Many women experience an even greater vulnerability to psychiatric crisis in the postpartum period than during pregnancy, requiring a careful balancing of needs that should prioritize the mother's health, Marlene Freeman, MD, said at Psych Congress…
ORLANDO, Fla.—Infusion with the investigational compound brexanolone outperformed selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for the treatment of postpartum depression, according to a study presented at Psych Congress 2018.
SAN DIEGO—Charles F. Zorumski, MD, presented an update on gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), a complex neurotransmitter he has been studying for more 30 years, at the Psych Congress 2019 Practical Psychopharmacology Pre-Conference.
SAN FRANCISCO—Machine learning shows potential for predicting postpartum depression using clinical data routinely collected in electronic health records, according to a study presented during a poster session at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting.
By Lisa Rapaport
Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests screening women at childbirth could help get treatment for those who…
Behavioral health care must be better integrated with physical health care during and after pregnancy to sufficiently meet the needs of women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs), Mousumi Mukerji, MSN, PMHNP-BC, CNM, said at Elevate by Psych Congress.