Postpartum Depression

Following childbirth, about 10 to15 percent of all women experience postpartum depression, or PPD, which is depression associated with the aftermath of pregnancy. About 30 to 70 percent experience symptoms for one year or even longer. Most women with postpartum depression are diagnosed with minor depression, but 4 to 5 percent meet the criteria for major depression. Read more about depression.

Official Rules of ADAA Raffle

Dates of raffle: May 1–31, 2013 (11:59 pm EDT)
 
Limit: One prize per household
The amount of each donation does not increase your chances of winning.

Selection of winners: Winner to be determined from all eligible entries received in one random drawing held June 4, 2013.
 
All decisions are final on all matters relating to the raffle. The winner will be notified by e-mail at the e-mail address provided upon entry to the raffle.
 

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy vs. Supportive Psychotherapy for Adults With Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

Eligibility Criteria

Adults (age18 or older):

  • Have BDD.
  • Live within driving distance of Providence, Rhode Island.
  • Meet further qualifications for this study.
State
Rhode Island

The purpose of this study is to learn which of two forms of therapy is more likely to help people who have body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). We are comparing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), which is a promising new treatment for BDD, and supportive psychotherapy (SPT), which appears to be the most widely used therapy in the community to treat BDD and related problems, such as low self-esteem or problems with family members or friends.

Study Treatments