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Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder Resources

On May 3, 2010, the California Research Bureau hosted a roundtable discussion regarding Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD). The meeting will took place on Monday, May 3, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the California Research Bureau conference room at 900 N St., Room 340, in Sacramento.

Amankwaa, Linda Clark. 2003. "Postpartum Depression, Culture and African American Women." Journal of Cultural Diversity Vol.:10(1): 23-29.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. 2009."Postpartum Depression is Top Priority for New ACOG President." News Release.

Bennett, Shoshana S. and Pec Indman. 2003. Beyond the Blues: A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression  California: Moodswings Press.

Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University. 2009. Maternal Depression Can Undermine the Development of Young Children: Working Paper No. 8.

Cheng, Ching-Yu, Eileen R. Fowles and Lorraine O. Walker. 2006. "Postpartum Maternal Health Care in the United States: A Critical Review." The Journal of Perinatal Education Vol. 15(3):34-42.

The Council, 2009. Every Woman California Flyer and ;The Preconception Health Council of California Website Flyer.

Declercq, Eugene R., Carol Sakala, Maureen P. Corry and Sandra Applebaum. 2008. New Mothers Speak Out: National Survey Results Highlight Women's Postpartum Experiences. New York: Childbirth Connection.

Dietz, Patricia M., Selvi B. Williams, William M. Callaghan, Donald J. Bachman, Evelyn P. Whitlock, and Mark C. Hornbrook. 2007. "Clinically Identified Maternal Depression, Before, During, and After Pregnancies Ending in Live Birth." American Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 164: 10.

Dossett, Emily C. 2008. "Perinatal Depression." Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics Vol. 35: 419-434.

The El Camino Women's Hospital. N.d. Maternal Outreach Mood Services.

The Health Resources & Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2008. Depression During and After Pregnancy: A Resource for Women, their Families and Friends

Heneghan, Amy. 2003. A Guide for Moms: Resources for Mothers-to-be and Mothers of Young Children, Case Western University. Ohio: The Cleveland Regional Perinatal Network.

Hill, September, Tasha Koumaris, Julie Elginer. 2010. The Junior League of Los Angeles, Design Team. "Speak Up When You're Down: Perinatal Depression Awareness"

Huffington Post Social News. 2010. "Sam Roweis, NYU Professor, Jumps To Death From Greenwich Village Apartment." January 14, 2010 , updated March 18, 2010.

Indman, Pec. N.d. "Perinatal Resources." Photocopy.

Knapp,Penny M.D. 2010. Treating Perinatal Mood Disorders: Medications and/or other interventions. California Department of Mental Health.

Knitzer, Jane, Suzanne Theberge and Kay Johnson. 2008. "Reducing Maternal Depression and Its Impact on Young Children," National Center for Children and Poverty. (Executive Summary). (Full Report)

Kozhimannil, Katy Backes, Mark A. Pereira and Bernard L. Harlow. 2009. "Association between Diabetes and Perinatal Depression among Low-Income Mothers." Journal of the American Medical Association Vol. 301(8): 842-847.

LA Best Babies Network. "Maternal depression in L.A. County: Current screening practices and recommendations". (2009). Landscape Report. Los Angeles: LA Best Babies Network.

The LA Best Babies Network and the LA County Perinatal Mental Health Task Force. 2010. Perinatal Depression Policy Roundtable Summary Report and Recommendations. The document will be available on-line at and in Summer 2010.

Leiferman, Jenn A., Sarah E. Dauber, Kurt Heisler and James F. Paulson. 2008. "Primary Care Physicians' Beliefs and Practices toward Maternal Depression." Journal of Women's Health Vol. 17(7):1-8.

The Los Angeles County Perinatal Mental Health Task Force. "California Perinatal Fact Sheet."

The Los Angeles County Perinatal Mental Health Task Force. "Member Roster."

National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. 2009. "Preventive Intervention Opportunities: Interventions by Developmental Phase." Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities. Washington, D.C.: National Academies.

Palo Alto Medical Foundation. 2009. "Resources for Postpartum Support."

Reyes, Carolina, Emily C. Dossett, and Tonya Gorham. 2009. Access to Quality Care for Maternal Depression: Meeting the Challenge. The LA Best Babies Network.

Sebastian, Linda. 2009. Overcoming Postpartum Depression and Anxiety. and Nebraska: Addicus Books.

Sheeder, Jeanelle, Karolyn Kabir and Brian Stafford. 2009. "Screening for PPD at Well Child Visits, Is Once Enough during the First Six Months of Life?" Pediatrics Vol. 123(6):982-988.

Taylor, Verta. 1996. Rock-a-bye Baby: Feminism, Self-help and Postpartum Depression. New York: Routledge.

VanLandeghem, Karen. 2006. Financing Strategies for Medicaid Reimbursement of Maternal Depression Screening by Pediatric Providers. The National Academy for State Health Policy.

Zimmerman, Rachel. 2008. "Birth Trauma: "Stress Disorder Afflicts Moms: Study Suggests That PTSD May Be More Common Than Previously Believed." Wall Street Journal, August 5, 2008, p. D1