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

PMS AND PMDD No articles this week INFERTILITY AND MENTAL HEALTH No articles this week PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESS DURING PREGNANCY Meeting Maternal Mental Health Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Hermann A, Fitelson EM, Bergink V.  JAMA Psychiatry. 2020 Jul 15.  The Effects of Antepartum Depressive Symptoms on Postcesarean Opioid Consumption. Walker Z, Perkins C, Harper L,… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JUNE 12, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Trajectories of Insomnia Symptoms and Associations with Mood and Anxiety from Early Pregnancy to the Postpartum. Sedov ID, Tomfohr-Madsen LM. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 2020. Three trajectory groups were identified. A no insomnia group (42.3%) in which women reported consistently low insomnia symptoms. A subclinical insomnia group (44.3%) in which women reported subclinical symptoms which briefly… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 7, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Perinatal depressive symptoms often start in the prenatal rather than postpartum period: results from a longitudinal study. Wilcox M, McGee BA, Ionescu DF, Leonte M, LaCross L, Reps J, Wildenhaus K.  Arch Womens Ment Health. 2020 Feb 4.  Nearly 10% of women entered the pregnancy with depressive symptoms’ the prevalence increased to 16% in the… 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 »