Severe mental illness and pregnancy in Victoria

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In this seminar, time trends and pregnancy outcomes in Victoria will be explored, with a specific focus on severe mental illness.

Thursday 27 May 2021 10:30 am until Thursday 27 May 2021 11:00 am (Add to calendar)
Robert Macmahon, ARCH
Presented by:
Dr Kristina Edvardsson, ARCH and Northern Health
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This seminar, presented by Dr Kristina Edvardsson, will focus on a study that explores the associations between Severe Mental Illness (SMI) (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and severe depression), health and lifestyle factors, and pregnancy outcomes in Victoria.

The research also explores ways to address the health and wellbeing for women with SMI prior to and during pregnancy.

Dr Kristina Edvardsson is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at La Trobe University. Her primary research interest is in the area of mother and child health.

This seminar is part of the ARCH monthly online Public Health Seminar Series on Zoom. Attend the seminar with this Zoom link.

This seminar is hosted by the Northern Health ARCH site.

Learn more about how the Academic and Research Collaborative in Health (ARCH) is delivering better healthcare outcomes for Australians on our website.



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