Depression Screenings: Recommended for All Adults

This week, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)* officially recommended that the general adult population, including pregnant and postpartum women, should be screened for depression. The big headlines have mainly focused on the “pregnant and postpartum” part of that recommendation, but all adults could benefit from depression screenings.  This tunnel vision is somewhat understandable. In 2009, the…