Tag Archives: anxiety

Improved Screening for Perinatal Depression and Anxiety, But What Now?

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) now recommends screening for perinatal depression and anxiety, stating that “clinicians screen patients at least once during the perinatal period for depression and anxiety symptoms using a standard, validated tool.”   Approximately 40 states have instituted guidelines and recommendations regarding screening for perinatal depression; however, we are… Read More »

Increased Prevalence of Depression, Anxiety in Pregnant Women During the COVID Pandemic

In the Boston area, the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 is steadily decreasing.  This is obviously happy news and a long-awaited reason to celebrate; however, we continue to be concerned about the mental health of our patients, especially those who are pregnant.  Even in the best of times, women who are pregnant or have… Read More »

Study: With acne, you’re at increased risk of depression and anxiety – Insider – INSIDER

A study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, found that having acne was linked to a risk of depression and anxiety. Previous research has not shown a link, though doctors and patients have always known there was one, the researchers said. The study found that adults with acne were more likely… Read More »

Can clonazepam worsen anxiety

Advocacy Advocate for Change. I ended up in the hospital for 11 days, I now know I had serotonin syndrome. Further, benzos can be the cause of the anxiety being experienced. The elderly are especially sensitive to benzodiazepines. Clonazepam is a commonly prescribed medication to treat anxiety disorders, so it may seem strange at first… Read More »