Treatment of Mood Disorder during Pregnancy, Postpartum and Lactation

Published Jun 26, 2009

by Roger F. Haskett

The Allegheny County Maternal Depression Initiative is a quality improvement effort aimed at improving screening, referral and engagement in treatment for low-income women at risk for maternal depression. This training is one of several that RAND is offering to our local partners toward that end. Topics covered include risks of depression during pregnancy, treatment planning, management of mood disorder in pregnancy, medication treatment concerns in pregnancy, available treatment methods for management of depression in pregnancy, and psychotropic drugs during lactation.

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