Author | Marlene P. Freeman, MD

Articles

Psychiatry and the Menopausal Transition: Clinical Caveats

September 03, 2014

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The menopausal transition is characterized by sex hormone variability and a vulnerability to depressive symptoms and major depressive episodes. The rate of new-onset major depressive episodes is increased during the menopausal transition, as is the experience of depressive symptoms.

Prescribing Psychotropics for Women of Childbearing Potential

March 14, 2014

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Because half of pregnancies in this country are unplanned, it's crucial to counsel women of reproductive potential about their medications-regardless of their plans to conceive.

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