Mood Disorders@@@Psychopharmacology@@@Women’s Mental Health
Marlene Freeman, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts General Hospital, Center for Women’s Mental Health, Boston, Massachusetts
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Decisions about the treatment of pregnant and post-partum women with psychotropics are challenging, as human pregnancy and lactation data are often lacking or incomplete. The challenges and implications of a refined risk-benefit approach to the treatment of psychiatric disorders during pregnancy and post-partum will be discussed.