Postpartum psychosis: new mothers speak out over need for support | Pregnancy

Orlaith Quinn was an outgoing, vivacious mother of two until halfway through her third pregnancy, when she became uncharacteristically withdrawn. She raised her anxiety in checkups, but doctors told her…

Frightening Stories of Mothers with Postpartum Psychosis

As Mums, we have all heard of the ‘Baby Blues’ – and we know just how incredibly insecure and crappy we feel emotionally after giving birth. Rightfully so with all…

Changes in white matter connections during development linked to psychosis risk

Brain imaging studies have shown structural and functional abnormalities in people with psychosis in the connections between the cortex and the thalamus, the major waystation for incoming sensory information and…

Children and adolescents with persistent high levels of anxiety at greater risk for later psychosis

Children and adolescents who show persistent high levels of anxiety are more likely to become psychotic in their early 20s, according to a new study. But treating early anxiety by…

COVID-19 psychosis and kids: What parents should know

Though much remains to be learned about COVID-19 and its longtime impact, Dr. Wayne Nguyen, pediatric psychiatrist and medical director of the Cherese Mari Laulhere Mental Health Inpatient Center at…