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Physician Orgs Push to Identify Depression in Mothers and Women of Childbearing Age

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A group of medical associations is working to help doctors identify depression in mothers when visiting practices for their children's exams.
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    The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians are making concerted efforts to help identify depression in mothers and women of childbearing age by encouraging doctors to take the time to screen during child visits for physical exams and immunizations. Dr. Brian McDonough reports.

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