Psychiatric illness and adverse pregnancy outcome.

  title={Psychiatric illness and adverse pregnancy outcome.},
  author={Naomi Schneid-Kofman and Eyal Sheiner and Amalia G. Levy},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  volume={101 1},
OBJECTIVES To identify the adverse effect of psychiatric illness during pregnancy on pregnancy outcome. METHODS A large population-based study of deliveries (1988--2005) was conducted that compared women with and without psychiatric illness. Stratified analysis included multiple logistic regression models. RESULTS Out of 181,479 deliveries, 607 (0.3%) women reported psychiatric illness: depressive and anxiety disorders (39%), schizophrenia (11%), or other psychiatric illness (50%). The… CONTINUE READING