Study show that women who were victims of childhood sexual abuse reported higher levels of depression as well as symptoms of PTSD during pregnancy.

It reminds us how important it is to screen for a history of abuse and that this screening needs to be done by trained healthcare providers who are sensitive to this issue.

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Prof. Rachel Lev-Wiesel, Head of the Graduate School of Creative Arts Therapies at the University of Haifa, Lee Yampolsky and Dr. Tzachi Ben Zion, Deputy Director of Soroka Hospital.

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