Pregnancy, depression, antidepressants and breast-feeding.

@article{Blier2006PregnancyDA,
  title={Pregnancy, depression, antidepressants and breast-feeding.},
  author={Pierre Blier},
  journal={Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience : JPN},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={
          226-8
        }
}
  • Pierre Blier
  • Published in Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience : JPN 2006
“Pregnancy protects against depression.” This is a common belief, perhaps based in part on some women experiencing a heightened feeling of emotional well-being during pregnancy. However, the evidence indicates otherwise. In particular, pregnancy is a high-risk period for a relapse of depression. A recent prospective study, conducted on 201 patients who had been euthymic for at least 3 months, examined relapse rates over the course of pregnancy. Women who discontinued their medication had more… CONTINUE READING
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