MONDAY, Oct. 23, 2017 -- Certain factors related to pregnancy and delivery may affect a woman's risk of having postpartum depression, a new study suggests.
The study showed that giving birth in the winter or the spring was linked to a lower risk of developing postpartum depression, as was having a baby at full-term. Using anesthesia during delivery also appears to lower the risk of postpartum depression.
THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2017 -- People afflicted with bipolar disorder may find some relief from depression with daily doses of light therapy, new research suggests.
With light therapy, people spend time sitting in close proximity to a light-emitting box -- in this case, bright white light -- with exposures increasing from 15 minutes per day to a full hour over a period of weeks.