New Episode of The IJPM Podcast
This is the inaugural episode of the Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine Podcast. In this episode we focus on Perinatal Mental Health research. Some of the topics discussed include:
- Reproductive policy related to pregnancy and breastfeeding
- The need for a Mother & Baby unit
- The importance of being gender-informed in our policy
- Perinatal Depression
- Mental Health Midwives.
Dr Mohamed Alsaffar, Trainee Editor of the IJPM sat down with Dr Richard Duffy, a Consultant Psychiatrist in the Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Service at the Rotunda Hospital and Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. He is also Clinical Lecturer/Assistant Professor at University College Dublin. He has published widely in the field of perinatal mental health and human rights in mental healthcare and is the author of the book, India’s Mental Healthcare Act, 2017: Building Laws, Protecting Rights.