This program has been developed by an international team at the Parent-Infant Research Institute (Australia) and the Oregon Research Institute (United States).
This program is based on collaborative work of a team of researchers and clinicians who are experts in treating depression (including specific expertise in treating antenatal depression) and in the development of Web-based interventions for health behavior change. It has been developed by the Oregon Research Institute (USA; Brian G. Danaher, PhD, John R. Seeley, PhD, Pete Lewinsohn, PhD, and Milagra S. Tyler, MAT), the Parent-Infant Research Institute (Australia; Jeannette Milgrom, PhD, Charlene Schembri, DClinPsych, and Jennifer Ericksen, MClinPsych) and the University of Iowa (Scott Stuart, MD, Michael W. O'Hara, PhD, and Whitney Lester, MA).
Oregon Research Institute (ORI) has developed an international reputation in the behavioural sciences and continues to be a leader in the conduct of socially relevant research. ORI scientists strive to improve the quality of people's lives through methodologically rigorous research, making significant contributions to understanding the causes and prevention of a variety of social problems.
The Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI) is committed to supporting all parents and their babies, including those with vulnerabilities, to have the best possible start to life (prenatal to 2 years) by creating a Centre of Excellence whose activities are designed to improve emotional wellbeing and optimize development.
PIRIs objectives are:
The Iowa Depression and Clinical Research Center (IDCRC) at the University of Iowa has been conducting research on women's emotional experiences during pregnancy and postpartum period since 1980. The IDCRC is a joint project of the University of Iowa Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry.
The mission of the IDCRC is to serve as a comprehensive Center for research and treatment of perinatal psychiatric disorders and a Center for research on psychotherapy. Our primary foci are research, dissemination of knowledge, and quality training for undergraduate and graduate students and other professionals. The IDCRC is affiliated with the Women's Wellness and Counseling Service at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
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