Tag Archives: Anxiety

Perinatal Anxiety Disorders: What is the Best Screening Tool?

There is a growing body of literature which indicates that anxiety symptoms are common during pregnancy and the postpartum period.  Anxiety during pregnancy places the woman at greater risk for postpartum depression and may also affect pregnancy outcomes. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) now recommends that clinicians screen women at least once… Read More »

How to deal with anxiety

Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. One in four people will experience anxiety at some stage in their life, according to Beyond Blue. This is equivalent to about two million Australians experiencing anxiety every year. Results from a report published in April by NPS MedicineWise revealed it is taking Australians more… Read More »