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Weekly Roundup for MARCH 5, 2021: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Postpartum depression and infant development up to 24 months: A nationwide population-based study. Lubotzky-Gete S, Ornoy A, Grotto I, Calderon-Margalit R.  J Affect Disord. 2021 Feb 20;285:136-143.  From Israel, PPD was associated with about 1.5 times increased odds of delays in personal-social skills, including reacting to voices (OR=1.43, 95% CI: 1.22-1.67) and pointing to selected… Read More »

Roundup: NHS COVID-19 app shows phantom alerts, digital interventions for children’s mental health and more briefs

NHS COVID APP SHOWS PHANTOM ALERT Users have complained of ‘scary and confusing’ pop up alerts from the NHS COVID-19 app, suggesting exposure to the virus and then disappearing. The messages read: “Possible COVID-19 exposure. Someone you were near reported having COVID-19. Exposure date, duration and signal strength have been saved.” It was later revealed that… Read More »

Severe Mental Illnesses Often Overlooked at Hospital Admission: Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 — Severe mental illness diagnoses often get missed in patients hospitalized for physical health problems, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 13,800 U.K. adults who were diagnosed with severe mental illness, including bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, between 2006 and 2017 and who had more than 45,700 emergency… Read More »

Mental Illness, Religion, and Spirituality

Healing, recovery, or simply living with a serious mental illness such as bipolar disorder may require medical, psychological, and spiritual support. Struggling with mental illness can at times feel like spiritual war. As someone living with bipolar disorder, while in the deepest of depressions, I’ve experienced what I can only describe as a living hell, and while… Read More »