"This recommendation is really important," said Jennifer Felder, an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco.
The panel is recommended for women with one or more. of a broad range of risk factors; recent stresses like divorce or economic strain; traumatic experiences like domestic violence; or depressive symptoms that don't constitute a full-blown diagnosis.
Others include being a single mother, a teenager, low-income, lacking a high school diploma. Davidson said.
One program, “Mothers and Babies,” includes the first-time mothers and those who have children. cognitive behavioral therapy in eight to 1
“It's really meant to break down this idea that talking about your thoughts and behaviors is scary , ”Said Darius Tandon, associate professor at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and Principal Investigator of several Mothers and Babies studies.
So far, health and human service agencies in over 175 counties in 21 states have been trained to implement the program. And it is being published in Florida and the Midwest. Tandon said.
The other program, "Reach Out, Stay Strong, Essentials for New Moms" or ROSE, Jennifer Johnson, Professor of Public Health at Michigan State University, received midwives or anyone trained to follow the manual.