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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 JUNE 28, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Ketamine is the hot new antidepressant.  It has been shown to work quickly in patients with severe depression and can rapidly reduce suicidal ideation.  However, these studies have not been conducted in perinatal women; this group of women is typically excluded from clinical trials because there is typically very little information on the reproductive safety… Read More »