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Primary caregivers: Their psychological needs

  Primary caregivers: What does this term entail? Primary caregivers go about the business of offering day-to-day health care to patients, from first contact to continuing care. In other words primary caregivers are the go-to...

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Antenatal or prenatal depression – Asking for help

While seeking treatment for any condition should never be met with judgment, it can feel this way for many women facing antenatal depression. Asking for necessary help can be especially daunting. Even with 15-25%...

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Antenatal or prenatal depression – Medication

While there are many treatments for antenatal depression that are recognized as safe, there are no medications that are proven to be 100% risk-free. Often, medication is used as a last resort, and combined...

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Natural treatments: Antenatal or prenatal depression

Approaching treatment for any condition during pregnancy can be difficult. This is especially true in the case of antenatal depression. Sadly, many cases go undiagnosed, as doctors prefer to address purely physical symptoms and...

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Symptoms of prenatal depression

Symptoms of prenatal depression Pregnancy is often thought to be the happiest time in a woman’s life. It is a time of great change, preparation, and growth. But for many women, sadness, self-doubt, and...

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Breast cancer and supportive psychotherapy

Breast cancer remains much of a mystery for most of us until it happens to ourselves or to someone that we know. How we deal with this diagnosis depends on many factors. Our personality,...