Treating Post Partum Depression


By Molly Clifton

New mothers suffering from depression may benefit from online therapy.

A new study from Great Britian found mothers who received the internet-based treatment reported less depression and anxiety as well as fewer work and social problems.

The results lasted for at least six months.

An estimated 10 to 30 percent of new mothers suffer from post partum depression.

Researchers say online therapy works because it gives mothers support at times that are convenient for them.

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