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Weekly Roundup for JULY 19, 2019: 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 A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of yoga-based interventions for maternal depression during pregnancy. Ng QX, Venkatanarayanan N, Loke W, Yeo WS, Lim DY, Chan HW, Sim WS.  Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2019 Feb;34:8-12. While yoga may… 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 »

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 1, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Over the last few years, there has been an increasing number of articles focusing on perinatal anxiety.  Recent studies indicate that anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum period is common and may occur independently of perinatal depression, although anxiety and depressive symptoms frequently appear together during the perinatal period.  This week we have several large… Read More »