Perinatal Depression & Anxiety – Lecture

Description

In this Healthed lecture, Dr Nicole Highet explains that depression and anxiety in the perinatal period is a significant problem for many Australian mothers.
Early identification and intervention from frontline health professionals such as GPs and practice nurses can make a huge difference in the mental health and wellbeing trajectory of mothers with this condition. Dr Nicole Highet covers the evidence-based resources designed to assist health professionals to better identify and manage people with this common problem.

 
Recommended Resources:
 
Best practice in perinatal mental healthcare
Australian Clinical Practice Guideline
Screening Tools and Assessment Tools
Management of perinatal mental health – Factsheet series for health professionals
Management of perinatal mental health – Antenatal factsheets for patients and their families
Management of perinatal mental health – Postnatal factsheets for patients and their families
The Truth Perinatal Awareness Campaign
Find a perinatal mental health professional
Register on the e-COPE Directory
iCOPE Digital Screening
COPE online training for health professionals

 
 
 




 
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