Tag Archives: anxiety

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety: How Long Does It Last?

In the earliest studies, postpartum depression was described an episode of depression associated with childbirth, typically emerging within the first three months after delivery.  As more research has been carried out, we have learned that a sizeable number of women with PPD actually begin to experience symptoms during pregnancy.  The bottom line is that women… Read More »

Nearly half of Canadians report struggling with anxiety, but are we really coming undone?

With new surveys showing alarming rates of anxiety, it’s a wonder we haven’t all crawled under weighted blankets. A recent poll of 1,500 Canadians found 41 per cent of those surveyed identified themselves as “someone who struggles with anxiety.” A third said they had been formally diagnosed with anxiety. A similar proportion had been prescribed… Read More »