Tag Archives: anxiety

Cannabis Use More Common Among Pregnant Women with Depression, Anxiety and Trauma

Despite decreasing rates of alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy, the use of cannabis use during pregnancy is on the rise.  Several qualitative studies have suggested that pregnant women report using cannabis to manage a range of psychological symptoms, including anxiety and depression.  However, we do not know whether cannabis use is more common among… Read More »

Is reducing anxiety a legitimate indication for PrEP in itself?

Australian doctors and nurses discuss PrEP’s role in tackling stigma, supporting U=U, and improving mental health Do doctors and other healthcare workers feel it’s legitimate to prescribe PrEP to people who are anxious about catching HIV, even if their actual risk is low? This question has been rarely been systematically asked of doctors and other… Read More »