The team led by the Parent Infant Research Institute (PIRI) at Austin Health received the ‘Minister for Health's Award for improving maternal, child and family health
Recent news from PIRI
PIRI researchers were among the first to point to the wider negative repercussions of perinatal depression and anxiety. A new health-economic analysis prepared by PwC, The cost of perinatal depression and anxiety in Australia, has just been released.
The Global Alliance for Maternal Mental Health (GAMMH) is a coalition of international organisations committed to improving the mental health and wellbeing of women and their children in pregnancy and the first postnatal year (the ‘perinatal period’) throughout the world.
PIRI has just published the first evidence that treating maternal depression and anxiety in pregnancy can promote better developmental outcomes in children.
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