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Weekly Roundup for JANUARY 24, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

[unable to retrieve full-text content] One of the most common symptoms we observe during pregnancy is insomnia.  While we have a large body of data to support the use of many antidepressants, there is considerably less information available on benzodiazepines and sedative-hypnotics.  There is evidence to support the use of cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I)… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for DECEMBER 20, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Postpartum Depression: Pathophysiology, Treatment, and Emerging Therapeutics. Stewart DE, Vigod SN.  Annu Rev Med. 2019 Jan 27;70:183-196. Childbirth and prevention of bipolar disorder: an opportunity for change. Sharma V, Bergink V, Berk M, Chandra PS, Munk-Olsen T, Viguera AC, Yatham LN.  Lancet Psychiatry. 2019 Sep;6(9):786-792.  The authors describe the clinical characteristics of women at risk… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JULY  5, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

In a large study from France (Blotière et al, 2019), researchers demonstrated that exposure to monotherapy with valproic acid was associated with 8 specific types of major congenital malformations (e.g., spina bifida, OR 19.4), and exposure to topiramate was associated with an increased risk of cleft lip (OR 6.8). No significant associations were found for… Read More »