Women and Depression
Briefing Sheet on Women and Depression
Information on risk factors for depression in women and what is needed to better understand and treat women with depression.
Summit on Women and Depression: Proceedings and Recommendations (PDF, 420 KB)
This report outlines the proceedings and recommendations resulting from the 2000 Summit, which brought together more than 35 internationally renowned experts from a variety of disciplines to provide a state-of-the-art review of research findings on women and depression. (2000)
Postpartum Depression Brochure
It's common for women to experience the "baby blues" -- feeling stressed, sad, anxious, lonely, tired, or weepy -- following their baby's birth. Whether your symptoms are mild or sever, recovery is possible with proper treatment.
Postpartum Depression Fact Sheet
Postpartum Depression (PPD) is a serious mental health problem characterized by a prolonged period of emotional disturbance, occurring at a time of major life change and increased responsibilities in the care of a newborn infant. PPD can have significant consequences for both the new mother and family.