Epigenetics

Association Between Maternal Perinatal Depression and Anxiety and Child and Adolescent Development

Alana Rogers, BA(Hons)1; Shelley Obst, BAppSc(Hons)1; Samantha J. Teague, PhD1; et alLarissa Rossen, PhD2,3,4; Elizabeth A. Spry, PhD1,5; Jacqui A. Macdonald, PhD1,5,6; Matthew Sunderland, PhD7; Craig A. Olsson, PhD1,5,6; George Youssef, PhD1,5; Delyse Hutchinson, PhD1,2,5,6 Author Affiliations JAMA Pediatr. Published online September 14, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.2910  FullText Question  Are maternal perinatal depression and anxiety adversely associated with social-emotional, cognitive, language, motor, and adaptive behavior development in offspring

Neuroscience

Intimate Partner Violence

Intimate partner violence–also known as domestic abuse–may affect as many as 1 in 3 women. It’s often underreported but that shouldn’t be the case. Harriet L. MacMillan, MD, from the Departments of Psychiatry & Behavioral