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  • Paper: Policy reforms urgently needed to mitigate racial disparities in perinatal mental health conditions

    Karen Tabb Dina in the School of Social Work building

    Significant reforms in U.S. health care and economic policies are needed to mitigate the stark disparities in perinatal mental health diagnoses and treatment that place women of color at greater risk of mortality and morbidity, according to social work professor Karen M. Tabb, the senior author of a paper published in Health Affairs.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s note:    

    To reach Karen Tabb Dina, email

    To reach Dr. Emily Dossett,

    The paper “Perinatal mental health: The need for broader understanding and policies that meet the challenges” is available online or from the News Bureau

    DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff/2023.01455    

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