mental health of the mother in the perinatal period THURSDAY 14 JUNE 2018 At National Heart...

Mothers with troubled childhoods more likely to have children with emotional and behavioural difficulties. - The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children   Press release issued: 20 July 2017 "Researchers at King’s College London and at Canterbury Christ Church University analysed data from over 9,000 mothers and their...

The impact of domestic violence on mothers' prenatal representations of their infants Scientists have claimed domestic abuse can affect unborn children The study suggests children in the first year of their life are influenced by emotional and behavioural trauma experienced by their mother Symptoms include nightmares and...

"In January 1998, just such a disaster occurred in Canada. It resulted in power outages that left millions of Quebec residents to brave the damage and severe cold without electricity and heat for up to six weeks. It also offered an unusual chance for scientists to examine the effects of maternal...

      CEPPs Global Initiative will attend this important event in London at Imperial College, on the 8 June 2017. There is good evidence that the development of the fetus in the womb, and of the child in the first few years, can affect health for the rest...

Abstract: "In recent years it has been shown that an integrated linkage of gynecology, obstetrics and psychotherapy resulted in an astoundingly low rate of premature births among the pregnant women cared for. Many physical problems in pregnancy should be regarded within the entirety of physical and...

World Maternal Mental Health Day draws attention to essential health concerns for mothers and families. Life changes around pregnancy make women more vulnerable to mental illness. The negative cycle of poverty and mental illness impact on a woman’s ability to function and thrive. This may also...

…”A nationwide longitudinal study of responses to September 11 found that high levels of post traumatic stress symptoms were associated with female sex, marital separation, pre- 9/11 diagnosed depression, anxiety disorder or physical illness, severity of exposure to the attacks and early disengagement from coping...

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