Hanneke J M B Wennink

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Though a lot has been published on the prevalence of psychosocial disorders in primary care, less is known about the actual treatment, given by primary care providers. This article describes treatment given to complaints which are considered by the physician as being psychosocial by nature. Treatment has been assessed by means of observation. A database of(More)
Depression is a common disorder in pregnancy and associated with adverse effects for both mother and neonate. Pharmacological treatment and prevention options include mirtazapine. In a series of 56 cases, we investigated neonatal outcome after intrauterine exposure to mirtazapine and exposure through lactation in the first days postpartum.No increase in any(More)
AIM Infants exposed to antidepressants in utero are at risk of developing poor neonatal adaptation (PNA). This study identified risk factors for PNA. METHODS In this cohort study, data on mothers and infants admitted to the maternity ward of a general hospital between 2007 and 2012 were analysed. All infants were exposed to an antidepressant during the(More)
The use of psychotropic medications during pregnancy causes withdrawal symptoms in 20-30% of the newborns. The literature on withdrawal symptoms is not unanimous concerning their recognition and treatment. A search of PubMed and Embase revealed 198 articles in which potential withdrawal symptoms in newborns were described following exposure to psychotropic(More)
OBJECTIVE The Finnegan scoring list (FSL) is widely used to screen for poor neonatal adaptation in infants exposed to anti-depressants in utero. However, the large number of FSL-items and differential weighing of each item is time consuming. The aim of this study was to shorten and simplify the FSL yet preserving its clinimetric properties. METHODS This(More)
The relationship between General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) score and complaints presented at the general practitioners office was examined, and showed that the correlation between them is not as high as might be expected. Many patients who present psychosocial problems to their GP appear to have a low GHQ score; many patients with a high GHQ score(More)
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