Adopting After Treatment for Depression

Adopting After Treatment for Depression Question: If a now-healthy adult has been under treatment for depression in the past, will that make it harder to adopt a child? Most likely, no. As long as the individual is currently in treatment with medication and/or therapy, is asymptomatic and has demonstrated the capacity to parent, this should […]

Is Adoption Stress the same as Adoption Depression?

You have introduced Adoption Stress. Is this the same as Post-Adoption Depression? Who is likely to The term “Post-Adoption Depression” has been used to explain the feelings of sadness that are experienced by many adoptive parents subsequent to the adoptive process. Unlike postpartum depression, which may be caused by significant physiological and hormonal changes (e.g., […]