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Weekly Roundup for OCTOBER 25, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

The role of prenatal, obstetric, and post-partum factors in the parenting stress of mothers and fathers of 9-month old infants. Matvienko-Sikar K, Murphy G, Murphy M.  J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2018 Mar;39(1):47-55. Mothers reported higher levels of parenting stress than fathers (p?<?0.001). Maternal parenting stress was predicted by attachment, own health status, average sleep, occupation,… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MARCH 29, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Most women with depression experience considerable difficulty in making decisions about whether or not to use antidepressant medications during pregnancy. These decisions are very complex, and women must consider their own illness history and personal preferences in the context of available data regarding the reproductive safety of antidepressants.   Simone Vigod and colleagues present preliminary data… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for NOVEMBER 16, 2018: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Why do we need to identify and treat women with depression who experience during pregnancy? We have long known that postpartum depression can negatively affect the development of children, the large study from Tuovinen and colleagues clearly shows that depression during pregnancy can have negative effects on the child’s development, predicting lower scores on measures… Read More »

Weekly Link Love—Edition 2

Research of the Week The latest MDMA trial finds it’s 76% effective at treating PTSD. Full FDA approval expected by 2021. As many as 500,000 years ago, Arabia was green, and hominids were living and traveling through there. Scare yourself to recalibrate your emotions. Increased frequency of global travel may actually reduce the danger of global… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for NOVEMBER 2, 2018: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Uguz and colleagues present data that indicate, in a group of women with panic disorder, neonatal outcomes were worse in the women who did not get treatment.  This week’s roundup also features a lot of articles on postpartum depression, addressing an array of factors which increase women’s vulnerability to postpartum psychiatric illness, including adverse life… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for AUGUST 24, 2018: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

This week, we have some data from our National Pregnancy Registry of Psychiatric Medications looking at infants exposed to quetiapine (Seroquel).  Consistent with other studies we have seen recently, there appears to be no increase in risk of major malformations.  There is also an interesting paper from DiFlorio and colleagues which assesses risk for postpartum… Read More »