Depression and Psychosis in the Prenatal Setting: A Genetic Counselor’s Practical Guide

After viewing this 1 hour webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the signs and symptoms of perinatal mental illnesses, such as postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis, both from the perspective of a health care provider and the lived experience of individuals with perinatal mental illnesses.
  • Discuss risk factors and recurrence risks for perinatal mental illnesses in the context of personal and family histories. 
  • Outline options for screening and management of perinatal mental illnesses. 

Presenters: Angela Inglis MSc CGC/CCGC, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia Dept of Medical Genetics; Emily Morris, MSc CCGC, Clinical Instructor, University of British Columbia Dept of Psychiatry

To view this webinar, please visit the NSGC Member Webinar Series page. 

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