Tag Archives: Disorder

In Brief: Pregnancy Reduces Risk of Alcohol Use Disorder in Women and Their Partners

Because even small amounts of fetal exposure to alcohol have been associated with a constellation of adverse effects, women who are pregnant are counselled to avoid all consumption of alcohol.  Women who are pregnant or planning to conceive are highly motivated and often make fairly significant changes in their health behaviors; however, we have seen… Read More »

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 »