"Baby Blues" -- or Postpartum Depression? NIMH Postpartum depression is a mood disorder that can affect women shortly before or soon after childbirth, but commonly begins within a month after delivery. This under-recognized and under-treated disorder can affect any woman of childbearing age. The video provides patient testimony and information on the signs and symptoms of postpartum depression and reinforces the importance of seeking help and treatment from a health professional.
The Age of Depression Lee Memorial Health System A common psychiatric condition, itís estimated as many as 1 in 6 Americans will experience a depressive disorder at some point in life. Research finds there are vulnerable periods when itís more likely to occur.
Beating the Holiday Blues Lee Memorial Health System "Holiday blues really is just the period of time during the holiday where there's more expectations and more pressure and people start to remember childhood holidays and times where we're supposed to be happy. Everything's supposed to be joyous and its not," says Dr. Oman Rieche, Director of the Behavioral Health Center for Lee Memorial Health System.