CSC Speaker Series

Date 04/03/19 4:15pm to 5:00pm
Presenter(s) Sona Dimidjian, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder
Location Memorial Lounge, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center

Preventing & Treating Depression During the Perinatal Period

Depression among women during pregnancy and the postpartum period is a major public health problem, with implications for women and families. Despite this, existing interventions for the prevention and treatment of depression during this lifecycle phase are limited in addressing women’s needs. In this talk, Dr. Dimidjian will discuss the ways in which a clinical psychological science approach to prevention and intervention helps to identify specific skills that support women’s well-being as well as delivery methods that prioritize access. Multiple examples and empirical findings will be provided to illustrate the ways in which the thoughtful integration of science, community, and technology can increase our understanding of practices to promote enduring individual and social well-being.

Reception to follow. The public is cordially invited.


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