Tag Archives: Mental

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 1, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Over the last few years, there has been an increasing number of articles focusing on perinatal anxiety.  Recent studies indicate that anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum period is common and may occur independently of perinatal depression, although anxiety and depressive symptoms frequently appear together during the perinatal period.  This week we have several large… Read More »

Lead Exposure in Childhood May Affect Mental Health Later in Life

Adults who were exposed to lead during their childhood are more likely to experience mental health problems and develop unhealthy personality traits, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, reports Medical News Today. Researchers from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, reviewed the data of more than 1,000 participants born in 1972 and… Read More »

Coronation Street's Beverley Callard reveals why playing Liz McDonald added to mental health woes

Corrie star Beverley Callard says wearing the “unforgiving” outfits to play her character Liz McDonald added to her mental health woes. The actress, who has struggled with depression for years, had to put on risqué clothes as the barmaid. She said: “I lacked confidence very much and I had very low self-esteem and the clothes… Read More »