Category results for: depression during pregnancy

Pregnant individuals with depression may access mindfulness activities through VCU School of Nursing study

A new clinical trial at Virginia Commonwealth University will study the impact of mindfulness activities and social connectedness on people with depression while pregnant. If effective, the low-cost intervention could be duplicated in other communities. Funded in May by a nearly $2.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health and National Institute of […]

Join us for a discussion on clinical research during COVID

Please join VCU School of Nursing faculty members Patricia Kinser, Ph.D. (B.S.’03/N; M.S.’04/N; Cert.’04/N), and Lathika Mohanraj (Ph.D.’08/M; B.S.’14/N), for an online discussion of “Clinical research during COVID” on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2-3 p.m. Kinser is studying how the health crisis has affected pregnant women and new mothers and Mohanraj is researching how it has affected stem-cell transplantation patients. […]

School of Nursing receives NIH grant to study an app for pregnant and postpartum women

The School of Nursing received a $2.3 million grant from the NationalInstitutes of Health to build on use of a promising app­-based approachfor preventing and reducing perinatal depressive symptoms. Patricia Kinser, Ph.D., WHNP-BC, RN, FNAP, FAAN, associate professor, is the principle investigator of the five-year project, “‘Mamma Mia’: A multisite randomized controlled trial of an […]