Sep 15, 2019 - Even if we do not provide maternity care, our commitment to the total care of our patients, which includes addressing behavioral medicine needs, allows us to be the ideal physicians to champion interventions to prevent perinatal depression.
American Family Physician : Editorials
Nov 15, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on depression and bipolar disorder and related issues, including antidepressants, major depressive disorder, mental health, postpartum depression, and psychiatric medications. This collection features AFP content on depression and bipolar disorder ...
- Screening and Diagnosis
- Complications and Special Situations
- Editorials and Letters
- Improving Practice
- Patient Education, Self-Care
- Other AFP Content
American Family Physician : AFP By Topic
Nov 15, 2019 - The prevalence of major unipolar depression in children and adolescents is increasing in the United States. In 2016, approximately 5% of 12-year-olds and 17% of 17-year-olds reported experiencing a major depressive episode in the previous 12 months. Screening for depression in ...
American Family Physician : Article
Sep 15, 2019 - A 25-year-old woman presents to your office after having recently missed her period. A urine pregnancy test confirms that she is pregnant. She takes acyclovir for suppression of genital herpes, which she acquired as a teenager. She reports a history of depression and sexual abuse during...
American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice
Sep 15, 2019 - The USPSTF recommends that clinicians provide or refer pregnant and postpartum persons who are at increased risk of perinatal depression to counseling interventions.
American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Oct 1, 2019 - The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a policy statement regarding the integration of perinatal depression recognition and management into well-child visits.
American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines
Sep 15, 2019 - There is weak research to guide treatment decisions for patients who have not responded to two adequate courses of antidepressant treatment. One study of cognitive behavior therapy showed benefit over placebo.
American Family Physician : POEMs