Alcohol use during pregnancy linked to offspring depression

by University of Bristol Credit: CC0 Public Domain Children of mothers who drink alcohol during pregnancy may be at an increased risk of developing depression in

Cannabis use during pregnancy in the United States: The role of depression

Renee D.Goodwin, JiaqiZhu, ZoeHeisler, Torri D.Metz, KatarzynaWyka, MelodyWu, RinaDas Eiden https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.107881 Highlights Cannabis use is more common among pregnant US women with vs. without depression.

CTV News: Depression top risk factor for substance use during pregnancy, study finds

Depression can be common among pregnant women and new study from Western University is showing it can lead to health risks for both mother and

Article: Pregnant women less likely to get depression treatment, may turn to substance use, study finds

by Aneri Pattani Half of all pregnant women who experience depression do not get any treatment, and some may turn to alcohol, marijuana, and opioids

This brain circuit is key to both depression and addiction

New research conducted in mice identifies a neural pathway crucial to both depression and addiction. Can we treat these problems by simply manipulating this pathway?

Managing Depression: A Facilitator’s Guide for Working with Groups of Women Living with Depression During Pregnancy, After Delivery and Beyond

The Managing Depression Facilitator’s Guide is a resource that was designed to assist facilitators working with women who are living with depression during pregnancy, after