Depression is the most common complication of childbirth and results in adverse health outcomes for both mother and child. It is vital that health professionals be ready to help women who have depression, anxiety, or posttraumatic stress disorder.
Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2016
October is nationally recognized as Depression Awareness Month. Promoting excellence in women's health is the central mission of Praeclarus Press. In providing books, webinars and more with current research, Praeclarus Press serves to educate, inform and create awareness. On October 6th join those in need of support for a nationwide Depression Screening Day. To recognize this, Praeclarus Press offers a new downloadable white paper, Postpartum Depression at a Glance. This 2-page handout summarizes everything clinicians need to know about depression in new mothers including two short screening scales and a list of treatment options.
Many of the titles in the Praeclarus Press library focus on women's health as it relates to motherhood, birth, and breastfeeding. One of the most important topics for women of childbearing age is postpartum depression. Editor-in-Chief and founder of the press, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, is a leading health psychologist and researcher in the field of Maternal-Infant health with an extensive academic background making her a leading voice in the the field. Dr. Kendall-Tackett is at the forefront of emerging discussions relating the intersection of maternal health and childbirth, breastfeeding, postpartum depression, and trauma. Praeclarus Press is dedicated to raising awareness for women's mental health and families affected by depression. Now available is the third edition of Depression in New Mothers by Dr. Kendall-Tackett. Additionally, the handout Depression Screening at a Glance, also by Dr. Kendall-Tackett can be downloaded here.
Please visit the webstore to learn more about our books on depression: A Breastfeeding-Friendly Approach to Postpartum Depression by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA; Perfect Mothers Get Depressed by Kimberly D. Thompson, PhD; Transformed by Postpartum Depression by Walker Karraa, PhD. Other books that address depression include: A Mother's Climb Out of Darkness by Jennifer Hentz Moyer; The Virtual Breastfeeding Culture by Lara Audelo; Somebody Stole My Iron by Vicki Tapia.
Praeclarus Press is a small press founded by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D., IBCLC, FAPA and specializes in women’s health. It features books, webinars, and products that support women's health throughout their lifespan. Based in Amarillo, Texas, the mission of Praeclarus Press is to produce materials that change women’s lives.