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Did You Know?

Women are twice as likely to have an anxiety disorder as men. Learn more here

Treatment options and resources are usually the same for women as men, with the exception of women who are pregnant or may become pregnant. Anxiety can worsen, improve, or stay the same during pregnancy, and that may affect treatment.

Unique to women is postpartum depression, or PPD, which is depression associated with pregnancy. About 13 percent of women may experience the condition between a week and a month after delivery; 30 to 70 percent experience symptoms for one year or longer.

It is estimated that as many as 3 to 5 percent of new mothers will experience symptoms of postpartum OCD.

About 9 percent of women experience postpartum PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) following childbirth.

ADAA News - Hope and Grace Fund Grant Awarded to ADAA

hopeandgrace_logo_lockup_isolated2_0.jpgADAA is delighted to announce that we have received a grant from the hope & grace fund, a project of New Venture Fund in partnership with philosophy, inc.” The grant allows ADAA to launch an exciting new initiative “Turning a Laser-Focus on Women’s Issues in the Treatment of Anxiety, Depression and Related Disorders.” Click here to learn more about the hope & grace initiative.  

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