Tag Archives: Depression

Men and Depression

As a man who has suffered from depression and continues to attend a men’s depression and anxiety support group, I believe depression in men is greatly under-reported.  Many men do not admit to having depression.  Some feel they just need to “Buck up” or “Pull their bootstraps up”, so they do not consider getting support. … Read More »

Maternal Depression, But Not Exposure to SSRIs, Associated with Worse Executive Functioning in Children  

While we have considerable data on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy, most of this research focuses on the risk of congenital malformations in exposed children.  We have far less information regarding the long-term effects of SSRI antidepressants on neurodevelopmental outcomes in exposed children. A recent study looks at executive functioning… Read More »