Pregnancy and Menopause in Psychiatry

April, 2007 | Vol: 5 Issue: 4

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Learning Objective

Learning Objectives, April 2007

This CME activity is intended for psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, and other health care professionals with an interest in the diagnosis and treatment
of psychiatric disorders.


Psychotropics and Pregnancy: A 2007 Update

Every month seems to bring a new FDA advisory or an alarming research finding about the use of medications in pregnancy. In this article, we update you on what we consider to be the most important developments over the past couple of years.

Prescribing Medications during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Over the last several years, we’ve all seen many FDA warnings and cautionary letters from drug companies about the effects of psychotropics in pregnancy. As a result, it’s easy to become a little skittish about prescribing any medication for pregnant women.

Expert QA

Research Update