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Treatment of Panic Disorder with Antidepressants Associated with Better Outcomes

While we have focused a great deal on the emergence of mood disorders during pregnancy and the postpartum period, there is a growing body of literature that indicates that anxiety symptoms are prevalent during this period of time and may also affect pregnancy outcomes.  Although many women with panic disorder attempt to discontinue their medications… Read More »

Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide to Its Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Personality refers to the characteristics and traits that people develop as they grow up — it’s the way a person thinks, feels and behaves. It affects how an individual interacts with other people, maintains relationships, performs day-to-day activities and handles emotions. In some cases, people develop personalities that lead to unhealthy thoughts and behaviors, and… Read More »

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Bipolar Disorder

In treating pregnant women with mood or anxiety disorders, we tend to focus primarily on the reproductive safety of psychotropic medications; however, it must be recognized that withholding or withdrawing pharmacologic treatment for depression or anxiety during pregnancy may carry some degree of risk. Untreated psychiatric illness in the mother cannot be considered a benign… Read More »