Sep 6, 2017 | NC State News
Study: 1 in 5 Women with Postpartum Mood Disorders Keep Quiet
A recent study from NC State psychologists finds that 21 percent of recent mothers experiencing postpartum mood disorders do not disclose their symptoms to healthcare providers.
Aug 26, 2017 | MSN
One in Five Women With Postpartum Disorders Do Not Seek Help
A recent study from NC State psychologists Betty-Shannon Prevatt and Sarah Desmarais finds that 21 percent of recent moms with postpartum mood disorders such as anxiety and depression do not disclose their symptoms to healthcare providers.
Dec 15, 2016 | NC State News
Drug Use Strong Predictor for Postpartum Mental Health Problems
New research from NC State and the University of British Columbia finds that a woman's lifetime history of drug use can help predict whether she will suffer from problems with stress and anxiety after childbirth.
Oct 31, 2016
Doctoral Students Recognized by American Public Health Association
The American Public Health Association is recognizing two NC State doctoral students for their research in psychology. Ph.D. candidates Betty-Shannon Prevatt and Evan Lowder will receive separate awards at the APHA’s annual meeting this week in Denver.
Nov 10, 2015
Psychologist Expands Postpartum Adjustment Work to Community
Betty-Shannon Prevatt, a doctoral student in NC State’s Applied Social and Community Psychology graduate program, is surveying new moms in the Triangle about how they’ve dealt with postpartum adjustment. Through the survey of adult women who have delivered a baby since January 2012, Prevatt said she hopes to learn more about social support, access to health care, coping strategies, domestic violence, substance abuse and mood changes after having a baby.