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Post-Partum Depression Clinical Trials

A listing of Post-Partum Depression medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

Found (36) clinical trials

Healthy Lifestyle Intervention for High-Risk Minority Pregnant Women

A randomized controlled trial will test a cognitive behavioral skills building intervention (COPE-P) in Black and Hispanic women experiencing emotional distress in two sites (New York and Ohio) to determine if the intervention leads to better health behaviors, better psychosocial health (anxiety, stress, and depressive symptoms), and improved birth and …

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Mindfulness-based Intervention for Postnatal Depression

Postnatal psychopathology have adverse impact on both mothers and infants. Few postnatal women with depressive symptoms receive treatment, and pharmacological intervention has not been well accepted due to the medication side-effects. Recently, mindfulness-based interventions were found to be beneficial for symptoms in perinatal and antenatal women with depression. These non-pharmacological …

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The Effect of Early Dyadic Psychotherapy for Mothers Suffering From PPD on Oxytocin Level and on Childrens' Emotional Development

Background: Postpartum depression follows approximately 10-15% of deliveries. Maternal functional disability, particularly in the relationship with the infant, a hallmark of PPD, causes impairment in the mother's ability to bond with her infant. Subsequently, this impairment leads to deleterious long-term consequences for infant cognitive, neurological, and social-emotional growth, and is …

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Maternal Mental Health

Study participants will complete a survey about their general needs and access to resources and a survey to screen for postpartum depression to determine if the participant will be enrolled. Based on the answers provided, the study team may recommend that the participant seek additional medical care, and may notify …

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CODEPAD (Collaborative Outcomes of DEpression and Pain Associated With Delivery)

If the patients have not decided on which pain relief method to be used, and would like to take part in this study, they will be assigned to either epidural or non-epidural pain relief for labour based on the study randomization result. Blood samples will be drawn to study the …


The Effects of Massage Therapy on Term Neonates Development and on Maternal Bonding

Infant Massage has been known for a long time, almost as far back as the first time it was recorded around 1800 BC. This was one of the original forms of medicine before the medical revolution broke out in the 1940s. To date, more than 600 studies have been published …

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Happy Mother-Healthy Baby: An Anxiety-focused Early Prenatal Intervention

Common mental disorders (CMDs) such as anxiety and depression occur frequently in pregnancy and the postnatal period in lower- and middle income countries (LMICs). Prenatal anxiety, both subthreshold and clinical, adversely affects maternal wellbeing and outcomes among offspring, and is a major predictor of subsequent depression. Preventive approaches have enormous …

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Characterizing the Neural Substrates of Irritability in Women: an Experimental Neuroendocrine Model

Irritability, defined as a predisposition to exhibit anger, is a prominent, defining symptom of perinatal depression (PND) and many other neuropsychiatric disorders. Despite the near ubiquity of irritability across disorders, the neural dysfunction underlying the vulnerability to, onset of, and exacerbation of irritability is understudied and poorly understood. The proposed …


Accelerated iTBS for Post Partum Depression

This is an open-label study designed to investigate the feasibility and tolerability of a novel TMS treatment protocol to treat depression in women with post-partum depression. It is known that TMS can effectively treat depression. The FDA approved protocol lasts 6 weeks and is not feasible for many women with …

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Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) During Pregnancy

The study will involve an online screen of potentially eligible pregnant women. If participants are eligible after the online screen, they will be invited in for an in person assessment, including cognitive testing and a diagnostic interview, to determine eligibility. After the assessment, they will be informed of their eligibility …

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