News Archive

2020

Radio Interview Highlights Research

Dr. Fairbrother was interviewed on the Jon McComb show about a recent meta-analysis on the prevalence of anxiety disorders during the perinatal period.

Ethical non-monogamy research highlighted in article

Dr. Fairborther was recently interviewed about our study on prevalence rates and relationship satisfaction in open relationships

2019

Perinatal Anxiety Disorders More Prevalent Than Previously Thought

Q&A in UBC News about our recently published meta-analysis written in collaboration with researchers from the Memorial University of Newfoundland and the University College of London.

Radio Interview Highlights Research

Dr. Fairbrother was recently interviewed on the Jon McComb show about a recent meta-analysis on the prevalence of anxiety disorders during the perinatal period.

Screening tools for perinatal anxiety

Our research was recently highlighted in an article by the MGH Center for Women’s Mental Health that explored screening tools for perinatal anxiety.

Presenting on perinatal anxiety and thoughts of harm in Paris

Dr. Fairbrother (left) with Dr. Alessandra Bramante, the Marcé Society’s Regional Group Representative from Italy, at the 8th International Association of Women’s Mental Health World Congress.

2018

New article highlights thoughts of harm research

Dr. Fairbrother was recently interviewed by the online magazine the Cut about her research into the relationship between unwanted, intrusive thoughts of infant harm and OCD.

International Women’s Day Island Health Spotlight

Island Health interviewed Dr. Fairbrother about her research as part of their celebration of International Women’s Day 2018.

2017

Conference in Brisbane, Australia!

Dr. Fairbrother (centre left) and colleagues at the Australiasian Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health 2017 Conference.

2016

Dr. Fairbrother interviewed about Thoughts of Harm project

Dr. Fairbrother was interviewed ahead of her presentation at the 2016 GOLD Conference, where she delivered spoke about maternal thoughts of infant harm and their relationship to OCD and parenting.

Dr. Fairbrother talks about perinatal anxiety on CBC Radio

Study found 17% of new moms get postpartum anxiety compared to 5% for postpartum depression.

Research highlighted in the Vancouver Sun

Dr. Nichole Fairbrother’s research featured by the Vancouver Sun: severe anxiety is three to four times more common than depression during pregnancy and early motherhood.