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Physician Practice Roundup—Panel recommends action to prevent depression during and after pregnancy

Feb 12, 2019 - FierceHealthcare

A task force of experts is recommending that clinicians provide or refer pregnant and postpartum women who are at increased risk of depression for counseling interventions.

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) published its recommendation in JAMA. The task force said it found convincing evidence that counseling, such as cognitive behavioral therapy and interpersonal therapy, is effective in preventing perinatal depression.

The experts recommended that women with ...