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  • Federal officials urged to increase perinatal depression treatment in minority women

    Federal funding is needed to increase diagnosis and treatment of perinatal depression in Latina and African-American women, according to a new study by University of Illinois kinesiology and community health professor Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo.

    Federal funding is needed to increase diagnosis and treatment of perinatal depression in Latina and African-American women, according to a new study by University of Illinois kinesiology and community health professor Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo.

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  • Editor’s notes:  To reach Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo, call 217-300-3512; email laracini@illinois.edu


    The paper “Increasing diagnosis and treatment of perinatal depression in Latina and African American women: Addressing stigma is not enough” is available online or from the News Bureau.